Turn back the hands of time, to Merry Old England, in the age of Charles Dickens. Downtown Holly, with its turn of the century buildings, celebrates the life and times of Charles Dickens in the 41st Annual Holly Dickens Festival.
Enjoy horse drawn carriage rides, caroling choirs, sledding, unique shops with welcoming shopkeepers, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, and much much more.
The 2014 Holly Dickens Festival will celebrate throughout three weekends, starting off with a 7 p.m. parade and tree lighting on Friday, November 28, 2014.
Sat. Nov. 29, 1:00 – 8:00 PM
Sun. Nov. 30, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Sat. Dec. 6, 1:00 – 8:00 PM
Sun. Dec. 7, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Sat. Dec. 13, 1:00 – 8:00 PM
Sun. Dec. 14, 1:00 – 5:00 PM
For more information visit the event website or the Holly DDA
Photos provided by the Terry Connell & the Holly Dickens Festival
Oakland County, Michigan has accepted the 100 Day Challenge to stamp out veteran homelessness, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. Veterans’ Services Division kicked off the challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 19 during Community Resource Day at Trinity Mission Baptist Church in Pontiac. The challenge will go through March 1, 2015.
Yum! It’s that time again. Start preparing for your perfect holiday turkey now, especially if you have a frozen turkey that needs to be thawed in time for Thanksgiving.
Remember these important tips on thawing, cooking, cleaning and leftovers. Continue reading
The View at Ford Field
When the High School football season started back in August, there were 584 teams that had the dream of going to the State Championships at Ford Field in November.
The regular season ended in October, 256 teams earned or were selected to take part in this years playoffs.
Three weeks later, 32 teams remain. Many deserving Oakland County teams’ season came to a end early, while five surviving teams are continuing the quest to become a state champ. Continue reading
For the 33rd consecutive year, Oakland University’s Meadow Brook Theatre presents everybody’s favorite holiday play, A Christmas Carol.
This oft told Charles Dickens classic, has been adapted in many different ways, in books, onstage in plays, on Television, and in films.
Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three Christmas spirits takes him from being one big humbug, to a man who now treats everyone with generosity and compassion.
|Friday 14- Sunday 16
||Wednesday 3- Sunday 7
|Friday 21 – Sunday 23
||Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14
|Friday 28 - Sunday 30
||Tuesday 16 - Sunday 21
Please note that show time vary, some days have multiple shows.
Visit MB Theatre for times and further information.
Birmingham Brother Rice vs Birmingham Groves
It was another exciting weekend of High School football, as many Oakland County teams continue the quest to Ford Field and a championship game. This weekend eight teams continue on the path for a State Championship. Continue reading