Forget hunting for the Dogman or Big Foot. Take to the Northern Michigan woods (as long as those woods are part of Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs) to see a legend come to life. For a few magical nights after the New Year—January 14 and 21—Northern Michigan forest animals can converse with us common folks during SEE-North’s 12th Night celebration.
Families will be greeted by the one-and-only Mother Earth as they depart horse-drawn sleigh rides and enter a candlelit walking trail in the Northern Michigan woods. All along the 45-minute path at Boyne Highlands, Northern Michigan woodland creatures will come to share information and tales about their lives.
Once back inside at Boyne Highlands, children can enjoy a host of crafts, face painting, refreshments, and story telling by Simon Otto, whose books have captured the culture and stories of the Northern Michigan Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians for many years.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 231-348-9700 or download the registration form. Seenorth.org.