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Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan

December 3rd 2017

Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan (Crystal Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2017) Romulus, MI – For 19 years Canadian Pacific Railroad has celebrated the holidays and raised money for charity with their Holiday Train. The train travels through Canada and the United States with a 1,000 feet of railroad cars decorated with seasonal […]

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards

December 8th 2015

Ferndale Beautification Accepting Nominations for Holiday Light Awards (Ferndale Beautification Commission, Dec. 8, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Holiday Lights!!! Celebrate the season and Join in the fun!! Nominations for the Holiday Lights Award are open until 12/15.  Have a neighbor with festive lights, nominate them, or even nominate yourself! Its easy and you don’t even […]

Downtown Rochester’s Big Bright Light Show Nov. 23-Jan. 3

November 19th 2015

Downtown Rochester’s Big Bright Light Show Nov. 23-Jan. 3 (EVENT page, via Oakland County Blog) The Big Bright Light Show is returning to Downtown Rochester for its 10th year from Monday, November 23, 2015 – January 3, 2016. This annual event kicks off during Lagniappe, starting at 6 p.m. on November 23rd, when merchants in Rochester […]

Clawson Home has Music-Synced Christmas Lights (video)

December 23rd 2014

Clawson Home has Music-Synced Christmas Lights (video) (Timothy Boyer, Dec. 23, 2014) My wife Krista and I saw this house last year. This light show is one the best. It’s not over the top. We’ve never seen a light show synchronized with a radio station. It’s really cool. If you like driving around looking for […]

2012 Holiday Light Award Winners

December 22nd 2012

Each December, The Ferndale Beautification Commission takes nominations and selects the winners of the Holiday Light Awards. One winner from each quadrant of the city is selected, plus one business. Earlier this week Beautification Commission Chairperson Peggy Snow delivered letters to the homeowners and invited them to the first City Council meeting in January, where they will be presented with their certificates.

2011 Holiday Light Awards Presented

January 15th 2012

The following awards were presented at the Ferndale City Council meeting of Jan. 9, 2012 by Peggy Snow on behalf of the Ferndale Beautification Commission. Each year the Commission takes nominations and typically gives four residential business awards (one from each quadrant of the city), and one commercial.

Nominate Your Neighbor: Holiday Light Awards

December 2nd 2011

As the snow begins to fall, Ferndalians are getting ready for the holiday season by decorating their homes with lights, garland, wreaths and other traditional décor. The tradition is encouraged by Ferndale’s Beautification Commission, who gives out holiday light awards each year.