Location: Frankfort on March 19th
Description: The Benzie County Water Festival seeks to attract, entertain, educate and activate individuals and groups within the community. Festivities will feature world-class Michigan musicians, speeches from water luminaries, interactive multimedia projects and presentations, artisan foods and beverages, workshops, visual art, theater and dance, children’s activities, and connections to campaign and projects to protet our water locally and address global challenges. 231–715-1899
Location: Sleeping Bear Area
Description: 2:00pm Polar dip at @South Bar Lake Beach Area
Chili Cook -off at the Boone Docks in Glen Arbor. around Noon
Fishing Tournament check into the Sportsman
Location: Frankfort’s Winter Festival February 19-20th
Description: Snow activities and highlights of the festival are 2 days of Snowmobile Snowcross Races in Downtown Frankfort’s Open Space Park. How about some “Bowling on Main St”? Kid’s games and activities plus a Winter Parade where the ice shanties and sleds are decorated and those that participate by marching in the parade are wearing cross-county skis and snowshoes. for more information cal 231-352-7251. Enjoy the day in Frankfort!
Start Date: 2011-02-18
End Date: 2011-02-21
|Permaculture Pie Social and Square Dance at the Traverse City Senior Center. Bring your favorite pie to share and your dancing shoes! This is a family-friendly, multi-age gathering. $10 suggested donation to support both the senior center and the TC Permaculture Design Course.|
Northwestern Michigan Ballet Theatre presents “The Legend of Knockgrafton” at the Dennos Museum’s Milliken Auditorium in Traverse City. $15.00 adults $10.00 students. Sunday at 2:pm also. Tickets at the Box Office at Dennos, call 995-1553 or buy online @ www.dennosmuseum.org/
Same day is the Empire Winterfest with a polar dip at 2:00pm at South Bar Lake for all those that don’t want to wait till Spring to get wet! The Masonic Lodge on Front Street in Empire is having Portuguese Soup or Spinach Tortellini with Complimentary coffee or Hot Cocoa for $5.00 from 1-3pm.
How about music and beer! Traverse City is hosting their 2 annual Micro Brew Festival. Tickets limited click here for tickets and details.
Special Programs: A free slide presentation, “Dreams of the Sleeping Bear,” offers a beautiful mix of photography, music and narration, while providing an initial orientation to the park.
Exhibits: Museum exhibits explore the geologic, natural history, and human stories of the park. An interactive touch-screen kiosk and large relief map provide general park information.
Facilities: Eastern National Bookstore/sales area. Public restrooms, water fountain, pay phone (portable TTY available), assistive listening device at the information desk, closed captioning for the orientation slide show.(from the www.nps.gov/slbe website) Enjoy your day.