Newletters and Events Week of July 23, 2017

By | July 22, 2017

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 that you follow the links to insure that you are not missing out on any events that may be of special interest to you.

NORTHVILLE CITY NEWS

Northville Grub Crawl – Tuesday, July 25th – 6 to 9:30 pm

Indulge in Northville’s unique collection of restaurants as you sample their signature specialties. Participating restaurants are offering free samples of appetizers and entrée items along with a cash bar that features special deals. Crawlers can use free shuttle transportation to each restaurant or travel (by foot, bike or vehicle) on their own. Most of the locations are in downtown Northville with a handful in Northville Township.

This year’s participating restaurants include: Aubree’s of Northville, Brann’s Sizzlin’ Steaks & Sports Grill, Brick’s of Northville, Browndog Treats, Drink’s & Eats, Garage Grill & Fuel Bar, Northville Winery & Brewery Co. with Genitti’s Catering, Northville Sports Den, My Little Paris Café & Bookstore, Rusty Bucket and Tavern, The Village Workshop and WOK Asian Bistro.

Tickets are $30 per person (must be 21 or over) and can be purchased at Good Time Party Store, 567 West 7 Mile Road, Northville or the Northville Chamber of Commerce, 195 South Main Street, Northville. You can also download a ticket order form from the Chamber website or call 248-349-7640.

Friday Night Concert Series – Friday, July 28th – 7 to 9 pm
Northville Town Square

This weeks entertainment is being brought to you by Shawn Riley Band   Promoters have described it as Yesterday’s Top 40. In addition, there is a collection of Irish & Celtic songs both new and old, a bit of country, a bit of blues, and a whole lot of energy and fun.

Farmer’s Market – Every Thursday thru October – 8 am to 3 pm
At the corner of Sheldon and Seven Mile

Shop for fresh, locally sourced produce and top-quality cheese, fish, jam, baked goods and other edibles from farmers and merchants. There are more than 70 stalls of Michigan-made and Michigan-grown products. In addition, fine juried crafters and vendors sell garden art, soaps, jewelry, furniture, woodworking and home accessories. Gardeners can shop for plants and flowers to get their gardens growing. Master gardeners are available to answer gardening questions until noon.

Downtown Northville brings over-sized games to Town Square for the summer
For those who enjoy playing Jenga, Corn Hole, Dominos or Connect 4 and like being outdoors during the summer, visit downtown Northville to “get your game on” with newly made over-sized games.  Sponsored by the Northville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and The Village Workshop, the games are available in Town Square (on Main Street across from the clock). There is no cost or registration required to play the games, which are set up daily from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

MAYBURY STATE PARK
8 Mile – West of Beck Road

Music at Maybury – Monday July 24th – 7 to 8 pm
Enjoy Busted by Nine – a classic rock band.
Forest Hike Bingo – Tuesday, July 25th – 2 pm
Meet at the Trailhead Shelter at 2pm for a guided hike through the forest and fun game of bingo!
NORTHVILLE DISTRICT LIBRARY
212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020
History of Steam Railroading: Pere Marquette & The 1225 – Monday July 31st – 7 pm
Northville Community Center
The Steam Railroading Institute (SRI) will be presenting a program about local railroading history and their historic No. 1225 Steam Locomotive in an evening for train lovers, history enthusiasts, and “kids” of all ages! Video clips will also be shown to bring the very rare 1225 alive for those who have not ridden behind her in recent years. The Christmas movie “The POLAR EXPRESS” was written by a well-known Michigan author, Chris Van Allsburg, and the No. 1225 Locomotive was actually used to create the images and sounds in the movie. So please join us for an exciting and enjoyable evening you will remember and recall with a smile!

Corners of Northville Contest – June 16th to August 12th
How well do you know Northville? Take a stroll through town and identify the location of 15 photos from special corners in Northville. Pick up your contest brochure in the Library between June 16 and August 12. Completed entries will be entered in the prize drawing. Winners chosen at random.

INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
303 W Main St/248- 349-4140

A complete schedule of the open activities in July at the Community Center, including walking, line dancing, pickleball and volleyball can be found by clicking here.

Friday Flicks at 1:00 pm at the Community Center – Florence Foster Jenkins: 2016
Despite her horrid singing voice, New York City heiress Florence Foster Jenkins is certain she can become an opera star. Her partner and manager, St Clair Bayfield, does all he can to shield Florence from the truth, but his task may prove impossible. Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg

TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 E. Cady Street/248-347-0003

Young Americans – the fictional life and contentious death of Ceasar Moon – July 20th through August 20th
Are we really who we say we are? Rock star, Owen Lovejoy, is ready to put a sudden and unannounced end to his fictional alter ego, Caesar Moon. But on the night Owen plans to kill off Caesar, he is surprised by a mysterious teenage girl who sneaks into his dressing room. Cece, whose life’s soundtracks are the songs of Caesar Moon, is arguably his biggest fan. She is now determined to reconnect Owen with his past and his humanity before it’s too late. As both Caesar and Cece explore the layers of the other’s identity, this comedy poses the question: Who are we really without each other?  Tickets on sale now here.

DOWNTOWN PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

A full listing of all the events planned for July in Downtown Plymouth, including entertainment at their many fine restaurants can be found be clicking here.

Penn Theatre Summer Cinema Series – Thursday July 28th at 1 and 7 pm
This weeks movie is Jaws.  All tickets are $3

Plymouth Community Band Concert  – Thursday July 27th – 7:30 pm
Kellogg Park – Downtown Plymouth

This is the last concert of the season so be sure to attend.

Downtown Plymouth Sidewalk Sale – Friday, July 28th – 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday, July 29th 10 am to 6 pm
Participating Businesses include 28th & Chairs, Alpine Chocolat Haus, Basement Vintage, Bella Mia, Birch Wood, Frame Works, Genuine Toy Company, Gigi’s Mode, Haven, Home Interior Warehouse, Home Sweet Home, Little Black Heart, Maggie & Me, Old World Olive, RSVP, Sideways, Sun & Snow.

Music in the Air – Friday – July 28th – 7 pm
Kellogg Park – Downtown Plymouth

This week’s music is brought to you by the Mainstreet Soul – There isn’t a better foot-stomping, head-bobbin, outright good time that beats a night with Mainstreet Soul…join them for a funky good time.

Farmer’s Market – Every Saturday Through October, 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
The Gathering Pavillion in Downtown Plymouth/Corner of Penniman and S. Union