Your Guide to Antiques Around LudingtonPosted on 02/12/2020 If you are a treasure hunter, you won’t want to miss the number of specialty antique shops in and around Pure Ludington. Mason County is a mecca for those who love to ruffle through the riches of days gone by. Start your trip in Scottville and make your way through this tour of barns and emporiums to find your latest prized possession.
1. Cole’s Antique Villa
Located in an old country store in Downtown Scottville, Cole’s Antique Villa features the artifacts and treasures of 10 dealers, who are dedicated to finding the most interesting, quality antiques and collectibles.... READ MORE...
Standout Valentine's Day Events in Pure LudingtonPosted on 02/03/2020 Looking for a special way to spoil your sweetie? Here are some unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Pure Ludington!
1. “Cupples Night”
The Ludington Area Center for the Arts is hosting a novel date night idea for couples: a pottery class in which you can create a pair of drinking glasses. Pizza is included in the February 13 workshop price ($45), and participants may also purchase tickets to that evening's “An Intimate Evening with Serita's Black Rose Duo” concert (2/$5). Space is limited, so call ahead.
2. Valentine’s Day Getaway... READ MORE...
Pure Ludington Music Brightens Winter NightsPosted on 01/17/2020 Stay toasty on a wintry night with comfort food, tunes to warm your heart and plenty of craft beer and cider on tap. Pure Ludington’s night spots are sure to entertain you during this snowy season.
Warm up by the fireplace and grab your favorite from among 24 brews on draft, as Ludington Bay Brewing Co. welcomes local artists to perform in the tap room every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Come hungry, and try the brewery’s homemade mac and cheese, crab rangoon pizza or pulled pork tacos.
The Mitten Bar is a revered place to meet eclectic artists. Delilah DeWylde’... READ MORE...
Brrrewfest Promises Beer, Music and MorePosted on 12/23/2019 6th Annual Festival Brings an Afternoon of Revelry to the Lakeshore
Enjoy a bit of Michigan’s finest winter magic at the Pure Ludington Brrrewfest, returning to this quaint lakeshore town on January 25. This is a sure cure for the winter blues: Put on your warmest long underwear, wrangle your friends and hustle to Rotary Park for an afternoon of sipping! Here, you will find a heated tent, a rockin’ stage, and crafters from 25 Michigan breweries. Sample beer, cider, wine and mead from 1-6 p.m.
Music from Mike Lenich with 80 Cows will start off the stage perform... READ MORE...
5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in LudingtonPosted on 12/23/2019 The weather outside may be frightful, but don’t let that keep you holed up at home. Our friends in Downtown Ludington put together this hot list of things to do downtown to keep you busy and enjoying winter.
1. Learn to Knit or Crochet
Nautical Yarn is just off the main drag on South Rath, and it's full of skeins galore! Get all of your supplies and sign up for classes. If you have your needles and hooks, find “Knittin At The Mitten” at the downtown pub. This social group meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Barley & Rye. Join the Knittin At The Mitt... READ MORE...
5 Reasons To Snowshoe in LudingtonPosted on 11/27/2019 If you’re looking for a new way to exercise and a great way to explore the outdoors, head to Pure Ludington, where you will find some amazing sets of trails for snowshoeing. Strap on your wooden feet, stomp through the frosty fluff, stop for a bonfire -- and you will leave refreshed, revitalized and satisfied.
Here why Ludington is an ideal snowshoe destination:
1. The Scenery
The most popular choice among snowshoers is the Ludington State Park, where you can meander through forested lands and sand dunes overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan. The trails winding through the pro... READ MORE...
9 Reasons to Explore Ludington this WinterPosted on 11/25/2019 As the big, white flakes fall to the ground, winter sports enthusiasts flock to the Ludington area. Here, we head outdoors, embrace the season and enjoy all that the area has to offer; but if you are looking for a warm, cozy place, Ludington has those too!
Here are 9 reasons we feel the Ludington Area is a splendid winter destination!
1. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
The biggest ball drop in West Michigan comes to Ludington every December 31, complete with an outdoor beer garden, lighted commemorative cups and fireworks display to ring in the New Year. This family-friendly even... READ MORE...
7 Reasons Why Kids Will Love Ludington This WinterPosted on 11/08/2019 Keep kids busy, active and creative during the snowy season! Here are some of the things children will love in Pure Ludington:
1. Interactive Exhibits and Events
Interactive exhibits and events are the specialty of Sandcastles Children’s Museum. Exhibits range from the S.S. Badger carferry to an ice cream parlor and sound stage. Preschoolers can take advantage of weekly parachute play and sensory table. The museum offers activities like craft projects, music and yoga as well. It is open Friday-Sunday during the winter months. And don’t miss the New Year’s Eve Balloon Dr... READ MORE...
Ludington's Top 10 Holiday EventsPosted on 11/04/2019 Plan your trip to Pure Ludington to get in the holiday spirit! The downtown district will be bustling with activities, shopping and lively events that are sure to get you ready for Christmas.
Greet Santa, attend a parade, and enjoy a hot chocolate, as you seek out that perfect gift for a loved one at one of our downtown locations.
Here is the lineup of Ludington’s Top 10 holiday events:
1. Small Business Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. November 30... READ MORE...
Fall Food Fare in Pure LudingtonPosted on 09/13/2019 As you make your way around the county taking in the fall colors, Pure Ludington chefs are cooking up a myriad of choices for you! Stop by any of our downtown locations, and you are sure to find everything from quick and casual to upscale.
Check out some of your choices here -- and find great deals for the fall season!
Ludington has a sweet spot for combining excellent food with great drinks and cozy settings, from Italian bistros to craft beer gastropubs, like the following favorites:
Barley & Rye -- With the tagline “more than just whiskey,” there is e... READ MORE...