The last full weekend of April is always an exciting time to visit the village Shepherd, located just 15 minutes south of Mt. Pleasant. During this time, the community celebrates its annual Maple Syrup Festival. In a normal year, the Maple Syrup Festival is a weekend full of parades, craft shows, carnival rides and more.
By Nate Reens MLive/The Grand Rapids Press As touring golf pros, Mt. Pleasant natives Dan Pohl and Doug LaBelle II have played some of the best and most exclusive courses – Augusta National, Royal Birkdale, Pebble Beach and more – in the world. And while it would be hyperbolic to say their hometown courses
The downtown landscape is usually the heart and soul of any community. Downtown Mt. Pleasant is no exception as over 100 businesses fill up the downtown district. From the unique retail shops to local owned eateries, Downtown Mt. Pleasant has a little bit of everything. One might ask, how should someone go about exploring this
The Mt. Pleasant area is full of unique and fun ways to get out. Below is our list of the top 21 things to do in the area in 2021 in Mt. Pleasant. 1. Head on out to Deerfield Nature Park for a fun day of exploring trails and the covered and swinging bridges.
By Nate Reens MLive/The Grand Rapids Press As a Central Michigan University graduate student, Amy C. Powell and her friends escaped the stress of school by getting off campus to relax at Deerfield Nature Park. Eighteen years after those 2003 excursions, Powell, the executive director of Art Reach of Mid Michigan, still finds solace
2020 was a year that proved to be a challenge for us in many ways, but we still managed to find things that made us happy and make the best of what we have. Throughout the year, visitors and residents in the Mt. Pleasant area used the hashtag #MeetMtP to show us Mt. Pleasant through
As winter approaches, we become excited for the things that we have missed all year long. We anticipate the next time we will be able to cuddle up next to a window and drink a cup of hot chocolate. We love watching the snow fall and making Christmas cookies with loved ones. But best of
When attending Thanksgiving dinner you're always faced with the difficult decision of what to make for the big feast. Do you stick to the same old boring side dish made from a box or rely on your mom to pull through and save the whole meal? This year, take matters into your own hands and
The fall season in the Mt. Pleasant area is something special to experience every year. From exploring Papa’s Pumpkin Patch to enjoying the fall color at a local park, there is always something to appreciate. This year the Mt. Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors Bureau wanted to see fall through the eyes of its residents
This year, football season looks a little different in Mt. Pleasant. Instead of the traditional tailgate and filled stadium, fans are left to root on the Chippewas from home. But have no fear as Mt. Pleasant businesses can bring the tailgating experience to you! Here is our guide to the best places in Mt. Pleasant