Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A 5k charity run, giant ferris wheel and more will be included in the fifth annual three-day event.
Looking forward to this year's DIY Street Fair? Here's a look at what's new at this year's event, coming up Sept. 14-16: See here for more information on the 2012 DIY Street Fair. Source: DIY Street Fair news release.
This year's event will include more space for local vendors and musical acts.
The DIY Street Fair - Ferndale's annual three-day event celebrating local artists, crafters and businesses adopting a do-it-yourself ethic - is expanding its footprint for 2012. This year's event Sept. 14-16 will extend the former fair area, which bordered Nine Mile Road near the Ferndale Public Library, onto Nine Mile Road itself with additional vendors and an additional concert-grade stage area, according to a press release. [Check out photos from last year's DIY Street Fair here.] The fair, which is sponsored by Your Metro Detroit Chevrolet Dealers, is celebrating its five-year anniversary this year. "DIYSF, as an event, hit the ground running five years ago with threads crisscrossing through it that caught more and more momentum in …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Meet the Artisans will be held 6:30-10 p.m. April 27 at Blumz, where 21 local artists will offer their handmade work for sale.
The outside of Blumz by JR Designs in Ferndale was "yarn bombed" on Sunday to help promote an upcoming Meet the Artisans event at the floral and gift shop. Meet the Artisans will be held 6:30-10 p.m. April 27 at Blumz, where 21 local artists will offer their handmade work for sale while guests enjoy food, drinks and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan. To help promote the event, organizer Carol Jackson decided to bring in local crochet artist and Rust Belt Market vendor Jennifer Xerri to "yarn bomb" the outside of Blumz. If you haven't heard of yarn bombing, a quick Google search will reveal photos of everything from cars and parking meters to tree stumps and other natural spaces …