50 Days of Winter
Jan. 4 – Enjoy the day outside with sledding at Mission Creek Woodland Park located on N. Harris St.
Jan. 5 – Hungry? Visit the newly remodeled Malt Shop for pizza, hotdogs, and more!
Jan. 6 – Learn about the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe by taking a tour through the Ziibiwing Center.
Jan. 7 – The CMU Women’s Basketball team takes on Buffalo today at McGuirk Arena. Game starts at 7:00 pm. Fire Up Chips! For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Jan. 8 – Enjoy an interactive show with a Murder Mystery Dinner at the Soaring Eagle Casino. For show details visit http://www.soaringeaglecasino.com/.
Jan. 9 – See student and professional art work at the University Art Gallery on Central Michigan University’s campus.
Jan. 10 – Learn about the best places to visit on Route 66 with “Tea to Go” at Ginkgo Tree Inn. Tea is at 2:00 pm. Or see the Central Michigan Mayhem Roller Derby team compete at Spinning Wheels Arena at 7:00 pm.
Jan. 11 – Don’t stay cooped up inside; try the cross country skiing trails at Deerfield Park.
Jan. 12 – Get creative with a visit to The Painted Turtle pottery studio in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Jan. 13 – Prepare for the Man Vs. Mountain 5K obstacle course with their Boot Camp at Island Park.
Jan. 14 – The CMU Men’s Basketball team will host Miami of Ohio at 7:00 pm. Head out to McGuirk Arena and cheer on the Chippewas! For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Jan. 15 – Try the indoor climbing wall in Finch Field House on Central Michigan University’s campus. For climbing wall times and reservations visit https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/ehs/program/recreationprogram/Pages/Adventure-seminars.aspx.
Jan. 16 – Put the ice skates on and enjoy the open skate times at The ICE Arena.
Jan. 17 – The CMU Women’s Gymnastics team will host a meet against Eastern Michigan and Seattle Pacific at 7:00 pm. Fire Up Chips! For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Jan. 18 – Fathers take your daughters to the Daddy Daughter Date Night at the Comfort Inn and Suites. Dances are at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm today.
Jan. 19 – Join the Multicultural Academic Student Services of CMU for the MLK Peace Walk at 3:00 pm. The walk will start at the Bovee Center at Central Michigan University and go to Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Jan. 20 – Get up and get active! Check out the indoor courts at Morey Courts.
Jan. 21 – Explore a new way to be creative and take the kids to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum.
Jan. 22 – Feeling lucky? Try the slot machines at the Soaring Eagle Casino.
Jan. 23 – Did you know Mt. Pleasant is home to three different breweries? Have the Michigan craft beer experience with Mountain Town Brewery, Cranker’s Brewery, or the nano-brewery in Hunter’s Ale House.
Jan. 24 – Enjoy fine dining and drinks with Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge.
Jan. 25 – CMU Men’s Wrestling team will compete against Northern Iowa at 2:00 pm. For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Jan. 26 – Grab a coffee at Downtown Mt. Pleasant’s newest locally owned coffee shop, Pleasant City Coffee. Pleasant City Coffee is also a distributer of Cops n’ Doughnuts, served fresh daily!
Jan. 27 – Looking for a place to play indoor sports? The Student Activities Center has indoor basketball, volleyball, racquetball and more!
Jan. 28 – Need to stock up on CMU gear? Head to the CMU Bookstore located in the Bovee Center on Central Michigan University’s campus. http://www.cmubookstore.com/
Jan. 29 – Join Art Reach of Mid Michigan during their Painting the Town class! (Due to construction Painting the Town will be held at 200 W. Broadway). Classes are $35 and registration can be done at http://www.artreachcenter.org/.
Jan. 30 – Enjoy a night of country music with Craig Morgan and Joe Nichols at the Soaring Eagle Resort. For show details visit http://www.soaringeaglecasino.com/.
Jan. 31 – Experience juggling, balancing acts, hula hooping and more at Spinning Wheels Arena for the Under the Big Top event! From 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.
Feb. 1 – Learning to ski? Snow Snake in Harrison is the perfect location for those first time skiers. Enjoy private lessons and groups discounts.
Feb. 2 – Stay indoors on a cold day with a book. The Chippewa River District Library has a wide variety of any genre. Check one out today! http://www2.youseemore.com/chippewa/.
Feb. 3 – Union Township Parks and Recreation welcomes their first outdoor skating rink located at McDonald Park! Grab the ice skates and make the most of winter.
Feb. 4 – Have lunch with Art Reach of Mid Michigan during their Let’s Do Lunch event from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. (Due to construction Let’s Do Lunch will be hosted at 319 S. University). http://www.artreachcenter.org/
Feb. 5 – Enjoy a unique movie experience with the Central Michigan International Film Festival running through February 15th. Learn more about the film festival by going to http://cmiff.com/.
Feb. 6 – Spend Friday night enjoying drinks and live music at Rubbles bar in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Feb. 7 – Do you have what it takes to conquer the Man Vs. Mountain 5k obstacle course? This 5k runs through the gorgeous city parks and ends at Mountain Town Station.
Feb. 8 – Buy some bait and head to Coldwater Lake for local ice fishing.
Feb. 9 – Bundle up and spend the day snow shoeing in Deerfield Nature Park.
Feb. 10 – Visit the locally owned boutiques and shops in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Feb. 11 – The CMU Women’s Basketball team will host Toledo at McGuirk Arena at 7:00 pm. Good Luck Chippewas! For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Feb. 12 – Warm up with a class at Hot Yoga located in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. http://www.mtpleasanthotyoga.com/
Feb. 13 – Try a home cooked meal at Jenny’s Diner in Shepherd, MI
Feb. 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day! Treat yourself to a romantic night at one of the Mt. Pleasant lodging properties.
Feb. 15 – See a Sunday night movie at Celebration Cinema.
Feb. 16 – Enjoy Japanese cuisine at the new Killer Hibachi restaurant on Blue Grass Rd.
Feb. 17 – Check out the Lego Contest at Chippewa River District Library. http://www2.youseemore.com/chippewa/contentpages.asp?loc=44
Feb. 18 – The CMU Men’s Basketball team will face off against NIU at 7:00 pm at McGuirk Arena. Fire Up Chips! For more information on CMU sports visit www.cmuchippewas.com.
Feb. 19 – Go back in time with a visit to The Pixie!
Feb. 20 – Practice that golf swing during the off season with Buck’s Run Virtual Golf located on Remus Rd.
Feb. 21 – Take the Plunge! Today is the Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics of Michigan at O’Kellys Sports Bar and Grille.
Feb. 22 – Who said you can’t enjoy a day in the water during the winter season? Purchase a day pass at the Soaring Eagle Water Park.