Escape “cabin fever” and emerge into the new burst of life that comes with spring’s arrival! Get outside, explore nature’s awakening on one of our nature trails, rivers or lakes! The Jordan Valley is a wonderful “spring fever” solution with great hiking, sights and fresh air! Hit the garage sale circuit with the Breezeway’s Annual […]
From festivals, to music in the park, ziplines to an endless list of summer activities available on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix, Jordan River, Chain of Lakes, Lake St. Clair and Six Mile Lake, no one can complain of having “nothing to do”, but rather, ” How can I do it all?”
From scenic drumlins, breathtaking overlooks, tree lined country roads to hiking trails along the wild and scenic Jordan River, our area “owns the fall”. Add in our corn mazes, pumpkin patches, apple orchards, wine cellars and you have a perfect recipe for the fall gateway of your dreams. Without a doubt, our area will become […]
No reason to “hunker down inside” for the winter. Put on your winter gear and enjoy the “white powder” on our snowmobile trails, downhill slopes or cross country trails. How about a winter raft experience on the Jordan River or an ice-fishing adventure? Try your artistic side by making a snow sculpture with the family […]
“Tiny Town, Huge Heart” is the slogan for the 38th Annual Ellsworth/Atwood Pig Roast. This long running event is set for this Friday and Saturday, June 15-16 in Ellsworth. The huge schedule of events offers something for everyone! Friday’s schedule includes an Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Family Water-slide & Ice Cream Social, 3-Point Basketball Shootout, Paddle Antrim Cruise, Horton Creek Concert and an Outdoor Movie at dusk. Saturday’s events feature a 5K and Fun Run, Pancake Breakfast, Craft Show, the popular Pig Roast Parade, Hastings Harmony Hous Open House, Roast Pork Lunch, Free Children’s Games and activities, Steel Horse Breezeway Benefit, Horse Pull, Banks Township Historical Society Open House, and the 2018 Fireworks at dusk.
Thank you to the Pig Roast Coordinator and Officers for all of their work and dedication to the event and community!
Coordinator – Betsy Randall
President – Heidi MacNichol
Vice President – Christina Charbonneau
Secretary – Lynn Spearing
Treasurer – Marcie Potter
Thank you to the many event volunteers and to the many generous sponsors helping make this wonderful schedule of events. Like Ellsworth Pig Roast on Facebook.
Congratulations to Joni Wieland of Ellsworth on being named 2018 Banks Township Citizen of the Year!
2018 East Jordan Friday Night Music in the Park Concert Series kicks off June 15.
One of northern Michigan’s favorites, the popular Jelly Rolls Blues Band will kick off the 2018 Music in the Park Concert Series this Friday, June 15 at 7:00 PM. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and be ready to enjoy an evening of great music in Memorial Park. Come to town early and enjoy dinner and shopping before the concert. If you have not contributed to the Music in the Park, please send your tax-deductible check payable to – City of East Jordan, “Music in the Park” in the memo, P.O. Box 499, East Jordan, MI 49727
Music in the Park is proudly co-sponsored by the Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan Downtown Development Authority and the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce.
The C-48 Breezeway
Make your up north vacation the best one ever. Spend the day exploring the countryside and small towns and villages along C-48 the Breezeway.
The C-48 Breezeway is a well known scenic route connecting Atwood, Ellsworth, East Jordan and Boyne Falls. Not only is it the fastest route from point A (Atwood) to point B (Boyne Falls) but this 25 mile scenic rural ride is sure to please everyone. This scenic route offers everything from spectacular views, award winning cuisine, nature preserves, orchards, attractions, artisans, and much more. C-48 The Breezeway signs clearly mark its route through beautiful forests and valley vistas, drumlin carved hillsides dotted with orchards and various lakes along its way. Visit the website atwww.ridethebreezeway.com