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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Oct. 13, 2012

Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: In keeping with the baseball theme this week — How many playoff series have the Detroit Tigers won under manager Jim Leyland's tutelage? 

Yesterday's trivia answer: On Oct. 7, 2011, Chris Carpenter pitched a complete-game, 3-hit shutout to carry the St. Louis Cardinals to narrow 1-0 victory in the National League Division Series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

5. Plymouth Farmers Market is today

Grab some fresh produce today at the Plymouth Farmers Market, running from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today at the Gathering Pavilion in downtown Plymouth.

4. Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff is Sunday

The Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff is 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday in Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth. Stop by to sample some chili and catch a glimpse of plenty of motorcycles. Awards are announced at 5 p.m. — we'll see if Plymouth-Canton Patch reader Tom Pardikes takes home top prize for his acclaimed chili! 

3. Scarecrows in Kellogg Park

Twenty-nine scarecrows are up in Kellogg Park.  Groups, businesses and families build and decorate a scarecrow in Kellogg Park to be on display through Halloween. Take a walk down Main Street to see them and look for our very own Patch scarecrow!

2. Show your P-CEP school spirit

Plymouth beat Canton on Friday night, but don't let that be the lone factor in deciding bragging rights! We're running a photo competition to show school spirit between Plymouth, Canton and Salem that will run through Canton-Salem's Oct. 19 game. Upload photos showing school spirit for bragging rights!

1. Plymouth Whalers pink out for breast cancer awareness

Real men dye their hair pink! Don't miss the 5th annual Pink Out OHL hockey game when the Plymouth Whalers take on the Soo Greyhounds at 7 p.m. at Compuware Area. All proceeds from in-game fundraisers, jersey auctions and more benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute! Tickets still on sale just $12. Don't forget to get your Pink On!

Kristofer T Dusbiber October 13, 2012 at 01:46 PM
they won 4 series total, all against the New York Yankees and Oakland A's.

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