For 50 years, the Waterloo Area Historical Society has celebrated “Michigan Farm Life” on Pioneer Day at the Waterloo Farm Museum. It is a slice of 19th century farm Americana. Think an intimate Henry Ford Museum, but way better.
In early October we were lucky enough to snag tickets for Bailey’s Haunted Detroit Tour. I promised her I wouldn’t give away the tour route, but I had to share a few highlights from the tour. Not the haunted stories, you’ll need to sign-up for a tour. Read on for the highlights of Bailey’s history lesson.
Fetch Brewing in Whitehall hosts a vault of fantastic beers within an intriguing setting making this a must see destination.
We raised a glass for a good cause at the Boat House Beer Fest, a restoration fundraiser for the Friends of Detroit Rowing at the Belle Isle Boat House.
The sun was shining, people were smiling, and the hearses were ready for business. It’s just another day in Hell, Michigan.
The 9th Annual UP Fall Beer Festival in Marquette, Michigan on Sept 9, 2017, was a sweet taste of summer with a touch of plaid, hops headgear, and a dinosaur or two. I know, right?
Our visit to Isle Royale in early August was postcard perfect – Moose, Thimbleberries, Sunsets, Ranger Stories, and tired feet from long hikes.
The Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse is also known as the “Castle of the Straits”. It marks the junction of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. From 1892 until 1957, the lighthouse helped ships navigate the perilous waters of the Straits of Mackinac.
The Canyon Falls trail along the Sturgeon River in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been dubbed “Michigan’s Grand Canyon.” It is 15 miles south of L’Anse, Michigan on US 41. There is plenty of parking at the roadside park. Blue slashes along the trail mark the North Country Trail.
Colonial Michilimackinac is the last exit before Mackinaw Bridge and is packed with history and photo opportunities. It was the first stop on our 2017 Michigan Tour of Places we’ve always said we wanted to checkout or did and can’t remember. I think you could safely call it the 2017 Michigan Middle Age Tour
The 1st Annual Detroit Book Festival was held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Eastern Market. It had a bit of something for everyone: old books, new books, rare books, comic books, children’s books, vinyl records, posters, newspapers, magazines, vintage board games, food trucks, beer, and a DJ. Mixed in between were authors.
Hundreds of classic and exotic cars lines the streets of downtown Ann Arbor for the annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show.
The Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival celebrated its 20th Anniversary on July 21st and 22nd. We’ve got a colorful commentary and lots of photos
The Detroit Riverwalk is a Detroit gem hiding in plain sight. Check out our post for a preview of what you’ll find. It is Pure Detroit.
With an intoxicating bite of sweet Americana, the Michigan Rattlers charmed the crowd at Sonic Lunch in Ann Arbor.