Twinkling Lights, Festive Shopping, plus an excuse to treat yourself to Take-Out!

This week you can check out a festive family light show in Pellston, shop local and find great gifts in Traverse City, enjoy delicious take-out at great prices in Petoskey, and then spend Saturday night watching a Celtic Concert on the Couch!


A Small Town Christmas – 1833 Mill Lane in Pellston, off Pleasantview Rd.

Through December 27th

The Gundakunst family invites you to come see their incredible light show. Drive thru drive thru Monday thru Saturday, 6:30-9:30 or walk thru on Sunday evening. This is a full family experience, with a drive thru cookie and hot chocolate station, a chance to drop off letters to Santa and enjoy a bonfire. To see photos and get more info, go to Facebook events and search Small Town Christmas Light Show on Mill Lane.


The 12 Days of Shopping Local in Downtown Traverse City

Through December 18th

This year, it’s more important than ever to support local businesses, and downtown Traverse City merchants are giving you another reason-a chance to win a $500 shopping Spree! Just print out your downtown Traverse City Shopping Card here. Check out all the great stores while checking items off your gift list, and then drop off your entry in the box at Brew, before 4pm on Friday for your chance to win!


Red Wings Training Camp Merchandise and Signed Sports Memorabilia Sale

Dec 15th-17th 17, 10-3pm, Centre Ice Area, Upstairs Community Room

Need a gift for a sports fan? Merchandise from the 2019 Detroit Red Wings Training Camp & select pieces of signed memorabilia featuring the Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Magic Johnson as a Michigan State National Basketball Champion, and Muhammad Ali will be available for sale. Proceeds of the sale will benefit I.C.E. (Involved Citizens Enterprises), the nonprofit organization of Centre Ice & Howe Arena.


Great Petoskey Take Out Part Two

Dec 16th thru the 23rd

It’s a great time to support local restaurants, and get a delicious dinner or lunch. There are 3 course dinners, family style specials, and deals on gift cards too! Get all the info at or on their Facebook Page.


A Celtic Family Christmas

Saturday, December 19th, 7pm

Join Canada’s most endeared and revered fiddle power couple, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, along with their seven children, for a virtual performance from their Cape Breton home.  Tickets are on sale now at and will be streamed via Ticket holders will be able to replay the performance any time from posted “show day” until the end of the Christmas season, December 27th.