Jan. 1 – Happy New Year! Start 2019 off on the right foot by hiking to the summit of Bundy Hill – the tallest point in Isabella County at the First Day Hike with the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy.
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“Spent the afternoon hiking at Bundy Hill Preserve and Halls Lake Natural Area. Call me biased, but I think Chippewa Watershed Conservancy manages the best trail systems in the region.” — Jon Breithaupt, CWC Executive Director. #cwcpreserves #hallslakenaturalarea #bundyhillpreserve
Jan. 2 – In the mood for something homemade? Head to The Diner for homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Jan. 3 – Visit the Veterans Memorial Library to rent a book and register for an upcoming kid-friendly activity!
Jan. 4 – The Murder Mystery Company returns with Murder Mystery Dinner: Of Sound, Mind and Body at Soaring Eagle Casino. Tickets required.
Jan. 5 – It’s Saturday! Head to McGuirk Arena to cheer on CMU Women’s Basketball – tickets required. Not a fan of large crowds? Karma Kat Cafe is hosting a movie night with cats in Downtown Mt. Pleasant – registration required.
Jan. 6 – Cheer on CMU Gymnastics at McGuirk Arena as the team takes on Illinois, Arizona and Bridgeport.
Jan. 8 – You’ve heard of downward dog, right? Well, Karma Kat Cafe is putting a spin on yoga and incorporating its furry friends. Enjoy a flow with cats at the Karma Kat Cafe in Downtown Mt. Pleasant – registration required. Looking for some excitement? Cheer on CMU Men’s Basketball at McGuirk Arena. Fire Up Chips!
Jan. 9 – Stop by the Morey Family Gallery at Art Reach of Mid Michigan to see the Michigan Art Education Association gallery show, now through the end of the month.
Jan. 11 – Wheel of Fortune, Air Hockey, and crane games – oh my! Have some fun at Cyber Quest inside Soaring Eagle Casino.
Jan. 13 – It’s Sunday Funday! Enjoy the day in Downtown Mt. Pleasant; shop ‘til you drop, brunch with friends or take a stroll through the parks.
Jan. 14 – Enjoy an evening of music, prizes, drink specials and Music Bingo at Hunter’s Ale House.
Jan. 15 – Bring the kids to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum for a kid-friendly, sensory night.
Jan. 16 – Need dinner plans? Try China Garden – ranked in the top four Chinese restaurants in Michigan.
Jan. 17 – Thursday nights are Pint Night at Mountain Town Station. Indulge in handcrafted beer and delicious appetizers. Some of our favorites: Hobo’s Breath, Iron Horse IPA and frickle chips.
Jan. 18 – See Bill Engvall LIVE at Soaring Eagle Casino. Tickets required.
Jan. 19 – Art Reach of Mid Michigan and RedBloom Yoga Studio have teamed up for a day of fun, creativity and wellness; enjoy a yoga session in the studio and create a watercolor painting at Art & Flow Yoga at Art Reach of Mid Michigan – registration required. Cheer on CMU Men’s Basketball at McGuirk Arena – ticket required.
Jan. 20 – It’s National Cheese Lovers Day! Celebrate with something cheesy from our friendly neighborhood food Co-op, GreenTree Cooperative Grocery in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Jan. 21 – March to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Peace March and Vigil.
Jan. 22 – Yoga with cats returns to Karma Kat Cafe in Downtown Mt. Pleasant – registration required.
Jan. 23 – Art Reach will host the January Mini Masters where students of all ages will create an eight by ten acrylic painting – registration required.
Jan. 25 – Need a night out? Wine and dine at Camille’s Prime, formerly Camille’s on the River.
Jan. 26 – Deerfield Nature Park’s covered bridge is a must-see, no matter the season! Plan a visit to Isabella County’s treasure, Deerfield Nature Park for a hike or round of disc golf – yes, we disc in the winter! Don’t like the cold? Warm up at the CMU Women’s Basketball game in McGuirk Arena – ticket required.
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Jan. 27 – Celebrate special relationships and cherished memories at the annual Daddy Daughter Date Night. This special evening features music, dancing, prizes and shared activities for young ladies and their fathers at Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites.
Jan. 28 – Hit the slopes at Snow Snake for a day of skiing.
Jan. 29 – Tuesday night is burger night at Freddie’s Tavern – fill your belly with the famous Freddie Burger, voted Best Burger 2018.
Jan. 30 – CMU University Theatre presents The Whipping Man, with showtimes today through Sunday at Bush Theatre – ticket required. Feeling creative? Join Art Reach of Mid Michigan for the first Painting the Town of 2019 – registration required.
Jan. 31 – Get active at the Student Activity Center on CMU’s campus.
Feb. 1 – It’s going to be a fun Friday at Soaring Eagle Casino. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross returns to Soaring Eagle’s Outdoor Snocross Track for a weekend of excitement today and Saturday, February 2. Friday evening, the Entertainment Hall will be filled with beautiful acoustics from 3 Doors Down: Acoustic Back Porch Jam tour. Tickets required.
Feb. 2 – What a fun-filled day in Mt. Pleasant! The annual Man vs. Mountain winter obstacle 5k will take place at Mountain Town Station, the Snocross National continues at Soaring Eagle Casino and CMU Women’s Basketball will take on Buffalo and the Men’s Basketball team will take on rival Western Michigan University in McGuirk Arena. Tickets and/or registration required for events.
Feb. 3 – Make a splash with a day pass at Soaring Eagle’s Waterpark.
Feb. 4 – Visit our Instagram page and enter the Mt. Pleasant Snow Day photo contest. Simply tag @MtPleasantCVB and use #MtPSnowDay to enter your favorite snow day photos!
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Today is a hot chocolate kind of day… lucky for us, @pleasantcitycoffee has some of the best cocoa in town! Visit Pleasant City in Downtown Mt. Pleasant to celebrate #nationalcocoaday and warm up on this chilly day! Thank you @marissadunn_photography for sharing! #Meetmtp
Feb. 7 – Every local knows, Thursdays are for Loaded Baked Potato at Max & Emily’s Eatery in Downtown Mt. Pleasant. Be sure to get there before it’s all gone!
Feb. 8 – Swing by Art Reach of Mid Michigan’s Morey Family Gallery to see the newest exhibition by Tia Blassingame.
Feb. 9 – Happy National Pizza Day! Mt. Pleasant is flooded with both new and seasoned pizza places, ALL featuring specialty pizzas you cannot find anywhere else. New pizza in Mt. Pleasant includes Blaze Pizza and Bell’s Greek Pizza.
Feb. 11 – In need of treats for your sweets on Valentine’s Day? Shop local bakeries for delicious, homemade goods!
Feb. 12 – Tour the Ziibiwing Cultural Center to explore the sacred and ceremonial collections of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.
Feb. 13 – Visit one of Mt. Pleasant’s many art galleries; GraySky Gallery, Main Frame Gallery, University Art Gallery, Art Reach of Mid Michigan and more.
Feb. 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day! Check our our blog “The Hottest Valentine’s Day Date Spots in Mt. Pleasant” to make this holiday a day to remember. The CMU International Film Festival begins today and continues ALL weekend; don’t miss your chance to see works from creative filmmakers.
Feb. 15 – Get ready for an evening of fine-dining and mystery! The Murder Mystery Company returns to Soaring Eagle Casino for Murder Mystery Dinner: Til Death Do Us Part. Tickets required.
Feb. 16 – There’s plenty to do today in Mt. Pleasant. Check out Special Olympic Michigan’s annual Polar Plunge at the Wayside parking lot, cheer on CMU Men’s Basketball at McGuirk Arena and enjoy live music, pasta and fun at Soaring Eagle Casino’s Vodka Pasta event. Tickets and/or registration required for events.
Feb. 17 – Enjoy a CFX featured Sunday movie at Celebration! Cinema Mt. Pleasant for only $5.95.
Feb. 18 – Shoot some hoops or take a jog at Morey Courts.
Feb. 21 – Paint your own pottery and wood signs at the Painted Turtle Pottery Studio in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
Feb. 23 – Have some SPARE time? Bring the your family and friends to Riverwood/Nine Eight Nine for bowling, food and drinks! Later, check out the Mt. Pleasant High School’s “Nice Work If You Can Get It” today and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 25 – Calling all trivia nerds! Form a team for Trivia Night at The Cabin. Every Monday!
Feb. 27 – Bring a friend and a little creativity to Art Reach of Mid Michigan for the monthly Painting the Town session – registration required.
March 1 – It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Day! As true lovers of peanut butter, we suggest heading to Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa to try its “lunch in a cup” PB&J smoothie.
March 3 – Sunday Funday is here again! End the weekend with brunch and drinks at a local brewery.
March 4 – Mondays make miso hungry! Enjoy lunch or dinner at Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge in Downtown Mt. Pleasant.
March 5 – Push yourself at CMU’s Climbing Wall.
For a full events calendar, view our Calendar of Events! Share photos of YOU enjoying winter in Mt. Pleasant; use hashtags #MeetMtP and #MtP100Days and tag @mtpleasantcvb!