Are you making your summer plans?

Would you like to buy your produce locally this summer?

Summer is right around the corner, and it is time to start making your summer plans. Every Thursday on the Jamey Kramer Group blog, I will be posting local events that you won’t want to miss. Make sure you come back every week to help schedule your weekend and summer plans.

Here are the upcoming Novi, MI events that you will want to make note of:

MSU Tollgate Spring Plant Sale

  • Saturday, June 6, 2015
  • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • MSU Tollgate Education Farm Center
  • 28115 Meadowbrook Road
  • Free Event

If you are looking for some ideas for spring planting, you do not want to miss the MSU Tollgate Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, June 6. Not only will there be a variety of plants to choose from, but there will also be Master Gardeners on-hand to assist with any garden related questions that you may have.

According to the City of Novi’s website, the Tollgate Plant Sale is also a fund raising event. Many of the plants are donated by volunteers. The event is raising money for the development and maintenance of the Tollgate gardens.

For any questions or for more information, please contact Roy Prentice at 248-347-3860, ext. 251. or prentic1@msu.edu.

Novi All Seasons Market

  • Saturdays, May 2 - October 24, 2015
  • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Novi Civic Center Campus
  • 45175 W 10 Mile Rd,
  • Novi, MI 48375
  • 248-347-0400

On the City of Novi’s website, you can find some of the benefits of shopping at a Farmers’ Market. Benefits include:

  • Buying the freshest food possible.
  • Meeting the farmer that grew the food.
  • Reducing environmental impact and cost.
  • Purchasing food from the source.

Every Saturday, from May through October, you can stop by the Novi Farmer’s Market from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Ladies Lunch Bunch

  • Thursday, June 11, 2015
  • 1:00 pm
  • Steven and Rocky’s
  • 43150 Grand River Ave
  • Age: 50+

The Ladies Lunch Bunch is a great event if you are looking to meet some new friends, try out some new local restaurants, and eat some delicious food.

The City of Novi’s website reports that this group meets once a month. The following are the dates, times, and locations for the next 3 meetings.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

  • 1:00 pm
  • Steven and Rocky’s
  • 43150 Grand River Ave
  • Novi, MI

Thursday, July 16, 2015

  • 1:00 pm
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • 48020 Grand River Ave.
  • Novi, MI

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • 1:00 pm
  • Genetti’s
  • 108 E. Main St.
  • Northville, Mi

2015 Wonderful Wednesdays

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015
  • 10:00 am
  • Fuerst Park
  • 5175 10 Mile Rd
  • Novi, Michigan

As you start planning your summer events, make sure to include this year’s Wonderful Wednesdays at Fuerst Park. This is a free event for the kiddos.
 

According to the City of Novi, the entertainment typically includes singers, magic shows, jugglers, puppet shows, and more. The show usually lasts for 45 minutes to an hour.

Here is the list of entertainers scheduled for this summer:

  • June 17 - Gemini / Music Duo
  • June 24 - "Jo Jo Fish" Pupet Show / The Amazing Clark
  • July 8 - Crazy Craig / Juggler
  • July 15 - Cupcakeasaurus / Music Duo
  • July 22 - The Laugh Factory / Scheer Genius
  • July 29 - Tom Plunkard / Magician
  • August 5 - The Merry Music Maker / Musical entertainment
  • August 12 - The Music Lady / Beverly Meyer

Take Away

If you are looking for some amazing summer events in the Novi, Michigan, you will not be disappointed. From the MSU Tollgate Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, June 6, to Novi’s Wonderful Wednesdays, there is something for all ages.