Friday, November 23, 2012
Here are some local things to do to keep your family entertained this weekend.
Thanksgiving is over, but you still have relatives in town and you're looking for something to do. Patch is here to help! Here are some local places you can check out with the whole family to have a fun time:
Monday, November 12, 2012
Friday's lighted parade kicks off the holiday season in Northville.
The Northville Holiday Lighted Parade is back this year and begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. Highlights of the parade include bands, floats and local organizations. A tree lighting ceremony with carol singing will be held afterward in Town Square, where Santa will make an apperance. The parade route is the same as this past year, as follows: View a map of the parade route, above.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Post your pictures and tell us what you thought of the event.
The Great Lakes State Fair had inaugural showing at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi from Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Michigan had the very first state fair in the nation in 1849, but there hasn't been a fair here since 2009, when it was last held in Detroit. In addition to traditional state fair activities, such as competitions for best animals, vegetables and canned goods, the fair includes performances by the Shrine Circus and several local bands, a midway with carnival rides, games of chance and fair treats like elephant ears, corn dogs and cotton candy and a shopping area with products from Michigan-based vendors. Every day throughout the weekend, there are fun competitions such as hot dog and pie eating contests, watermelon seed spitting …
Here's all the information you need to know about the Great Lakes State Fair in Novi today through Labor Day.
The Great Lakes State Fair is here! The revamped Michigan State Fair runs this weekend in Novi. The fair is open 8 a.m. to midnight today through Sunday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday. Below is all of the information you need to know to plan your visit, including schedules for the midway rides, circus, contests and entertainment. Feel free to print this off to take it with you, and don't forget to come back to Patch to share your photos! The fair is being held at Suburban Collection Showplace, located at 46100 Grand River Avenue between Beck Road and Novi Road in Novi. If you're coming from outside of Novi, you can text the Beck Road or the Novi Road exit from I-96. Parking is available at the Showplace for $5. Al-inclusive tickets at the …