Northville marks Victorian heritage
Sep. 15, 2016 PLYMOUTH EAGLE.
Plymouth Michigan News
The Northville Heritage Festival, formerly known as the Victorian Festival, is planned for this weekend throughout downtown Northville.
Sponsored this year by the Northville Chamber of Commerce, the Northville Heritage Festival celebrates the rich history and small town charm of the Northville community. The Heritage Festival provides an opportunity for residents of Northville, both past and present, to reminisce, enjoy and celebrate the community.
Events are planned over the two day event beginning with the 9 a.m. Friday participation of third grade students in Victorian- related activities throughout town.
The Victorian Saloon at the corner of Cady and Wing streets will be open from 5-11 p.m. Friday and The Shawn Riley Band will entertain from 7-9:30 p.m.
The non-profit and vendor booths will be open from 6-9 p.m. and one of the highlights of the weekend, the Victorian Parade will take place at 6:30 Friday.
Saturday events include the 8- 11 a.m. Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at the corner of Cady and Wind streets. Tickets are available at the door. The Maker Faire Car Show and Beer Tent will take place from 9-4 p.m. at The Village Workshop, 455 E. Cady St., behind the Northville Car Wash. Live music by Global Village will continue from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The non-profit and vendor booths will open at 11 a.m. along with the Kids Zone on West Main Street. The booths will close at 8 p.m. and the Kids Zone will remain open until 10 p.m.
Buildings at Mill Race Village will be open to the public from 1- 4 p.m. The historical village is located at 215 Griswold St. A vintage baseball game will begin at 1 p.m. at Ford Field.
The Varsity Lincoln Stage will feature a comedy juggling show from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and the Joel Tacey Show at 11:30 a.m. the Amazing Clark will perform at 1:15, 3:15 and 4:30 p.m. The Mind Tapped Street Theater troupe will perform at 2 and 4 p.m.
Farmer John’s Barnyard Express petting zoo will be open from noon until 5 p.m. Saturday on East Main Street, near Hutton Street.
Daily event Sunday, Sept. 18l will include a 10-11 a.m. church service at the saloon located at the corner of Cady and Wing streets as will the Kids Zone on West Main Street.
Kids games and food sales will take place at Mill Race Village from noon until 4 p.m. the historical site is located at 215 Griswold St. A Victorian Tea will be served at the village from noon until 4 p.m.
Duck Race will take place at Mill Race Village at 3:30 p.m.
The Varsity Lincoln Stage will feature comedy juggling from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and the Joel Tacey Show at 11:30 a.m. John Park will perform at 1 p.m. and The Amazing Clark will perform at 1:45 and again at 3 p.m. Mind Tapped Street Theater will entertain at 2:30 p.m.
Farmer John’s Barnyard Express petting zoo will be open from noon until 3 p.m. Sunday.
Gemini will perform at Town Square, on east Main Street near the downtown clock. At noon and 2 p.m. and Mind Tapped Street Theater will entertain at 1 p.m.
Photo: Northville Chamber of Commerce