Region 7 -Central Lower Peninsula
Region 7 -Central Lower Peninsula
Michigan Life's Region 7 Central Lower Peninsula Area including Arenac County, Bay County, Clare County, Iosco County, Isabella County, Midland County, Ogemaw County, Roscommon County Michigan.
December 7–9 & 14–16, 2023 | 5–8 p.m.
Stroll the gently-lit pathway each evening. Meet Santa’s reindeer, and listen to carolers sing the songs of the season. Be sure to warm up in the festive conservatory and experience a dramatic display of poinsettias, while enjoying the merry sound of a live string quartet.
The Red Barn Tree Farm is a Bennett Family adventure. It’s something we’ve been slowly planning and working on for about 20 years. Now that we’re finally up and going, we would like to invite you to come create some memories and become part of our Christmas Family.
Open Mid September through October (check website for details). Admission to the Wild Pumpkin includes our Petting farm, Wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick pumpkins and to the corn maze, the Corn maze, our Playground, Corn box and Hay maze!
We’re between Beaverton and Clare.
Midland City Forest offers wonderful cross country skiing on groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. Trails are designed for skiiers of all levels, from beginner to an advanced 11k loop. A .7 mile beginner trail is lighted from dusk until 8 p.m. every evening. Routes and distances can be obtained by clicking on the map to the right.
Snow Snake Ski and Golf has been serving Michigan since 1949. The Brockway family has owned and operated Snow Snake since 1957. There are six lifts serving 10 runs, including numerous terrain features, and a snow tubing park on 43 acres. The ski season runs November through March, weather permitting.
The premier ice fishing festival in north central Michigan that happens Friday, Saturday and Sunday, on the last two weekends in January. The festival is held at the southern DNR boat launch, off of M-55 near the Pines theater and Pineview Golf Course.
We will have pumpkin painting, hayrides, pumpkin picking, animals, barrel train and more. Mark your calendars to join us!
HAVE A GROUP THAT WOULD LIKE TO VISIT THE FARM? WE HAVE GROUP AND FIELD TRIP PACKAGES DURING THE WEEK DAYS - CALL US AT (989) 644-2847 TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT.
Last week of September - Halloween
Grandma's Pumpkin Patch has fun for the whole family. From pig races to the corn maze, plan on staying all day to enjoy the fun!
Open Seasonally In The Fall
Grandma's Pumpkin Patch is open seasonally in the fall.
Saturday December 9, 2023 at 5 PM
Hometown Christmas Parades are absolutely the most fun family events mark your calendars to attend Harrison's Annual Fire Department Lighted Christmas Parade
April 27-30, 2023
Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival invites you to witness hometown hospitality at it’s best and join us for this annual spring festival in the "sweetest" little town anywhere around! It was 1958 when the earliest Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival was held in Shepherd.
45,000-square-foot indoor waterpark designed for toddlers, tweens, teens, and adults. It will feature a waver rider, one body slide, one bowl slide, a rock climbing wall, lazy river, children's play area and a private adult pool, hot tub & sauna.
In operation since 1876, the lighthouse is the feature of the Tawas Point State Park, situated on a 200 acre peninsula that defines the southeast boundary of Tawas Bay. The 70 foot lighthouse is open for tours six days a week from May through September.
The Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce is a network organization comprised of businesses, civic non-profit groups, publicly funded entities and individuals who work together toward a common vision:
Prosperity in Business. Strength in Community.
May 28 & 29, 2023
Held on the Saturday and Sunday of the Memorial Weekend Holiday, this year’s show will host over 100 crafter booths in Shoreline Park in Tawas City, right off of US-23. Be sure to come out and browse through their beautiful and unique hand-made arts and crafts.
Dancer and Sons Well Drilling was started in 1952 by Willard Dancer and is still a family owned and operated business now in its 3rd and 4th generation. A small family owned business that is here to meet all your water well related needs. Fully Licensed and Insured.
Ike’s Mobile Kayak Rentals offers a unique kayaking experience. Midland and the surrounding area have abundant nature, beautiful rivers, lakes and accessible launch sites to make your kayaking experience relaxing and enjoyable.
Open every day from dawn-to-dark, you’re invited to enjoy 19 miles of trails on foot, snowshoes or cross-country skis through 1,500 acres of diverse ecosystems. Get out on the trails to take in spectacular views of the natural world while observing the plants and animals that call this area home.