NORTHVILLE TIMES ... Buy Michigan; buy local; and buy art! If you are look-ing for something unique
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Calendar of Events
November 4 First Friday Experience 11 Girl‘s Night Out 13 Christmas Tea 18 Holiday Lighted Parade 19-20 Greens Market 19-20 Holiday Home Tour 18 Holiday Movie at the Marquis
December 2 First Friday Experience 3 All-A-Glow Illumination for Education 3 Children‘s Christmas Workshop 9 Motown Memories Concert 9-11 Tinsel & Treasures 11 Christmas in the Village 31 Northvil le Nite-Family NYE Party
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NORTHVILLE TIMES Time to Play with us. Time to Shop with us. Time to Dine with us.
Northville Downtown Development Authority ~ 215 West Main Street
Tel: 248-349-0345 Fax: 248-305-9049
Movies at the Marquis 2012
They‘re back…….a whole new line-up of your favorites flicks! Beginning January 14th and going through March 17th, the 2012 Movies at the Marquis series will be shown on Saturday nights at 7:30p.m. This is more than just the shows. Pre-movie fun is scheduled around each date, sometimes hosted in the ticket sponsors place of business, sometimes at the Theatre too. Give-aways, raffles, movie trivia and of course, ten of your all time favorite shows from the 50‘s, 60‘s and 70‘s. Tickets will be available at the movie ticket sponsor locations two weeks prior to each show. Cost is $3 in advance, $5 at the door of the Marquis on event night. Come and join us Downtown for dinner, shopping and then a movie each Saturday….a great way to spend a winter evening.
Girl’s Night Out
Friday, November 11th
Gather your BFFs and hit the town! Shop our eclectic mix of stores and for every purchase you make you‘ll earn a raffle ticket to win red hot prizes. Each shop or restaurant will have it‘s own specials, give-aways and raffle prizes. Grand Prize is a 14k White Gold and Diamond Circle Journey Pendant valued at $1,750.00 from Orin Jewelers. The winner of the necklace will be drawn at 2pm on Saturday, November 12th. It is not necessary to be present to win. Shopping, cocktails, yummy food, give-aways and the chance to win diamonds….sounds awfully fun! See you on 11-11-11!!! Participating Merchants– Orin Jewelers, Van Dam‘s, Starring the Gallery, Limelight Empo- rium, gg Boutique, Gardenviews, Rock on Main, Sincerely Yours, State of Mind, Moon and Me, Northville Gallery, The UPS Store, Edward‘s Café, Pear-aphernalia, Bee‘s Knees, Goody 2 Shoes and the Northville Art House. This event is sponsored by the NCBA.
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First Friday Experience November 4 December 2 Take a peek at what’s in store….. The First Friday Experience takes place all year long from 6:00 - 9:00pm with artists featured at many of the galleries. Complimentary hors d‘ oeuvres and beverages are generally available while you browse or shop. The First Friday Experience is not just for gallery lov- ers. In addition to of our art galleries, many of our shops are also staying open - some of which will also have a special event going on and others will simply have their welcome mat out.
First Friday Art Walk Exhibits These galleries and shops will feature some interest- ing art, music and specials for you! Starring the Gallery ~ November 5 118 W. Main 248-347-1642 www.starringthegallery.com The holidays will be here before you know it; and we‘re ready to help! "The Gallery's" kickoff to the 2011 holidays is November 11th when we will be ready to show off our holiday attire during Northville's annual Girls' Night Out. We'll be stocked with every- thing you need to make your holiday a little bit easier - from entertaining guests to decorating your home to finding the perfect gift for that someone special. Join us on Friday evening, November 4th, during our monthly First Friday Experience with an opportunity to meet our featured artist Jim Ritchie and gather ideas for holiday gift giving. Bring your friends and make a night of it.
Artist State- ment: Jim Ritchie A native of Northville, Michigan, I am a self-taught photographer. My work is a visual expres- sion of my in-
terest in and appreciation of the art of automotive de- sign; landscapes; and historic architecture, subjects
and events. My photographs have been published on the cover of the book BODIE: The Mines Are Looking Well... by Michael H. Piatt, in calendars, appeared on soda la- bels, and illustrated newspaper articles and web sites across the country and around the world.
While I have used both film and digital cam- eras, all photo- graphs are proc- essed in the digi- tal darkroom. The decision to convert to digital processing and printing was made because it
provides complete quality control, and is efficient due to minimal setup time. There is no expensive lab equipment to maintain, nor any toxic chemicals to clean up or dispose of. Images are only adjusted to produce the best exposure, color, contrast, and crop- ping. Some subjects, though, are candidates for fur- ther interpretation, and may be converted to black & white, duotones, and / or artistically rendered using digital tools. Please visit our website, www.starringthegallery.com for additional images of Jim Ritchie‘s photographs.
We look forward to seeing you on November 4th at the next First Friday Experience.
Starring “The Gallery” - pARTicipate in a unique shopping experience
LimeLight Emporium 133 West Main Street, Suite 261 248 773 5280 New art studio in Northville Square!!! Recently opened in Northville, Limelight Emporium is home to several artists under one roof. Stroll the gal- lery and see the very different expressions of art ...all by local artists. For the upcoming First Friday Experi- ence, Limelight will be open late (like many shops in Northville Square) and will feature unique items that make perfect Holiday gifts...there is truly something for everyone on your list. Come and browse our fine se- lection of local merchandise. You won‘t be disap- pointed. (More on First Friday Experience on page 8)
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First Friday Experience (cont.)
The Northville Art House 215 W. Cady 248-344-0497 www.northvillearts.org Buy Michigan; buy local; and buy art! If you are look- ing for something unique for your gift giving (and re- ceiving!) this holiday season, stop by the Art House. Hand-crafted work in painting, printmaking, glass, mo- saic, fiber, photography, jewelry and mixed media will be for sale by well-known local artists, including Kim Bearden, George Bochnig, Barb Buchanan, Alan Casadei, Nancy Cassel, Janice Degen, Barbara Dem- gen, Kathy Eaton, Took Gallagher, Mary Kernahan, Peggy Kerwan, Mary Keys, Deb Kolar, Galina Koriduzki, Andrea Lang, Lisa Mancos, Liz Messer, Carla Morabito, Judith Waterman, Donna Weber, Jes- sica Woodard, Julie Woodard, Myriam Zamor, Shadia Zayed, and Marga Zieger. These artists have been asked to supply unique items especially priced for holiday gift giving! The opening reception for the 7
th annual Holiday Show is Friday,
November 4 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial. Enjoy shopping and refresh- ments during Northville‘s traditional First Friday Ex- perience and get a jump start on your holiday pur- chases! There will also be a used book sale in the lower level gallery this night. Proceeds will benefit both the Friends of the Northville Library and the Northville Art House.
Calling all Girls! The Northville Art House will partici- pate in Northville‘s ―Girls Night Out‖ on Friday, November 11, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Begin your eve- ning at the Art House with your girlfriends as you shop the Holiday Art Market while enjoying libations and refreshments. Art House instructor, Julie Woodard, will be hosting a free craft workshop during this evening‘s event in our lower level classroom. Free massages by Nancy Cassel of Trager Massage will also add to the ambiance, making this a night that you won‘t want to miss!
Our Holiday Art Market will continue through Decem- ber 10 with additional special activities held on Friday, December 2, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. during Northville‘s enchanting Candlelight Walk. On this First Friday in December, we will draw the winners for our several raffle baskets of merchandise and coupons from local businesses currently on display. Tickets may be pur- chased up until 8:00pm this night. Come for refresh- ments, shopping and surprises!
Regular Art House hours for the Holiday Art Market are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 5:00 p.m. On First Fridays only in November and December, hours are
1-9:00 p.m. Below are examples of some of the unique gifts at the Holiday Show at The Art House.
Holiday Lighted Parade November 18 Ring in the Holiday season with the annual Holiday Lighted Parade in Downtown Northville, the official kick-off to Northville‘s Hometown Holidays. Get in the spirit as the lighted parade sets downtown all aglow. Parade begins at 6:30p.m. Contact: Chamber of Commerce 248-349-7640
Northville Community Foundation’s Holiday Home Tour November 18-19 Don‘t shop for holiday décor until you attend this spec- tacular annual tour. You‘ll