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Blackthorn – The Homestead – Music on the Mountain – June 22, 2017


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, tempos and textures. Each member of the band plays multiple instruments, including wooden flute, accordion, tin whistle, five string banjo, cittern, bones and more. These instruments complement the lead vocal of Belfast native Richard McMullan and the band’s tight blend of four part harmony.

Blackthorn has played throughout the Great Lakes region since 1984. Based in Detroit, they can be found regularly at O’Mara’s Pub and Restaurant in Berkley. Other venues include concert halls, universities and festivals, including main stage appearances at the prestigious Michigan Irish Festival and world renowned Milwaukee Irish Fest.


The concert begins at 7pm. Transportation via chair lift or six-passenger golf cart begins at 6pm. Cash bar and snacks are available for purchase. Coolers are not permitted.
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Mountain Flowers Lodge
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Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

To purchase tickets, call 231.334.5100

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Always Beautiful sunsets at Glen Arbor and Sleeping Bear 🌅

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Manitou Passage – Cross Country Tournament – September 11, 2016

Manitou Passage - Cross Country Tournament
What, you may ask, is a Cross Country Golf Tournament?

A Cross Country Tournament is basically the same as a regular 4 person best ball, except that we are have taken the liberty of re-designing the holes (not literally). Instead of playing the holes as they currently are laid out, you will play them not only in a different order, but to different locations as well. For example, you may be starting out teeing off from the #1 tee box, but your target green will be #17 instead of #1. You might then proceed to #8 tee box and play to #7 green. You get the picture…we will be playing a total of 9 holes.

Keep one thing in mind, the number 1 goal of this tournament is to “Have fun!” This is a goofy format and there will be some goofy scores, but it will also give a chance to say “Thank You” to those who have supported us this season.

Format:

4 person best shot

Start Time:

10am shotgun start

Fees:

$36 per person, non-members
$18 per person, members

Includes:

9 holes of golf
Cart
Lunch
Prizes! (Let’s just say that the prizes are not your conventional gift certificates. And, remember…this is for fun!)

Advance registration is required by September 2, 2016. Call 231.228.6000.

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Leland Fall Frenzy – October 22, 2016

Enjoy Leland’s Fall Frenzy!

‘End of Season’ Sales & Refreshments ~
Saturday, October 22, 2016 • 10am-6pm

Great shopping deals Downtown and in Fishtown, with many businesses offering free refreshments! This is the ‘last chance’ for a few Fishtown businesses that close for the season after the 22nd. – Plan to have lunch, dinner or just grab an awesome cup of coffee at our dining and specialty food establishments, walk the beach, take in the seasonal color and perhaps see one of our amazing Leland Harbor sunsets. See you on Saturday!

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