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Annual Alley Sale

Come join us for our Annual Alley Sale in Downtown Howell. All your favorite stores from the alley district will be there for the sale of the summer! Make sure your wallets for full and ready to be used.

Poetry on the Patio

Our open mic poetry night returns Friday, August 19th at 7 on our patio!! Anyone high school age or older is invited to share a poem or two. Even if you prefer to just listen – please come! The evening will be hosted by local poet Isabella Mansfield who helps to curate a safe and …more


Historical Mystery Author Talk

Join us as we welcome three Michigan authors to the bookshop! Colleen Cambridge, Diane Freeman, and Darcie Wilde will be discussing their books, inspirations, writing process, and more, then will be available for book signings and conversation until 2:00. Please make a plan to come listen and meet these three mystery authors.

Heavenly Scent Herb Farm’s Summer Faire

Our 34th annual Summer Faire. We have 50 artisans outside under a tent. We have a shoppe and gardens to tour. Hours are August 27 from 10 to 5 and August 28 from 11 to 4 We will offer a variety of drinks and ice cream from Missy Hits Home Made Ice Cream.

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7 Top Instagram Worthy Spots in The Brighton Howell Area

One of the best parts of taking a trip is being able to share the photos with your friends and families. However, getting those perfect Instagram shots can be tricky. That’s why we’ve put this list together for your next Brighton-Howell Area trip to cultivate your feed with the perfect photos at some of the …more

Friends of the Library Melon Fest Book Sale

For Members Only. The Friends of the Library will be selling memberships and doing renewals at the door. Most hardcovers are $1.00, most paperbacks are only $.50, and all children’s books are only $.25. Special pricing on current books.

Under the Radar – Book Signing

Come meet Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman of the PBS Television show “Under The Radar Michigan” on September 13, 6:30pm-8pm at 2 Dandelions Bookshop in Brighton! They’ll be signing books and taking pictures with fans. All THREE books “The First 50, The Next 50, and Another 50,” will be available for purchase. About the books: …more

5 Spots to Beat The Heat in The Brighton Howell Area

As summer is officially in full swing here in southeast Michigan, you might be looking for a way to cool off in this summertime heat. Luckily, the Brighton Howell area is loaded with 13 public beaches to cool yourself off. So lather on that sunscreen, pack your beach towels, and check out these 5 spots …more

vet fest

Vet Fest

Vet Fest is Michigan’s largest veteran engagement event of the year drawing in several thousand veterans and family members from all around the state. Vet Fest is a free event for all active duty, retired, or military veteran families. Veterans can enjoy a day of camaraderie while learning about a wide variety of veteran specific …more

Get Energized At These Brighton Howell Area Coffee Shops

The best way to start your Brighton Howell Area adventure is with a cup of joe. Luckily, the area is full of locally owned coffee shops that offer a welcoming feel and delicious coffee, teas, pastries, and even cocktails. On your next stop through the Brighton Howell area, forget about those big name coffee shops …more