Organizers of the National Cherry Festival (which brings over a half million visitors to Traverse City each July) are teaming up with the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa to launch the Cherry Capital Winter WonderFest. The three day winter celebration will feature music, food, wine and winter sports takes place March 2-4, 2007.
The festival takes place in and around the Resort (just east of TC). In addition to an outdoor recreation center with skating, sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowshoeing and cross country skiing (and rentals & round-the-clock bonfire), visitors can enjoy the Traverse City Ice-Carving Expo and the Cherry Capital Wine-Pairing Dinner with wines from the area’s award-winning vineyards followed by a private concert featuring jazz flautist Alexander Zonjic. A highlight will be the Northern Lights Adventure Film Festival, a three-day showing of 20 independently-produced films from around the world exploring outdoor adventure, culture and the natural environment.
More information and packages available from the Grand Traverse Resort and the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau (1-800-TRAVERSE). You can also check out Absolute Michigan keyword “Traverse” for a ton more links!