March 2010 Events Roundup

Quiet Water Symposium, East Lansing, March 6, 2010

Outdoor Michigan’s Favorite Indoor Show brings together non-motorized outdoor recreation and Great Lakes environmental interests in this annual showcase featuring handcrafted canoes and kayaks, nature photography, bicycling, sailing, nature centers and more.

Taste and Glide, Munising, March 6, 2010

Cross-country ski and sample delicious treats along the trail at the Valley Spur Ski Trail.

Annual Sugar Bush Event, Burton, March 6-7 & 13-14, 2010

Join a hike to the Sugar Shack to learn about tree tapping, colleting sap, making syrup, and sample the sweet treat at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum.

Clare Irish Festival, March 10-13, 2010

The 35th annual celebration of all things Irish featuring Irish food, lively entertainment, a parade, dancing, Guinness (and green beer) and activities for the “wee ones.”

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration, Grand Ledge, March 12-13, 2010

Irish dancing, music, Irish Stew Cook Off, parade and pub crawl salute to St. Pat.

CopperDog 150, Calumet, March 12-14, 2010

The first annual sled dog race featuring teams of up to 10 dogs covers 150 miles of the Copper Range, ending up in Calumet.

Flushing Walleye Festival, March 12-14, 2010

The Flint River inspired this annual celebration featuring a fishing contest, fish fry, pancake breakfast, games, outdoor exhibits, and chili cook off.

Great Bear Chase, Calumet, March 13, 2010

The 30th annual 50k freestyle, 26k classic and 26k freestyle cross-country ski events traverse gently rolling trails and finish in Calumet.

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Detroit, March 14, 2010

For more than a half-century Detroit’s Irish (and those who wish they were) gather to celebrate with a lively parade along Michigan Avenue.

65th Annual Ultimate Sport Show, Grand Rapids, March 18-21, 2010

A 110,000-gallon indoor lake is a highlight of this event for outdoor lovers including fans of taxidermy, archery, fishing, hunting and camping, at DeVos Place.

Living History Show, Kalamazoo, March 20-21, 2010

For the 35th year, the public is invited to join historical re-enactors from pre-Revolutionary days through the Civil War and more than 270 craftsmen and dealers of living history supplies at the annual meet.

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Bay City, March 21, 2010

The bands and floats of the 56th annual salute to Ireland steps off at 2 p.m.

Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 23-28, 2010

The 48th annual festival, the oldest event of its kind in North America, screens independent and experimental film and video at the historic Michigan Theater in downtown Ann Arbor.

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  • Cindy Keller

    I love all the information on upcoming events here is our gorgeous Michigan