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.
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If you’re in the Traverse City area and looking for a great place to eat check out Hanna’s Bistro on Cass St, Downtown.
Glen Arbor Art Association kicks off the “Taste the Passion” wine tour weekend. The Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor is hosting the wine and art open house at Mountain Flowers Lodge, with small plate tapas paired with wines from throughout the peninsula. This Event will benefit the Glen Arbor Art Association for class scholarship and their school art program. Homestead is offering a package with the event call 231-334-5000 for details at the Resort. Ticket available at the door for $20 6-8 PM (Friday) the Lodge is located in the Village area at the Resort.
Also this weekend the Taste of Passion wine tour in Leelanau County. Tickets available online $30/ea @ www.lpwines.com. Stay tuned- the 12th is a big weekend in the Sleeping Bear area!
February 3 (Thursday) from 5-9 PM to raise money for the Shiver by the River Festival being held Feb 19-20.
Just so you know tomorrow is GroundHog Day! I predict more winter I hope I’m wrong!
This event involves a 2 mile run up the Sleeping Bear sand dunes, 17 mile bike ride around Little Glen and Big Glen and the final event is a One Paddle event on the water! Can you do it! Here’s the details: 2011 M22 Challenge registration opens March 1, 2011 at www.m22challenge.com only 400 spots! The 3rd Annual Challenge takes place June 11th same day as the Leland Wine Festival! Tonight the Spartans and Wolverines are playing basketball! A little more exciting then this blog!