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Ron Rademacher, Around Michigan - SHRINE OF THE PINES
Ron Rademacher - Travel Writer, Author, Speaker, Story Teller, and a Guy,Who Holds The Record For Getting Lost On The Back Roads Of Michigan. MI back roads report is BTYB the Benzie County Visitors Bureau...Make it Benzie County, we are Northern Michigan.
THIS WEEK’S ROAD TRIP – SHRINE OF THE PINES – DEEP DIVE on the banks of the Pere Marquette River Largest collection of rustic white pine furniture in the world, the work of one man Made by hand without power tools 200 pieces on display including dining room table, one white pine stump 7 feet across some have hidden compartments
Jones Ice Cream
CHAMPION – Archery 101 - Van Riper State Park
Learn archery, certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach the basics. Another
great event at a State Park Michigan
FRANKFORT – Night Crawler Hunt – Take a kid fishing
The Crawler" event is the beginning of a week end for fishing for kids. Bring your
flashlights and buckets, The head worm hunter with talk about worms and read a couple
of books to the young kids. Then off to find worms.
IONIA - PHEASANT FRIDAY - Ionia State Recreation Area
Representatives from Pheasants Forever teach firearm safety and the organization's
effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds. Participants will get a hands-on
opportunity to shoot a BB gun with expert instruction in a safe environment. There will
also be hands on activities to learn about grass lands and pollinators. Camping out there
too, meet in the campground. No reservations are required.
Believe it or not it isn’t all huntin’ and fishin’ out there.
EAST LANSING - SUMMER SOLSTICE JAZZ FESTIVAL
A free two-day music festival in the heart of downtown East Lansing, featuring the best
in local, regional and national talent, children’s activities, a traditional New Orleans-
style Second Line Parade and more.
It is Free