July 2019

Summer has finally arrived, as has the heat. No complaints, though, it’s just good to see the sun. It also means boats, beaches, and loads of events. Here are just a dozen examples to explore around the state this month. July 9-13 Alpenfest – Gaylord This Alpine-inspired celebration honors the city's heritage and partnership with sister city,

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June 2019

Warmth is finally arriving, graduates are marching, and fests are popping up every weekend. It’s time for some summer fun. June 6-9 Bavarian Festival – Frankenmuth June means it’s time for one of Frankenmuth’s favorite weekends. Celebrate the heritage that made the town famous during this annual event. The Main Tent will be located in Zehnder park,

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May 2019

We’re still flirting with snowfalls so it’s nice to know that May truly means summer cannot be far behind. Flowers are blooming, boats are reappearing in our lakes, and month of delightful experiences await. Here are a dozen opportunities from around the state. May 4-5 Great Lakes Woodworking Festival – Adrian In some places woodworking is a

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April 2019

One of the best things about April is the resurgence of green, complemented by the first flowers of the year. Here are a dozen other opportunities to enjoy. April 4-5 Spring Art Fair – Royal Oak Head to the Royal Oak Farmers Market for one of the earliest art fairs of the season. This indoor show features

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March 2019

March brings “Madness,” unpredictable weather, kite-flying season, and the long-awaited arrival of spring. It also has loads of enjoyable event opportunities. Here is a dozen of our favorites. March 1-3 DSO Heroes & Villains Concert – Detroit What do you get when you cross the incredibly talented musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with the familiar sounds

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February 2019

The arrival of February is hopefully bringing some relief from the polar vortex. Either way, there is time for more winter fun. Feb 2,9,16,23 Snowshoes, Vines & Wines – Suttons Bay As long as there is snow on the ground, Black Star Farms invites you to snowshoe on its splendid estate each Saturday through March 16. Hit the trails

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January 2019

For those of us who choose to live in Michigan, embracing each season is part of the joy. The state is a winter wonderland come this time of year, with plenty of January events and opportunities. Here are a dozen to consider. Jan 5 Treetops Skiable Feast – Gaylord Often the only downside to enjoying a gourmet feast, is

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December 2018

Lights, entertainment, and new year's celebrations take center stage during this festive month. Here are some extra special happenings around the state. Dec 7-Dec 18 Christmas Cabaret – Augusta If you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit, a visit to The Barn Theatre is sure to do the trick. Perfect for the whole family, this heartwarming

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November 2018

There is no more important thing you can do this month than vote on November 6, but there may be a few things that are more fun. Here are a dozen ideas… Nov 4 All Things Detroit Holiday Edition – Detroit Already known for a wide variety of homegrown buying opportunities, this month Eastern Market is host

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October 2018

The trees are really beginning to change color, football season is heating up, and cider is flowing everywhere. Here are just a dozen unique ways to make the most of fall. October 4-9 Bright Walls – Jackson Jackson is about to take on a whole new look. Thirteen renown mural artists from around the world have been

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