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Iceman Cometh Challenge – November 3, 2018
[ November 3, 2018; ] The Bell's Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is a 30 mile point-to-point mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, Michigan. Held traditionally on the first Saturday of November (except for years when the first Saturday of November is the 1st), the 29th annual Bell's Iceman will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018. <> Visit Iceman Cometh Challenge [...] more...

Toast the Season – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Nov. 3 – 4 and Nov. 10 – 11, 2018
[ November 3, 2018 to November 4, 2018. November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018. ] Celebrate the upcoming holiday season and get inspired for your own upcoming holiday gatherings by sampling mouthwatering wine and food pairings along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Get recipes from winery, taste and buy wines to pair with your upcoming holiday meals and shop holiday wine gifts for your friends and loved ones at this fan-favorite [...] more...

Glen Arbor – Pajama Party – Shopping Event – November 23, 2018
[ November 23, 2018; 6:30 am to 9:00 am. ] PJ Party ~ Better than Black Friday Shopping in Glen Arbor Friday, November 23rd at a NEW time this year from: 6:30-9am* Enjoy shopping in your leisure-wear the day after Thanksgiving, avoid the lines in the city and shop local quality goods for yourself, with your friends and neighbors and get a jump on holiday gifts. We [...] more...

Glen Arbor – Tree Lighting & Holiday Market Preview Party – November 23, 2018
[ November 23, 2018; 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Tree Lighting & Caroling | 6:15pm Holiday Market Preview Party | 6:30-8pm at the Glen Arbor Township Hall Glen Arbor’s Annual Tree Lighting, (located outside in front of the Glen Arbor Town Hall), happens promptly at 6:15pm. NEW this year, we’ll have professionally led Caroloing as well. Bundle up and bring the family out for some holiday cheer, [...] more...

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Taste the Passion ~ Wine & Love – February 9 & 10, 2019
[ February 9, 2019; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. February 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Join us for Taste the Passion – the SWEETEST event of the year! Winter Wonderland is here, and there’s “snow” much fun to be had along the trail! Gather your friends and embark on an adventure of snow-covered vineyards and sweet & savory bites paired with amazing wine, a Snow Fun Photo Contest, pop-up shopping and [...] more...

The Hunt for the Reds of October – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Weekdays in October
[ October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018. ] Weekdays during October $10 per person Includes signature wine glass, a complimentary red wine pour at each winery and a $5 donation to the American Red Cross. Great wine for a great cause— It doesn’t get better than that! Leelanau Peninsula has become well-known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What is often overlooked, [...] more...

Manitou Passage Golf Club – A Northern Michigan Adventure
By Jim Barnes It may seem unthinkable, even sacrilegious, to make any changes to a course designed by the great Arnold Palmer. Originally opened in 1998 as King’s Challenge, the course languished a bit when Sugar Loaf Mountain Ski Resort closed (the course is built alongside the ski hill), so it needed some rejuvenating and updating. [...] more...

Dunes Golf Club: Finding Your “Zen” Zone in Sleeping Bear Country
Dunes Golf Club – Hole #18 – A great finishing hole with a dramatic approach shot over the water. By Jim Barnes The Dunes Golf Club is one of the hidden gems of northern Michigan golf. Lying just a few miles east of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore visitor center in Empire, the course is carved [...] more...

The Homestead Resort
Lake Michigan’s spectacular vistas make this a resort unlike others. The color of the water–sometimes blue, sometimes turquoise, sometimes golden–is one reason why. Another is relaxing along the water. You and each member of your family or group can do as much or as little as you like. That’s why this resort is celebrated, both near [...] more...

 
 

Iceman Cometh Challenge – November 3, 2018

The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is a 30 mile point-to-point mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, Michigan.

Held traditionally on the first Saturday of November (except for years when the first Saturday of November is the 1st), the 29th annual Bell’s Iceman will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

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Iceman Cometh Challenge On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Iceman Cometh Challenge Page On Facebook.

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Sometimes you just need a little help getting through the week...or up Ice Breaker.

We hope your Wednesday is treating you well! Hang in there...we aren't too far away from 2019 Bell’s Iceman & Meijer Slush Cup Registration- Kalamazoo and 2019 Bell’s Iceman & Meijer Slush Cup Registration-Traverse City on March 1!
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Sometimes you just need a little help getting through the week...or up Ice Breaker. 

We hope your Wednesday is treating you well! Hang in there...we arent too far away from 2019 Bell’s Iceman & Meijer Slush Cup Registration- Kalamazoo and 2019 Bell’s Iceman & Meijer Slush Cup Registration-Traverse City on March 1!

 

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That’s what makes Iceman such a special day. We’re all in it together out there. Love this!!!

I was standing there, she got a great ovation! Awesome to see!

Awesome

Paul Leason yeah! Nice job! 🙂

I remember this this year! Awesome

Awesome !!

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Were enjoying the snow...but dreaming of dirt. Whos ready to get a glimpse of spring?

 

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I will take the snow until early April. Then bring on the dirt!

Cool

Yea Sno Cone!!

Would b fine either way

Simmer down there. 😉 it’s still fat bike season.

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Iceman Cometh Challenge – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Iceman Cometh Challenge via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of the Iceman Cometh Challenge, tag it with #icemancometh and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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Toast the Season – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Nov. 3 – 4 and Nov. 10 – 11, 2018


Celebrate the upcoming holiday season and get inspired for your own upcoming holiday gatherings by sampling mouthwatering wine and food pairings along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail.

Get recipes from winery, taste and buy wines to pair with your upcoming holiday meals and shop holiday wine gifts for your friends and loved ones at this fan-favorite event!

View the Food and Wine Menu

Ticket Information:
Tickets are $50 per person and include a featured wine and food pairing at 25 wineries, a commemorative stemless wine glass and the wildly popular holiday gift—a a 6-bottle woven wine bag, plus $5 in Cork Cash good toward purchases along the trail!

After your featured pairing, most wineries offer an additional complimentary 2 to 3 tastes. Tickets—good for both Saturday AND Sunday—are purchased by selecting a Starting Winery where you will check-in to the event and pick up your supplies before charting your own course to participating wineries in any order you choose.

Bringing your own driver or have a friend not interested in drinking? Add a Designated Driver ticket for $25 so your non-drinking friend may still enjoy food along the trail.

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Toast the Season – Leelanau style!

November 3 and 4 OR
November 10 and 11, 2018 <—- Weekend 2 SOLD OUT!
Saturday 11:00 to 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 pm
$50 per person

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail Page On Facebook.

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Congrats to @jessica.l.murray for the BEST OVERALL PHOTO from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! Jessica and friends: you brought your A-game! So many photos, such great friends, so much wine, SNOW MUCH FUN! Please spread the love with your GALentines and share the event certificates coming your way. Send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information.
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Posted @withrepost • @jessica.l.murray Taste the Passion Stop #9 🍷#leelanauwine #snowfun
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Congrats to @jessica.l.murray for the BEST OVERALL PHOTO from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! Jessica and friends: you brought your A-game! So many photos, such great friends, so much wine, SNOW MUCH FUN! Please spread the love with your GALentines and share the event certificates coming your way. Send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information. 
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Posted @withrepost • @jessica.l.murray Taste the Passion Stop #9 🍷#leelanauwine #snowfun

Congrats to @eedavis17 for the BEST PHOTO PROMOTING LEELANAU WINE from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! These beautiful medals are just a fraction of the recognition that #leelanauwine has received. The award-winning wines have boosted the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail to the No. 3 Wine Region in the nation. Thanks for displaying your honors, @blustonevineyards, and thanks for capturing, @eedavis17! Please send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information.
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Posted @withrepost • @eedavis17 All about those medals! #leelanauwine #snowfun @lpwines @blustonevineyards
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Congrats to @eedavis17 for the BEST PHOTO PROMOTING LEELANAU WINE from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! These beautiful medals are just a fraction of the recognition that #leelanauwine has received. The award-winning wines have boosted the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail to the No. 3 Wine Region in the nation. Thanks for displaying your honors, @blustonevineyards, and thanks for capturing, @eedavis17! Please send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information. 
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Posted @withrepost • @eedavis17 All about those medals! #leelanauwine #snowfun @lpwines @blustonevineyards

Congrats to @alexandrialwalker for the BEST SNOW FUN PHOTO from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! We all LOVE love, and this one takes the cake...so to say! Please send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information.
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Posted @withrepost • @alexandrialwalker If this isn't the "Taste of Passion" I don't know what is. #winesnacks #snowfun #leelanauwine @lpwines
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Congrats to @alexandrialwalker for the BEST SNOW FUN PHOTO from @lpwines #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! We all LOVE love, and this one takes the cake...so to say! Please send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information. 
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Posted @withrepost • @alexandrialwalker If this isnt the Taste of Passion I dont know what is. #winesnacks #snowfun #leelanauwine @lpwines

Congrats to @jessica.l.murray for the BEST SNOW ANGEL PHOTO/VIDEO from Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail #tastethepassion Snow Fun Photo Contest last weekend! We’ve never seen better snow-angel-ing - would you look at those wings!? So happy you had SNOW much fun! Please send an email to info@lpwines.com for more information.
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Posted @withrepost • @jessica.l.murray If you’re not snow angelling like this, you’re doing it wrong.
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Glen Arbor – Pajama Party – Shopping Event – November 23, 2018

PJ Party ~ Better than Black Friday Shopping in Glen Arbor

Friday, November 23rd at a NEW time this year from: 6:30-9am*

Enjoy shopping in your leisure-wear the day after Thanksgiving, avoid the lines in the city and shop local quality goods for yourself, with your friends and neighbors and get a jump on holiday gifts. We like to grab a light eat, drink or breakfast out, following the event.

*at participating retailers in Glen Arbor

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Bed Parade 2018 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

In the spirit of sleeping in and shopping local, following the early morning PJ Party on Black Friday, participants “Rolled” out of bed, after wheeling the festively decorated beds through downtown. Photos by Raquel Jackson of Rockwell Art & Design for the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce. Please offer photo credit to republish.

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Michele Duff Aucello
The Sylvan Inn
Becky Thatcher
Art's Tavern Glen Arbor
Becky Thatcher Designs
Becky Thatcher Designs  pop up shop opened for the day.
OPEN sign in potted plant with holiday greenery

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Glen Arbor – Tree Lighting & Holiday Market Preview Party – November 23, 2018


Tree Lighting & Caroling | 6:15pm
Holiday Market Preview Party | 6:30-8pm
at the Glen Arbor Township Hall

Glen Arbor’s Annual Tree Lighting, (located outside in front of the Glen Arbor Town Hall), happens promptly at 6:15pm. NEW this year, we’ll have professionally led Caroloing as well. Bundle up and bring the family out for some holiday cheer, with donuts provided by Art’s Tavern.

The Holiday Market “Preview Party” is located inside the Town Hall immediately following the tree lighting. Mingle, shop and get first picks of all the artisan goods during the Holiday Marketplace preview party, from 6:30-8pm!

A variety of lovely Holiday Greenery is also for sale at this event.

No admission fee, Open to the Public.

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