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Crystal Mountain – Winter Sounds in the Art Park – December 16, 2017
[ December 16, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Enjoy a 1/4-mile walk along the gentle slope of the Art Park’s trail to the amphitheater where members of the Benzie Central Chamber Choir will perform holiday songs and lead carols. $10 suggested donation benefits Michigan Legacy Art Park and the Benzie Central choral program. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain On [...] more...

Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain – December 16 to January 6
[ December 16, 2017 to January 6, 2018. ] Book your holiday lodging package today! Lodging Packages Available » Daily Activities Available at the Park at Water's Edge Pick-A-Tree at the Park at Water's Edge Beginning Saturday, Dec. 16. Trees are free to houseguests while supplies last. 17th Annual Snowiest Snowflake Contest Starting Saturday, December 16, stop by the Park at Water's Edge for all the supplies you need to create [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Ski With Santa – December 24, 2017
[ December 24, 2017; ] Sunday - December 24, 2017 Join Santa for some on-hill fun! Santa will hit the slopes at 1pm. Call 888.968.7686 ext. 2000 for more information. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, Michigan 49683 Reservations: (855) 995-5146 <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> more...

Crystal Mountain – Christmas Day Buffet – December 25, 2017
[ December 25, 2017; ] Monday - December 25, 2016 Join us for a Christmas Day feast for all to enjoy. Serving your holiday favorites! Stay tuned for additional details! <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain 12500 Crystal Mountain Dr. Thompsonville, Michigan 49683 Reservations: (855) 995-5146 <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> more...

Crystal Mountain – $25 on the 25th – December 25, 2017
[ December 25, 2017; ] Monday, December 25, 2017 | 10am - Close Ski or snowboard from 10am - Close on Monday, December 25, 2017 with lift tickets for $25* per person and rental for $25 per person. For more information, call our Tickets and Rental Department at 888.968.7686 ext. 3000. *Kids 6-and-under and seniors 80-and-older receive a FREE lift ticket anytime! Buy Lift [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – New Year’s Eve with Fireworks – December 31, 2017
[ December 31, 2017; ] New Year's Eve - Sunday, December 31 Kick off 2018 at Crystal Mountain, with something fun for every age! Stay tuned for additional party details! Luau Family Fun 4-8pm: Join us for the Luau Family Fun Party geared for the young at heart! Party includes crafts, games, prize drawings and dancing! Reservations required, please call 888.968.7686 ext. 7000. $19 admission [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Cross-Country Winter Trails Day – January 6, 2018
[ January 6, 2018; ] Stay tuned for details! Information from Cross-Country Winter Trails Day 2017 Winter Trails Day offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, and to discover the great fitness and social benefits with these easy-to-learn winter sports. Enjoy a free 2-Hour Trail Pass and rentals available from: • 1pm-3pm • [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – World Snow Day Celebration – January 21, 2018
[ January 21, 2018; ] Stay tuned for event details! World Snow Day Information from a previous year > Crystal's World Snow Day event will feature special activities and clinics designed to introduce a new generation to skiing and boarding. In celebration of World Snow Day, Crystal Mountain is offering a variety of free activities geared to introduce "first timers" to the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Teddy Knape Fest – February 17, 2018
[ February 17, 2018; ] Join us for the 10th Annual Teddy Knape Fest! - Friday, February 12 - 7-9pm: Visit the Vista Lounge for small raffles, prizes, games and drink specials plus live music from The Jackie Treehorns featuring Jeff Bihlman. more...

Crystal Mountain – Paintball Biathlon – February 18, 2018
[ February 18, 2018; ] Sunday, February 18, 2018 Stay tuned for details! About Crystal Mountain: Celebrating 60 years, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan’s only [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 2 – 3, 2018
[ March 2, 2018 to March 3, 2018. ] Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain this Mardi Gras Weekend! Dress in your favorite purple, green and gold! Skiers and boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 off their open-to-close lift ticket (valid Saturday, March 5, 2016 only). Discount only available at ticket window. more...

Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Friday – March 9, 2018
[ March 9, 2018; ] 5-for-$50 Lift Tickets, 9am-9pm - Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50! more...

Crystal Mountain – Spring Carnival – March 9 – 10, 2018
[ March 9, 2018 to March 10, 2018. ] Get ready for a fun filled Saturday with events and activities for the whole family to enjoy! more...

Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 16 – 17, 2018
[ March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018. ] Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick's weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including our epic Kayak on the Snow Race. Stay tuned for event details! more...

Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 23 – 24, 2018
[ March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018. ] It's time for a retro flashback and its happening at Crystal Mountain! Dress in your favorite retro clothing. Skiers & Boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 OFF an open-to-close lift ticket. Lift ticket is valid Saturday, March 19, 2016 only. more...

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Patrick Niemesto at Beppis

Patrick Niemesto at Beppi's

Dec 28, 8:00pm - Dec 28, 11:00pm

The Homestead
1 Woodridge Rd
Glen Arbor, MI  49636 Map

Join us for the folk music stylings of local favorite Patrick Niemesto

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New Years Eve Celebrations with Fireworks

New Year's Eve Celebrations with Fireworks

Dec 31, 5:00pm - Jan 1, 1:00am

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Kick off 2018 at Crystal Mountain, with something fun for every age!
Luau Family Fun, 4-8pm: Join us for the Luau Family Fun Party geared for the young at heart! Party includes crafts, games, prize drawings and dancing! Reservations required, please call 888.968.7686 ext. 7000.

$19 admission includes one parent for every child (additional adults are $5 each). Wristband also includes goody bag, face painting, snacks, prize drawing, entertainment and child access to New Year's Eve Bash. Pizza will be available for purchase.

Dinner at the Thistle Pub and Grille, 5-11pm: Finish 2017 surrounded by the ones you love and some great eats! Join us in the Thistle Pub & Grille for some delicious prix fixe dinner choices.

Cost: $48 per person. Reservations required. Call 888.581.9891.

Buffet at the Wild Tomato, 5-11pm: Grab your family, friends, and celebrate the end of another fantastic year at the Wild Tomato buffet.

Adults: $32 | Kids 7-12: $18 | Kids 6 and Under: $11

Reservations recommended. Call 888.581.9891.

New Year's Eve Bash: Say "goodbye" to 2017 on the slopes! Enjoy a variety of favorite flavors at the Bash Buffet and then dance the night away. Bash held in Crystal Center. Party open to all ages.

Buffet: 6-8pm, reservations required. Call 888.581.9891. $38 per adult; $19 for kids ages 7-12; $10 for kids ages 6 and under.

Cocktails & Dancing: 9pm-1am. $19 cover charge for DJ party only.

Pool Pals, 7:30pm-12:30am: Splash in the new year! Kids and chaperones will walk together to the Peak Indoor Pool for swimming and pool games.

$39 per child, geared for ages 7 & up. Check-in at Mountain Adventure Zone (1st floor). Advanced reservations required, ext. 7000.

Teen DJ Dance Party, 9pm-Midnight: Dance party just for teens! Listen to your favorite hits and dance the year away. Includes party favors, snacks & soda, live countdown at midnight and a great view of the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at the Crystal Center.

Ages 13-20 only. Held in the Crystal Center, chaperoned by Crystal Mountain staff. $12 per person.

Vista Lounge, 9pm-1am: Enjoy party favors, live music with Showtime Entertainment, champagne toast, and a perfect view of the torchlight parade and fireworks at midnight! $19 cover charge. Party begins at 9pm. Must be 21+ to enter.

Torchlight Parade, Showtime at 11:45pm: Everyone with a valid season pass or lift ticket is welcome to participate. Parade starts at the top of Cheers at 11:45pm. To carry a torch you must be 16 years of age and you must sign up at the Snowsports Desk on 12/31 (parent signature required if you are under 18). Call ext. 2000.

Fireworks Over the Mountain, Midnight - Free, everyone is welcome!

In-Room Babysitting: Sitters are limited, reservations required. Book early, call ext. 7000.

Learn more at: crystalmountain.com/newyear
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Sips n Giggles Comedy Show

Sips n' Giggles Comedy Show

Dec 31, 8:00pm - Dec 31, 9:30pm

Old Town Playhouse
148 E 8th St
Traverse City, MI  49684 Map

Sips n' Giggles Comedy Show returns to end the year with laughs for its New Year's Eve show at the Old Town Playhouse! Enjoy local wines and more paired with nationally touring stand-up comedians.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for cocktail hour offering a full cash bar. Show begins at 8:00 pm and will run till about 9:15 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Only 250 tickets available.

Headlining the show is comedian Steve Iott, who is an embattled veteran comic who has seen it all and has plenty to say about it. A master of improvisation, Steve takes the audience along as he spins his tales of ridiculous life experiences. In addition to being a professional comedian, he writes an award-winning column posted on the Internet. He also frequently lies about receiving awards for his writing.
No stranger to either television nor the concert stage, Steve has appeared on A&E, NBC, Comedy Central, Bob n' Tom, and has opened shows for Steven Wright, Chicago, and Bill Maher to name a few.

Opening up the show are special guest comedians Ben Macks, Gary Langley and Charlie Settles
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January Business After Hours

January Business After Hours

Jan 11, 5:30pm - Jan 11, 7:30pm

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

Prepare for an evening of wine-paired fun as you mingle with longtime acquaintances & new friends and view the galleries of the Leelanau Studios at the Grand Traverse Regional Arts Campus.

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Sips & Soups

Sips & Soups

Jan 20, 12:00pm - Jan 20, 5:00pm

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

Experience the magic of our wineries covered in a glistening blanket of snow, while warming up with savory soups and hearty chilis paired with delicious Pinot Noirs, Rieslings, Chardonnays and more!

Tickets to this SOUPer event are $20 and include a souvenir wine glass. $5 for each ticket sold will be donated to local food banks coordinated by Leelanau Christian Neighbors.

Visit www.lpwines.com to see the soup & wine pairing menu, view lodging packages, learn about transportation and purchase tickets. Sips & Soups sold out in 2016 and 2017, so don’t delay!

THE 2018 SOUP & WINE PAIRINGS

Sleeping Bear Loop:

Rove Estate of Traverse City is serving Mama Lu’s Chicken Tortilla Soup paired with their 2015 Riesling.

Bel Lago Vineyards & Winery of Cedar is serving a Hearty Beef and Vegetable Soup with Sautéed Mushrooms paired with their North Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013.

Good Harbor Vineyards of Lake Leelanau is serving Wild Mushroom Pinot Noir Soup paired with your choice of either their Harbor Red or Fishtown White .

Laurentide Winery of Lake Leelanau is serving Artichoke & Asiago Bisque paired with their Laurentide Dry Riesling 2016.

Cherry Republic of Glen Arbor is serving—TBA!

Chateau Fontaine of Lake Leelanau is serving—TBA!


Northern Loop:

Green Bird Organic Cellars & Farms of Northport is serving Hungarian Mushroom Soup paired with their Gewürztraminer.

Leelanau Wine Cellars of Omena is serving a Seafood Chowder paired with their 2013 Chardonnay.

Tandem Ciders of Suttons Bay is serving Fabada Asturiana soup paired with their Green Man Semi-Dry Cider.

45 North Vineyard & Winery is serving Tomato and Israeli Couscous Soup paired with their 45 White.

Aurora Cellars of Lake Leelanau is serving Sissons Main Street Savory Tomato Basil Soup paired with your choice of their 2014 Pinot Noir or 2014 Pinot Gris.

Verterra Winery of Leland is serving—TBD!

Boathouse Vineyards of Lake Leelanau is serving—TBD!

Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay is serving—TBD!

French Valley Vineyard and Bistro of Suttons Bay is serving Texas chili with House-Smoked Brisket paired with TBD!


Grand Traverse Bay Loop:

Shady Lane Cellars of Suttons Bay is serving Bacon and Sweet Potato Soup paired with “The Project” Viognier.

Black Star Farms of Suttons Bay is serving Morel Mushroom Bisque paired with their 2016 Arcturos Pinot Gris.

Ciccone Vineyard & Winery of Suttons Bay is serving—TBD!

Chateau de Leelanau of Suttons Bay is serving—TBD!
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