There are tons of great things happening around Michigan this weekend, but we have made it easy for you to narrow it down in our Top Five Things To Do!
1. Right Brain Brewery’s 2nd Annual Collaboration Day, Feb. 12-13, Traverse City
The annual event live music and Collaboration Day’s brews with Blake’s Hard Cider, Denver Beer Co., Greenbush Brewing Company, Burn Em’ Brewing, 2 Lads Winery, 45 North Winery, Grand Traverse Distillery, and several others. Festivities also include “Top-Secret” Right Brain Brewery beers from employees. More info at http://rightbrainbrewery.com.
2. The Sound of Music, Feb. 14, East Lansing
We all know the beloved story of Maria and the von Trapp family, and we all know the songs, too….This weekend check out The Sound of Music through Sunday at the Wharton Center in East Lansing. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic musical film. It’s a perfect date night. Tickets start at $38. For performance times and more information go to http://whartoncenter.com.
3. Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate, Feb. 11-14, Grand Rapids
You will find Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy together to celebrate a lot of different fun activities, including a royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and Tiana, and other festivities from around the globe at Van Andel Arena.. Tickets start at $15; some $12 discounts available. More details at http://vanandelarena.com.
4. West Michigan Golf Show, Feb. 12-14, Grand Rapids
A little golf this Valentine’s Weekend? For over 25 years, West Michigan has started their golf season off right with the West Michigan Golf Show, which takes place today-Sunday at DeVos Place. The show features the area’s top equipment dealers, courses and resorts. On site you can plan your entire summer of golf, and even tee off for the first time of the season at the The Treetops Resort $25,000 Par 3 Challenge. More info at http://showspan.com.
5. Valent-ICE 2016, Feb 12-14, Grand Rapids
Join our buddies Randy Finch and Derek Maxfield of Food Network’s “Ice Brigade” show for this annual festival celebrating winter and love in Downtown Grand Rapids. The festival features live ice carving, a walking tour of whimsical ice art, ice skating and other snowy season fun.
NO TICKETS NEEDED, THIS IS A FREE EVENT.
Today there is an Unveiling of 50+ Ice sculptures Downtown (12-7pm) as well as an 80’s on ICE themed ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle, free 80’s trivia and more at 7pm. The Downtown Market also has several events throughout the weekend! More info at http://downtowngr.org.
What’s coming up on this weekend’s Behind the Mitten?
We’re headed to Flint to talk to more than the politicians. We talk to restaurant owners, museum programmers and residents about another side to the Flint Water Crisis.So…Make sure to tune in if you get a chance.
Of course we’ll do BEER OF THE WEEK!
So…Make sure to tune in if you get a chance.
You’ll find All things Michigan on “Behind the Mitten” — this week airing at a special time 6 p.m. SATURDAY on Newsradio WOOD 1300 & 1069 FM
*8 a.m. Saturdays on Mix 1049 on WBXX in Battle Creek http://mix1049online.com/
*Noon Sundays on Talk Radio 1360 on WKMI in Kalamazoo http://wkmi.com/