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Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun

November 27th 2018

Two More Weekends of Holly Dickens Festival Fun (Crystal A.  Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Holly, MI- “The Queen is coming! The Queen is coming!” said an excited bunch of chimney sweepers as a woman in a long golden-fringed dress and shawl came over the railroad tracks towards the children’s area.  “We must bow for the […]

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9

November 22nd 2018

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 23 – Dec. 9 Holly, MI – Hear ye! Hear ye! We wish to welcome you to the quaint and beautiful Village of Holly, Michigan! Step back in time this holiday season to the days of Charles Dickens and become part of “A Christmas Carol.” Stroll the streets, visit the unique […]

Drag Queen Bingo to Benefit Dickens Festival in Holly April 13

March 25th 2018

Drag Queen Bingo to Benefit Dickens Festival in Holly April 13  Holly, MI- Its Friday the 13th and We are Feeling Lucky!! Grab your tiara and your “family jewels”, and gather your most fun and fabulous friends and join us for the “Feeling Lucky Tour”, a night of GLITZ, GLAMOUR, and BINGO sure to give […]

Holly Dickens Festival Second Weekend Success

December 4th 2017

Holly Dickens Festival Second Weekend Success (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 4, 2017) Holly, MI- The sounds of jingle bells and horse hooves filled the air for those who attended the Holly Dickens Festival last weekend and the one preceding that. The three-weekend event holds many delights such as a sledding hill (with snow made on […]

As Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author

November 24th 2017

As Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2017 adapted from orig. article of Nov. 7, 2016) Holly, MI – Did you know that in all his life, Charles Dickens never missed a deadline except once? That he had an unusual fondness for prostitutes? Or that his family […]

Dickens Festival Brunch at Holly Vault Dec. 2 & 3

November 11th 2017

Dickens Festival Brunch at Holly Vault Dec. 2 & 3 Holly, MI – Join The Holly Vault, Chef Jessica Phillips and Chef Michael Little for a one-of-a-kind Holiday Brunch! This event takes place during Holly, Michigan’s famous Dicken’s Festival! Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday December 3rd beginning at 9:30am each day. Enjoy a gourmet “Dickens […]

One More Weekend For Holly Dickens Festival Fun

December 6th 2016

One More Weekend For Holly Dickens Festival Fun (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2016) Holly, MI – Do you know of Ebenezer Scrooge?   The beloved author Charles Dickens wrote of his infamous character that “External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that […]

Holly Welcomes Holiday Season w/Light Parade, Tree Lighting & Awards

November 25th 2016

Holly Welcomes Holiday Season with Light Parade, Tree Lighting & Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 25, 2016) Holly, MI – The rain did not stop Santa and Mrs. Claus from visiting the Village of Holly for the annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday.  Led by the Holly Bronchos Marching Band and a parade of lighted […]

Holly Dickens Festival, Weekends Nov. 25-Dec. 11

November 14th 2016

Holly Dickens Festival, Weekends Nov. 25-Dec. 11 Holly,  MI – This year – 2016 – marks the 43nd  year of the Holly Dickens Festival. Following a remarkably strong 2014 revival season, and an even more spectacular 2015,  we’re well on our way and continue as the  official oldest, longest running Dickens themed event in the […]

1850s Style Fezziwig Ball in Holly Nov. 12

November 5th 2016

1850s Style Fezziwig Ball in Holly Nov. 12 (EVENT page) Holly, MI -Saturday, Nov. 12  VFW Post 5587  20 Airport Drive, Holly, MI 48442  7:30pm to 11pm Some of you may have heard of the Holly Dickens Festival. It happens every year during the holiday season in downtown Holly. To kick off this year’s Holly […]