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Northville and South Lyon, Michigan Weekend Events

by The Jamey Kramer Group

The weather forecast is reporting that this coming weekend is going to be beautiful in Northville and South Lyon, Michigan. Spring weather is finally here with temperatures forecast to be in the mid-70s with mostly to partly cloudy skies. This is the type of weather we have all been waiting for. Make sure you take full advantage of this weekend by checking out the following events.

Weekend Events for Northville and South Lyon

South Lyon’s Ladies Night Out

  • April 30, 2015
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Downtown South Lyon

While according to we won’t be enjoying the sunny weather until Friday, the weekend begins tonight with Ladies Night Out in Downtown South Lyon. South Lyon has a charming downtown and tonight is a perfect time to get out for a night of sales and specials.

According to the Hometownlife, when you visit each of the participating businesses, you will be able to enter for a chance to win a gift basket valued at $250.

Here is a list of the participating business:

  • Co. Reutter Salon & Menagerie - 116 N. Lafayette, Suite A
  • The Corner Cafe - 101 S. Lafayette
  • Divine Power Yoga - 105 N. Lafayette, Suite 100
  • Flooring Your Way & More - 116 N. Lafayette, Suite B
  • Glazy Days - 101 S. Lafayette
  • Grande Trunke Home - 105 N. Lafayette
  • Lake Street Tavern - 127 E. Lake
  • Lyon Book Den - 116 E. Lake
  • Modelle 227 - 110 S. Wells
  • Polish Pottery & Beyond - 131 N. Lafayette
  • The South Lyon Hotel - 201 N. Lafayette
  • Scrooge & Barley - 336 S. Lafayette
  • South Lyon Resale Shoppe - 120 E. Lake
  • Tracey Hill Photography - 125 W. Lake

For more information, please call Marilyn Smith at 248-437-9642 or Cheryl Wickham at 248-437-5055.

First Friday Experience

  • May 1, 2015
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Downtown Northville’s Art Galleries, Shops, and Restaurants

One great way to experience the city of Northville, Michigan is to participate in their monthly First Friday Experience. On the first Friday of every month, shops stay open late and serve refreshments, the galleries showcase special exhibits, and special deals are offered to the First Friday shoppers.

According to the City of Northville’s website, the following are some of the participating galleries,

Dancing Eye Gallery

  • 101 N. Center
  • (248) 449-7086
  • Website

Northville Art House

  • 215 W. Cady
  • (248) 344-0497
  • Website

Northville Gallery

  • 123 E. Main
  • (248) 465-9630

Starring "The Gallery"

  • 118 W. Main
  • (248) 347-1642
  • Website

Tiffany Art Glass

  • 121 E. Main (2nd floor)
  • (248) 349-2777
  • Website

The Urban Pearl

  • 120 East Main
  • 248-773-7390
  • Website

Derby Daze

  • May 2, 2015
  • 12:00 pm- 7:00 pm
  • Northville Downs
  • 301 S. Center Street, Northville
  • Free Event
  • Ages: 18 and up only

Dr. Don from 99.5 WYCD will be hosting this Saturday’s Derby Daze. According to the City of Northville’s website, the Derby Daze is the best Kentucky Derby party on the infield at the Northville Downs.

Wear your favorite hat, drink a Mint Julep, listen to live music, and don’t forget to place your bets on your favorite horse.


Whatever you chose to do this weekend, we hope you enjoy the beautiful weather coming your way.

Are you looking for something to do in the Novi area this weekend? Please check out Weekend Events in Novi, Michigan April-May 2015.



Annual Guide to Gardening in the Northville, Novi, and South Lyon Area

by The Jamey Kramer Group

First impressions are important. They set a tone, good or bad. The curb appeal of your home sets a tone. Whether or not you are trying to attract a buyer, these gardening tips will tell you what you need to know to set a fantastic tone for your home’s curb appeal.

You will find tips on when and what to plant, how to care for your yard during the winter, and so much more. Every month is tailored specifically for the Northville, Novi, and South Lyon area.

Your Annual Gardening Guide

January Gardening Tips

When you visit the article above, you will not only find gardening tips, but you will also find tips for winter lawn care, heavy snow, and protecting your landscape during winter months. You will even see information on how to recycle your Christmas tree.

February Gardening Tips

Gardening in February means thinking of spring. You will learn that you can start some flowers indoors in the month of February. Find out more by visiting the article above.

March Gardening Tips

As the temperatures get warmer there is a lot to get done in the garden. Your March check list should include items like dividing perennials, vegetable planting, and how to take care of your lawn.

April Gardening Tips

Find out when you should plant your favorite vegetables this spring and how The Old Farmer’s Almanac recommends caring for any dead spots in your grass.

May Gardening Tips

This article provides you with what you need to know to boost your home’s curb appeal. You will find ideas from planting flowers to add some color, adding mulch near your trees, and much more.

June Gardening Tips

Not sure how short to cut your grass or how much to water your plants? As the temperatures get warmer, don’t miss out on tips and tricks to keep your yard looking fantastic.

July Gardening Tips

In this July article, we dive deep into tips and tricks on keeping your lawn looking gorgeous even when you have watering restrictions in your area.

August Gardening Tips

August is the time to start thinking fall and for planning your fall garden. This article is full of tips like when to plant trees, shrubs, and perennials, and what flowers will add a special touch while also being low maintenance.

September Gardening Tips

In this article, you will find 11 tips on how to prepare your landscape for fall. These tips cover everything from planting spring bulbs to lawn care and much more.

October Gardening Tips

October in Michigan means a fall clean up, more planting, harvesting, and even more gardening tips. Don’t miss out on these important tips by visiting this article.

November Gardening Tips

Make sure your garden, lawn, and landscape are ready for the long winter months. Check out this article and add these 10 to-dos to your gardening check list.

December Gardening Tips

This article has helpful tips including:

  • Christmas Tree Tips - From selecting to care for your Christmas Tree
  • Snow and Ice Tips
  • Backyard Gardening Maintenance Tips


From protecting your lawn in the cold winter months to tips on watering your lawn in the summer’s heat, this annual guide has been prepared for the Northville, Novi and South Lyon area. Knowing what to do each month will help you on your way to creating an attractive landscape and garden that will make your home’s curb appeal sparkle.


If you love fresh fruits and vegetables, but do not want to grow them yourself, make sure to check out the any of the Farmer’s Markets in Northville, Novi, and South Lyon.



Farmer's Markets in Northville, Novi, and South Lyon

by The Jamey Kramer Group

Are you looking to buy local fruits and vegetables this spring and summer?

There are many great things about fresh local fruits and vegetables. There is a pride that comes with buying local, and for some reason, the food always tastes better.

Since spring is here, we wanted to take some time to share where the local farmer’s markets are, when they will be open, and how to get there. In the Novi, Northville, and South Lyon area, we are very fortunate to have three local farmer's markets.

Our Local Farmer’s Markets

Novi Winter Farmer’s Market

  • April 4th and April 18th, 2015
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Novi Civic Center
  • 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI

Due to popular demand, the Novi Farmer’s Market was extended all winter long. These next two dates, April 4th and April 18th are the last of the Winter Farmer’s Market.

This winter market showcases Michigan made products and Michigan grown food. This Saturday and on the 18th, you will find food, decor, and unique gifts.

Novi All Season Market

  • Saturdays, May 2nd - October 24th 2015
  • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Novi Civic Center
  • 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI
  • Wednesdays, June 17 - October 21st
  • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • MSU Tollgate Education Center and Farm
  • 28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI

It’s time to mark the Novi All Season Market’s opening day on your calendars. Make sure to like The Novi Farmer’s Market on Facebook for updates, tips, recipes and much more.

There are two locations and two options for your farmer market needs this year. Make sure to check them both out this summer.

The Northville Farmer’s Market

  • Thursday, May 7th - October 29th, 2015
  • 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Northville Downs Parking Lot
  • Northwest Corner of 7 Mile and Sheldon Rd., Northville, MI

In only one month, the Northville Farmer’s Market will open. This farmer’s market boats over 75 stalls of Michigan grown and Michigan made products. These products include bread, local honey, flowering shrubs, produce, jewelry, crafters, furniture, vegetables, seasonal berries, and much more.

From 9:00 am to 12:00 pm there will be master gardeners on site and starting in June, chefs will be at the market starting at 10:00 am.

The South Lyon Farmer’s Market

  • Saturday, May 2nd - October 24th, 2015
  • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Parking lot on the northwest corner of Pontiac Trail and Liberty Sweet
  • Direct adjacent to Sweetwater Bar and Grill
  • Across the street from the Post Office

Buy directly from the people who grow your fruits and vegetables. Learn how they were grown and different cooking methods at the South Lyon Farmer’s Market.


The great thing about living in the Novi, Northville, and South Lyon areas is that there are great opportunities with three different farmer’s markets that provide local produce and products.

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