Everything’s peachy in Southwest Michigan
- “Big Dan” Klug
- Related Member: Big Dan's U-Pick 'em & Farm Market
It’s one of the sweetest times in summer — peach season in Southwest Michigan! Now ‘til mid-September you can pick sun-ripened, juicy peaches right from the tree. These aren’t those hard, must-wait-until-they-ripen fruits they bring to your grocery store from southern states. They are ready to eat, bake, freeze and preserve right now.
Get a gull’s-eye view of Lake Michigan when you take a St. Joseph Lighthouse Tour
- Related Member: The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center
Southwest Michigan residents and visitors have an incredible opportunity to discover firsthand the importance of Lake Michigan to our local heritage through St. Joseph Lighthouse Tours (which includes an optional walk to the top of the tower)!
CREATING A NIGHTLIFE IN THREE OAKS
- SANDRA THOMPSON
- Related Member: The Acorn, Journeyman Distillery
Housed in the historic Featherbone Factory, 107 Generations Dr. in Three Oaks, Michigan, is a funky-industrial-chic performance venue called the Acorn Theater. Founded in 2001, the 260-seat destination presents diverse, high quality performances by known and up-and-coming artists.
Hunting for Easter Fun in Southwest Michigan
- Erika Peterson
Easter fills Southwest Michigan with Easter bunnies, egg hunts, sweet treats, prizes and family fun. Be sure to add some of these events to this year’s to-do list.
- Katie White
- Related Member: Blossomtime Festival, Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve, Grande Mere Inn, Gravity, Third Coast Surf Shop, Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Ahh, spring. That beautiful time of year when the world becomes green again, animals (and people) come out of hibernation, and our local parks fill with all ages enjoying the fresh air, beautiful flowers and chirping birds.