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Lisa's Five Things To Do This Weekend

From Remodeling to Romance, there's a lot going on this weekend!

by Lisa Knight posted Feb 14 2017 12:27PM
This week's fun 5 blog has all kinds of fun experiences to check out. You can get inspiration for your next home remodeling project at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Find fun for the whole family in Petoskey, or a little romance with your sweetheart on the Old Mission Peninsula. Then there's a night at the ballet, and a chance to hone your culinary skills!

Home Builders Expo 2017

Saturday, February 18th, 9-5pm, and Sunday, February 19th, 11am to 3pm
Come get ideas for your next home remodeling project at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme this weekend. See all the latest products, check out demonstrations, and more! Get info online at
Petoskey Winter Carnival
Thursday, February 16th through Sunday, February 19th
Events include the Wine and Dine progressive dinner on Thursday, Chocoholic Frolic and a ghost walk on Friday, Ice carving on Saturday, curling, hockey, a snowman building contest and more. Get more info at
Romancing the Riesling
Saturday, February 18th, 10am to 5pm
It's a love affair! Celebrate Old Mission Peninsula's signature varietal on the WOMP wine trail with special Riesling tastings served in a commemorative glass, perfectly paired delicious dishes, and Riesling bottle discounts. A number of peninsula businesses are joining the party with special deals and samplings of their own for event guests. Get tickets and more info online at events/romancing-the-riesling- 2-18-17

                                                                    A Magical Night at the Ballet                                                                     
Saturday, February 18th, 7:30-10pm, Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts

Just in time for Valentine's week, The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts is thrilled to welcome Michigan's only professional ballet company as they perform scenes from "Romeo and Juliet" and “Black & White: Swan Lake,” the startling new interpretation of the 100-year-old classic. Buy tickets and get details at
Cooking Class with Executive Chef Cole Thornton
Saturday, February 18th,  5:30 - 8:30 pm, Black Star Farms
Let Executive Chef Cole Thornton share with you his passion and philosophy behind the critically acclaimed culinary department at Black Star Farms. Learn new recipes and kitchen techniques with a chef’s demonstration, then get into the action with hands-on instruction. This is your chance to gain some culinary confidence while enjoying an evening of food, wine, and great company. Get tickets and more info at

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