By | November 23, 2019

Image result for turkey cartoons imagesJust click on the name of the newsletter or venue to be taken directly to it.  Some events planned are shown 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 TOWNSHIP TODAY

  • The Northville Parks and Recreation Brochure
                  • The Winter brochure which lists all of the activities and classescan be found by clicking here.
                  • Resident registration begins December 10th.  
  • Give Your Dog the Best Holiday Gift
                  • Looking for a gift for your favorite pet this holiday season? Northville Township 2020 Dog Licenses are currently available for just $5 (through 12/27)!  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 .

NORTHVILLE TIMES
The November/December issue was just published.  To read it, in its entirety, please click on the name above.  

  • Shop Til You Drop – Friday, December 6th – 6pm to 9pm
                  • Sales, promotions, refreshments, give-aways and more
  • Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures – December 13th through December 15th
    Northville Community Center/303 W. Main St.

    Friday, December 13th – 9 am to 8 pm
    Saturday, December 14th – 9 am to 5 pm
    Sunday, December 15th – 11 am to 4 pm

    The nationally ranked Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures returns to downtown Northville for the 40th year. With handmade gifts for everyone on your list, you won’t want to miss the last and best show of the season!   Shop for home and holiday decor, apparel, jewelry, fine foods, toys and more!

NORTHVILLE CITY NEWS  

  • Holiday Greens Market in Town Square – Sunday November 24th – 10 am to 3 pm
    • If you are looking for beautiful holiday greens to decorate for the season, come to Town Square in downtown Northville.  The Greens Market is a local holiday favorite, ringing in each year with arrangements made of fresh greens and seasonal embellishments, wreaths and roping, seasonal baskets and much more.

MILL RACE HISTORICAL VILLAGE
215 Griswold, Northville/(248)348-1845

  • Celebrate Tartan Tiding – Sunday, November 24th – Noon to 4 pm
    • Holiday Greens Mart on the Grounds
    • Hunter and Yerkes Vintage Decorations
    • Demonstrations at the Hirsch Blacksmith Shoppe and the Weavers Cottage
    • Wash Oak School Make a Craft
    • Shop at JM Mead General Store
    • Holiday Story Time ~ Cady Inn
    • 12:30-3:30 Drop-in Cream Tea ($5) ~ Cady Inn
    • 1:00 Northville Student Strings ~ Church
    • 2:00 Caroling Belles ~ Church
    • 3:00 Scottish Piping and Dancing ~ Church
  • Scottish Christmas Tea – Saturday, December 15th – 1 to 3:30 pm
    • Our finest china, silver and linens await you for a relaxing tea with your friends and family. Enjoy a delicious assortment of tea sandwiches, scones and desserts served along with our signature Cady Inn Tea. Tickets: Tickets go on sale Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the Cady Inn.  Tickets are limited and non-refundable. $35 ($18 tax deductible), ($30 for NHS members – $15 tax deductible).  Call 248-348-1845 for tickets  Mon-Wed 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE
215 W. Cady Street/248-377-0497

  • Renée Hoag, Emerging Artist – October 4th through November 30th
    • Renée paints to show the possibilities of life, order or chaos. Renée’s favorite medium is what she is using at the time. Watercolor is exciting for its unpredictability whereas oils stay put and stay true to their color. As she defines, “Watercolors are like everyday life, and oils are like true friends.”
  • SMALL WORKS –  Juried All Media Exhibition – November 1st to 30th
    • Small Works will showcase 140 contemporary artworks on a diminutive scale, limited to 12 inches in any direction, in all types of media including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, glass, ceramics, metalwork, mixed media and more. All works are for sale, the majority under $300, making them perfect holiday gifts.
    • Saturday, November 30th – Noon to 4 pm
      • The Northville Art House will be open for Small Business Saturday with 10% off on artwork in the Small Works exhibition. Members also receive 10% off in the Artisan Store. 
  • Holiday Market – Saturday, December 7th – 10 am to 4 pm
    • The Holiday Market  will feature a group of Northville Art House artists who will offer unique, handmade artwork and items for your holiday gift giving.
  • 2019 Fall Art Class and Workshops
    • The Fall Brochure with the listing of classes can be found by clicking Here

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

  • Coloring for Grownups -Wednesday, December 4th – 1 to 3 pm
    • Studies show coloring can calm the mind and promote relaxation and wellness. We’ll supply the coloring pages designed just for adults, the colored pencils, markers and crayons. Friends Community Room. Register here.  
  • Turn the Page: Bob Seger’s Biography – Thursday, December 5th – 7 pm
    • Author Edward Balian presents the only biography of Detroit’s own, Bob Seger, in which he tracks the half-century career of Seger and inserts his personal encounters as well. Book available for purchase and signing.  Register here.  
  • 12th Night Singers – Tuesday, December 10th – 7 pm
    • Every year this outstanding a capella singing group draws a loyal following of people who feel that it would not be the Christmas season without hearing and seeing them. For not only do they sing familiar carols and seldom-heard seasonal songs, they wear fabulous Renaissance costumes. All ages welcome!  Register here.  
  • Make “Michigan Mitten” Ornaments and Magnets – Tuesday, December 17th – 7 pm
    • Join us for this evening of crafting making ornaments and magnets using wood cutouts of our home, the Lower Peninsula. All materials provided with wood donated by local business, “Colors of the Wood”.  Register here.

INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
Community Center/303 W Main St/248-349-4144

The Edition for November and December was just published.  To read it, in its entirety, please click here.  

  • Walking – Monday through Friday – 8 to 9:30 am
    • Take a walk at the Community Center Gym every weekday morning.  Join the group afterwards for a cup of coffee.  Walking is free, coffee is 50 cents.   
  • Special Events
    • Tree Lighting Ceremony – Tuesday, December 3rd – 11:15 am to 12:15 pm – Free
      • Come celebrate the start of the Holiday season at the tree lighting ceremony at Independence Village with over 7,000 lights on the beautifully decorated trees.  Enjoy some hot chocolate, sugar cookies and festive music to get in the holiday spirit.   Registration Deadline:  November 27th
    • Holiday Luncheon – Wednesday, December 11th – 11:30 to 1:00 pm – $13
      • Enjoy a catered meal with a taste of home while watching Balancing Earth as the Entertainment.  Registration Deadline:  November 27th
  • Field Trips and Tours
    • DSO the Vinyl Years – Friday January 19th – 9:30 am to 3 pm – $64
      • Classic Rocks biggest hits come alive in this symphonic tribute to the anthemic songs of the Doobie Brother, Fleetwood Mac, Styx, Kenny Loggins, Linda Ronstadt and more.   Lunch will be on your own with the group after the show in a restaurant to be determined.  Registration Deadline:  December 2nd
  • Programs
    • Candy  Cane Mason Jar Arrangement – Friday, December 6th – 10:30 am to 11:30 am – $6 each
      • This festive arrangement of holiday flowers and decorative mason jar will brighten up your home or make a great gift for the holidays.  All items needed for the craft will be provided.  If you want to make more than one, you can pay for each at time of registration.  Registration deadline of November 27th
    • Cooking Demo -Monday December 16th – 11am to Noon – $2
      • Watch the Chef from Independence Village as he share his secrets as well as his recipes.  Enjoy appetizers while watching the demonstration and share in the finished product.  Registration deadline December 11th.  
  • Friday Flicks – 1 pm – $1
    • December 6th – Red Joan
      • This dramatic biopic shifts between two eras as it recounts the story of Joan Stanley, a long-time British spy for the KGB who sees her peaceful suburban retirement shattered when she is arrested for treason.  
  • Lunch Bunch
    • Let’s do lunch! A local restaurant will be chosen and reserved for the group. Meet the group at 11:30 a.m. at the designated restaurant. Transportation and payment for your meal is on your own. Please register at the Northville Community Center desk in order to be included in the group reservation.Upcoming dates & Restaurants:
      • Monday, December 16th – Border Cantina

MAYBURY STATE PARK
20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390

  • Owl Prowl! – Saturday December 7th –  6 to 8 PM – Free
    • Join the Friends of Maybury as we try to entice resident owls to respond to an artificial call. Space is limited to 120 participants! Reservations requested and can be made online starting on November 16th at www.friendsofmaybury.org.
    • Hot Chocolate and Cookies Provided

MAYBURY FARM
50165 8 Mile Road/(248) 374-0200/www.northvillecommunityfoundation.org

  • Closed for the Season but watch for special events.

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

  • Seasons Tickets for the 13th Season are Available Now!
    • To view the 2019-2020 Season, click here.
    • To purchase Season Tickets, click here.
  • Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) – November 14th through December 22nd
    • Every neighborhood has that one house that goes overboard with Christmas decorations. This play is that house. This holiday season, theatres across the world will be presenting their version of A Christmas Carol, but not us! Join three actors as they reminisce on all the holiday classics and international traditions that help bring the true spirit of Christmas to life. This hilarious holiday favorite was last presented at Tipping Point 10 seasons ago to sold out audiences and was the longest running show in our history. Purchase Tickets here
  • Olympus Fever – A cabaret fundraiser – December 27 & 28 at 8 pm – New Year’s Eve Event – December 31 at 9 pm
    • Tipping Point Theatre’s annual musical cabaret fundraiser is back! In this year’s production, Greek gods and goddesses navigate through their drama with the help of songs from your favorite artists of the 70’s. Will Zeus ever stay faithful to his wife, Hera? Will Hades and Persephone’s love conquer all? Is Poseidon the only god capable of resisting Aphrodite’s charms? Find out all this and more when you come see Olympus Fever in December! This year’s show tells a tale of Greek gods and goddesses, all set to music from the 1970s. Regular and cabaret seating is available for all performances. A cash bar will be available for Dec. 27 & 28 while all tickets to Dec. 31 will include an open bar.  Purchase Tickets here.

DOWNTOWN PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • Walk of Trees – November 29th through January 1st – Kellogg Park – Downtown Plymouth
  • A Red Ryder Christmas Story – Opening November 20th
    • Based on the popular movie, “A Christmas Story.” the exhibit will highlight Ralphie, his friends and family and, of course, his Red Ryder BB gun…and the Daisy Manufacturing Company, which was headquartered in Plymouth until 1958. Museum hours are Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Also, after Santa arrives in Kellogg Park on Friday, November 29, children will have the opportunity to visit the Museum from 6 – 8 p.m. to make & take Christmas decorations.  Museum admission will be free.
  • Holiday Greens Marketplace – Sunday, December 1st – 10 am to 3 pm
    • The Gathering/736 Penniman Ave/Plymouth
  • Christmas in Plymouth – Thursday, December 5th – 5 to 9 pm
    • City sidewalks dressed in holiday style….a unique shopping and dining experience
    • Horse and carriage rides (presale only 734-927-0007 x 3)
    • Live Music, Dance Entertainment, Live Reindeer and Elves
    • Ice Carving
    • Mistletoe Market from noon to 9 pm (Held at the Gathering)
  • Holiday Pops with the Phil – Thursday, December 12th – 6 to 8 pm 
    • At the Penn Theatre/760 Penninman Ave/Plymouth
    • The festive sounds of the holidays will delight, as the Michigan Philharmonic celebrates the music of the season. Tunes from the movies such as White Christmas, Home Alone and Charlie Brown meet great holiday music from Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more. A little classical music from Vivaldi and Haydn and a great holiday sing-along will put you in the spirit of the season. Tickets: General $30 Senior $25 Student $10 Visit: www.michiganphil.org