You can win a great prize just for enjoying takeout over the next couple weeks in Petoskey, walk through a Winter Wonderland at Boyne Highlands, or trek across the Old Mission Peninsula on a quest to discover new Wines and Brews! And you can stock up on fresh local food for the weekend at farmers markets in Traverse City and Boyne City!
Support Petoskey Restaurants with “A Taste of Downtown”
Through January 15th
Local restaurants could really use your support right now, and there’s an extra reason to order takeout in Petoskey, as the “Taste of Downtown” is happening now! Order takeout from a downtown Petoskey restaurant through January 15th, and you’ll get a code to scan with your cellphone that enters you to win a basket packed full of local goodies valued at over $2,000! Learn more at petoskeydowntown.com
The Enchanted Trail at Boyne Highlands
Weekends in January and February
Hike the 2 mile trail through the woods, which come alive with twinkling lights. Stop at the warming Yurt for warm drinks and s’mores around a bonfire. Tickets are $15, or $40 for a family. Learn more at boynehighlands.com
Old Mission Snowshoe, Wine and Brew
Sunday, January 10th, 10:50am-3pm
Grab your snowshoes, or rent a pair, and board the Brew Bus at Jolly Pumpkin to start your trek. You’ll enjoy stops and refreshments along the way at Brys Estate and Bowers Harbor Vineyards, before it’s back to Jolly Pumpkin to wrap up your afternoon. Tickets are $28 per person and are available at tcbrewbus.com
INDOOR FARMERS MARKETS:
The Mercado at the Villages of Grand Traverse Commons
Saturdays from 10am to 2pm
Shop local foods, hydroponic greens, jams, jellies and other handmade goods.
The Pavilion at Veterans Park, Boyne City
Saturdays, 9am to Noon
Shop from around 20 vendors each week with fresh produce, syrups & honey, baked goods, even wine!