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28 Things To Do In February

Posted on January 30th, 2017
Oh, the beauty of winter in northern Michigan! Make the most of this snowy season with some great activities happening this February- indoor & outdoor!
  1.  Charlevoix Shadowfest celebrates Groundhog’s Day, Friday, February 3 – Sunday, February 5. Chili cook off, games, fre

Petoskey Broadway Musical

Posted on January 19th, 2017
An exhilarating evening by the talented students of Petoskey High School! Our second annual Broadway Musical Dinner will be held Tuesday, February 14 & Thursday, February 16 (both at 6 pm). Not only will you enjoy a three course dinner, you will enjoy music from Broadway hits including Hamilto

3 Ways to Please Your Wine Tasting Palate This Winter!

Posted on January 19th, 2017
One great place, three fine events! Gather up the gang and join us at Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant for a tasting event you won’t soon forget. Choose from three different dates with three great vendors offering wine from three different regions. We invite you to please your wine t…

Wedding Feature: Tyler & Lauren

Posted on January 16th, 2017
How they met
We met in college at a practice for a production we were both going to be involved in. We laugh often at our first encounter because Tyler thought I was my older sister and that I was dating a guy who was several years older than me. Through that month long event we became better friends and even…

Snow Much Fun – An Outdoor Winter Playground Guide

Posted on January 13th, 2017
The snow conditions in northern Michigan are nearly perfect right now and if you don’t have plans to come up and explore northern Michigan this winter, you should and here are 6 reasons why!
  1. Cozy Winter Getaways. Our accommodations have it all. Stafford’s Bay View Inn offers cozy accom

Meet Our New Event Services Manager – Tracy Thomson

Posted on January 3rd, 2017
We are pleased to welcome Tracy to our Sales & Events team! Tracy grew up in northern Michigan and graduated from Petoskey High School in 2003. After graduation, he was accepted into the Young American College of the Performing Arts in Southern California. With the Young Americans, he ha…