Frosty fun, great food, and lots more!

You’ll find a great time for the whole family in Gaylord or Charlevoix this weekend…spend a delicious lunch hour at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey on Friday, then hit the trails for a ski adventure on Saturday, or spend a day sampling delicious food in Traverse City!


AlpenFrost in Gaylord, February 1st & 2nd

Activities through the weekend include the Frosty 5k, a craft show, soup cook-off, Horse Drawn Carriage rides, guided snowshoe hike, Michigan Beer and Wine Festival and more. Get more info at


 Groundhog Shadowfest, February 1st & 2nd

Come join in the candlelight walk at Mt Mc Sauba Friday night, and on Saturday, check out the pancake breakfast, a Souper Soup contest, Groundhog Scavenger Hunt, live music from the Sleeping Gypsies and lots more. Learn more at


 First Friday for Foodies, Friday, February 1st, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey

Come warm up in the Crooked Tree Arts Center kitchens with Nina Fearon, nutritionist and owner of Knowingly Nourished Nutrition Counseling as she explores the protective and healing properties of market offerings.  You’ll sample a colorful warm winter salad and savor the delicious goodness found in dark chocolate. Get more info at


 White Pine Stampede, Saturday, February 2nd, Mancelona Middle School

This event will feature a 10K fun race, 20K race & 45K race. It will honor Race Founder & Director Jack McKaig, who passed away in June 2018. The 45K starts at 9:30am; the 20K at 10:30am, & the 10K at 11:30am. Races end at Shanty Creek & include the Short’s Cool-Down Party & Awards Ceremony at 1:30pm, featuring lunch & Shorts beer. Register online at


NMC’s Festival of Foods, Saturday, February 2nd, 10am-3pm, Hagerty Center, Traverse City

Come enjoy a day of deliciousness at the Hagerty Center… See live demonstrations by area chefs & gourmet food artisans. Also enjoy tastings throughout. Sign up and learn more at

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