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Family Friendly Weekend Events in Northville, Michigan

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Northville, Michigan Weekend Events

Are you looking for that one of a kind product that no one else has?

Do you love a good deal?

This weekend in Northville, Michigan is one filled with great shopping, fantastic deals and Michigan made products. While the classic summer weekend in Northville starts with the First Friday Experience and a Friday Night Concert, there will also be a once a year event.

That once a year event taking place in Northville is called “Buy Michigan Now Festival”. To find out more information this event and more, please scroll through the list below. 

First Friday Experience

  • August 1, 2014
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Downtown Northville’s galleries and shops

We are kicking off the month of August with another First Friday Experience. On the first Friday of every month, head to downtown Northville for an experience like no other.

This Friday, you will be able to enjoy a number of events from shopping to dining, all in an artistic atmosphere. The galleries will be showing new exhibits, new artists and of course, new and unique pieces.

Many of the retailers will be staying open late and will be providing special trunk shows, limited and exclusive sales and new products.

Don’t miss this amazing way to experience Northville this Friday night.

Buy Michigan Now Festival

  • Friday, August 1st 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday August 2nd 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Sunday August 3rd 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Downtown Northville

Michigan and its residents have been through a lot over the past few years. It is time to revitalize our economy. This weekend you can help to do just that by coming down to Downtown Northville.

It will be the sixth year that Northville has hosted the Buy Michigan Now Festival. It is a weekend celebration coinciding with Michigan’s annual Buy Michigan Week.

During the festivities you will get to enjoy street vendors, live music, children’s activities, and delectable goodies. All will be offered by Michigan based companies with Michigan based products. Help to revitalize our state by joining in this event.

Main and Center Streets will be closed to make room for all this great shopping, dining and entertaining.

Friday Night Concerts

  • August 1st, 2014
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Town Square

Plan to attend and enjoy one of the more classic Northville summer events, Friday Night Concerts. Every Friday during the summer, you and your family can head down to Northville, Michigan to enjoy a free concert.

This weekend will feature one of Northville’s local favorites, the Shawn Riley Band, as they play Celtic/Classic Rock music.

Summary

From great shopping to supporting Michigan made and Michigan grown products, Northville is a bustling city filled with family-friendly events that the whole family will enjoy. If you are looking to re-settle in a Detroit suburb, look no further than Northville. Please call our office today and we will be happy to help you find the home of your dreams in Northville.

5 Easy to Plant Flowers to Add to Your Home’s Curb Appeal

by The Jamey Kramer Group

5 Easy to Plant Flowers to Add to Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Are you looking to make your home stand out?

Do you need some color in your front yard?

One of the easiest and simplest ways to make your home stand out from the rest is by adding a pop of color to your front yard. Today, we are sharing 5 easy to plant and easy to grow flowers that will give that extra something.

  1. Sedum

This flower is a great choice if you are looking for a flower to bloom in the spring or summer. It comes in many different varieties and many different colors like, red, pink, yellow and white.

According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, sedum is great for ground cover, rock gardens, is easy to care for and makes great cuttings if you would like to add them to your kitchen table bouquet arrangement.

  1. Daffodils

The daffodil is a classic spring blooming flower. While they are most commonly known for the yellow color, this flower also comes in white, pink and salmon.

According to The National Gardening Association, some of the benefits to growing daffodils are easy care and low maintenance, they are not eaten up by moles or voles, they are great for cutting, and multiple well.

  1. Russian Sage

One of the really nice aspects of Russian Sage is that you can plant any time of year and it provides the perfect background with its purple-blue flowers, gray-green leaves and grayish-white stems.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac classifies Russian Sage as a perennial that rabbits actually dislike.

  1. Hostas

Hostas are flowering plants and were listed by WebMD as one of the best flowers to plant if you have allergies. Not only is it great for allergy sufferers, but it is also an easy to plant and easy to grow flowering plant.

This perennial comes in so many different colors. The National Gardening Association reports that hostas flowers come in colors of blue-gray to deep green, light-green or even gold. The blue hostas are the ones that have the soft waxy coating on their leaves.

  1. Veronica

Our last, but certainly not least flower is called the Veronica, and it comes in pinks, blues, purples and whites. Even The Old Farmer’s Almanac has this one pegged when it writes “a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial”.

This flower will bloom from spring to fall and attracts butterflies and birds.

Summary

If you are looking for a pop of color to add to your home’s curb appeal, any of these will do. Not only will they set your home apart, but each of them also have a little added bonus of either being great for allergy sufferers or for attracting butterflies.

Northville, Michigan Weekend Events

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Northville, Michigan Weekend Events

Are you a car enthusiast?

Do you love watching vintage baseball?

Northville, Michigan is one of Detroit’s most notable suburbs. This charming town offers a number of family-friendly events each week. This weekend is filled with a number of events that you won’t want to miss. From shopping for local produce and free concerts to rare cars and 1860s baseball, Northville has something to offer and entertain you and your family.

Please scan through the list of weekend events happening in Northville, Michigan this weekend and mark your calendar.

Northville Farmers Market

Every Thursday until October 30th, 2014
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Northville Downs
301 S Center St, Northville, MI 48167

With over 75 stands of Michigan grown or Michigan made products, you don’t want to miss the Northville Farmers Market. Whether you are looking to grab that perfect piece of furniture or dazzling jewelry, or to stock your fridge with local fruits and vegetables, you are sure to find something special at the Northville Farmers Market.  

Friday Night Concert

Every Friday until August 30th, 2014
7:00 pm
Town Square, Downtown Northville

One of our favorite Northville summer events is the Friday Night Concert. Every Friday night all summer long, head over to Northville and enjoy a free concert. The City of Northville encourages you to grab something to eat or drink at one of the restaurants downtown and then make your way downtown to Town Square to “dance the night away.”

This Friday come and be entertained by the sounds of alternative Mo-town, R&B and Funk.

The Northville Concours d'Elegance Preview Event

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Main Street from Center to Hutton
Downtown Northville

Here is the event you have been waiting for. This Saturday, come and see 30 of the rarest automobiles. If you love cars, this is an event you cannot miss.

In addition to these 30 pre-war vehicles, come out and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang. The Northville Preview will include a special exhibit honoring each generation of the Ford Mustang.

While you are taking in the history of the automobile, Northville does it right by bringing in Dave Bennett and Tom Allport Band to entertain you. For more information, please see: Concours d'Elegance Preview Event.

Sundays at Mill Race Village

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mill Race Village
215 Griswold Ave
Northville, MI  48167

Every Sunday at Mill Race Village, you have the unique opportunity to go back in time while exploring the buildings of Mill Race Village. While you are there, don’t forget to ask the guides (who will be dressed up in vintage clothing) questions about the history. This is a great way to get in touch with Northville’s history and makes a great family outing.

Eclipse Base Ball

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
Game starts at 2:00 pm
Ford Field
Griswold St, Northville, MI 48167

You haven’t seen baseball until you’ve seen “base ball”. Watching Northville’s own vintage club, the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Northville, is like stepping back into the 1860s where the men don’t use gloves, don’t curse, don’t spit and act with “gentlemanly conduct”.

This Sunday, step back in time and watch the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Northville battle the Union BBC of Dexter.

Summary

Do you love what Northville has to offer its residents? Can you see yourself and your family living in this small town with big city access? Please give our office a call. We would love the opportunity of helping you find the perfect home in Northville, Michigan.

248-348-7200

July Gardening Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Curb Appeal

by The Jamey Kramer Group
July Gardening Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Curb Appeal

My city has a watering restriction, how can I keep my lawn looking green?

What are the benefits to adding mulch to my flower beds?

During the summertime, there isn’t a place I would rather be than in Michigan. The sky is blue, the sun is warm and the lakes are cool. Michigan has a lot to offer in the summertime, and many people will attest that it is one of the best places on earth this time of year.

With all of this warm weather, you may be worried about keeping your grass green, your flowers blooming and your trees growing. While we wouldn’t want you to worry, keeping up on the curb appeal of your home has never been more important.

Maintaining your home’s curb appeal is essential and it means taking care of your landscape. To help assist with that, we would like to share gardening tips and tricks for the month of July. We’ve only picked the best tips to help maximize your home’s curb appeal.

July Gardening Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Homes Curb Appeal

  • When to Garden: Do your gardening in the mornings when it is still cool outside.
  • When to Water: The best time to water whether it’s your lawn, your flowers or your trees is in the morning at dawn. According to Midwest Living, watering in the morning allows the foliage to dry during the daylight and prevents diseases. It also maximizes the use of your water.
  • How Much to Water: When you do water, make sure to completely soak the soil whether you are watering the grass, trees or flower beds. By doing this you’ll find that you won’t have to water as often, which is an added benefit.
  • Add Mulch: Adding mulch is a great way to add a polished look to your yard but that’s not all it does. Mulch helps the soil to retain moisture and prevents weeds.
  • Deadhead: To keep your flowers blooming all summer long, make sure to deadhead them. Deadheading is when you remove the dead blooms.
  • Add Some Color: Does your yard need a little color? You can still plant perennials and annuals to add a little color to your curb appeal.

For more tips on adding to your curb appeal, please check out our article Curb Appeal 101: How to Make Your Home Stand Out. This article details 5 different articles about curb appeal -- from boosting curb appeal on a budget to realizing the perfect law.

Summary

If you are looking to sell your home, maintaining your home’s curb appeal in the summer months is imperative.  If you have any questions, please give our office a call. We can help you figure the best way to maximum your home’s curb appeal and help you sell your home.

 248-348-7200

Family Friendly Weekend Events in Novi, Michigan

by The Jamey Kramer Group
Upcoming Northville Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Are you looking for something to do with the family this weekend?

Have you ever been to the Novi Farmers Market?

Novi, Michigan has been getting a lot of attention lately. From scoring the second best city in the top small towns for schools, to being voted the second best city to live in Michigan and being awarded one of the best cities to raise a family in Michigan, Novi has been in the spotlight.

As you can see, Novi, Michigan has a lot to be proud of. Another significant part of Novi that isn’t mentioned as often are the events throughout the city for residents and many of them free.

From the Friday Family Fun to the delicious Novi Farmers Market and events during the week to keep the kids busy during the summer, this city has a lot going on that you won’t want to miss.

For upcoming Novi, Michigan weekend events, please scroll through the following.

Friday Family Fun


Friday July 18th
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Inclement weather location in Novi Civic Center

Novi is hosting the free Friday Family Fun event. The fun starts at 6:30 pm when Toppermost Beatles Tribute Band performs. After the performance, the movie, Despicable Me 2 will begin at 8:45 pm. In this movie the main character Gru played by Steven Carell is recruited by an anti-villain group to take down a new super criminal.

This event is a great way to connect as a family and is no cost to you. For more information, please see the City of Novi’s event flyer.

Novi Farmer Market


Every Saturday from June 28th to September 13th
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Civic Center Campus
45175 W 10 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48375

This summer, Novi’s Farmer Market is featuring the Detroit Eastern Market Farm Stand as well as all the other great products you have come to expect at Novi’s Farmers Market. Products for sale include:

  • Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
  • Local Produce
  • Organic Products
  • Naturally Grown Products
  • Herbs
  • Plants
  • Flowers
  • Handmade Soaps and Soy Candles

For questions and more information, please see: Novi Farmers Market.

Tremendous Tuesdays

Tuesdays
10:30 am
Furest Park, at the corner of Ten Mile and Taft Roads

Inclement weather location in Novi Public Library

The program runs from June 17 - August 12

Bring the kids all summer long to Furest Park to enjoy free entertainment. This coming Tuesday, July 22nd, will feature singer/songwriter, Kevin Devine who will amuse and delight your children. For more information, please see Experience Novi.

Novi’s Awards

Are you wondering about those awards we mentioned earlier? Here are the links to more information about each award:

Summary

Novi, Michigan has a lot of family friendly events to offer. If you are considering moving, Novi just might be the perfect place for you. If you have any questions about moving to Novi or Northville, Michigan, or if you would like to start your dream house search, please contact our office.

248-348-7200

 

 

Northville, MI Watering Restrictions - How to Keep Your Lawn Green

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Have you heard about the city of Northville’s work in conserving water?

Would you like to be able to conserve water and keep your grass green?

The city of Northville, Michigan is working hard to stay green and conserve water this summer. Last year, the city implemented watering restrictions to help reduce the amount of water used during peak hours.

The residents of Northville proudly took up the call to help conserve water and Northville is now boasting $130,000 in savings.

This summer, Northville and the residents are again working to conserve water by adhering to the same restrictions they did last year.

Northville, Michigan’s Summer Watering Restrictions

  • Those residents with an underground sprinkler system are asked to only water their grass between the hours of 12 am – 5 am.
  • Residents are required to water only in the morning on odd or even numbered days depending on their address. So, for those residents that have an odd numbered address, they are asked to water on odd numbered days. For those residents that have even numbered address, they are asked to water on even numbered days.
  • Those residents that are without an underground sprinkler system are asked to water with a watering hose between the hours of 11 am – 12 pm.
  • Again, the residents’ home address will determine when their day to water is. Even number houses on even numbered days and odd numbered houses on odd numbered days.

Civil Infractions for Ignoring Restrictions

As implemented last year, any resident who ignores the watering restrictions will be committing a Civil Infraction and will be issued a $50 ticket. Repeat offenders will receive tickets in the amount of $100. For more information, please see City of Northville Water Restriction Notice.

How to Keep Your Lawn Green With Watering Restrictions

How do you keep your lawn green when dealing with watering restrictions? The following tips will help:

  1. When mowing your lawn only trim it. Generally, it is recommended to take about only a 1/3 off the top.
  2. Water your lawn as close to 5 am as you can without going later. Watering at dawn is the best time to water. This will give your grass the opportunity to drink in all that good water before the sun is too hot causing evaporation.
  3. When you do water your lawn, saturate or soak it completely. By doing this, your grass won’t need to be watered as often.
  4. When you mow, make sure to leave the grass clippings as they fall. Those grass clippings will act as a fertilizer and even shade the grass from the sun.
  5. If you are fertilizing your lawn more than twice a year, make sure to plan the third in the middle of the summer.

Summary

By following the watering restrictions in Northville, Michigan and the 6 tips above, you will be helping your lawn to not only flourish, but you will be helping the environment by conserving water, too. An additional bonus is that if you are looking to sell your home, potential buyers will love your home’s green grass.

Upcoming Northville Events You Don’t Want To Miss

by The Jamey Kramer Group
Upcoming Northville Events You Don’t Want To Miss

Looking for a way to entertain the kids this summer for free?

The city of Northville, Michigan has a lot going on this summer and many of the events are free. From helping to entertain the kids during the summer months and a night out on the town, to a farmer’s market full of Michigan grown and Michigan made products, this city has a number of exciting events that you won’t want to miss.

Please scan through the list of events below when making your weekly and weekend plans.

Tunes on Tuesday

Every Tuesday from June - August
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Town Square in Downtown Northville
Rain Location: Genitti’s Little Theatre at 108 E. Main.

This family-friendly event is totally free and is every Tuesday during the summer. Each week features different performers including magicians, musicians, comedians, and storytellers to delight and entertain your little ones. This coming Tuesday, July 15th will feature Zippy 2 Dad sponsored by Ward Church. For more, please see Downtown Northville’s Tunes on Tuesday.

Farmers’ Market

Thursdays
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Northville Downs

Every Thursday this summer, plan to visit the Northville’s Farmers’ Market and over 125 Michigan grown and Michigan made products.

Not only will you find amazing Michigan grown produce, but also flowers, local honey, art, jewelry and much, much more.

Summer Friday Night Concerts

Every Friday between June and August
7:00 pm
Town Square

If you have never heard about the Northville’s Friday Night Concerts, you are in for a treat. The concerts are completely free. You are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and maybe grab something to eat or drink in town. Then spend the rest of the evening dancing or simply enjoying the music.

This weekend the Big Ray and the Motor City Kings will be playing Blues, Classic Rock and Roll, and Motown Music.

Next weekend, Randy Brock will be entertaining you with his Classic Rock and Blues sound.

Northville Grub Crawl

July 22, 2014
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Restaurants All Across Northville
For Tickets Call the Chamber 248-349-7640

One of the city’s best annual events has returned, the Northville Grub Crawl. This is a great night to really see all that Northville’s restaurants have to offer.

All evening, you will be “crawling” from one restaurant to the next. You can crawl yourself or ride in the free shuttle offered to you. Every restaurant will present you with free appetizers and their signature items. You can order a specialty drink at the cash bar.

The ticket price is $30 dollars and tickets can be purchased at Gardenviews, Good Time Party Store and the Northville Chamber of Commerce. A limited number of tickets are available and will go on sale July 13th.

Participating Northville restaurants include:

  • Brann’s Sizzlin Steaks and Sports Grille
  • Brick’s of Northville
  • Burger Loft
  • Cantoro Market and Trattoria
  • Claddagh Irish Pub
  • Edward’s Café and Caterer
  • Fred's Ice Cream
  • Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Honey Tree
  • Northville Sports Den
  • Northville Winery/Joe’s
  • Gourmet Catering and Events
  • Poole’s Tavern
  • Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern
  • Yogurt Palooza...more to come...

Sundays at Mill Race

Sunday, July 13, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mill Race Village

Every Sunday, Mill Race Village is opening their doors and providing docents to help history come to life. Each week, you can explore the buildings, but this Sunday offers something extra special.

Every Second Sunday at Mill Race Village, you will be able to sit on the grass or bring lawn chairs and enjoy music from the gazebo. Novi Brass will be performing easy listening and soft jazz on July 13.

There is no admission charge for this event.

Summary

All summer long, Northville, Michigan will be providing its residents and anyone who wants to join the fun with amazing events. If you or someone you know is looking for a small town with big city access, please give our office a call. We would be more than happy to help you find your dream home in Northville, Michigan.

248-348-7200

Novi, Michigan Scores 2nd Best Schools in Small Town America

by The Jamey Kramer Group
Novi, Michigan Scores 2nd Best School in Small Town America

Are you looking for a small city with great schools?

What is on the top of your list when looking for a place to live?

A great school district is one of the top priorities of things to look for when searching for a home. When you think of the city of Novi, Michigan, you may first think of the great shopping at the Twelve Oaks Mall and the new Cheesecake Factory.

However, Novi, Michigan is getting national attention for the quality of their schools. Novi was voted the second best small city for education in the country by the Movoto Blog.

Who Is Behind the Movoto Blog?

Movoto Blog is run by Movoto Real Estate, a national online real estate broker. Their blog has been identified for its distinctive perspective on city-based research. They have been recognized by CBS News, The New York Times and Forbes.

How Did Movoto Determine the Schools?

The people at Movoto were on the hunt to deliver the top small cities in America for education. In order to select these cities they used specific criteria that included the following:

  1. The Student to Teacher Ratio
  2. The Amount of Money Spent Per Year Per Student
  3. The Rate of High School Graduates
  4. The Rating by GreatSchools.org

To help narrow down the search to what they determined to be small cites, they chose 140 cities that had populations between 50,000 and 60,000.

A rating was given for each of the criteria. Novi scored number 2.

Why Did Novi Score So Well?

According to the article, These Are The 10 Best Small Cities For Education In America, this is what Movoto wrote about Novi,

"The second place on our list also managed a nine out of 10 mark for test scores, and also had a fairly good student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. It even had a high school graduation rate of 94 percent. In short, our top two were very similar places."

In addition, Novi spends $6,723 dollars per student, giving this city an advantage over its competition.

The Top 10 Best Cities for Education in America According to Movoto

  1. Chapel Hill, NC
  2. Novi, MI
  3. Oak Park, IL
  4. Cedar Park, TX
  5. Auburn, AL (tie)
  6. Royal Oak, MI (tie
  7. Hoffman Estates, IL
  8. Manhattan, KS
  9. West Des Moines, IA
  10. Lakeville, MN

Other Awards for Novi, Michigan

This isn’t the first time Novi has scored well when ranked.

  • Novi was voted the second best city in Michigan by the Movoto blog because of their great schools, low crime, high level of median income and its great shopping. For more information visit, Novi Voted 2nd Best City in Michigan.

Summary

If you are looking for a great place to live with top rated schools, consider giving Novi, Michigan a closer look. Novi’s amazing schools, low crime, and great shopping make this city one of the best Michigan has to offer.

If you have any questions about moving to Novi, please give our office a call. We would love to help you find your dream home.

248-348-7200

Independence Day Fun & Fireworks Law for Novi, Michigan

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Independence Day Fun & Fireworks Law for Novi, Michigan

Where can my family see a parade around Novi, Mi?

What does Novi’s law say about fireworks?

Independence Day is tomorrow and that means it is time to celebrate our freedoms and honor all those who have fought to protect us. Whether you are barbecuing with friends or having family come visit, there are a number of exciting events this weekend in and around Novi, Michigan.

Today, we are sharing about what you need to know about the Fourth of July in Novi, Michigan.

From good news about highway driving to where to see a parade, this article has the information you need to plan tomorrow’s activities. We will also be including what you need to know if you are planning to celebrate with fireworks.

Where to Find a 4th of July Parade

If you would like to see a traditional 4th of July parade, head over to downtown Northville for the Independence Day Parade. This parade features classic and vintage cars, a bike parade, a pet parade, Northville’s High School Band, and the Plymouth Fife and Drum Band.

This is the 15th parade Northville Community Foundation has hosted and this year’s theme is, “Celebrating America’s Heroes”. The entire parade is dedicated to our heroes.

The parade will start at 10:00 am with Northville High School students singing the National Anthem. DowntownNorthville.com has the parade route for you.

Construction Suspended in Michigan

There is great news for holiday travelers this weekend. According to the Novi Patch, the Michigan Department of Transportation will be suspending construction on 110 of the 145 statewide projects. While the projects have been suspended, there will still be some highways with only 1 lane open. 

For Oakland County, however, it is being reported that the highways will not have any restrictions. If you have family coming in from out of town or plan to leave town make sure to check out Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Website for live updates on what is ahead on the roads.

The construction suspension starts today at 4 pm and will continue until Monday, July 7th. 

Fireworks in Novi – What You Need to Know

In the past 3 years, Michigan’s law concerning fireworks has changed quite a bit.

2012: The Michigan Fireworks Safety Act was passed by the State Legislature. This has allowed more types of fireworks to be sold in Michigan including the following fireworks:

  • Bottle Rockets
  • Sparklers
  • Roman Candles
  • Snaps
  • Snakes
  • Poppers

2013: “The Common Sense Bill”, this has allowed local communities the right to regulate the time of day when fireworks can be discharged. This starts today, the day before a holiday and will continue until the day after a holiday.

According to the City of Novi, the discharge of fireworks between the hours of 8:00 am and 12:00 pm is strictly prohibited. This includes all major holidays except New Year’s Day when it changes to 1:00 am instead of 12:00 pm.

For more information on restrictions for private use and how to use fireworks safety, please visit the City of Novi’s Celebrate Safely By Practicing Firework Safety Tips from the Novi Police and Fire Department.

Summary

Independence Day is an annual celebration on July 4th that is filled with parades, fireworks and spending time with family and friends. From all of us at the Jamey Kramer Group, we would like to wish you a safe and happy Independence Day!

Fourth of July Weekend Events in Northville, Michigan

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Fourth of July Weekend Events in Northville, Michigan

When and where is the Northville 4th of July Parade?

When is Northville’s First Friday Experience this week?

This is quite the eventful weekend in Northville, Michigan. From celebrating Independence Day to summer events really taking off, you and your family will be able to enjoy something fun and entertaining.

Northville is a city with a small town feel and big city access. This weekend, Northville is in classic form with all the free events celebrating this year’s Independence Day.

Look through the following list of events to help plan your weekend.

  • First Thursday Experience
    Downtown Shops and Galleries
    July 3rd from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    This week, Northville's “First Friday Experience” will actually be on Thursday. You will enjoy the best that Northville has to offer in shopping, dining and artistic experience.

    Retailers will stay open late this Thursday to show off their products and offer special deals. For more information, please see: Enjoy Northville.
     
  • Northville Independence Day Parade
    Parade begins on the corner of Griswold and Main Street
    July 4th at 10:00 am


    This year, Northville’s Independence Day Parade with be held on the 4th of July. The parade is being hosted by the Northville Community Foundation and this year’s theme is Celebrating America’s Heroes. Heroes to be celebrated are those people we admire for “great or brave acts or fine qualities.” The parade will feature bands, vintage and classic cars, floats, characters and much more.

    The parade will start at 10:00 am sharp when students from Northville High School will sing the National Anthem at the corner of Griswold and Main Street. The parade will continue on Main Street to Rogers to Cady to Wing to Fairbrook St. and ends at Fairbrook and Center St.  For a downloadable map of the parade, please see: 4th of July Parade Route.
     
  • Mill Race Village Independence Day Activities
    215 Griswold
    Northville, MI
    July 4th, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


    If you are looking for activities after the Northville Independence Day Parade, Mill Race Village has that taken care of for you. At the Mill Race Village, you and your family will enjoy what Independence Day was like in the early 1900s. Bring a picnic lunch and explore the village.
     
  • Eclipse Base Ball
    Ford Field
    July 4th, Noon


    If the Mill Race Village isn’t where you want to spend lunch time, head over to Ford Field to watch Northville’s Eclipse Base Ball Club play base ball. Vintage base ball is considered a gentlemen’s sport with no swearing, no spitting, no sliding and no playing gloves as it was played in the 1860s.
     
  • Friday Night Concert
    Town Square
    7:00 pm


    After all of the day’s events, bring a lawn chair and head over to Northville’s Town Square and enjoy this week’s Rhythm and Blues music played by the Bugs Beddow Band. You can enjoy free Friday Night Concerts all summer long.
     
  • Sundays at Mill Race Village

    From now until October, be sure to put Mill Race Village on your list of things to do and see this summer. From 1 pm - 4 pm, the whole village is open to the public. Costumed guides will be present to tell you and your family all about the buildings and Northville’s past.

Summary

This weekend is full of family friendly events that are sure to entertain without breaking your budget. Come and enjoy all that Northville, Michigan has to offer while celebrating Independence Day.

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