Join the casual fun on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm as participating wineries offer everyday snacks paired with a complimentary taste of Leelanau wine.

This is a fantastic way to try lots of your favorite munchies and see how great they taste when complemented by wine.

This is a free event. Just show up and enjoy the yummy fun!

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Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015 | 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. Follow the signs on Mountain Center Road for the egg hunt.

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 5, 2015 | 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 $21.95 • Kids 7-12 $12.95 • Kids 6 & under $6.95

Reservations required. Please call (844) 260-3673 to make yours today.

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The Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsors Benzie County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Betsie River Campsite, Dinghy’s Restaurant & Bar and State Savings Bank will bring you the Annual Fall Festival celebration in Frankfort on Saturday, October 11 at 11:00 AM with the Fall Festival Parade featuring The Scottville Clown Band and entertaining Mutt March, GIANT pumpkins and local built floats. They are still accepting participants in their Parade and Mutt March. Applications can be picked up at the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber Office, on their website at www.frankfort-elberta.com or just show up prior to the parade on October 11(at beach turnaround) to enter either activity! Pick up your 2014 Fall Festival Souvenir T-Shirts at the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce booth the day of the festival or at the Chamber office 517 Main St. Frankfort.

Directly following the parade, a host of activities will take place in the Open Space Park. Live Music featuring The Scottville Clown Band will perform under the Big Tent! Watch in awe as giant pumpkins and squash get weighed-in. There will be cash prizes awarded for several weight categories. Kids under 16 years of age can guess the weight of a giant pumpkin and have the opportunity to win a brand new BIKE!

Starting at noon, the Masters of Mayhem will be back with their incredible metal trebuchet to launch pumpkins into Betsie Bay, Face Painting, Free Wagon Rides through downtown Frankfort. First Congregational Church will host their Cake Walk at 1pm

Back by popular demand Under the big tent: Silent Auction 12p-2pm, Pie Eating Contest (Register at 1:00pm – contest begins at 1:30pm) – and Pumpkin Baking Contest (at noon judging at 1:00pm). All of these activities are located in the Open Space.

A wide variety of activities will be available from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm including Pumpkin Decorating, “Hillbilly Olimpiks”-the silly-themed obstacle course, the popular Kid’s Games and a Mystical Straw Maze will be all set up in Open Space Park for all to enjoy. Participate in the Scavenger Hunt to win cash prizes. The Garden Theater will again host FREE showings of “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm. Watch as a 900+ lb. pumpkin drops from high in the sky onto a vehicle! For the right price, even you could get a chance to pull the rope that makes it happen!

If you need more information, please stop into the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce Office at 517 Main Street, Frankfort, email or call 231-352-7251 or email fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com

For more information visit the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce website.

Saturday - November 29, 2014

Join us on the front lawn of the Lodge as we celebrate in the first light of the season.

Enjoy roasting marshmallows around the roaring bonfire, complimentary hot chocolate and Live traditional Holiday Carols.

Tree Lighting at 5:30pm sharp.

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June, Starting June 18: Wednesday & Saturday Evenings

July & August: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings

Sept & October:  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Evenings

A winery tour kicks off the evening at 6pm, with dinner seating at 6:30. The price is $75 per person, inclusive of tax, gratuity and wine.

Reservations are required at least a day in advance and can be made by calling 1-800-969-4009 or booking online. Payment is taken at time of booking.  Cancelations accepted up to 3 days prior to reservation for full refund.

Enjoy a beautifully and elegant multi-course meal, each course perfectly paired with a Chateau Chantal wine and prepared in-house.

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Escape from the ordinary with a concert on the Top of Bay Mountain at The Homestead with Musica Batteria, the duo of Lynn Koch and Kristen Tait.  Performing on vintage rosewood marimba, you will enjoy an evening of classical, ragtime, jazz and popular favorites in a spectacular setting overlooking the Sleeping Bear Bay.  It’s a musical treat you won’t want to miss!

Tickets: $15/person.  Chairlift rides to the top of the mountain begin at 6pm.  Multi-passenger shuttle service also available.  Cash bar.  Concert begins at 7pm.

For more information and to pre-purchase tickets, call Lindy Kellogg at 231.334.5378.

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Join us at The Homestead for The Western Brass Quintet atop Bay Mountain overlooking Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Bay and the Manitou Islands presented by The Manitou Music Festival. Concert begins at 7pm. Transportation to the top of Bay Mountain is by chairlift or six passenger golf cart and begins at 6pm. Beverages available for purchase. Please, no coolers.

The Western Brass Quintet has entertained national and international audiences with cutting-edge, virtuosic repertoire for over four decades. Serving as an ensemble in residence at Western Michigan University, the group strives to educate community and school audiences concerning the expressive capabilities of brass instruments by performing high-quality brass chamber music and by regularly working with students in clinics. Members of the ensemble frequently perform with some of the finest ensembles and musicians in the world and are committed to elevating the level and perception of brass chamber music.

The Manitou Music Festival presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations. Founded in 1991 by members of the Glen Arbor Art Association, the Manitou Music Festival takes place in the pastoral splendor of Leelanau County, in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

For more Manitou Music Festival information and to reserve tickets visit www.glenarborart.org.

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Join us at The Homestead for The Western Brass Quintet atop Bay Mountain overlooking Lake Michigan, Sleeping Bear Bay and the Manitou Islands presented by The Manitou Music Festival.  Concert begins at 7pm.  Transportation to the top of Bay Mountain is by chairlift or six passenger golf cart and begins at 6pm.  Beverages available for purchase. Please, no coolers.

The Western Brass Quintet has entertained national and international audiences with cutting-edge, virtuosic repertoire for over four decades. Serving as an ensemble in residence at Western Michigan University, the group strives to educate community and school audiences concerning the expressive capabilities of brass instruments by performing high-quality brass chamber music and by regularly working with students in clinics. Members of the ensemble frequently perform with some of the finest ensembles and musicians in the world and are committed to elevating the level and perception of brass chamber music.

The Manitou Music Festival presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations.  Founded in 1991 by members of the Glen Arbor Art Association, the Manitou Music Festival takes place in the pastoral splendor of Leelanau County, in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

For more Manitou Music Festival information and to reserve tickets visit www.glenarborart.org.

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