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Spook-tacular Art at Stafford’s Gallery

Posted on October 29th, 2017
Happy Halloween from Stafford’s Gallery! We wish you all a ‘spook-tacular’ day full of tricks and treats. Here’s a little treat for your eyes today: Metal Art By Carlolyn Fink Her creation process of each piece involves spending quite some time selecting exactly…

5 Things To Do Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted on October 25th, 2017
Kick-off the holiday season with these fabulous community events!  1. Downtown Charlevoix Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Friday, November 24, 10 am to 6 pm
Join the community of Charlevoix for a kick-off to the holiday season! 2. Live Music at the Noggin Room Pub
Friday, November 24, 8 to 1

Saturday Color Splash – Yum

Posted on October 23rd, 2017
Yum! We hope you’ve had breakfast before glancing at this. Connie McEwan’s egg will have your tummy rumbling. Her peas will have you ready for a delicious afternoon snack.   We can’t get over the all details in her work! Her paintings are so life like. What a fun way to a…

6 Reasons To Visit The Noggin Room Pub

Posted on October 23rd, 2017
1. Fresh Popcorn
Before you even open the door to the restaurant, your nose will smell the warm, welcoming aroma of fresh popcorn popping! As soon as you sit down, your taste buds will enjoy it too! Empty basket? No problem, just ask for a refill!    2. Hall of Foam
Earn your mug in the famous Ha…

Thanksgiving at Stafford’s

Posted on October 23rd, 2017
We feel especially compelled to give thanks this year for family, neighbors, friends and this amazing corner of northern Michigan we call home. We invite you to come celebrate the warmth and togetherness of Thanksgiving at Stafford’s. Thursday, November 23, 2017 Join us at the Bay View Inn for a T

5 Things Not To Miss This Fall

Posted on October 17th, 2017
Fall is one of northern Michigan’s most beloved seasons and it’s here! Add these 5 things to your October adventures.
  1. Scenic Color Tour – where to begin? A well-known favorite drive is on M119 through the Tunnel of Trees. Looking for more scenic drives? Click to PetoskeyA

Saturday Color Splash – Red or White

Posted on October 13th, 2017
Add a splash of color to your weekend with a glass of RED or WHITE! Stafford’s Private Label Wine Collection offers a bit of both!  Our 2011 Pinot Noir from Carneros is a full bodied, jammy and slightly tannic wine, selected specifically for Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant in Charl…

Saturday Color Splash – George Peebles

Posted on October 7th, 2017
Speaking of color… GEORGE PEEBLES! Bright. bold and fun! Over the summer, we had the opportunity to chat with this fantastic Michigan artist about his technique, his style and his work. His pieces covered an entire wall of our gallery and our guests loved the chance to meet one of their favorit…