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Crystal Mountain – Valentine’s Day at the Mountain – February 14, 2017
[ February 14, 2017; ] Valentine's Day at Crystal means specials and deals around the mountain for love birds and singles alike. Two-for-One Day Lift Ticket + Rental Available February 14, 2017 Purchase one day ticket (9am-4:30pm) and receive another day for free! Purchase one day equipment rental and receive another day equipment rental for free! Offer only valid Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Additional ticket [...]

Fourth & Fifth Graders Ski Free with MSIA Cold is Cool Passport!
The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. This is why MSIA has established a state-wide program that provides every 4th and 5th grader the opportunity to ski for free. Students can obtain a “Cold is Cool” Ski & Ride Passport [...]

Petoskey Winter Carnival – February 16 – 19, 2017
A  tradition that you don’t want to miss – includes Petoskey’s famous bump jumping competition and a fun cardboard challenge! Gather your boxes and duct tape and plan to enter the race! Downtown Petoskey is partnering with the long-running Winter Carnival and will tap back into its roots with ice sculptures displayed on downtown sidewalks and in [...]

New Chairlift At Caberfae Peaks For the 2016-17 Ski Season
We are proud to announce the installation of highest chairlift in Northern Michigan! A brand new Doppelmayr, triple chair is currently being installed for the 2016/2017 season. The new chairlift will have a top elevation of 1561′ and will provide an incredible 360 degree view of the surrounding Manistee National Forest. The new fixed-grip triple chairlift [...]

Snowfest Weekend – Big Snow Resort – February 17 – 19, 2017
[ February 17, 2017 to February 19, 2017. ] Snow Castle Building, Bonfires, and Night Snowshoe Adventure - Saturday night 7pm (Sign up for the snowshoe by 3pm at Blackjack Mountain front desk) Saturday - Ice Bar located under Blackjack Resort, serving Ice Cold Beer, Ice Luge Shots & Grilled Burgers & Brats! Saturday - Yeti Races (formally known as the [...]

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – February 17 – 18, 2017
[ February 17, 2017; 6:00 pm; February 18, 2017; 6:00 pm; ] Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 11. Departs promptly at 6pm from the Adventure Center! In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

Betsie Bay Frozen 5k in Frankfort, Michigan – February 18, 2017
[ February 18, 2017; ] Run or walk in this fun 5k in the midst of February! For crazy runners who are willing to face 10-degree temperatures and 30-mph gusts off Lake Michigan. Can you handle it?

Crystal Mountain – Teddy Knape Fest – February 18, 2017
[ February 18, 2017; ] Join us for the 10th Annual Teddy Knape Fest! - Friday, February 12 - 7-9pm: Visit the Vista Lounge for small raffles, prizes, games and drink specials plus live music from The Jackie Treehorns featuring Jeff Bihlman.

The Homestead – Songs, Stories & S’mores – February 18, 2017
[ February 18, 2017; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join in on some good 'ole fashioned family fun. Local folk musicians and story tellers host an evening of sing-a-long songs and story time at Mountain Flowers Lodge from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. We'll also have the outdoor fireplace roaring for marshmallow roasting and s'mores. Adults: $12; Children $9; Children under 5 years old are free. <> Visit The Homestead - [...]

Hanson Hills – Cardboard Sled Race – February 18, 2017
[ February 18, 2017; 11:00 am; ] February Winter Fun Days – Cardboard Sled Race - (Presented By Grayling High School Ski Team) - 2017 THEME: Star Wars - Registration: 11am-12:00pm - FEE: $5 per Sled

The Homestead – Cooking Demonstration: Paella – February 19, 2017
[ February 19, 2017; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] A hearty paella is the ideal festive dish for a gathering of friends and family. Join Nonna's award-winning Chef John Piombo for a cooking demonstration where you'll learn how to prepare the perfect paella...and you'll get to try some! $35 per person. Advance reservations. 231.334.5222. <> Visit The Homestead - Cooking Demonstration: Paella Website >>>> <> The Homestead Resort Events [...]

Hanson Hills Classic – February 19, 2017
[ February 19, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Hanson Hills Classic FEE: $25 Point Races: Men & Women 14K Location: Start and Finish at Hanson Hills Recreation Area three (3) miles west of Grayling Race Day Registration: 8:00am-9:30am Race Time: 10:00 am Men and Women 15 second interval starts. Course: Hilly terrain. Classical race with interval starts. Course will have double set tracks. Awards: Awards for first overall male and female finishers. Medals to top [...]

Boyne Mountain – Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper – February 24 – 25, 2017
[ February 24, 2017; 6:00 pm; February 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; ] Get a lift to the top and snowshoe your way to dinner! Offered every Friday and Saturday evening through March 11. Departs promptly at 6pm from the Adventure Center! In true Boyne Mountain fashion, we have taken an ordinary dinner and made it, well, more fun! Whether you are dining with family, catching up with couples, or [...]

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