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The Sierra Club Presents Their 11th Annual Dream Cruise Event

The Sierra Club’s 11th annual Green Cruise is set for Saturday, August 8th, 2015 in Ferndale, Michigan. The Green Cruise takes place on Nine Mile Road immediately west of Woodward and celebrates walking, biking, running, hiking, skateboarding, rollerblading, and other forms of human-powered, fossil-free transportation.

The 11th annual Green Cruise will incorporate organized bike rides, free bicycle tune-ups, and a noon parade on Nine Mile Road. Participants will also enjoy children’s crafts, free healthy food and free massages by Live Well Chiropractic. Featured vendors will include Whole Foods Market of Troy, Garden Fresh, Kind Bars, VDiLish, Shaklee, VegMich, along with Downtown Ferndale Bicycle Shop, Continental Bikes, Trikke Bikes, KLM Bike & Fitness, Oakland County Go Bikes, and Michigan Solar Solutions. Non-profits at the event will include the Sierra Club, Keep Growing Green, Food and Water Watch, Wigs4Kids, Michigan Trails and Greenways, the Regional Transportation Authority, Transportation Riders United, and the Alliance to Halt Fermi 3. Matthew Faunce, flamenco guitarist, and Maggie Hasspacher, folk, pop and jazz bassist/vocalist will provide entertainment.

The event is free and open to audiences of all ages looking to join this eco-friendly tradition. Registration for the 8 am 42-mile and 9 am 22-mile bicycle rides is available for 10 dollars on the event website, www.sierraclub.com/greencruise, and will be 15 dollars on the event date. Individuals who attend the Green Cruise events are encouraged to dress in green attire, and creatively embellish their bicycles as well. The event will kick off on Nine Mile at 10 am, and continue until 2:00pm. Schedules and details regarding the Green Cruise event are listed within the Sierra Club website, as well as the event’s Facebook page.

For further information on the Green Cruise, contact event chairmen, Jerry Hasspacher, (586) 604-5781, and Dave Cottril, (248) 635-8152.

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