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Fezziwig’s Ball Gets Holly Warmed Up for Dickens Festival

November 22nd 2018

Fezziwig’s Ball Gets Holly Warmed Up for Dickens Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2018 Holly, MI- It was a lovely night of dancing, games, snacks, and neighborly chatting as about 40 people gathered at the Holly Hotel for the annual Fezziwig’s Ball. The Victorian-themed holiday soiree is a fundraiser for the Holly Dickens Festival […]

Author Sarah Shoemaker to Discuss Mr. Rochester May 15

May 4th 2017

Author Sarah Shoemaker to Discuss Mr. Rochester May 15 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Author Talk: Sarah Shoemaker Monday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a Q&A with Michigan author Sarah Shoemaker! We will be discussing her newest book, Mr. Rochester. Mr. Rochester is the untold backstory of Edward Fairfax Rochester from Jane […]

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 Dickens Festival Nov. 27, 28, 29, Dec 5, 6, 12, & 13

November 2nd 2015

Holly Dickens Festival Nov. 27, 28, 29, Dec 5, 6, 12, & 13 (EVENT page) The oldest, longest running Dickens Festival in the United States! Nov. 27, 28, 29, Dec 5, 6, 12, & 13 This year – 2015 – marks the 42nd year of the Holly Dickens Festival. Following a remarkably strong 2014 revival […]

“Dear Friend” Author to Speak Feb. 12 in Pleasant Ridge

February 5th 2015

“Dear Friend” Author to Speak Feb. 12 in Pleasant Ridge (PR Women’s Club Press Release, Feb. 5, 2015) Woman’s Club Speaker Series Author Hildy Corbett “Dear Friend” Feb. 12, 7:00 pm The Pleasant Ridge Woman’s Club invites the Community to their annual Speaker Series on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community […]

Ferndale Reads Kicks Off with Free Books and Reading

March 1st 2012

The Ferndale Reads 2012 Kick Off took place on Feb. 16 with local dignitaries on hand to do a reading of the first chapter. Councilperson Melanie Piana, Ferndale Area Chamber Executive Director Jennifer Roosenberg, FernCare President Ann Heler, and Treat Dreams Dreamologist Scott Moloney joined Library Director Kate Pohjola in the reading. Then dozens of people picked up free copies of the book.