New Year's Jubilee - 2007-11-20 08:29:04
At First United Methodist Church:
Detroit singer-songwriter Kitty Donohoe 9 p.m.-midnight
Acoustic folk music by multi-instrumental virtuoso David Mosher 9 p.m.-midnight.

At First Presbyterian Church:
fire performance-art,7-7:30 p.m.,
and the TNC Players comedy troupe, 8:45-9:30 p.m.

At First Presbyterian Church:
childrenís music by the popular local acoustic duo Gemini 7:30-8:30 p.m.,
and local drummer Lori Fithian 8:15-9 p.m.

At St. Lukes:
classical guitar by Joseph Pratt 7-10 p.m.

At Bombadillís:
Celtic Harp and friends 7-10 p.m.

In Depot Town:
a Countdown to 2008 starts at 11:45 p.m. at the clock.

Other businesses that are open for perusal from 7-10 p.m.:
Gordonís Five and Dime, World of Rocks, the Rocket, the Firehouse Museum, Automotive Heritage Museum.

(Schedule subject to change).
Depot Town Events - 2007-11-20 08:42:32
Every Saturday Lessons Available Dennis's Music Openings for Saturday lessons 2007/2008 season for guitar, Acoustic, Electric, Bass. Clarinet, Saxophone and voice lessons offered as well.

Month of November Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert specials Queen of Hearts Pastries has many scrumptious holiday desserts available. Stop in or check out our website at

Holiday Turkeys and more Ypsilanti Food Coop have Free Range Turkey available for Christmas. Please pre order by dropping by the store, letting us know the size and pay a $10.00 deposit. We also have available from our deli traditional side dishes, party dips and spreads. From the bakery hand-made desserts and holiday cheese balls. Check out our Holiday brochure at the store to see the selections. 312 N. River, 734-483-1354

November 22nd Thanksgiving

November 30th, 6 pm Depot Town Moonlight Madness and Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa The event kicks off at 6 pm with the Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Signal Tower. The Ypsilanti Chamber Singers will lead everyone in song and Santa Claus will light the tree. At 6:30 stores will open their doors for late night shopping with specials through out the evening. Most stores and eateries stay open until midnight.

December 1st Depot Town Winterfest Christmas Window Judging An impartial Jury will give an award for best Railroad theme Christmas window.

December 1st, 9 p.m. Sticks Pool & Pub Theme Night Santa's Little Helpers Those who dress for the occasion receive 20% off their tab.

December 2nd, Sunday, 9 p.m. Sticks Pool & Pub Stoo's Karaoke

December 8th, 12 pm to 4 pm Frenchie's, Gordon's and Enchanted Florist Santas Red Carpet Event Pre-registration required at Enchanted Florist 734.547.9230 for Breakfast with Santa. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at a Dr. Seuss themed Breakfast at Frenchie's, followed by a free exclusive photo shoot with Santa at Enchanted Florist. Bring Donations, New Blankets or Nonperishable foods, for SOS and Blanket Express. Free photos with Santa for everyone at Enchanted Florist. Write a letter to Santa at Gordon's Five and Dime. Come for a fun filled day and stay for the great shops in Depot Town.

December 9th, Sunday, 4-6 p.m. Cafe Luwak Stuff Your Stocking Night We will be hosting Ypsilanti's second annual Stuff Your Stocking Night. Get a stocking for $2 (seven styles to choose from) and fill it with lovely yet inexpensive items from seven nearby Depot Town stores: Christmas ornaments, old-timey candy, mini-maracas, Ypsi-themed note cards, and organic treats--all under $5! You will leave with a finished, gift-wrapped stocking.. We will gift-wrap your choices for free! There is free parking too, in the adjacent Farmers Market lot, and plenty of Depot Town cafes and bars for refreshments. Buy local.

Dec 9th Gordon's Five and Dime Toys for Tots will be picked up by the Marines.

Dec 15th 10 am to 6 pm Gordon's Five & Dime Decorate Gingerbread Men Come to Gordon's Five & Dime and get your traditional Gingerbread Men, baked by the Queen of Hearts, Decorate with a variety of Gordon's Five & Dime candies. Join the fun for just one dollar!

Depot Town Association no meeting in December.

Get the Depot Town Rag here For new ads, E-mail ([email protected]) Fee is $250.00 for Depot Town members and $300.00 for non-members per calendar year. Monthly Ads will be based on the non-member rate.

COMING EVENTS December 31, 2007 New Year's Jubilee Time is 7pm-1am Several historic buildings, churches and museums host entertainment in and around Depot Town and Downtown Ypsilanti. One price admits visitors to all events throughout the evening. Adults $20 Children 5 and under Free. Children 6-16 $5.00.

ANNOUNCEMENT January 24th, 2008 City of Ypsilanti Citizens Police Academy What's it like to be an Ypsilanti police officer? What skills and training would you need? Find out by joining us this winter for the 12th annual Citizen's Police Academy. This free exciting program starts in January 2008. You're eligible if you are a citizen or community leader who lives or works in the City of Ypsilanti. Submit your enrollment application today. In partnership with the Friends of the Ypsilanti Police Department, this program simulates a basic police academy from which all police officers must have graduated. Our Academy is a 30-hour program spread over 10 consecutive weeks. Classes are held on Thursdays in the evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Taught by our officers and command staff. For more information, contact Sgt. Amy Walker, 483-8777.


November 23rd thru 30th, 11am thru 7pm World of Rocks Day after Thanksgiving Sales 42 N. Huron Street, just South of Depot Town. Up to 50% off Sale - Back Room Print this out and use as coupon good 11/23 thru 11/30 for 20% off any one rock Item or strand of Beads.

December 1st, Saturday, noon to midnight Winter Shadow Art Fair Corner Brewery corner of Norris and E Forest Buy Indie in Ypsi! Find unique and wonderful gifts made and sold by local independent artists, and drink great beer while you shop. Must be 21 or accompanied by a parent.

December 1st Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m Christmas Bazaar St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 120 North Huron, Ypsilanti

December 1 -- 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm December 2 -- Noon - 4 pm. Heritage Holidays & Home Tour in Ypsilanti The Annual Historic Home Tour is an event that showcases many of the architectural treasures tucked into the neighborhoods of Ypsilanti. Tour goers will have the unique opportunity explore turn of the century homes, each of which has been lovingly restored and reserved. Come experience the rich historic heritage of Ypsilanti. Saturday tickets are $40 which includes appetizers and desserts. Sunday tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20 the day of. For full details and a schedule of events, call the Ypsilanti Convention and Visitors Bureau at 734-483-4444. go to www. . Tickets also sold at Nelson Amos Studio, 9 E. Cross, 734.484.2787

December 6-9 & 13-15 Riverside Arts The Butler Did It presented by PTD Productions. Again by Tim Kelly. Performances Thursday through Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM. Please see their website at for details.

December 7th thru 9th Riverside Arts Holiday Art Fair. Looking for a unique holiday gift? Find artful treasures for the special people on your list this holiday season at the Riverside Gallery's first annual Juried Holiday Art Fair. Choose from a wonderful selection of paintings, drawing, prints, photographs, sculptures, woodworking, and ceramics. Browse works by favorite artists from previous Riverside shows, or discover the talents of artists new to Riverside. The Holiday Art Fair is a fund raiser to support the non-profit Riverside Gallery, so every purchase helps support the Gallery's programs and exhibits. Hours: Friday & Saturday, December 7 & 8, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and Sunday, December 9, 12:00 to 5:00 PM.

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