Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 10am

Search for over 3000 eggs! Find the Golden Egg and win an Easter Basket full of fun! Held on the grounds of Crystal Mountain, beginning at 10am sharp.

After the Easter egg hunt, get a photo with the Easter Bunny, 11am-Noon in the Inn at the Mountain lounge.

Easter Buffet

Sunday, April 20 | 11am-4pm

Easter Sunday Brunch at the Crystal Center is your time to celebrate the holiday with family and friends. Watch everyone’s eyes grow wide when they see this feast!
Adults $24.95 • Seniors $19.95 • Kids 7-12 $11.95 • Kids 6 & under $6.95
Reservations required. Please call 800.968.4676 to make yours today.

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The wildly popular Small Plates events are back! This year’s events take place Friday, April 25 and Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at participating wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. There are three seating for each event, which are roughly 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm.

Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired with a well-presented and substantial tapas dish in the tasting rooms or vineyards of participating wineries. Each seating is $15 each and one, two or three seatings can be selected for each evening. Many of the wineries work with local chefs to prepare and serve the pairing offering a high-class food and wine offering, catering to culinary aficionados.

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A Celebration of Blossoms, Beauty and Bounty on Old Mission Peninsula

Saturday, May 17, 2014 • 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Advance tickets will be available online 60 days prior to the event.

Tickets will also be available at Black Star Farms and 2 Lads Winery the day of the event, while supplies last.

Please note: if traveling in a group, purchase all tickets from the same starting winery.

Old Mission winemakers invite you to their tasting rooms for a sample of unreleased wines! Barrel and Reserve wines are showcased in addition to each winery’s standard tasting list. The $25* ticket price includes a souvenir glass** and special Blossom Day tastes at all eight wineries. Enjoy the beauty of the blossoms and a weekend on Old Mission Peninsula!

Contact 231.223.4110 for further information.

*Plus My North ticketing processing fee

**Limited number of commemorative glasses available.

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Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day Weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain.

Enjoy live entertainment while sampling Michigan’s finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets.

Held outdoors, slopeside.


VIP Access: 3-4pm
Beer and Brat Festival: 4-8pm


Day of Admission
• $25
• Includes 5 tokens

Festival Packages

Beer & Brat Package
• $20
• Includes 5 tokens

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Beer & Brat VIP Package*
• $40
• Includes 10 tokens
• Early admission with exclusive access to two rare beers from the Rare Beer Tour

*VIP Package is only available online.

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3-5pm: The Cookies

Stay tuned for more musical entertainment!


Michigan Breweries*


*Confirmed 2014 Participating Breweries

Stay tuned for more event details!


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The Cove’s annual Here Comes The Sun Party. Where the sun is shining and the beer is flowing.

So come out and enjoy a day of celebration for the kick off to the summer.

Hidden Agenda Band returns for “Here Comes the Sun” on Memorial Day 2014.

Must be 21+ with valid government issued photo ID.

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Sip, Savor and Enjoy This Fun “Girls Night Out” Event!

Friday, June 13, 2014 • 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale 60 days prior to the event online.

Visit the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula on this evening devoted to women, wine and food. Each of the eight wineries will offer a wine selection and food pairing. The evening also includes giveaways from local businesses and artists.

Regular tickets are $25* and DD tickets are $15*. Both go include a souvenir wine glass,* tasting and food pairings.

“Designated Divas” (those volunteering to drive) tickets will be offered at a discounted rate.

Purchase tickets together if you would like the same starting location. Location will be indicated on your ticket. Tickets sell out every year and will only be available online.

Contact 231.223.7615 for further information.

*Plus MyNorth Tickets processing fee.

**Limited number of commemorative glasses available.

For sponsorship info, email info@bowersharbor.com.

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July 5 - 12, 2014 in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan!

The Grand Traverse region, known for its world-record tart cherry harvest, bursts with visitors eager to savor the flavor of cherries tucked into everything imaginable. Each day Festival goers find cherry delights along with parades, family and kids events and entertainment. In all, there are more than 150 events along the shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay.

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Air Cherry Festival Air Show - July 5 & 6, 2014
The Blue Angels will kick off the Festival’s 88th annual celebration with a highly anticipated, patriotic 4th of July weekend return visit by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The Festival Air Show will take to the sky on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6 over West Grand Traverse Bay.

The Festival has been named in USA Todays top ten festivals for several years running.

There are over 150 events that took place in 2013! Check out the 2013 schedule of events for more information:

Volunteer for the National Cherry Festival!

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It’s True – They Are Back! The U.S. Navy Blue Angels To Headline the 88th National Cherry Festival Opening Weekend July 5 and 6 Flying Over West Grand Traverse Bay

The National Cherry Festival held in the Cherry Capital of the World, Traverse City, Michigan is on the ‘Official U.S. Navy Blue Angles’ Roster of events. The Blue Angels will kick off the Festival’s 88th annual celebration with a highly anticipated, patriotic 4th of July weekend return visit by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The Festival Air Show will take to the sky on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6 over West Grand Traverse Bay. The Festival Air Shows are sponsored by Northern Michigan Toyota Dealers, Cherry Capital Airport, Habour Air, Charter Communications, Sam’s Club, Schmuckal Oil Company, and Northwestern Michigan College Aviation Program.

The Blue Angels flight team demonstrates the choreographed refinements of Navy-trained flying skills while exhibiting graceful, aerobatic maneuvers like the four-plane diamond, opposing solos, and the six plane delta formation.

Traverse City, along with the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station, will prepare for a Friday ‘practice show’ featuring all Air Show performers on July 4, with official U.S. Navy Blue Angels performances during the Festival Air Show Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6. The Festival Air Show is expected to get underway at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Both Air Shows will be simulcast on WTCM AM radio.

The U.S. Blue Angels’ mission is to enhance Navy and Marine Corps recruiting efforts and to represent the naval service to the United States, its elected leadership and foreign nations. The Blue Angels serve as positive role models and goodwill ambassadors for the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps.

For up-to-the-minute schedule information, including additional flight demonstration team updates visit www.cherryfestival.org .

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