Get Reel – Outdoor Movies Start July 18

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(DDA Press Release, July 1, 2013)

Third Thursdays in Downtown Ferndale take on a Hollywood theme with the second year launch of “Get Reel – Outdoor Movies on Vester Street.”

The three month outdoor movie program begins in July on Third Thursday, July 18 with the screening of “Mama Mia,” the sing-a-long musical.  A performing troupe from the Detroit Actors Theatre Company will help lead the sing-a-long.   Showtime is at dusk.  Pre-movie entertainment begins at JudyPalmer018 pm and guests are invited to pick their “street spot” as early as 6 pm.  Vester Street, located one block north of East Nine Mile and east of Woodward, will be closed between the east alley and Bermuda, starting at 3 pm.

The asphalt pavement becomes an outdoor movie venue with the inflation of a giant silver screen and hook up of a state-of-the-art sound system. Guests are encouraged to bring camp chairs, chaise lounges or blankets to get comfy for the evening viewing.   Picnic food and non-alcoholic beverages are also encouraged.  No glass is allowed.  The movie viewing is FREE to the public.

In August, Get Reel goes with the theme of the month and becomes an official launch to the Ferndale Dream Cruise.  Scheduled for Third Thursday, August 15, the blockbuster “Grease” will be all about reminiscing the days of hot summers and hot cars.  The pre-show is likely to include a bubble_and_bark_ad_ferndale115few hand jive lessons and other related activities.

The final in the Get Reel series will be held on Third Thursday, September 19.  The movie has not yet been selected and may be based on public input from the first two Get Reel nights.

“Get Reel – Outdoor Movies on Vester Street,” is a promotion of the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority Promotions Committee and supported by local businesses such as Ferndale Collision, and thru advertising on the silver screen before the showing.  Sponsorships for one, two or all three nights, are still available and it’s not too late to become an advertiser.

For additional information on Get Reel, please contact the Ferndale DDA at 248-546-1632.  Additional information is also available at www.downtownferndale.com.

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