December 3rd, 2019
9:00 AM. - 4:30 PM
Round trip from Grayling Commission on Aging & Senior Center to Bronner's Store in Frankenmuth Michigan and back.
Join us for a trip to Bronner's CHRISTmad WONDERland in Frankenmuth Michigan on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019. Enjoy time exploring the Bronner's Store and having lunch at the Bronner's Food Court.
Cost for the trip is only $30 and includes transportation and lunch. Bring spending money if you wish to buy items from Bronner's. The bus will leave the senior center at 9:00 AM. with plans to return at approximately 4:30 PM. The deadline ot register is November 27th.
Old Fashioned Christmas at the Lighthouse
December 1st - 7th, 2019
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
15500 N Lighthouse Pt Road, PO Box 43, Northport, Michigan 49670
We will be celebrating the heritage of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse keepers from 1858-1880. Each room in the lighthouse will be Christmas themed, portraying the traditional time period and showcasing the keeper heritages. We will also be telling the story of our only female lighthouse keeper. There will be an actor in period costume in each room retelling the Christmas story of that family. Some of the heritages showcased will be from Germany, Denmark, England, and Ireland. In addition, learn about the history of the Christmas Tree ship Rouse Simmons, that sank in Lake Michigan in 1912.
December 7th will be our last day of the exhibit with extended hours. A modern-day Santa’s Workshop will be open from 3-6 PM. Come out and enjoy cookie decorating, crafting an ornament, visiting with Santa, games, holiday campfire, hot cocoa bar and much more.
As always, a Recreation Passport is required for entry into the State Park.
Location: Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum
Food For Thought - Google Analytics
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the fourth Food For Thought luncheon on December 3rd at Treetops Resort in the Oak Room at 11:30 AM featuring Erin Bemis, a Google supported trainer.
Erin has spent the vast majority of her career working for/with small businesses and nonprofits, eventually running a successful Chamber of Commerce and earning consecutive titles of Michigan Chamber of Commerce of the Year. Most recently, Erin has been a Regional Development Director and National Speaker with marketing and technology companies like Constant Contact and Google.
Join us for an interactive luncheon where Erin will talk about using data to drive business growth with the help of programs like Google Analytics. She’ll also be providing SMART steps for goal setting, enabling businesses to get the most out of their data driven initiatives.
Tickets are on sale now at just $15 for members and $20 for not yet members! You can reserve your seat at www.gaylordchamber.com under the events tab, by calling 989-732-6333 or email Rebecca@gaylordchamber.com.
Location: Treetops Resort 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, Mi
Powerful Tools For Caregivers
A class for Family Caregivers
Powerful Tools For Caregivers is an educational program desgined to help family caregivers to take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit this class weather you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, a nursing home, or across the country.
This class series meets once a week for six weeks.
Class size is limited, and registration is required.
November 13th, - December 18th, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ogemaw Commission on Aging
1528 South M-33
West Branch, MI 48661
Location: Ogemaw Commission On Aging 1528 South M-33
Phone: 989-358- 4616
Lovells Euchre Cards Club
Evey Tuesday night @ 6:30 P.M.
September 10th - December 10th 2019.
Lovells Township Hall - Co. Rd 612 & F-97 Twin Bridge Rd.
6:30 P.M. Every Tueday night, Hall open at 6:15 P.M.
Everyone is welcome, all level players, this is fun time play!
Costs $2.00 per person.
1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes. ( 3rd place is a draw High-or-Low Score
Single, Partners, Bring a Friend, for a fun night out!
Location: Lovells Twp. Hall/Co. Rd 612 & F-97 Twin Bridge Rd
Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long
December 3rd, 2019
Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center
Christmas Carols will be ringing from the walls of Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 5:45 PM. This free Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long will be led by Sarah Smailing. Come and join in the spirit of the season as we sing all of your favorite Christmas Carols. This event is open to the public and we would love to have you join us.
Dinner will be served before the concert at 6:30 - 5:30 PM. Suggested donation for seniors ages 60+ is $3.50. The cost for those under 60 is $5.75 per person. The Commission on Aging is located at 308 Lawndale St. If you have any questions, please call the Senior Center at 348-7123.
Location: 308 Lawndale St. Grayling, Mi
NEW Month-Long Event Showcases Premium Wines along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
November 5, 2019 (Leelanau Peninsula, MI)-- The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is hosting a new month-long event showcasing premium wines being grown on the peninsula. Similar to the trail’s highly successful Rosé All May and Hunt for the Reds of October, Premium Pour offers a featured premium wine at 23 wineries along the trail for an entire month.
Featured Wines Amoritas Vineyards: 2018 Mary’s Folly White Field Blend Aurora Cellars: 2016 Blaufrankisch and 2016 Cabernet Franc Baia Estate: Lambo (sparkling red) BigLittle: C-3 Black Star Farms: 2017 Arcturos Cabernet Franc Blustone Vineyards: 2017 Winemaker’s Red Boathouse Vineyards: 2016 Merlot Chateau Fontaine: Grüner Veltliner Cherry Republic: Balaton Cherry Ciccone Vineyard & Winery: Lee La Tage 45 North Vineyard & Winery: Cabernet Franc French Valley Vineyards: 2017 Jubilee Glen Arbor Wines: Alligator Hill Merlot Good Harbor Vineyards: Collaboration and Labernet Laurentide Winery: Apera Dessert Wine Leelanau Wine Cellars: 2016 Merlot M22 Tasting Room: Vintner’s Red Mawby: CA2012 Rove Estate: Cuveé Rosé or 2016 Merlot Shady Lane Cellars: 2016 Cabernet Franc Reserve Silver Leaf Vineyard & Winery: Taster’s Choice Soul Squeeze Cellars: 2017 I Chardonnay Verterra Winery: Chaos Sparkling Wine
Leelanau Peninsula recently won “2nd Best Wine Region in North America” by USA Today, and its wines continue to garner more and more attention and medals each year in national, and even International, wine competitions. In fact, Black Star Farms even won “Best Riesling in the World” at the highly esteemed American Fine Wine Competition in Australia.
For $30 per ticket, participants receive a high quality, stemmed wine glass and a featured 2-ounce pour of a premium wine at 23 wineries. The ticket is good everyday for the entire month of December.
“This is great way for guests to enjoy an event at their own pace,” shares Lorri Schreiber. “Participants can enjoy several wines in a day or take the slower approach with one or two wines a day on any day that works for them. It’s also a great way to discover what all the fuss is about with the high quality of our wines. And, the timing couldn’t be better! It’s a great way to stock on wines for holiday gifts and get-togethers.“
Tickets are available online at lpwines.com or at most of the participating wineries.
In the Spirit of Christmas
Monday - Wednesday
December 2nd - December 4th
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
314 N Nicolet St, Mackinaw City, Michigan 49701
Audie's annual kick off to the holidays! Join us for the Spirit of Christmas featuring music from Madrigal to Modern presented by the Northland Players. Audie's will provide a 7 course feast to accompany the performance.
Location: Audie's Restaurant 314 N Nicolet St, Mackinaw City