Concerts, brews cruise, healthy living class, author Imbolo Mbue, ski for free and even meatloaf Mondays! Must be March in Northern Michigan!

Please note, as these dates approach, some events may be modified, postponed or canceled due to COVID-19. Check online or call ahead to confirm details. Throughout the year, visit for current community happenings.

Roast & Toast Soupscription // January 22-March 31

Need a winter warm-up? Roast & Toast in Petoskey is offering a month-long soupscription. For $50, enjoy a 7-ounce cup of soup every day. For $50, get an insulated 17-ounce thermos and refill every day.

New Exhibit at Dennos Museum Center // Feb. 21 thru May 16

“BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art” explores the imaginative ways that air is used as a tool to create large-scale sculptures. This exhibit is on display at The Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City from Feb. 21-May 16.

Meatloaf Mondays: City Park Grill // Mondays thru April 26

Need a quick order-ahead meal after a long Monday? Check out the meatloaf special at City Park Grill in Petoskey, which includes a side of mashed potatoes, gravy and green beans.

Big Steak Night: City Park Grill // Thursdays thru April 29

A made-to-order, 16-ounce New York strip steak? Yes, please! Includes a side of white truffle mashed potatoes and fresh vegetable du jour. Order ahead at City Park Grill in Petoskey.

Prime Rib Night: City Park Grill // Fridays thru April 30

Slow-roasted and lightly-smoked prime rib served with a garlic-rosemary jus, white truffle oil mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables. Make it a family-style meal for $89.95 (takeout only) at City Park Grill in Petoskey.

Fat Tire Biking at Schuss Mountain // Weekends thru March

If you haven’t already, maybe it’s time to give fat tire biking on snow a try! The 3K multipurpose trail at Shanty Creek’s Schuss Village in Mancelona is packed for fat biking.

Weekend Dinners from the Inn at Black Star Farms // Saturdays thru March

Take a night off from cooking and enjoy a delicious takeaway dinner for two (including a bottle of house wine) created by the inspired culinary team at the Inn at Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay. Experience one of Northern Michigan’s premier wine and culinary destinations from the comfort of your home!

Old Mission Snowshoe Wine & Brew Outings // March 7

Spend your afternoon on an Old Mission Snowshoe Wine & Brew outing. Park at Jolly Pumpkin to board the TC Brew Bus and start your trek to Brys Estate and Bowers Harbor.

Virtual Healthy Living Class with Chef Ali Lopez // March 11

Join Chef Ali Lopez, a health and cooking coach, for a virtual demonstration and discussion over Zoom to learn more about stocking a healthy pantry, choosing seasonal ingredients and recognizing nutrient-rich foods. Part of NMC’s Extended Education adult classes; registration required.

Craft Brews Cruise // March 13

Take it easy at Otsego Resort in Gaylord and enjoy a scenic winter walk from the historic River Cabin to the Beaver Dam where a roaring bonfire will be waiting! Featuring four beer stations paired with light apps. Check-in is at noon at the River Cabin.

Interlochen Arts Academy’s Virtual Concerts // March 13

Interlochen Arts Academy’s popular music ensembles team up with singer-songwriter majors to present an exciting evening of original music. Tune in to the free virtual webcast.

Plath’s Wine Dinner // March 18

Enjoy a four-course wine dinner filled with rich flavors featuring a delicious variety of entrées prepared with locally sourced Plath’s Meats. Presented by Mike Zagaroli, Vintage Wines.

National Writers Series with Author Imbolo Mbue // March 19

The National Writers’ (virtual) spring schedule includes a conversation with The New York Times bestselling author Imbolo Mbue about her powerful second novel, “How Beautiful We Were.”

Community Appreciation Day at Boyne Mountain // March 21

On Community Appreciation Day at Boyne Mountain, residents in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet and Otsego counties who show valid ID with proof of residency receive a free lift ticket for the day.

France vs The World Wine Dinner // March 25

Put France to the test with Palette Bistro’s ‘”France vs The World” wine dinner. Enjoy a perfectly paired five-course menu with special guest Travis Tache, Woodberry Wines, and help decide which wine comes out on top.

Virtual Coffee @ Ten with Crooked Tree Arts Center // March 26

Crooked Tree Arts Center of Petoskey presents Virtual Coffee @ Ten with this session recognizing the outstanding works from area youth artists.

Moonlight Walk with Little Traverse Conservancy // March 28

Inspired by the book “Owl Moon,” this Little Traverse Conservancy event takes guests on a quiet walk under the full moon to embrace the cold silence and many lessons a Northwoods winter has to offer. Limit 10 people.