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Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – June 16 – 17, 2017
[ June 16, 2017 5:00 pm to June 17, 2017 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Blackthorn – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – June 22, 2017
[ June 22, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Blackthorn welcomes you to the rich tapestry of Celtic music. Traditional songs of emigration, sea shanties, lively jigs and reels, and ancient airs combine with some of Ireland’s best contemporary songs for a musical experience that captures the history and legend of Ireland and its people. What makes a Blackthorn show unique is the variety of tunes, [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Michigan PGA Women’s Open Pro-Am – June 23 – 25, 2017
[ June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017. ] Bring your friends and play with a Pro! Our annual Pro-Am event kicks off the 2017 Michigan PGA Women's Open Tournament. The Pro-Am is a 36-hole scramble, featuring two divisions: Women's Only, and Mixed/Men's teams. Each team consists of 4-players plus a professional. The event is open to everyone. Women's Open Pro-Am includes: • 36 holes of [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Michigan PGA Women’s Open – June 26 – 28, 2017
[ June 26, 2017 to June 28, 2017. ] Crystal Mountain is proud to be celebrating 13 years as host of the Michigan PGA Women’s Open. We hope you will join us for this premier event considered among the finest Women’s Open Championships in the nation. more...

Marc Broussard – Interlochen Arts Festival – June 27, 2017
[ June 27, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Singer/songwriter Marc Broussard is best known for his Louisiana-born brand of heartfelt music, best described as a mix of funk, blues, R&B, rock, and pop, matched with distinct Southern roots. In his career, he has released eight studio albums, one live album, three EPs, and has charted twice on Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks. Broussard is [...] more...

Michael McDonald & Boz Scaggs – Interlochen Arts Festival – June 28, 2017
[ June 28, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Two immediately identifiable voices combine for an evening of classic hits as five-time Grammy winner Michael McDonald teams with Boz Scaggs in a showcase of songs that span the past 40 years. Friends and touring partners for years, McDonald and Scaggs share a palpable affinity for each other as they play their hits and share [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration – June 30 – July 5, 2017
[ June 30, 2017 to July 5, 2017. ] Bring the entire family and join us as we convert Crystal Mountain into “Main Street USA” and celebrate our country’s independence in good old fashioned red, white and blue style! This annual event—open to all—includes a family carnival, fireworks over the mountain, golf scrambles, live entertainment & more! Friday, June 30 9am-9pm: Park at Water's Edge [...] more...

PAUL SHAFFER & The World’s Most Dangerous Band plus Special Guest Vocalist Valerie Simpson – Interlochen Arts Festival – June 29, 2017
[ June 29, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] A mainstay in the arena of televised musical direction, Paul Shaffer has influenced the sound of a generation. From his early days orchestrating the band on Saturday Night Live to his more than 30 years as musical director for David Letterman, Shaffer has had a hand in the sounds and songs that peppered the landscape [...] more...

OK Go – Interlochen Arts Festival – June 30, 2017
[ June 30, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] With a career that includes award-winning videos, New York Times op-eds, a major label split and the establishment of a DIY trans-media mini-empire (Paracadute), collaborations with pioneering dance companies and tech giants, animators and Muppets, and an experiment that encoded their music on actual strands of DNA, OK Go continue to fearlessly dream and build [...] more...

National Cherry Festival – July 1 – 8, 2017
[ July 1, 2017 to July 8, 2017. ] July 1 - 8, 2017 in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan! The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable. Each day Festival goers find cherry delights along with parades, family and kids events and entertainment. In all, there are more [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Karina Canellakis, conductor – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 2, 2017
[ July 2, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Internationally praised for both her technical and lyrical command of music, Karina Canellakis, winner of the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, conducts the 2017 debut performance of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra. Already known to many in the classical music world for her virtuoso violin playing, Ms. Canellakis played regularly in the Chicago Symphony [...] more...

The Capitol Steps – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 3, 2017
[ July 3, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Back by popular demand! The Capitol Steps once again bring their blend of hilarious political commentary to the Corson Auditorium. With 35 albums consisting primarily of song parodies based on political highs and lows, The Capitol Steps satirize the very people and places that have employed them. And with all the political headlines bombarding us on [...] more...

Michael Feinstein – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 6, 2017
[ July 6, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein is arguably best-known as a singer whose penchant for crooning the classics of the Great American Songbook has garnered him critical praise and a legion of devoted followers. However, his acumen as a historian, author, archivist and expert on this music is equally as important and allows him an [...] more...

Vox Vidorra – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 7, 2017
[ July 7, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Lead by vocal phenom Molly Bouwsma Schultz, this Kalamazoo band is quickly becoming one of the most popular acts in Michigan. Vox Vidorra combines rich, Motown worthy vocals with an underbelly of indie rock, soul, and jazz. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are [...] more...

Shen Wei Dance Arts – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 8, 2017
[ July 8, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] "I want to capture and focus on moments of transference … to reveal the journey of dance-making and art-making, live in each performance." — Shen Wei Choreographer, director, dancer, painter, designer and lead choreographer for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Shen Wei brings his internationally renowned dance company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, to [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 9, 2017
[ July 9, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Acclaimed by the New York Times as "one of the finest conductors of her generation," Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta leads the World Youth Symphony Orchestra through a repertoire that includes "Tsingtao Overture" by Long and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. Conductor, communicator, recording artist, audience builder, champion of American composers and distinguished musical citizen, JoAnn [...] more...

Interlochen “Collage” – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 11, 2017
[ July 11, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Join us for "Collage" and experience the very best of Interlochen in a non-stop, fast-paced showcase. Highlighting each arts area in rapid succession, "Collage" is one of Interlochen Center for the Arts’ most popular annual events. This spectacular program highlights outstanding samplings from dance, creative writing, theatre, visual arts, film, music and more. Beautiful and inspiring, this exhibition [...] more...

Trace Adkins – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 12, 2017
[ July 12, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Trace Adkins is not only a Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry, but has gained fame as a TV personality, an actor and an author. With more than 10 million albums sold, this commanding performer has used his deep, distinctive voice to carve out a reputation that offers wild times, late nights and good [...] more...

Andre Villoch – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – July 13, 2017
[ July 13, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The Homestead is proud to welcome back a longtime friend and favorite, Andre Villoch. Famed for his dynamic vocal range and vivacious onstage wit and charm, Andre is authentic, soulful and gritty. He’s known for his lyrical prowess by delivering satisfying melodies about life, love and the allure of music. With roots in opera, pop, [...] more...

Blake Elliott & The Robinson Affair – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 14, 2017
[ July 14, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] One of the hardest working women in the northern Michigan music scene brings her retro bluesy rock to the amphitheater stage. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at [...] more...

Nagata Shachu – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 15, 2017
[ July 15, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Nagata Shachu is a professional Japanese taiko drumming and music group taking the unmistakable sound of this ancient Asian art form to new heights. The group of highly skilled musicians is known for presenting mesmerizing and heart-pounding performances with its use of the traditional Japanese drum (taiko), bamboo flutes, gongs, woodblocks and the three-stringed shamisen. Nagata [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Simone Porter, violin – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 16, 2017
[ July 16, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Conductor Carlos Kalmar directs the World Youth Symphony Orchestra through a repertoire including such masterpieces as "Capriccio Italien" by Tchaikovsky, Prangcharoen's "Phenomenon" and Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216. Carlos Kalmar is in his thirteenth season as music director of the Oregon Symphony. He is also chief conductor and artistic director of [...] more...

Straight No Chaser – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 17, 2017
[ July 17, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] YouTube sensations turned professional musical act, the ten-man a cappella group Straight No Chaser provides performances of pure musical harmonies sprinkled with comedic lyrics. Clever and fresh, this talented group packs venues around the country and has made numerous TV appearances in their ten-year career. In a time when so much music is digitally processed, it's [...] more...

Diana Ross – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 19, 2017
[ July 19, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Singer. Movie star. International icon. This is Diana Ross. A fixture in American music for almost 50 years, Ms. Ross has roots firmly planted in the Motown sound, but has added song after song to the list of award-winning and chart-topping brilliance. Each of her hits is instantly recognized as another magical moment in the [...] more...

Bugs Beddow & The Good Stuff – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – July 20, 2017
[ July 20, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Bugs Beddow & the Good Stuff serve up the best rock & soul music from the last four decades - you know, the Good Stuff! With Bugs on trombone, Motown legend Jose Hamilton on vocals, The Dougie on guitar, Rick Thompson on percussion, and Steven Backus on bass, you have a band to remember. From Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi to [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – July 21 – 22, 2017
[ July 21, 2017 5:00 pm to July 22, 2017 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Mount Valor – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 21, 2017
[ July 21, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Interlochen instructor Kyle Novy returns to the Art Park to perform original songs from his ambitious “52 Songs” songwriting and recording project. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available [...] more...

Amos Lee with special guest Bailen – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 22, 2017
[ July 22, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Over the course of more than a dozen years and six studio albums, singer-songwriter Amos Lee has continued to evolve, develop and challenge himself as a musician. With a distinctive voice that the New York Times has called "honeyed—light amber, mildly sweet, with a touch of grain," Lee creates a creole blend of musical flavors [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Cristian Măcelaru, conductor – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 23, 2017
[ July 23, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] One of the fastest rising stars of the conducting world, Music Director and Conductor of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Cristian Măcelaru leads the World Youth Symphony Orchestra through a repertoire that includes "Carnival Overture" by Dvorak and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Newly appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, [...] more...

Chris Janson with special guest Davisson Brothers Band – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 25, 2017
[ July 25, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Country star Chris Janson is a singer who Rolling Stone magazine has called one of Nashville's most "prolific" songwriters, having written singles for Tim McGraw, Hank Williams, Jr., Randy Houser and others. His sultry voice is the epitome of country twang, and it earned him his second consecutive nomination for ACM New Male Vocalist of [...] more...

Mark Nizer, 4D Comedy & Juggling Show – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 27, 2017
[ July 27, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] International juggling champion Mark Nizer brings his astounding one-man show to Corson Auditorium. With an unbelievable talent that combines both physical and comedic timing, Nizer's knack for balance and precision provides an eye-popping performance perfect for audiences of every age. International juggling champion Mark Nizer has been seen on MTV, HBO's Just for Laughs, Arsenio Hall, [...] more...

Danish String Quartet – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 28, 2017
[ July 28, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] With an impressive list of international accolades, the Danish String Quartet has become as highly regarded as they are entertaining. Their music and showmanship, with a repertoire that includes everything from Brahms to Danish folk tunes, has established them as one of the finest and most exciting chamber music ensembles working today. The Danish String Quartet [...] more...

Nessa – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 28, 2017
[ July 28, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] This Celtic ensemble fuses traditional ballads and dances with elements of classical, folk, jazz, rock, and world music. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at the door, but [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Izcaray, conductor; Alon Goldstein, piano; Sarah Cahill, piano – Interlochen Arts Festival – July 30, 2017
[ July 30, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Music Director for both the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the American Youth Symphony, Carlos Izcaray leads Interlochen's World Youth Symphony Orchestra and special guest pianists Alon Goldstein and Sarah Cahill through repertoire that includes Adams' "Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra," Takemitsu's "Quotation of Dream: Say Sea, Take Me!" and Debussy’s "La Mer." Praised by the international [...] more...

Nathan Gunn, baritone & Julie Gunn, piano – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 2, 2017
[ August 2, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Popular opera star Nathan Gunn has developed a reputation as being one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. Here he teams with his illustrious wife Julie Gunn, the famed pianist and Director of Lyric Theatre Studies at the University of Illinois, for an emotionally charged and artistically impressive operatic performance. Nathan Gunn Nathan [...] more...

Jill Jack – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – August 3, 2017
[ August 3, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Jill Jack’s magical connection to her audience is the result of her generous artistry. By combining her gifts as a conceptual visionary with a warm gathering of musical influences, Jill touches that secret heart of ours with her melodies and lyrics. In her hometown of Detroit, Jill needs no further explanation. She’s been lauded in [...] more...

Sweet Water Warblers – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 5, 2017
[ August 5, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The Sweet Water Warblers are a Michigan folk music “supergroup” featuring Summer Sounds favorites Rachael Davis, May Erlewine, and Lindsay Lou. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at [...] more...

World Youth Symphony Orchestra and Les Preludes – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 6, 2017
[ August 6, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Join the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in their final performance of the season in the traditional “Les Préludes.” Artistic Director and Conductor of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Jung-Ho Pak, will begin the performance leading WYSO through Wagner’s “Prelude to Die Meistersinger,” Hanson’s Symphony No. 1, movement 3 and Dun’s “Internet Symphony” before leading the [...] more...

Salt-N-Pepa with Tone Lōc – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 10, 2017
[ August 10, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] As the first all-female rap crew, Grammy Award-winning superstars Salt-N-Pepa have carved out a reputation as one of the most popular rap duos of the 1990s. They bring their sass, style and dance-worthy hits to Kresge Auditorium in a throwback show that also features rapper Tone Lōc, best known for his hits "Wild Thing" and [...] more...

Nashon Holloway Band – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 12, 2017
[ August 12, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Equally at home in jazz, soul, and folk music, newcomer Nashon Holloway and her band bring an honest and heartfelt performance all will enjoy. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will [...] more...

Gavin DeGraw – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 14, 2017
[ August 14, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Hit-maker, song-writer and musical sensation Gavin DeGraw comes to Kresge Auditorium with a playlist of his chart-topping hits that highlight his trademark contemporary sound and soulful lyrics. DeGraw brings a sly wisdom to his infectious songs like "I Don't Want To Be," "She Sets the City on Fire" and others, setting him apart from others [...] more...

Enso String Quartet – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 14, 2017
[ August 14, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] One of its generation's most compelling string ensembles, the Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet brings its mastery and music to Corson Auditorium. The quartet has been described by Strad magazine as "thrilling," and praised by the Washington Post for its "glorious sonorities." This gifted quartet has won top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild competition and [...] more...

Enso String Quartet – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 16, 2017
[ August 16, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] One of its generation's most compelling string ensembles, the Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet brings its mastery and music to Corson Auditorium. The quartet has been described by Strad magazine as "thrilling," and praised by the Washington Post for its "glorious sonorities." This gifted quartet has won top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild competition and [...] more...

JETHRO TULL by Ian Anderson – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 17, 2017
[ August 17, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] With more than 40 years of hits like "Thick as a Brick," "Aqua Lung," and "Locomotive Breath," one of the most iconic groups in rock history, the legendary Jethro Tull, comes to Kresge Auditorium for a night of stellar songs. Led by rock legend Ian Anderson, arguably the world's best-known rock and roll flutist, Jethro [...] more...

Jazz North – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – August 17, 2017
[ August 17, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The music and energy will be so inspiring you’ll have a hard time sitting still. Jazz North is a “little” big band combining the best acoustic and electric jamz for all genres. The horn section gels with the rhythm section to perform everything from funk to swing to rhythm and blues. You’ll also hear some Latin, [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – August 18 – 19, 2017
[ August 18, 2017 5:00 pm to August 19, 2017 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Enso String Quartet – Interlochen Arts Festival – August 19, 2017
[ August 19, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] One of its generation's most compelling string ensembles, the Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet brings its mastery and music to Corson Auditorium. The quartet has been described by Strad magazine as "thrilling," and praised by the Washington Post for its "glorious sonorities." This gifted quartet has won top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild competition and [...] more...

The Bergamot – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 19, 2017
[ August 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The poignant songwriting and Americana-infused indie rock from this traveling couple, The Bergamot, promises to perfectly suit the Art Park forest setting. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Ben Wright Invitational – August 24 – 26, 2017
[ August 24, 2017 to August 26, 2017. ] Enjoy one of golf's finest weekends at Crystal Mountain. Join legendary CBS golf commentator and author, Ben Wright, and friends for a Four Seasons Club weekend highlighting all that is great about the game — camaraderie, sportsmanship and contest. Each two-person team will be partnered with another two-some and a PGA Professional. There are three opportunities [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – September 15 – 16, 2017
[ September 15, 2017 5:00 pm to September 16, 2017 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

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Family Carnival and Fireworks

Family Carnival and Fireworks

Jul 3, 5:00pm - Jul 3, 11:30pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Bring the entire family and join us as we convert Crystal Mountain into “Main Street USA” and celebrate our country’s independence in good old fashioned red, white and blue style!

Inflatable Obstacle Course | 3-10pm
Located near the Mountain Adventure Zone.

Human Hamster Balls | 3-10pm
Located near the Mountain Adventure Zone.

Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment | 5-9pm
Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by John Pomeroy.

Petting Zoo | 5-9pm
Meet some furry friends before the fireworks!

Bike Decorating and Parade | 5-8pm
Bring your bike and decorate it in red, white and blue! Decorating hours between 5-7:30pm. Parade begins at 8pm.

Family Carnival | 5-9pm
Bring the family and join in the fun at Crystal's annual old fashioned carnival! Carnival highlights include games, petting zoo, bounce house, food, live entertainment and more. Carnival is held outdoors on the slope side lawn of the Lodge. Tokens available for purchase.

Fireworks over Crystal Mountain | At Dusk
Enjoy Crystal Mountain's spectacular fireworks show over the mountain. Free to everyone! Bring your blankets and chairs, relax on the slope side lawn and watch the fireworks shoot over the mountain beginning at dusk.
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Red, White & Indigo Blue

Red, White & Indigo Blue

Jul 4, 11:00am - Jul 4, 2:30pm

National Cherry Festival
250 E Front St, Ste 301
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

The first-ever strolling wine and food affair features delicious small bites as well as savory wines reflective of the local terroir. You'll be welcomed with a high-quality souvenir wine glass with wine from L Mawby.

As a gift to you, each participant will receive a complimentary General Admission ticket to our 90's Dance Party 2.0!

Look below for our 2017 menu and more information!

Get tix here: bit.ly/2sGvVJC

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water

Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water

Jul 15, 1:00pm - Jul 15, 7:00pm

Suttons Bay Marina
Suttons Bay, MI  49682 Map

Join us for a fantastic day of wine on the water! The 2017 Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival features delicious pours from local wineries and a brewery as well as delicious food from local restaurants. Enjoy drinks, food and all-day musical entertainment along the cool breeze from Grand Traverse Bay. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

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Bugs Beddow & The Good Stuff

Bugs Beddow & The Good Stuff

Jul 20, 7:00pm - Jul 21, 10:00pm

The Homestead
1 Woodridge Rd
Glen Arbor, MI  49636 Map

Bugs Beddow & the Good Stuff supply the best rock & soul music from the last four decades...you know...the Good Stuff! With Bugs on trombone, flute and vocals; Jose Hamilton, a true Motown legend and the tightest back up rhythm section and you have Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff. From Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi to the Temptations, you'll enjoy the best mix of feel good, toe tapping music there is.

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Iron Fish Gravity Festival

Iron Fish Gravity Festival

Aug 5, 9:00am - Aug 5, 6:00pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Schedule

Noon-2pm: Trifecta Bike Race
About the Trail - The Maple Bourbon Long Run: Our downhill course starts at the top of the Clipper chairlift. The race will wind down the Peak2Peak Downhill trail section into the lower portion of the Crystal Mountain Gravity Trails. Two qualifying runs per rider. The top seven best times from two runs advance to the final heat. Riders can opt out of riding the second heat if they feel their first time will be their best. Medals for the top three in each category! Full face helmets required.

Categories:
• White Whiskey Gravity Open
• Winter Wheat Women's Open
• Northwood's Root Beer Jr (ages 13 and under)

Cost:
$30 per racer includes lift access for the day, race entry, drink ticket and Clipper chairlift ride pass. The Trifecta Gravity Bike Race also includes entry to the Disc Golf Challenge! Registration required, call 888.968.7686 ext. 7502.

Registration:
Packet pick up and day-of registration available at the Mountain Adventure Zone at 9am.

Race Details:
All race bikes will be transported to the top of the Crystal Clipper via Crystal Mountain transportation at 11am and 11:30am, outside of the Mountain Adventure Zone. Any riders wishing to practice a full race run will need to have their bikes returned to the Mountain Adventure Zone by 11:30am to ensure their bike is ready at top of the mountain for the beginning of the Crystal Trifecta. Riders may also practice on the Gravity Park trails by using the Loki lift from 11-11:30am. The Crystal Trifecta begins at Noon, sharp.

2:30pm: Awards
Medals will be awarded for the top finishers plus a 2018 Gravity Park Pass, tees and more!

3pm: Disc Golf Challenge
Held on the Crystal Center Lawn. The winner in each category will receive a Innova Pro Disc and t-shirt. Second and third place winners will receive an Innova DX Disc.

Challenges:
• Longest Drive
• Closest to the Pin

Cost:
$10 per person, includes ticket to Gravity Festival. Registration required, call 888.968.7686 ext. 7502.

3pm: Live Music
Join us for open riding, disc golf, music, food and more! Held on the Crystal Center Lawn.

Giveaways
We'll be drawing for a Fuji Wendigo Fat Tire Bike, Lazer Full Face Helmet, apparel from Iron Fish Distillery and more!

6pm: Iron Fish After Party
The party continues at Iron Fish Distillery with live music from G-Snacks!
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Mountaintop Music

Mountaintop Music

Aug 9, 7:00pm - Aug 9, 9:00pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Ride the Crystal Clipper chairlift and enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment, a family sand box, snack bar, cash bar, and more.

Cost: $7 per person. Ages 8 and under ride free with a paying adult. Free to houseguests.

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Small Plates: A Progressive Dinner Along the Trail

Small Plates: A Progressive Dinner Along the Trail

Aug 17, 6:00pm - Aug 17, 9:00pm

Dine with Leelanau Winemakers!

The next wildly popular Small Plates, an intimate progressive dinner, is Thursday, August 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with a gourmet tapas dish in the tasting rooms during this progressive dinner. Many wineries partner with local chefs to prepare and serve each delicious pairing. Culinary aficionados will enjoy this upscale, gourmet food event!

Tickets are $15 per seating, and you may get tickets for one, two or three seatings, each at the winery of your choice. Seating times are roughly 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Tickets must be ordered in advance for this event and always sell out quickly, so be sure to get yours today!
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Harvest Stompede

Harvest Stompede

Sep 9, 11:00am - Sep 10, 5:00pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

This annual weekend features a spectacular race through Leelanau’s vineyards followed by a self-guided wine tour along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring world class wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty.

The Harvest Stompede Wine Tour starts on Saturday immediately following the race. The tour takes place from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 12:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $40 and include a souvenir wine glass and a special wine pour and food pairing at each of 23 participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.
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The Hunt for the Reds of October

The Hunt for the Reds of October

Oct 2, 11:00am - Oct 13, 5:00pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Leelanau Peninsula has become well-known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What is often overlooked, however, are the high-quality red wines being grown in the region.

To help get beneath the surface, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosts a fun event to explore and discover great red wines of Leelanau Peninsula. The Hunt for the Reds of October takes place weekdays (Monday through Friday) during the month of October. For the entire month of October, your ticket gets you a complimentary pour at each of more than 20 participating wineries offering diverse red wines: big and bold Cabernet Francs and Merlots, aromatic and spicy Pinot Noirs and many more.

Tickets are $10 per person which includes a signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery throughout the month of October and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross.
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Toast the Season

Toast the Season

Nov 4, 11:00am - Nov 5, 5:00pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Celebrate the holiday season enjoying local wine and delicious fare along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Each year in November, enjoy tasting and touring during one of two consecutive weekends – November 4 and 5 or November 11 and 12, 2017.

Tickets are $75 for couples or $50 for singles (for BOTH days) and include a featured wine and food pairing at 23 wineries, a souvenir wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift. After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes.

Bringing your own driver or have a friend not interested in drinking? Add a Designated Driver ticket for $25 so your non-drinking friend may still enjoy food along the trail as well as the holiday gift.
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Toast the Season (Weekend 2)

Toast the Season (Weekend 2)

Nov 11, 11:00am - Nov 12, 5:00pm

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
10781 East Cherry Bend Road, Studio 1
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Celebrate the holiday season enjoying local wine and delicious fare along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Each year in November, enjoy tasting and touring during one of two consecutive weekends – November 4 and 5 or November 11 and 12, 2017.

Tickets are $75 for couples or $50 for singles (for BOTH days) and include a featured wine and food pairing at 23 wineries, a souvenir wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift. After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes.

Bringing your own driver or have a friend not interested in drinking? Add a Designated Driver ticket for $25 so your non-drinking friend may still enjoy food along the trail as well as the holiday gift.
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33 interested  ·  1 going

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