Get out, get active, and warm up this weekend!

You’ll find fun for the little ones Friday morning at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum…then Saturday, bring the whole family for winter activities at the Grass River Natural Area! You can sip and savor your way along the Leelanau Wine Trail on Saturday and Sunday, or hit the trails at Crystal Mountain, or Rove Estate and Winery!


Discover With Me at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum, Friday, January 10th, 10am to Noon

“Big Moves With Me” Bring your little ones to have fun in the toddler gym-activate your child with activities just their size! And best of all, it’s all free with regular museum admission. Get details at


 Grass River Shiver Snowshoe Race and Winterfest, Saturday, January 11th, Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire

Join the 5k/10k snowshoe race fundraiser at 10am. Registration includes a voucher for a soup lunch at Shorts Brewing Co. on race day. Winterfest is from Noon-3pm, with lots of outdoor and indoor activities for the whole family, including snowshoeing and cross country skiing, crafts, games and more, all free! Learn more at


 Sips and Soups on the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail, Saturday, January 11th, 11am-5pm, Sunday, January 12th, noon-5pm

Enjoy soups and chilis paired with Leelanau Peninsula wines. Tickets include a souvenir wine glass, and food and wine stops at 20 different wineries through the area. Tickets are $35. Get details at


Winter Trails Day at Crystal Mountain, Saturday, January 11th

This day offers children and adults new to snow sports a chance to try snowshoeing and cross-country skiing for free. Enjoy a free 2 hour trail pass and free rentals from 1-3pm, 2-4pm, and 3-5pm. Learn more at


Snowshoe Weekends at Rove Estate, Saturdays and Sundays through March 11th, Rove Estate Vineyard and Tasting Room, TC

Come out on Saturdays and Sundays, bring your own snowshoes, and take a trek through the vineyards at Rove Estate. These are not guided tours. Free.

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