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101 Things To Do In Northern Michigan

Posted on April 27th, 2018
We love northern Michigan! It’s our favorite place to be – whether visiting or living here year-round. Check out our list of 101 Things To Do In Northern Michigan for the best ways to spend your time in the area. Alanson Area
1. Feed the fish in our pond, explore and hike our 20 acres, splash in our poo…

Ladies, Ladies, Ladies!

Posted on November 7th, 2017
Hunting season is here – but it’s not just for the camo-covered hunters anymore! Petoskey and Harbor Springs are each offering a night of fun – right downtown. Here are 2 ways to spend some girl time with your favorite people while checking a few things off your holiday shop…

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

Artist Meet & Greet: John Riepma and Lisa Poulson

Posted on August 9th, 2017
On Thursday, August 17 Stafford’s Gallery of Art and History will be hosting a Meet & Greet with Michigan artists John Riepma and Lisa Poulson from 5 to 8 pm. John Riepma is the owner of Grand Rapids Glassblowing Studio. His art consists of using simple coloration and classical symm…

Holiday Gift Guide – For Everyone On Your Shopping List!

Posted on December 7th, 2016
It’s time to make your list and check it twice! Stafford’s Art Gallery has a little something for everyone this holiday season. For any gifts purchased in the month of December, we will offer free gift wrapping, too. Hand-Blown Glass
Local Michigan artist, John Riepma, creates hand-b…