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Winter Delights Festival
Related Member: St. Joseph Today, ARS Gallery, Greater Bridgman Area Chamber of Commerce and Growth Alliance, Inn at Harbor Shores, Krasl Art Center, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, Bistro on the Boulevard, JLN Studio, Plank’s Tavern on the Water

Every four years we get a bonus day on Feb. 29. This year spend the best part of your extra 24-hours partying in Southwest Michigan! Join us at the Winter Delights Festival that’s bigger than ever with more music, more beverages, more food and more fun.

Related Member: St. Joseph Today, Love Creek County Park & Nature Center, Silver Beach Carousel, Twin City Players

January can easily become couch month. It’s cold. It’s snowy. You often feel trapped inside and your couch becomes your go-to destination.

Derek Pelc, the new naturalist and park manager at Love Creek County Park in Berrien Center, says,  “Avoid your couch. Get outdoors. It is the best thing you can do physically and emotionally this time of year.”

Related Member: St. Joseph Today, The Acorn, Box Factory for the Arts, Eden Springs Park & Campground, Hilton Garden Inn - Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, Inn at Harbor Shores, Journeyman Distillery, Krasl Art Center, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, Silver Beach Carousel, The Boulevard Inn, Twin City Players

If you are dreaming of a joy-filled holiday, make your wishes come true in Southwest Michigan. Unhurried and less crowded than bigger cities, you will find the merriest moments in and around St. Joseph. In this issue, we’ve listed 20 ways to make your holidays brighter. All of the suggestions are just a car or train ride away. Here are the first four family-friendly ideas:

Related Member: Forever Clean Soap Works

Lisa Miller is gearing up this week (as are many small business owners in Southwest Michigan) to offer sale-enticing prices on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30. For nearly 20 years, Lisa has hand-made soaps and body products and now they are available in her new Forever Clean Soap Works shop located at 2603 S. Cleveland Ave., St. Joseph, Mich.

Related Member: The Golf Club at Harbor Shores

As the first snowflakes gently blanket Harbor Shores Golf Club in Benton Harbor, Claire Fetters, PMP, is thinking spring. The 2020 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, which is held biennially on the Jack Nicklaus-designed Harbor Shores course, is only weeks away. As the marketing and promotions manager, Fetters is counting down the days until this international event tees off. “May 19 through 24 will be here before we know it,” she smiles. Which is why she wanted to talk with you about getting lodging reservations and tickets now.

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