Thursday, February 7, 2019

Our Valentine's Day Suggestion (1)- Whiting Forest of Dow Garden, Midland, MI 48460


Are you still looking for ideas for your Valentine's Day?



If you like the outdoors and unexpected adventures, then we have the perfect place for you and your loved one this Valentine's Day!

Check out this great video highlighting Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens!


Whiting Forest offers not only the longest canopy walks in the nation, it also gives visitors a bird's-eye view of nature & is designed to be accessible for all ages & abilities & open in every season! 


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"Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens features 54 acres of woodlands, ponds, apple orchard, meadows and stream. Guests of all ages and abilities are immersed in the forest on the nation's longest canopy walk, 1,400 feet long. The Canopy Walk has three arms, each end at a unique viewing platform, including views of a forest pond from 25 feet up, a large cargo net in a grove of spruce trees at 25 feet high, and an orchard view which includes a viewing platform with a glass floor and railings at 40 feet high. Other features include a playground, apple orchard, Whiting Forest Cafe, restoration of Snake Creek, and two pedestrian bridges."


Fun Facts:

  • 1.5 miles of ADA Accessible hard-surface pathways at Whiting Forest
  • 139 tons steel used to fabricate the St. Andrews Bridge connecting Whiting Forest to Dow Gardens
  • 2,614 bolts used on the Visitor Center bridge connecting Whiting
  • Forest to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
  • 2,720 tons amount of steel used to construct Canopy Walk


The Historic Webster House, Bay City, MI
Plan a day of fun & adventure exploring the Whiting Forest & the Dow Gardens! While in Midland, enjoy the many unique local stores, boutiques & coffee shops scattered throughout.

Round
out your day with a romantic evening dinner at one of our many amazing local restaurants. Finally, come back to the Historic Webster House & relax with your favorite glass of wine, all complimentary, by one of our many fireplaces. End your night cuddling up in our luxurious cozy queen beds and wake up to the smell of our delicious gourmet breakfast! 

The best part is that we are only a short 27 minute drive away from Midland!

The Keep Room Fireplace

Visit our website to learn more about us: https://www.historicwebsterhouse.com

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***Reserve your arrival window for a Saturday / Sunday visit to Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens: View reservation calendar for weekend visits***

Learn more about the Whiting Forest:

http://www.dowgardens.org/whitingforest


Learn more about the Dow Gardens:
www.dowgardens.org
https://www.facebook.com/dowgardens/



Learn more about Midland, MI:
http://www.downtownmidland.com
https://www.facebook.com/DowntownMidlandMI/

Learn more about Bay City, MI:
https://www.facebook.com/downtownbaycity/
http://downtownbaycity.com

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Top 5 Upcoming Local Events (January 2019):




#1) Zehnder's Snowfest 2019

Date: January 23, 2019 - January 28, 2019
Location: Frankenmuth, MI 



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Zehnder's Snowfest has been hosting one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 27 years. This family fun event will have visitors enjoying uniquely designed ice carvings and enormous snow sculptures! The event also include a firework show, petting zoo, fun children's activities and a warming tent.

Competitions include:
-World Class Double & Single Block Snow Sculpting Championships
-State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Competition
-High School Snow Sculpting Competition
-100-Block Ice Carving Exhibition
-U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition
-All-Star Alumni Ice Carving Competition


The Historic Webster House is the perfect lodging option for this wonderful event! After spending all day at Snowfest, you can come back to the Webster House and warm up with fresh coffee by one of our 3 fireplaces. We are only a short 30 min drive north of Frankenmuth!

Visit our website to learn more about us or to make a reservation: historicwebsterhouse.com

For more information, schedules and contact information:
zehnders.com/event/zehnders-snowfest

Read their 25 Tips to Survive Snowfest blog: zehnders.com/25-tips-to-survive-snowfest

#2) 8th Annual Brew Ha Ha held by The Dow Event Center

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 303 Johnson Street, Saginaw, MI 48607

Tickets: 1. General Admission: $25.00- (Souvenir pint glass, 6 beer sampling tickets, Access into both comedy shows) 2. VIP Package: $49.00- (Early entry at 4:00 p.m. for exclusive access to beer sampling, Souvenir pint glass, 6 beer sampling tickets, 6 additional unique beer samples, Q & A with craft brewery experts (5-6PM), Access into both comedy shows) 3. Designated Driver: $15.00- (Access into both comedy shows) *Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster by phone 1-800-745-3000 or in person only at The Dow Event Center Box Office*

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The 8th Annual Brew Ha Ha returns with over 40 breweries and 150 styles of beer, cider and meads with 2 comedy shows held in The Dow Event Center.

1st Comedy Show Line-Up (Theater Doors Open At 6:30 p.m.)-
7:00 p.m.–Kevin Kramis/ 7:15 p.m.–Warren B Hall/ 7:40 p.m.–Martin Butler

2nd Comedy Show Line-Up-
9:00 p.m.–Kevin Kramis/ 9:15 p.m.–Matt Holt/ 9:40 p.m.–Tom E Thompson


The Historic Webster House is a short 20 minute drive away from the Dow Event Center. After the event, come back to the Historic Webster House and cuddle up in our luxurious cozy queen beds and wake up to a delicious gourmet Breakfast!



Visit our website to learn more about us or to make a reservation: historicwebsterhouse.com

For more information:
doweventcenter.com

#3) Comedy Night with Rob Little Hosted by The State Theatre

Date: January 19th 2019
Time: 7 PM
Location: 913 Washington Ave, Bay City, Michigan 48708

Tickets: statetheatrebaycity.com - $27 Reserved Seating

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"Having established himself as one of the funniest, most progressive, new comedians in the country, it’s easy to understand why entertainment bookers call him "The Future of comedy with more contagious energy than the Energizer Bunny." The Detroit Free press selected him as the “Best up and Coming Comedian,” and he earned the title of “finalist” in both the Seattle and San Francisco International Comedy Competitions.”

The Historic Webster House is only a short 1 minute drive away. If you prefer to take a nice winter stroll, the theater is only a 9 minute walk, with plenty of stores & shops to explore along the way! After the show, come back to the Historic Webster House & unwind with your favorite glass of wine, all complimentary. Wake up to the smell of our freshly made gourmet breakfast!

Visit our website to learn more about us or to make a reservation: historicwebsterhouse.com

For more information about The State Theater:
facebook.com/statetheatrebaycity

4#) Lunar Eclipse Watch by Delta College Planetarium


Dates: Sunday, January 20, 10pm – Monday, January 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 AM
Location: 100 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708

Tickets: FREE

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The Delta College Planetarium and Learning Center is located in downtown Bay City and features a 360 dome that provides entertaining shows and events. Join the watch Planetarium on the observation deck to watch the moon turn red during the lunar eclipse, weather permitting. You don't want to miss this spectacular celestial event!

The Historic Webster House is only a short 1 minute drive away. If you prefer to take a nice winter stroll, the planetarium is only a 12 minute walk, with plenty of stores and coffee shops to explore along the way! Explore the eclipse like never before and then come back to the Webster House and warm up by the fire while you dine on freshly made hors-d'oeuvre and a glass of wine!

Visit our website to learn more about us or to make a reservation: historicwebsterhouse.com

For show schedules or more information about Delta College Planetarium:

#5) Free Ice Skating at the Nickless Family Community Pavilion

Date: Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Location: Nickless Family Community Pavilion at Wenonah Park, 801 Water street, Bay City, Michigan 48708

Tickets: This FREE event is open to all!

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"If you've been wanting to try out the new skating rink at the Nickless Family Community Pavilion in Wenonah Park, join us on January 26th from 1pm - 4pm for a day of free skate rental and hot chocolate."

The Historic Webster House is only a short 1 minute drive away. If you prefer to take a nice winter stroll, the skate rink is only a 9 minute walk, with plenty of stores and coffee shops to explore along the way! After some fun on the ice, come back to the Historic Webster House and cuddle up in our luxurious cozy queen beds and wake up to a delicious gourmet breakfast!

Visit our website to learn more about us or to make a reservation: historicwebsterhouse.com

For more information: facebook.com/McLarenBayRegion