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Happy Labor Day Weekend

Posted on August 31st, 2017

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!pointer-2d-cut-9-of-33

Take A Ride on the Pointer Boat
Learn about Harbor Springs history while relaxing on a boat ride around the harbor. The Pointer Boat is an old water taxi that is now used for historic tours. Reservations are required, 231-881-8048.

Harbor Springs Street Sales
Catch the hot deals in Harbor Springs on Saturday, September 2 – one day only. Includes downtown shops, Fairview Plaza and Harbor Plaza.

Music at the Noggin Room Pub
Grab a drink at The Noggin Room Pub – choose from over 40 brews! While you’re there, enjoy the live music taking place every night this weekend!

Friday, September 1: Mike Ridley
Saturday, September 2: Kellerville
Sunday, September 3: Will Springsteen

Check out our full fall lineup of performers here.

Enjoy Sunday Brunchkellerville-live-3
A tradition since 1962! Voted the best Sunday brunch in northern Michigan, visit Stafford’s Bay View Inn for a delicious weekend favorite.

Walk The Mighty Mack
On Labor Day, walk over the world’s 6th largest suspension bridge. Experience the five mile long bridge in a unique way (and the only day of the year) with spectacular views of two of the Great Lakes.

Charlevoix’s Little But Mighty Bridge Walk
Not up for the long haul across the Mighty Mac, try the Charlevoix bridge! Participants meet at Town House Bar at 1pm. Bridge Walk T-shirts will be on sale at the Town House Bar the week before the event and the day of.

Observe The Red Fox Regatta
A two day event that carries sailors the full length of Lake Charlevoix. Watch boats come and go as they race through the lake—a spectator’s delight!

It’s Always A Good Day For Ice Cream!
Indulge in an ice cream cone from your favorite local ice cream shop. Some of the shops close for the winter, so grab your last one of the season, it’s worth the calories!

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The fresh breeze will leave you happy and full! Dine outdoors at Stafford’s Pier Restaurant or Stafford’s Weathervane in Charlevoix.

Take In A ‘Million Dollar’ Sunset
Don’t forget to watch another beautiful summer sunset! Head to your favorite sunset location and take in the million dollar scene.

Enjoy the long holiday and the last of the summer season!

This entry was posted in Area Lodging, on August 31st, 2017