Porcupine Mountains Music Festival – August 25

August 17, 2018

Ontonagon, MI – Come to the Porkies for our 12th Annual Music Festival, with two stages, bands all weekend, a children’s tent and activities, and a hot food concession.

The festival will take place, under a big top canopy, rain or shine so bring an umbrella or poncho just in case. The average temperature in the area at this time of year is a high of 76 F and a low of 64 F, so dress for warm weather but bring a sweatshirt for the evening. The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival will be held at the Winter Sports Complex located within Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Temporary, canopy covered stages will be set up at the base of the hill and several acres of open slope will be mowed and ready for your blankets and lawn chairs. Attendance is limited therefore a bad seat will not be found. Workshops will be conducted upon the event grounds and also inside the 20,000 square foot ski chalet. The restaurant located inside the ski chalet will offer a varied menu and will be open throughout the event. Absolutely no pets allowed – assistance/service dogs welcome.

Grand Garden Show featuring Proven Winners ® – August 26-28

August 17, 2018

Mackinac Island, MI – Join us for the 6th Annual Grand Garden Show presented by Proven Winners, the world’s #1 plant brand at the world’s largest summer resort providing a spectacular and memorable setting. Celebrate the beauty of flowers while you surround yourself with the rich history of Mackinac Island and Grand Hotel. This will be a multi-day event with hands-on demonstrations and presentations from some of the nation’s foremost garden design experts.

Announcing 2018 guest speaker, Amy Stewart. Amy Stewart is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Girl Waits with Gun and The Drunken Botanist. You will also enjoy returning guest speaker, Mackinac Island’s own award-winning garden designer and author, Jack Barnwell. Presenting 2017 guest speaker P.Allen Smith, an award-winning food, lifestyle and garden expert and host of two television programs, and contributor on the NBC’s The Today Show. This package includes a full breakfast and five-course dinner daily, evening receptions, garden tours and seminars- including private garden home tours around Mackinac Island. Make your reservation online or call 1-800-33GRAND.

2018 Michigan Paranormal Convention – August 23-25

August 17, 2018

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – The 2018 Michigan Paranormal Convention will bring the biggest names in the paranormal industry to Sault Ste. Marie, MI (Michigan’s Oldest City). On August 23rd through the 25th at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan’s Kewadin Casinos DreamMakers Theater, experts and television stars will be on hand to cover such topics as paranormal investigating, psychic powers, demonology, and UFOlogy. Come see the biggest names speak on today’s hottest topic, the paranormal!