Newsletters and Events – Week of December 2, 2018

By | December 1, 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

  • 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!
  • 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
  • Holiday Shopping at the Art House – Tuesday & Friday 12-5 pm, Wednesday & Thursday 12-7 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm
    • Northville Art Store has over 50 local and Midwest artists providing an assortment of paintings, photographs, fiber, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, and a good selection of giftable art. All items for sale in the Art House Store are original and handmade by our artist.  Stop by and find that perfect gift.
    • Northville Art House is proud to announce for a limited time, aprons designed by our own instructors.
  • 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.
  • Food For Thought – Thursday, December 20th – 11:30 to 12:30 pm
    • Join us for our new series as we dive in and learn about super foods, their benefits and walk away with a homemade item using the super food!
      Series 1 Homemade Item: White Vinegar Tarnish Remover Class.  Registration Deadline December 17th.  $2
  • 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. 
  • Friday Flicks – 1:00 pm – $1
    • December 14th: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
      In this sun-soaked sequel, a pregnant Sophie (Donna’s daughter) is now running the family villa on Kalokairi and worried about facing motherhood minus her mom’s guidance. But Donna’s best friends reassure Sophie with tales about Donna’s experiences.
  • 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

  • When Amelia Came to Michigan – Tuesday, December 4th  – 7 pm
    This program, presented by local historians Al and Dave Eicher, tells the real life story of Amelia Earhart’s adventures in Michigan.  We will see hundreds of photographs, old film footage, music from the 1920s and 1930s, and a collection of Michigan newspaper articles about Amelia. Come learn about the life and times of the woman who flew for the fun of it! Register.
 MAYBURY PARK/FARM
20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390
  • 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.
    • Reservations are available by clicking here.  You will receive a confirmation email upon registering and a reminder email two days before your visit.

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

  • 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 for an entertaining romp around the clock through that amazing decade.
  • Mistletoe Market – Thursday, December 6th – Noon to 9 pm
    • A European Open Air Market, featuring specialty foods, handcrafted gifts, fresh greens and wreaths.
  • Harmony Town Chorus. – Monday, December 10th – 1:30 to 3 pm
    • Plymouth Cultural Center presents this group of men who will perform Holiday Classics in Acappella 4-Part Harmony.  Call 354-3222
  • 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.
  • Plymouth Ice Festival – January 11th, 12th and 13th
    • Mark you Calendar now.  More information to follow as we get closer to the event.

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.
  • FDR: War President – Tuesday, December 4th – 7 pm
    An Exploration of President Roosevelt’s Leadership from before Pearl Harbor to the End of WW II.  Presentation by: Greg Sumner, Professor of History, University of Detroit Mercy.Sign-up Online.

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

  • The Detroit Circus – Monday, December 31st – 7 pm
    The Village Theater will host a special night full of acrobatics, fire, juggling and more. Back by popular demand, audience members will be amazed by high-flying aerial antics on fabric and trapeze, fire dancing, stilt walking, acrobatics, and more! These jaw-dropping performances are sure to thrill fans of all ages. Take part in a pre-show including a sparkling grape juice toast in the lobby with activities suitable for all ages from 6:00-6:40 p.m. The performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. Following the performance, you won’t want to miss a “kid-friendly” countdown to 2019! Please note that this is an animal-free circus. Tickets: $22. Purchase online today.

  • The Cherry Hill Theater has multiple performances for the Holiday Season planned.  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.