Newsletters and Events – Week of November 18, 2018

By | November 18, 2018

As always, for your reading enjoyment this week, just click on the name of the newsletter or venue to be taken directly to it.  Some of the events planned are highlighted below but be sure to follow the links to insure that you are not missing out on any events that may be of special interest to you.

NORTHVILLE NEWS

  •  Northville’s Green’s Market  – Sunday, Nov 18th, 11 am to 3 pm 
    • Farmer’s Market vendors will have holiday planters, wreaths, swags, roping and more available for purchase.
  • Charitable Giving for Civic Concern – Week of November 19th – Township Hall

    • In the true spirit of giving, Northville Township is collecting canned fruit and boxes of cereal for Civic Concern.    Drop off your unopened items this week in the lobby of the Township Hall.   They also have a wonderful project called “Bakers of Hope”, started by a student at Northville High School, to provide fresh items such as bread, muffin and cookies to those struggling in our community.   There are many other ways that you can help including adopting a family for the holidays.   Visit the Civic Concern website!
  • Dog Licences on Sale through December 28th
    • Looking for a wonderful gift for your pet this holiday season?  Northville Township 2019 Dog Licenses are currently available for only $5.00 through December 28th.  Visit twp.northville.mi.us for more information.   Looking for a safe place for your dogs to play?  Learn more about our Dog Parks by visiting our Northville Parks and Recreation website.
  • Winter Parks and Recreational Activities Brochure
    • Did you know the Winter brochure is now available online? There are programs, classes and special events for all ages! Resident registration begins on November 27th and non-resident registration starts on November 30th. Take an inside look here!
  • Small Business Saturday, November 24th
    • Support our local businesses by shopping in Downtown Northville the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  Let’s help the retail establishments in Northville prosper.
  • Handcrafters Tinsels & Treasures Holiday Market – Fri. Dec 7th, 9 am to 8 pm – Sat. Dec 8th, 9 am to 5 pm – Sun. Dec 9th, 11 am to 4 pm
    • The nationally ranked market returns to downtown Northville for the 39th year. With handmade gifts for everyone on your list, you won’t want to miss the last and best show of the season.
  • Orin Jeweler’s Men’s Night Out – Thursday, December 13th – 5 to 8 pm
    • CALLING ALL MEN! Let Orins take the stress out of your holiday shopping this year! Join them for Men’s Night in their Northville Showroom for a relaxed evening of shopping, refreshments, and a chance to win a piece of jewelry. Receive special savings for Men’s Night only! For more information,
      please call (248)-349-6940.

MILL RACE HISTORICAL VILLAGE

NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE
215 West Cady Street/(248) 344-0497
  • Fall 2018 Classes & Workshops from 11/07/2018 – 12/13/2018
    • View all classes and registration information here
  • TransFORM – Contemporary Works in Ceramics, Glass and Metal – November 2nd through December 15th
    • This exhibition features the innovated expressions of 6 artists ­­­­working primarily in clay, glass, and metal.  Each artist has transformed their media into compelling decorative works of art. Works on view include stoneware, raku masks, ceramic heads, and sculptures.
INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
Community Center/303 W Main St/248-349-4144
  • New Senior Newsletter
    • The Inspire newsletter is brand new for the months of November and December.  In addition to all of the fun activities listed below, Northville offers many support services for the seniors in the community.  Most are free or extremely low cost.
  • Hope for the Holidays – St. John’s Providence – Thursday, November 29th – 1 to 2 pm
    • The holidays can be a tough time when we are grieving a loss. Join us to discuss tips for surviving this busy time of the year. Presenter: Becky Hall, LMSW, Reverence Hospice. Registration deadline: November 23rd.
  • Lighting of the Trees Celebration – Friday, November 30th – 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
    • What’s better than hot chocolate, sugar cookies, holiday music and over 7000 Christmas lights on 10 decorated trees to put you in the holiday spirit? Join the Senior Services staff and the Northville High School Choir as we turn on the tree lights and celebrate the season! All trees are decorated by local nonprofit organizations. Registration Deadline: November 26th.
  • Sweet Snowman Gift Jars – Monday, December 3rd, 10:30 to 11:30 am – $6
    • Make these cute snowmen and use them as gifts or for yourself to entertain company during the holidays. Make as many as you want, just pay per jar at time of registration. Registration deadline is November 30th.
  • Cooking Demo – Homemade Mozzarella – Tuesday December 4th, 10:30 am to 11:30 am – $4
    • The resident Chef from Independence Village will demonstrate how to make homemade mozzarella. He will share his secrets as well as the recipe. Snack on appetizers while watching the demonstration plus sample the finished product. Registration deadline is November 30th.
  • Holiday Luncheon – Wednesday, December 12th – 11:30 am to 1 pm
    • You’ll feel right at home at our Holiday Luncheon. Enjoy a delicious catered meal with a taste of home. Storyteller, Karen Bonnici, will delight us with her holiday tales and music. Invite your friends and share in the festivities! Registration Deadline: November 30 th
  • Fraud Prevention – Wednesday, December 13th – 10:30 to 11:30 am
    • Join Officer Sellenraad of Northville Township and Natalie McLaughlin from Community Financial for this informational presentation on fraud
      prevention. Registration deadline is November 30.
  • Cirque du Soleil: Corteo – January 12th – 1 to 6 pm – $84
    • Corteo is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. Be swept away by the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat at this amazing show. Lunch will be on your own at Little Caesar’s Arena before the show. Registration Deadline: December 14. The bus will depart from the parking lot across from the post office.
  • Friday Flicks – 1:00 pm – $1
    • November 30: Just Getting Started
      • It takes all kinds to make a community, which is why an ex-lawman and a former mob lawyer find themselves on the same side when it comes to
        fending off a threat to the tiny resort where they live.
  • Bean Bag Toss Game – Tuesdays – 2 to 4 pm – $1
    • Bean Bag Toss is one of the most popular yard games played in America today. We take this outdoor game indoors where you can play in a climate controlled environment (held on the stage). Drop in to play. Bring a friend!
  • Beginner Cards
    • Beginner cards are taught by volunteers. Please sign up at the Community Center desk and once we have a group for instruction, the instructor will notify you when class will begin.  Classes offered include Euchre, Bridge and Poker.  Fee: Free

NORTHVILLE DISTRICT LIBRARY
212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020

  • How to Avoid Getting Scammed – Monday, November 19th – 7 pm
    • Rick Bloom of Bloom Asset Management will discuss all the various financial scams that people should be aware of and provide tips on how to avoid being “scammed.” Register.
  • Detroit’s Corktown – Tuesday, November 27 – 7 pm
    • Local historian Armando Delicato presents on Detroit’s oldest continuously residential neighborhood and its unique position in the city as a beacon toward the future.  Register here.
 MAYBURY PARK/FARM
20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390
  • Owl Prowl – Saturday, December 1st – 6 to 8 pm
    • Join the Friends of Maybury as we take a night hike and try to entice resident owls to respond to an artificial call. Enjoy a roaring fire and s’mores! Everyone welcome. Space is limited and registration is requested. Registration starts on November 10th, on this website.
  • Santa Visits and Open House -Saturdays and Sundays, December 8th & 9th and December 15th and 16th – 10 am to 5 pm
    • To thank you for your support, Maybury Farms offer free Santa visits at the farm along with a  Holiday Open House for people of all ages to view the farm in all its winter beauty.  You will be able to walk around the farm and through the barns. Engage with the animals and notice how nature is preparing them with winter coats for the cold months ahead. Our General Store will be open and stocked with wonderful gifts and delicious treats, including warm cocoa and cider. We’ll have a bonfire, activities for the kids and a family photo booth.
    • Due to the popularity of this event, we use a reservation format for families wanting to visit with Santa – he has lots of children to visit around the world! Reservations are available by clicking here.  You will receive a confirmation email upon registering and a reminder email two days before your visit. (Santa is getting really tech savvy!)

TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

  • A Comedy of Tenors – November 15th through December 23rd
    • There are three hours until the curtain opens on the musical event of the decade and Tito Merelli is not ready to perform. His singing partners cancelled, his daughter is growing up too fast, and the food spread in his five-star hotel is all wrong. It’s a race against the clock to sort out his personal issues but they just seem to be getting more complicated! A sequel to Lend Me A Tenor, this non-stop barrage of hilarity sets out to remind us all that family is really what’s important.  10 Performances are already sold out, so  BUY TICKETS.   
  • Jazz at the Point
    • Tipping Point Theatre is proud to present Jazz @ The Point –  one-night-only concerts featuring the finest musicians in the area. Tickets are just $27 per show. They sell fast, so get yours today by clicking here!  You can purchase individual tickets or discounted tickets for the entire series
      • January 12, 2019 – Soul Cycle     March 16, 2019 – Imbroglio     May 18, 2019 – Paul Keller At Sundown    July 19, 2019 – Brian Delaney Quartet
  • Season Tickets are on Sale Now!  They can be purchased here.  

PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • Santa’s Arrival in Downtown Plymouth – Friday, November 23rd – Free Hot Chocolate
    • 5:15 pm  P-CEP Choir sings holiday songs
    • 5:30 pm Joel Tacey’s Let it Snow Santa Show
    • 6:00 pm Santa arrives by Fire Truck and lights the holiday tree
    • 6:30 pm Santa’s House open for the Season
  • Plymouth Historical Museum Special Exhibit – “Nifty Fifties” – Aug 1st through Dec 30th
    • The Plymouth Historical Museum’s current special exhibit is “Nifty Fifties.” Come celebrate the 1950s and all the decade had to offer.
  • Crinolines and Classics: Those Fabulous Fifties:  Tea – Sunday, December 2nd – 2 to 4 pm
    • For many, the 1950s was a time for music, cruising, and car hops. The austerity of World War II was over, and America was enjoying the post-war boom, with fashions that celebrated the feminine form, and teenage fashion emerging as a force to be reckoned with. Join us as we welcome Fashion and the Automobile for an entertaining romp around the clock through that amazing decade.  Enjoy tea delicacies catered by Diann’s Catering, while sipping the Museum’s own special tea, “Mary’s Blend”-a tantalizing cherry and almond black tea blend in honor of Mary Todd Lincoln. Ticket holders who arrive at the Plymouth Historical Museum before the tea are welcome to visit the Museum’s “Nifty Fifties” special exhibit, which will be open to the public through December 30, 2018. Doors for “Crinolines and Classics” will open at 1:50 p.m.
  • Mistletoe Market – Thursday, December 6th – Noon to 9 pm
    • A European Open Air Market, featuring specialty foods, handcrafted gifts, fresh greens and wreaths.

PLYMOUTH DISTRICT LIBRARY
223 South Main/Plymouth/734-453-0750

  • Silver Strings Dulcimer Society – Sunday, December 2nd – 3 to 4 pm
    • Enjoy music of the season in this holiday concert featuring the hammered dulcimer, and other acoustic instruments, performed by the Silver Strings Dulcimer Society.  Register here.
  • DIA – Behind the Seen – Seeking the Sacred – Monday, December 3rd, 7 pm
    • Compare different ways people throughout the world and throughout time have used works of art to hold, communicate and reinforce ideas about religion, spirituality and cosmology.  Register here.

CHERRY HILL THEATER
50400 Cherry Hill, Canton/734-394-5300

  • The Cherry Hill Theater has multiple performances planned in the upcoming months.  Check them out by clicking here as they are too numerous to detail.

CULTURE SOURCE
Culture Source is the website for the Arts and Culture Alliance. A full calendar of events can be found by clicking here.