Events & Groups at Birchwood Inn

Golf Package for Your Group 2017 Season

With more than a dozen golf courses within a 30 minute drive of Birchwood Inn, it is the perfect location for your golf group, whether that's 2 or 20 players! Your group will receive a $50 golf voucher, per room, when you stay 2 or more consecutive nights at the Inn. This voucher is valid at any golf course you choose and is available Sunday through Thursday nights. Advance reservation is required, so call Birchwood Inn today at 231-526-2151.

Duplicate Bridge Event May 15-18, 2017 

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 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 14 table limit will fill up fast so register today! Click here for a printable registration form. For further information, call Birchwood Inn at 231-526-2151

Harbor Springs Cycling Classic June 3 & September 16, 2017

The Tunnel of Trees or The Little Traverse Wheelway? It's your choice this year at the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic, a semiannual ride that takes place every spring and fall. On the Little Traverse Wheelway, a paved trail route, you can cycle from 14 to 30 miles. On the road routes which all include the Tunnel of Trees, you can choose a 20, 45, or 60 mile ride. Weekend lodging packages at Birchwood Inn are available. This event is so big, we've dedicated a whole page to it, check out the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic.

Lamb's Acoustic Vacation June 8-11, 2017

John D. Lamb, Director of Springfed Arts, is hosting an early summer retreat at Birchwood Inn. Sure to be a hit, just like 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 Concert on Saturday, June 10, 2017

Well known musician and songwriter, John D. Lamb is hosting a concert at Birchwood Inn of Harbor Springs featuring the instructors of the Acoustic Vacation. Doors open at 8 pm, there is a suggested $15 donation. The living room atmosphere and high beamed ceiling 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, 2017

Bill Schwab is returning to host a photographer's dream weekend! There will be demonstrations, presentations, and print exchanges, but most of all - fun! A lot of 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 2017 Season

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 ensures a truly unique experience. To book your guided fly fishing package go to Reel Waters and let them know that you want take advantage of their lodging package at the Birchwood Inn.

Harbor Springs Car Festival August 10, 2017

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, especially along the Tunnel of Trees, which Birchwood Inn is located right at the start of! For details about the event visit Cars in the Park.

Harbor Springs Cycling Classic September 16, 2017

The Tunnel of Trees or The Little Traverse Wheelway?  It's your choice this year at the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic, a semiannual ride that takes place every spring and fall. On the Little Traverse Wheelway, a paved trail route, you can cycle from 14 to 30 miles. On the road routes which all include the Tunnel of Trees, you can choose a 20, 45, or 60 mile ride. Weekend lodging packages at Birchwood Inn are available. This event is so big, we've dedicated a whole page to it, check out the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic.

Duplicate Bridge Event September 19-22, 2017

UPDATED FORMAT FOR FALL! 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 "Fall Duplicate 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 14 table limit will fill up fast so register today! Click here for a printable registration form. For further information, call Birchwood Inn at 231-526-2151

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book September 29-October 1, 2017

A celebration of readers, writers, books and the literary craft.  Over the course of three days, attendees will experience panel discussions, educational programs, readings, book signings, and more. Festival events are open to the public. Details and the itinerary can be found at Harbor Springs Festival of the Book. 

Tunnel of Trees Celebration September 18-October 31, 2017

Famous scenic drive the Tunnel of Trees is right outside our door! Meander up this winding drive under the canopy of fall colors, dine at unique restaurants, visit the local winerys, and return to a roaring fire at the Inn. When you stay at Birchwood Inn we add to your fall celebration with discount certificates to the best Harbor Springs Restaurants, so call today and book a room, 231-526-2151.

Birchwood Inn Quilters Retreat October 26-29, 2017

Have a passion for hand work? Then join us this fall for a fantastic retreat led by multimedia 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 back soon for a detailed page and registration form.

Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters November 2-5 and 9-12, 2017

John D. Lamb, Director of Springfed Arts, has a knack for bringing together inspirational instructors and musicians that will help you create. Each weekend is a compact retreat with different instructors. There is also an option to attend both and stay for the five days in between at a discounted rate, this makes for a wonderful sabbatical where you can truly immerse yourself in your craft. The retreats fill fast, so contact John at Springfed Arts today.

Concerts open to the public November 4 and 11, 2017

Two concerts are open to the public during the Songwriter Retreats featuring the different instructors of each weekend.  The cozy atmosphere of Birchwood Inn's Fireside Room 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 $15 suggested donation at the door. Questions about the concert please call Birchwood Inn 231-526-2151. To see who will be performing go to 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 e-mail us at Group Sales or call 231-348-6269.

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