Beth Stalker at John D. Bistro, Chris Brantley at Local Kitchen and Bar and more.
The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is back for its 12th year and is offering more live music events than ever before. The 10-day festival raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and the Michigan AIDS Coalition. [Do you have Blues Fest photos to share? Add them here!] For further details, including a full schedule of events, how to donate, parking and more, visit: Your Guide to the 2013 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival. A map of the venues can be downloaded here. The festival continues on Thursday with the events listed below. Call ahead to confirm times or visit www.ferndalebluesfestival.org.
A roundup of weekend happenings in Ferndale and surrounding areas.
Check out our listing of Easter church services and events, including an egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ferndale Free Methodist Church and an egg hunt following the 10 a.m. service Sunday at The Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church. Come let the kiddos enjoy the spirit of Easter at Painting With a Twist in Ferndale on Saturday. "Family Day with Mt. Eggmore" will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seats are still available at $25 per person. To reserve seats or for more information, check out the event website or call 248-850-7182. A masterwork skewering of the film industry, Speed the Plow is a hilarious close-up of art being sacrificed to commerce in a market where, as Producer Bobby Gould (Jamie Warrow) puts it, "it's our business to make …