Veteran adventurers share their exploration exploits European backpacking is a “coming of age” adventure to experience the continent’s diverse cultural phenomena. Its popularity has increased steadily since the 1950s, especially within the college-aged demographic as part of a “gap year” – typically a yearlong break from school. While travelers romanticize and liken their adventure to […]

The Michigan Nordic Fire Festival is celebrating its fourth year Feb. 22-24 at Lincoln Park in Charlotte. The Fire Festival is a gathering for young and old alike to come together and experience the Viking lifestyle, from the food and stories to spear-throwing competitions.  “We take pride in the reputation we’ve garnered for being family-friendly […]

It’s getting colder. Do we want to go outside? Probably not, but we can at least try to enjoy our time in the frigid cold – and one of the best ways to do that is to get our bodies moving. If we do that, maybe we can forget about the freezing temperatures around us. […]


The Lansing Symphony Orchestra Brings Holiday Cheer to the Wharton There’s no better way to get into the spirit of the holiday season than by listening to your favorite seasonal songs, and the only place to see those songs performed live by a professional orchestra in mid-Michigan is the Wharton Center for Performing Arts. The Lansing […]