MyNorth News Service
(Press Release provided by Boyne Highlands Resort)
HARBOR SPRINGS: Looking for something fun to do? Boyne Highlands Resort has a packed calendar of events you won’t want to miss.
Board for a good cause with the 3rd Annual Pink Weekend – Boarding for Breast Cancer on Feb. 28. The event raises money and awareness for early detection of breast cancer, while also encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle. Proceeds benefit two non-profit organizations, Boarding for Breast Cancer and McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation’s Kathleen Jontz Breast Health Fund. The event features a breast cancer awareness information booth, snowboard demos from Boyne Country Sports from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chinese and silent auction starting at noon, Rail Jam at 2 p.m. with pink rails, Awards Party at 4 p.m., and a Pink Party featuring The Aaron Vaughn Band and pink drinks in the Zoo Bar beginning at 5 p.m. Entry to the Pink Party is a suggested $5 donation. Available now, support the cause by adding a pink ribbon sticker to your lift ticket for $1.
A new addition to the winter line-up at Boyne Highlands Resort is Retro Weekend, March 6-8, where guests can pull out their best vintage gear for a celebration of eras gone by. The weekend features numerous events to celebrate decades of winter fun, and a Retro Party in the Zoo Bar featuring — you guessed it – an awesome collection of 80s songs to dance the night away from Chicago’s The Breakfast Club. Don your neon and join the festivities with a Ski & Stay Package starting at $132 per person.
Boyne Highlands’ popular Brew-Ski Festival is offering the largest line-up of breweries to date for this year’s 6th annual event on March 14. More than 68 breweries, including 34 from Michigan, will pour over 285 varieties on massive snow bars. Best of all, admission is free. Simply purchase tasting tickets to enjoy four-ounce tastings of the suds and grilled eats while enjoying live music and great camaraderie. The fun flows outdoors until 5 p.m., when the Aaron Vaughn Band takes the stage indoors for a classic Zoo Bar party until 8 p.m. A two-night lodging package with a Friday night reception, commemorative gift, five drink tickets, breakfast and lift tickets starts at $267 per person. For a list of the breweries, visit boynehighlands.com.
Get a little crazy with Boyne Highlands’ annual Krazy Daze, March 20-21, with live entertainment on Friday night in the Zoo Bar and Slopeside Lounge, plus a full day’s worth of fun for adults and kids on Saturday. Guests can compete in a range of on-hill competitions including the kid’s Jump Competition and Nastar Race, both starting at 11 a.m., Silly Slalom at 1:45 p.m., and for the adults, The Krazy Cup kicks off at 12:45 p.m. And don’t miss The Ski Over The Pond at 3 p.m., a crowd favorite for its splashes! A weekend package including lodging, lift tickets, equipment rental, breakfast, and tubing starts at $252 per person.
About Boyne Highlands Resort
Boyne Highlands Resort is a family-owned, four-season destination located in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Established in 1963, the resort is the largest ski area in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula with 435 skiable acres and also offers the highest vertical terrain. Additional resort attractions include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, tubing, Zipline Adventures, 81 holes of golf, spa, lift-serviced mountain biking and Bike Park, kids programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate. Boyne Highlands has been recognized by the readers of OnTheSnow.com as Midwest’s Favorite Downhill Terrain, named the Best Ski Resort in Michigan by The Oakland Press and offers Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play. Boyne Highlands is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.