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9 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend

Posted on August 30th, 2016
Labor Day weekend means the end of summer is near. Enjoy the last bit of the beautiful northern Michigan summer with these favorites and exciting events! 1.Take A Ride Aboard The Historic Pointer Boat
Learn about Harbor Springs history while relaxing on a boat ride around the harbor. The Pointer B…

Retreat. Reflect. Renew.

Posted on August 18th, 2016
Relax & rejuvenate during a weekend retreat at Stafford’s Crooked River Lodge & Suites. Come as you are! The weekend includes:
  • 2 nights lodging
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Friday night welcome reception
  • Water color mandala
  • Gentle yoga
  • Healthy meal prep with Stafford’s chef
  • Lun

8 Ways To Explore Alanson – A Local’s Perspective

Posted on August 8th, 2016
I love the feel of small communities, especially my “new” hometown, Alanson. Not only do I love the location, my family and I love exploring all the area has to offer. Here are a few of my favorite ways to explore and embrace our community.
  1. Visit Sanctuary Island on the Crooked River
    A must

7 Events to Attend in August

Posted on August 3rd, 2016
Saturday August 6, 12 pm to 6 pm
The Charlevoix Humane Society will host this festive fundraiser supporting the Northwest Michigan Region and the animals we love. Enjoy a pet and family friendly day of music, food, craft and pet related vendors, animal agility demonstrations, a pet conte…