National Cherry Festival Events: Celebrate Northern Michigan's super-fruit- healthy, tasty, and versatile cherries, at the Cherries Grand Buffet a 'Farm to Fork' Culinary Experience. The National Cherry Festival is partnering with Macy's and the Park Place Hotel to present generations of cherry recipes collected from farming families with a long cherry tradition, on Friday, July 13th, 2012, at 12 p.m. at Traverse City's Park Place Hotel.
The 'Grand Buffet' will feature chicken, beef, and fish dishes, vegetable and grain sides, and an array of salads, all given a creative cherry twist. Those with a sweet tooth can look forward to an array of cherry desserts, and wine connoisseurs can sample locally produced vintages selected to compliment the buffet.
Attendees will be entertained by a stage show produced by the Old Town Playhouse Performers.
Tickets to the 'Cherries Grand Buffet a Farm to Fork Experience' begin at $22 for adults, and $17 for children 12 and under when purchased on-line Admission to the event is limited, and interested festival-goers are encouraged to order tickets on-line at cherryfestival.org