Christmas in Plymouth, tradition that warms hearts

Santa’s fire-truck arrival at Lake Pointe Village last Saturday


Dec. 7, 2014  PLYMOUTH VOICE.

Plymouth Michigan News


Penn Theater Christmas 2014The lights, the trees, and the friendly people who fill the streets surrounding beautiful Kellogg Park provide an awe inspiriting holiday experience.

The bright marque of the Penn Theater, shining on the town square, takes one back to streets of Bedford Falls, featured in Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

The awe of the Santa’s, the carolers, bell-ringers and brass band of the Salvation Army combined with voices of children laughing is emotionally rousing. This week is the start of the great holiday events.


Christmas in Plymouth Event

Christmas in Plymouth will take place from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 11 throughout downtown businesses in the community. There will be horse and carriage rides priced at $5 per person, live roving Christmas music provided by the Schoolcraft College five piece brass ensemble and carols sung by Evenin’ Gentlemen, a barbershop quartet. The event will conclude with a short community sing hosted by the BeckRidge Chorale. The event is open to the public at no cost.


Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony

Kellogg Park Dec. 14, 
7:00 PM-8:30 PM, 734-748-2514.


Ladies’ Night Before Christmas

Downtown Plymouth, Dec.18, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM


Community Carol Sing

Kellogg Park, Dec. 21, 
4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Christmas Carols in Kellogg Park 734-453-6464.


County Lightfest

The 21st annual Lightfest is now open. This year, several new displays have been added and the entire light show has been converted to energy efficient LED lights. The largest drive through light show in the Midwest, the Lightfest features more than 55 giant, animated holiday-themed displays. The Lightshow will continue through Dec. 31. It is closed on Christmas Day.


Museum exhibit

The Plymouth Historical Museum exhibit, Twas the Night Before Christmas, will continue through Jan. 11, 2015. The exhibit features several Christmas stories and movies from the past two centuries, including many family favorite classics in vignettes and displays.

Santa will visit the museum every Saturday The museum is located at 155 S. Main St.. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students ages 6-17. For more information, call (734) 455-8940.


Crafty Elves visit workshop

The Plymouth Historical Museum will host the Crafty Elves Workshop for children 5-11-years- old at1,2 and 3p.m. Dec.14. Tickets are $10 per child and reservations are required as space is limited. Craft examples include ornaments, gift cards and stockings. To register, call (734) 455-8940.


Simply Dickens visits museum

The Plymouth Historical Museum will host the vocal group, Simply Dickens, who will perform old world Christmas carols at 7 p.m. Dec. 10. The show focuses on music of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 if purchased at the door. Tickets can be purchased on line at


Pops with the Phil

The Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth will be the site of two festive yuletide pops concerts featuring many traditional holiday favorites.

Concerts are planned for 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Penn Theatre, across from Kellogg Park in the heart of the city. For ticket price information call (734) 451-2112.


Plymouth Voice.




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