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Friday, February 14, 2020Community Event

Valentine's Day 5 Course Wine Dinner

Join us on Friday, February 14th, 2020 for our Valentine's 5 Course Wine Dinner.

One Seating at 6:00pm
Price is $50.00 per person.  Reservations required. 


1st Course - Brie En Croute w/Apricot Glaze & Toasted Walnuts

2nd Course - Crab Cake w/Lemon Aioli

3rd Course - Caprese Salad w/Fresh Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

4th Course  - Choice of One
w/Chef’s Veg & Roasted Redskin Potato’s
Filet Mignon w/Demi Glaze & Béarnaise Drizzle
OR
Shrimp Scampi w/Lemon Rice

5th Course - Salted Carmel Apple Crisp with Ludington Bay Salted  Carmel Stout infused Ice Cream

A 3oz Portion of Wine will be served with each course based on      Pairing and House Selection.

Please Inform us of any dietary needs when making a reservation, we can  accommodate most requests.


When:
Friday, February 14, 2020 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

Hotel Frankfort & Restaurant

231 Main Street

Frankfort, MI 49635 

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Saturday, March 07, 2020Community Event

Mardi Gras on the Mountain

Mardi Gras on the Mountain
 

Beads, Beads & More Beads
Keep your eyes peeled, beads are everywhere! Collect all you can with games throughout the day.

Open-to-Close:  Dress up in your best purple, green and gold Mardi Gras attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am: On-hill Bead Search
9am: Find and ski with the Mardi Gras Jester

Noon - 5pm: DJ Dance Party, BBQ & Seafood Boil
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Stylin’ on the Slopes Costume Contest
Held at the Lodge slopeside tent. Top adult male and female will be crowned the King/Queen of the Mountain and win a 2020-21 Premier Season Pass!

2 - 5pm: Blue Moon at the Vista Lounge
Enjoy drink specials all afternoon from Blue Moon Brewing Company!

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring the TC Knuckleheads!


When:
Saturday, March 07, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

 Crystal Mountain

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Saturday, March 14, 2020Community Event

Spring Carnival

Spring Carnival
 

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best luau attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9:30am - 10:30am: Cardboard Classic Registration
Please review the rules prior to creating your sled. Held slopeside on the Lodge deck. 

Please note: Only two racers are allowed per sled. Helmets are required.  See Official Rules »?

10:30am: Cardboard Classic Creative Sled Contest
Build a sled using only cardboard and duct tape. Sleds must be pre-registered to participate in the Cardboard Classic. 

11am: Cardboard Classic Race
Held on Cheers To Lou slope.

11am - 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon - 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring Scarkazm, their mix of modern rock/metal covers blended with original songs are sure to keep the party going all night long.


When:
Saturday, March 14, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

 Crystal Mountain

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Saturday, March 21, 2020Community Event

Celts & Kayaks

Celts & Kayaks
 

Open-to-Close:  Dress up in your best St. Patrick's Day attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am - 4pm: Pot of Gold Challenge - Enter your best guess to win a Pot of Gold. Visit the Park at Water's Edge for details!

9am - 4pm: Look for the Leprechaun - The leaping Leprechaun comes once a year. Find him for good luck and an on-hill photo!

9:30am - 10:30am: Kayak on the Snow Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.  See Official Rules »?

11am: Kayak on the Snow Race
Compete for the best time! Equipment provided. Personal equipment is prohibited. Participants must have a helmet and be at least 8 years old. Registration required 30 minutes prior to the event starting.

11am - 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon - 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

7 - 10pm: FREE Slopeside Concert featuring BRENA
BRENA, a five member group plays a variety of hits from the 1950's to today. Concert will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, by the Crystal Clipper chairlift.


When:
Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

 Crystal Mountain

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Saturday, March 28, 2020Community Event

Retro Weekend

Retro Weekend

 Dust off the neon, ringer tees, gigantic jeans and vintage sweaters. Whatever your decade, it's time to bring it back for Retro Weekend at Crystal Mountain!

Open-to-Close:  Dress up in your best retro attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

11am: Thor's Challenge
Race straight up Thor! The male and female winners wins a 2020-2021 Season Pass. Finisher medals awarded to all that reach the top! Are you worthy? $20 per person includes March on the Mountain t-shirt. Day-of registration available at the slopeside tent.

Noon - 4pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

1pm: Rubik's Cube Contest
Held at the slopeside tent.

5 - 8pm: Live Entertainment by Risque
Entertainment will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, in the big tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift.


When:
Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:00 AM thru 10:00 PM
Where:

 Crystal Mountain

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Monday, June 01, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Elberta Resturant Week

Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week highlights the dynamic and growing culinary offerings along scenic highway M-22 and historic Betsie Bay.

With over 20 establishments participating, from fresh baked breakfast treats to full service dining and everything in between, Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to beat the summer crowds and discover what's fresh and hot on this year's menus.

The event will feature culinary creations from each participating restaurant, available at fixed price points of $15 and $25.  The pricing structure presents a simple choice for attendees while providing area chefs with the opportunity for menu creativity. We invite you to discover the delicious diversity of Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week.

When:
from Monday, June 01, 2020 12:00 PM
thru Sunday, June 07, 2020 12:00 PM
Where:
Participating restaurants in Frankfort and Elberta.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Craft Fair

When you come to the Frankfort-Elberta area on June 20 you won't be disappointed. We are starting the summer season off with plenty of activities to enjoy! On Saturday, June 20th, the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Frankfort Craft Fair from 10 am - 4 pm. The Fair will be on Main Street in downtown Frankfort between 4th and 6th Streets. With over 75 booths of quality crafters & artists, you are sure to find that perfect gift or item for your home or garden. You can also check out the downtown retailers, restaurants and farmer's market at the same time! If you are a vendor that would like to participate in this wonderful Craft Fair we are still accepting applications. 

The Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show, sponsored by Crystal Lodge #270 of the Free and Accepted Masons, will be held in the same block as the Fair in Mineral Springs Park, also in downtown Frankfort. Registration begins at 8:00 am.

As always, Frankfort and Elberta have much to offer, so after you've enjoyed these events - check out the area! If you are interested in more information on these events and more, go to frankfort-elberta.com or contact the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-352-7251 or fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com.


When:
Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Friday, June 26, 2020Community Event

Take a Kid Fishing and Nitecrawler Hunt

The 16th Annual Take-A-Kid Fishing will be held June 21-22 at Mineral Springs Park in Downtown Frankfort.  The fun begins with a Nite-crawler Hunt on June 21.  The Kids gather at Mineral Springs Park at dusk with their flashlights, rain gear (just in case) and buckets to gather their WORMS!  Gotta have worms to go Fishin'.

Then, June 22, bright and early, starting at 8 a.m., bring the whole family to enjoy a day of FISHING!   The kids will receive free t-shirts, free pizza (compliments of Frankfort A. Papano's Pizza), drinks & sweet treats compliments of Family Fare and Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce.  Kids!  Bring your fishing rod.  If you don't have one, we will provide one to you!

There will be no entry fees and no licenses required for kids!  No kid is turned away but should be ask that every kid is accompanied by a parent or adult.  Last year we had more than 100 kids show up for these fun events.

If you're interested in helping in any way or need more information, please call the Chamber at 231-352-7251 or email fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com. If you have any used fishing equipment appropriate for kids you'd like to donate, you...  More >>

When:
from Friday, June 26, 2020 10:00 PM
thru Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:00 PM

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Saturday, June 27, 2020Community Event

Take-A-Kid Fishing

Take-A-Kid Fishing is a Family Friendly Event

(Must be accompanied by an adult.)

Come early with your Fishing Rod or Get a rod that is ready to use.  Worms are available or bring your nite-crawlers from the event the nite before.

Early fishermen receive a free t-shirt.  

Free Pizza Lunch begins at 11:30. 

 Prize Drawing at Noon. 


When:
Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:

Mineral Springs Park Pavillion

Frankfort MI

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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Medallion Hunt

Frankfort's Annual July 4th celebration will begin on July 1st at 9:00 am with the posting of the first clue for the Annual Medallion Hunt.  A new clue will be posted each morning until the Medallion is found.  On the 4th, if the medallion has not been found - the clue will be posted AFTER the parade ends in front of the Chamber office!  The clues can be obtained at the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce.  The winner will receive a check for $150.

When:
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 9:00 AM

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Thursday, July 02, 2020

Frankfort 4th of July Carnival

Annual old-fashioned carnival with games, rides and food.  Location:  right on Betsie Bay

When:
from Thursday, July 02, 2020 10:00 AM
thru Sunday, July 05, 2020 12:00 PM

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Saturday, July 11, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Family Beach Party

Dancing, Games and Prizes--All Ages Welcome!  Sponsored by Get Up and Dance!

When:
Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Frankfort Public Beach at the Turnaround
For More Info:
Frankfort Elberta Chamber of Commerce
231-352-7251

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Saturday, July 18, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Family Beach Party

Dancing, Games and Prizes--All Ages Welcome!  Sponsored by Get Up and Dance!

When:
Saturday, July 18, 2020 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Frankfort Public Beach at the Turnaround
For More Info:
Frankfort Elberta Chamber of Commerce
231-352-7251

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Saturday, July 25, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Street Sale

Don't miss Frankfort's Annual Street Sale.  This popular annual sale will be held on Main Street on July 28 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. This event is a unique opportunity to snag GREAT deals at your favorite downtown Frankfort retailer!  

When:
Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Main Street
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Saturday, July 25, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Family Beach Party

Dancing, Games and Prizes--All Ages Welcome!  Sponsored by Get Up and Dance!

When:
Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Frankfort Public Beach at the Turnaround
For More Info:
Frankfort Elberta Chamber of Commerce
231-352-7251

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Saturday, August 01, 2020

Rotary Chicken BBQ


When:
Saturday, August 01, 2020 11:00 AM thru 05:00 PM

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Friday, August 14, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Art Fair

Frankfort Art Fair

The biggest weekend of the summer in Frankfort will begin on Friday, August 17 when Art Fair exhibitors will be in Market Square Park providing a preview of their art for purchase from 4pm - 8pm. The Frankfort United Methodist Church will hold their annual Pulled Pork Picnic from 5-7pm and the Frankfort A&W will host a fun Cruise night from 5-8pm.  The A&W will be hopping with classic cars, great food, music and fun starting at 5pm.  Also that evening, the Gus Christian will be playing in the Concert in the Park at Mineral Springs Park at 7pm. 
 
On Saturday, August 18, the 42nd Annual Frankfort Art Fair will continue where over 150 artists will be displaying their work from 10 AM - 4 PM in Market Square Park on M-22.  The Frnakfort American Legion Post 221 will provide the food this year during the Frankfort Art Fair starting at 11:00 am.     
 
Also on Saturday, the Collector Car Show is BACK and will be held in Mineral Springs Park in downtown Frankfort.  Registration begins at 8 am and presentation of awards after the judging at 1:30pm.   
 
St. Ann's Men's Club will be serving their annual pancake breakfast at St. Ann's Church beginning at 7:30 AM.
 
Free parking is available and a free Benzie Bus shuttle bus will be available to the Art Fair from the Open Space, next to the library. The Benzie Bus FREE shuttle service is available from 10am - 4pm.  NO PETS will be allowed into Market Square Park on Friday or Saturday.
 
This event is coordinated by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by their Corporate Premier Sponsors:  Curtis Insurance, Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, State Savings Bank, Graceland Fruit, Harbor Lights Resort, West Shore Bank and the Benzie County Convention & Visitors Bureau. 
 
For more information please call the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-352-7251 or email fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com

When:
from Friday, August 14, 2020 1:00 PM
thru Saturday, August 15, 2020 4:00 PM
Where:
420 Corning, Frankfort MI 49635
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Friday, August 14, 2020Community Event

Frankfort A&W Cruise Night

A & W Cruise Night

When:
Friday, August 14, 2020 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Frankfort A & W-  21 Lake Street, Frankfort
For More Info:
Frankfort A & W
231-352-9021

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Friday, August 14, 2020Community Event

Frankfort Methodist Church Pulled Pork Picnic

Frankfort Methodist Church Pulled Pork Picnic

When:
Friday, August 14, 2020 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
United Methodist Church- 537 Crystal Avenue. Frankfort
For More Info:
United Methodist Church
231-352-7427

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Saturday, August 15, 2020Community Event

St. Ann's Men's Club Pancake Breakfast

Men's Club Pancake Breakfast

When:
Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:30 AM thru 10:30 AM
Where:
St. Ann's Catholic Church- 508 Crystal Avenue, Frankfort
For More Info:
St. Ann's Catholic
231-352-4421

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