Category: Community Events

Visit the Northville Victorian Festival this weekend!

Journey back through time to a simpler era with a visit to downtown Northville’s 22nd annual Victorian Festival on September 17-19. Experience the art, history, and romance of the 1800s amid Northville’s historic downtown district and tree-lined streets. The festival begins with the traditional parade on Friday at 6:30pm and continues throughout the weekend. The… Read more »

Livonia Civic Park Senior Center brings Detroit’s Statler Hotel back to life, Friday, September 17th12:30pm.

The guest speaker, Lucas McGrail will, once again, be at the Center to share the rich history of this landmark hotel. Mr. McGrail will have many artifacts and photographs for this outstanding lecture. The Statler, once located across from Grand Circus Park, was designed in the Georgian architectural style, with English Renaissance Revival roots evident…. Read more »

Experience the World’s Largest and Best, Free Jazz Festival!

The 31st Annual Detroit Jazz Fest will be held for the entire Labor Day holiday weekend. This event occupies two million square feet of downtown Detroit–from Hart Plaza on the riverfront, to the beautiful Campus Martius Park, just three blocks north. The festival will pay homage to six trailblazers of modern jazz–Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Miles… Read more »

Take a walk in the park and into the past…

[slideshow] Sunday, August 29, 2010, visit Greenmead Historical Park from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Enjoy a tour of the grounds, gardens and buildings. This city owned park serves as a legacy of Michigan’s agricultural heritage. The property was originally the 1820’s homestead of Michigan pioneer, Joshua Simmons. It includes the original farm complex, Historical Village, picnic… Read more »

See the Livonia Symphony Orchestra for free!

  The Livonia Parks and Recreation Department and the Livonia Arts Commission present their final performance in their Music from the Heart series. The Livonia Symphony Orchestra will perform on August 26th at 7:00 P.M., at the Parks & Recreation Center on Five Mile Road, just east of the Civic Center Complex. The concert is free… Read more »