5 Things You Need to Know Today — Nov. 18, 2012
Here's what is going on today around Plymouth and Canton.
Trivia: Where did the term "Black Friday," used to describe the busy shopping day after Thanksgiving, originate?
Yesterday's trivia answer: Liberty Street Brewing Company's Steamy Windows had a Valentine's Day release - Feb. 14. Fitting name for the beer, some might say.
5. Harvest Market today in Canton
Visit the Canton Harvest Market from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the barn at Preservation Park, 500 N. Ridge Road, in Canton. See what's new this week at the market.
4. Walk of Trees at Kellogg Park
Christmas trees decorated by local families, service clubs, groups and businesses will be ready for decorating and viewing in Kellogg Parkin downtown Plymouth starting today until Jan. 2
3. Small Business Saturday is in one week
Small Business Saturday is in one week. Be sure to tell us in the comments which local businesses you frequent the most.
If you're a business owner, be sure to list any Small Business Saturday specials in the comments section of our story on local business' deals.
2. Contribute to Patch and Gleaners virtual food drive!
Patch.com, through its 30 Michigan sites including Plymouth-Canton, launched an online food drive to raise $10,000 to feed area families. This is the first virtual food drive for the Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Patch is proud and honored to be their first partner. The drive has been extended from Nov. 17 to Nov. 24.
Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started!
1. Headed to the Lions games today or Thursday? Check out Liberty Street on tap
If you're headed to the Detroit Lions' games today or Thursday at Ford Field in Detroit, be sure to check out Plymouth's own Liberty Street Brewing Company, now on tap at the Michigan Craft House booth at the stadium. Check our story here for more details, including location within the stadium. Representatives from the brewery, located in Plymouth's Old Village, will be on hand to discuss their product.