Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Find out what's planned for the third annual event on Saturday.
The 2012 Garden Fresh Gourmet Hilton Fall Festival is back for a third year on Saturday promising a full day of fall traditions and affordable family fun. The event is presented by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce and Ferndale Recreation. [See photos from last year's Hilton Fall Festival here.] The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The festival will be located on Hilton Road between Sylvan and Mapledale in Ferndale. Hilton Road will close from Woodward Heights to Drayton at 4 p.m. Friday to allow time for set up. Hilton will close from Mapledale to Drayton at 6 a.m. Saturday and reopen by 8 p.m. Admission is free. All-inclusive wristbands are available for $5 per child for kids ages 3 to 15, and guests…
Friday, October 5, 2012
The free, annual event will be held Saturday and Sunday in downtown Ferndale, featuring more than 100 exhibitors and speakers.
The third annual Live Green Fair and Home Show returns to downtown Ferndale this weekend. The event will feature more than 100 exhibitors and speakers with products and tips to help you live a greener life and reduce your carbon footprint. [Check out photos from last year's Live Green Fair here.] Here are the details: This year's fair will include: Source: www.livegreenfair.com.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Here's the scoop on traffic, weather, holiday closings and things to do.
Labor Day weekend is here and we've compiled a list of things you may want to know whether you're sticking around or leaving town. Forecast compiled from National Weather Service. All Ferndale city offices will be closed on Labor Day. The Ferndale Public Library will also be closed Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be removing certain lane restrictions from many of its road projects to help motorists have an easier travel experience this Labor Day weekend. Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday and continuing through 6 a.m. Tuesday, 115 of the state's 159 construction projects will have their lane restrictions removed, making it easier for the 1.2 million motorists the AAA expects to hit the road this holiday weekend. "…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Heading into Royal Oak for Arts, Beats & Eats this weekend? Here's what you need to know.
If you live in Royal Oak, going to Arts, Beats & Eats is easy. If you're from Ferndale, you may be away from the action and out of the know. So before you go out, here's a quick guide to what you need to know, including some frequently asked questions from artsbeatseats.com. Royal Oak parking meters will be closed the weekend of the event, so festival-goers are encouraged to park in downtown lots and garages, which will begin charging at 1:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday through Monday. Parking in downtown lots and garages will cost $15, as is parking at all near-downtown lots and structures. Parking at the shuttle lot will be $10. Riding the shuttle is free. Downtown lots and garages: Near downtown lots: Remote parking with shuttle …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Check out the full schedule of events for the 18th Annual Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise.
The 18th Annual Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise rolls out Aug. 16-18 featuring classic cars, live music, family-friendly activities and more. The Woodward Dream Cruise began in 1995 by Ferndale resident Nelson House and a dedicated group of volunteers. Since then, the cruise has grown to a 16-mile radius, includes nine communities along Woodward Avenue and has become known as the largest car cruiser event in the world. View photos from last year's Ferndale Dream Cruise here. Here's the schedule of events for the Ferndale Dream Cruise. For more information, visit www.FerndaleDreamCruise.com. Thursday, Aug. 16 Friday, Aug. 17 Saturday, Aug. 18 All three days West Nine Mile Road from Woodward to Allen is where all the festival action will take…
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Where to find fireworks shows, how to avoid road construction, what's open and closed, and more.
Whether you are staying close to home or traveling up north for the holiday weekend, here's some information you'll want to know: Around Ferndale: On Independence Day, the National Weather Service forecast calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high near 99 degrees and heat index values as high as 104 degrees. Up North: Highs in the mid-80s with plenty of sunshine for the holiday. MDOT suspends many road projects around the state: Check to see if construction barrels will make your trip a slow, frustrating go or if MDOT is clearing the way for your holiday weekend drive. What’s opened and closed in Ferndale: Check this list before you head out the door for the bank, city office or library. Oakland County fireworks shows: …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The all-day event will include a beer tent, seven food trucks and family-friendly activities.
Woodward Avenue Brewers is hosting its first food truck event today. Emily Husband, manager at the Emory, said the Ferndale Truck Stop was organized to offer a food truck rally that includes a beer tent. Two more events are planned outside the WAB on Aug. 4 and Oct. 6. "It's going to be a fun day," Husband said. "Come out for lunch, dinner, snacks - we'll be there all day." Here's what you need to know if you're planning to attend.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Are you one of the more than 70 volunteers signed up to help clean the city? Find all the details you need to participate here.
It's almost time to "Clean the Ferndale Up!" More than 70 people are signed up to participate tomorrow in Clean the Ferndale Up - a community clean-up event that will bring volunteers together to clean, repair and improve public spaces or other areas that have been neglected, vandalized or misused within Ferndale. The event, which is initiated by the Ferndale Community Foundation, will take place from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. If you haven't signed up yet, registration ends at noon Friday. Sign up here. Ferndale resident Matthew Nowaczok, a foundation board member who is heading up the event, said the community has embraced the idea. "I am extremely excited about Saturday," he said. "The response from the community has been …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Find show times, ticket information, special events and more for the FHS production of 'Grease,' which starts this weekend.
Students from Ferndale High School will put on their spring musical, Grease, starting this weekend. The play runs March 17-18 and March 23-25 at the FHS auditorium. Ferndale High School musical producer Judy Donlin said the students have been having a great time preparing for the show. "Grease offers a chance for the high school kids of 2012 to live a little bit like the high school kids of 1959," she said. "And they are having a blast. They're going to make it fun for the audience, too." Grease features themes of teenage love, friendship, rebellion and pastimes as characters go through their senior school year at Rydell High trying to fit in, have fun and support each other. The play will incorporate some aspects of the 1978 movie …