Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Here's what you need to know about the Independence Day parade.
Headed to the Fourth of July parade in downtown Northville? Here's some information that might be helpful. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and usually lasts around an hour. This year's theme is "Let Freedom Ring!" St. Mary Mercy Hospital sponsors the event, which is hosted by the Northville Community Foundation. The parade features the following: Note that the parade route has changed this year to avoid summer construction on Main and Rogers streets. To bypass roadwork, the parade will not go down Main Street west of Wing and will not go down Rogers. The new route is as follows: The city police department has outlined street closures and a recommended route. The map is viewable on Google maps by clicking here. As Northville Patch blogger Tom …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Here are some of the fireworks displays coming up this week.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Although there will be no Fourth of July fireworks displays in Northville, there are plenty of places to catch them in Southeast Michigan - some near, some far. Here are a few of the displays going on in Wayne and Oakland counties this week: On July 3, watch the sky light up with fireworks in Plymouth Township. The display will be held at Township Park at 46640 Ann Arbor Trail. The show starts at 10:15 p.m. A fireworks display will be held as part of the Westland Summer Festival on July 4. The event kicks off at dusk from the Westland City Hall grounds, located at 36601 Ford Rd. A display will be held at 10:05 p.m. at the Rackham Golf Course in Huntington Woods. The golf course is located at 10100 West Ten Mile Rd. On July 3, catch …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Due to construction, the parade route will change this year.
The Northville Community Foundation, which holds the Fourth of July Parade, has announced changes to the parade route. The changes were approved Monday night by Northville's city council. The new route has been developed to avoid summer construction on Main and Rogers streets. It will start on Griswold Street at Northville Downs. The parade will not go down Main Street west of Wing and will not go down Rogers to bypass road work. The Foundation asks that residents "Please tell all of your friends and neighbors." The route for 2012 will be:
Monday, July 4, 2011
1876 Centennial commemoration was among community's most notable.
There is no place I would rather be on the Fourth of July than my hometown. That surge of patriotic fervor hits the moment the flags are placed on the downtown lampposts. For as long as we have lived in Northville, the Fourth of July celebration has defined the history and tradition of our close-knit community. It is Northville at its best. Our Fourth of July Parade is among the most spirited anywhere. It is no wonder that parade watchers put out their chairs and blankets along Main Street to reserve spots the day before the parade. Good viewing downtown is hard to come by. Once the parade is over, activities at historic Mill Race Village kick into high gear. It is the perfect setting for paying homage to our nation’s history as well as …
People fill Plymouth Township Park for Plymouth's Fourth of July fireworks celebration.
Plymouth Township Park was the place to be Sunday evening as Plymouth celebrated its annual fireworks show. A large crowd turned out for the event, forcing parking to overflow into the triangle-shaped grass lot at Beck and Powell Roads. The show started at about 10:15 p.m. and lasted a little more than a half-hour.
Friday, July 1, 2011
A Patch photographer gives advice on capturing the sparkle in the sky.
Capturing fireworks on camera is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Here is a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. Equipment needed: Have a fireworks photo to share? Upload it to our Pics & Clips gallery on Patch!