Duplicate Bridge Event May 15-18 NEW FORMAT THIS YEAR! Play sharper with a maximum of only 2 rounds per day. Playing sharper leads to more master points and provides extra time for socializing, which is always nice at the Birchwood Inn. The "Spring into Spring Duplicate Bridge Event" is hosted by Jayne Paquette, a wonderful director and instructor. The emphasis is on fun, but the competition is good. We team this up with great food and comfortable surroundings for a fantastic bridge event. The event is limited to 14 tables and will fill up fast! Click here for a printable registration form. For further details, call Birchwood Inn, 231-526-2151.
Harbor Springs Cycling Classic June 3 & September 16 This classic ride is a favorite of cyclists from all over the state. The semi annual tour, held in spring and fall, has three distance routes to choose from, great refreshment stops, and a great lunch at the finish. Weekend lodging packages are available. For more information: Harbor Springs Cycling Classic
Lamb's Acoustic Vacation June
John D. Lamb, Director of Springfed Arts, is hosting an early summer retreat at Birchwood Inn. Sure to be as much of a hit as the November retreats, start your season off right with performance workshops, open mics, song circles, and lots of extra activities. Register through Springfed Arts.
Lamb's Acoustic Vacation Concert on Saturday
Well known acoustic artist, John D. Lamb is hosting a concert at the Birchwood Inn of Harbor Springs featuring Jim Bizer, Kirby, Dennis Kingsbury, and more. Doors open at 8 pm, there is a suggested donation of $15, and the concert begins at 9 pm. The living room atmosphere of the venue is the perfect setting for a great acoustic concert, mark it on your calendar now. Seating is limited, arrive early.
Photostock June 15-18 Bill Schwab is returning to host a photographers dream weekend! There will be demonstrations, presentations, and print exchanges, but most of all - fun! A lot of the activity takes place right at Birchwood Inn, so make your reservation and receive the Photostock discount today. For further information go to Photostock .
Fly Fishing Trips
Reel Waters Northern Fly Fishing Center offers expert guide service for an unforgettable day on the crystal clear rivers of Northern Michigan. From completely outfitting you with all the gear you need to providing lodging packages with Birchwood Inn, Reel Waters will provide you with a truly unique experience. More details are provided our Fly Fishing page and at Reel Waters.
Golf Packages Nine championship golf courses within the area provide great access. Discounts are available at several of the courses. Call the Inn today for details.
Harbor Springs Car Festival August Cars in the Park Car Show is held in Zorn Park in downtown Harbor Springs. Plan to arrive early or stay through the weekend, you will want to include a driving tour of the area. Birchwood Inn offers a special lodging rate to car show participants and is located right on the famous scenic drive, "The Tunnel of Trees."
Harbor Springs Cycling Classic September 16 This classic ride is a favorite of cyclists from all over the state. The semi annual tour, held in spring and fall, has three distance routes to choose from, great refreshment stops, and a great lunch at the finish. Weekend lodging packages are available. For more information: Harbor Springs Cycling Classic
Duplicate Bridge Event September 18-21 The spring event has become so much fun, we are duplicating it in the fall, including the NEW FORMAT! Join us for the "Fall Birchwood Inn Bridge Event" hosted by Jayne Paquette, a wonderful director and instructor. The emphasis is on fun, but the competition is real at this ABCL sanctioned event. To this we add great food and comfortable surroundings for a fantastic bridge event. Click here for a printable registration form. For further details, call Birchwood Inn, 231-526-2151.
Harbor Springs Festival of the Book A celebration of readers, writers, books and the literary craft. Over the course of three days, attendees will experience keynote addresses, panel discussions, educational programs, cookbook author events, readings, and book signings with authors, illustrators, and journalists. Festival events are open to the public free of charge with the exception of two evening events and two luncheons. Venues, details and times can be found at Harbor Springs Festival of the Book.
Fall Color Tours Famous scenic drive "Tunnel of Trees," is right outside our door! Meander up this winding drive under a canopy of color, dine at unique restaurants, visit local winerys, and return to a roaring fire at the Inn. The smell of autumn is in the air!
Birchwood Inn Quilter's Retreat October 19-22 Have a passion for hand work? Then join us this fall for a fantastic retreat led by multi-media instructor J.D. Shumway and her staff. Three classes are offered or you may bring your own project to work on. The long weekend event is filled with fabric, fun, and friendship. Check out the detail page for more information.
Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters November 2-5 and 9-12 John D. Lamb with Springfed Arts, has a knack for bringing together inspirational instructors and musicians that will help you create. The retreats are held during the first two weekends of November at Birchwood Inn each year. More information: Springfed Arts
Concerts Open to the Public November 4, and 11 John D. Lamb hosts two concerts open to the public during his Songwriters Retreats at Birchwood Inn. The cozy atmosphere of the Inn provides an exceptional venue to enjoy a variety of well known folk artists. The concerts begin at 8:00 pm, seating is limited and there is a suggested donation of $15 at the door. Questions about the concerts or the retreat can be emailed to John D. Lamb through Springfed Arts.
Invitation for your event We love special events at Birchwood Inn, because they fit well with our unique facilities and personal service. If you have an event or group function that you wish to host at Birchwood Inn please contact us through Group Sales.