Harbor Springs Cycling Classic June 11, 2022

One of the best cycling events in northern Michigan. Join us and ride the Tunnel of Trees or the Little Traverse Wheelway. It's your choice on our semi-annual 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.

Photostock

Bill Schwab is reworking the Photostock Workshop format into something bigger and better! Watch his website for details, then make your reservation to stay at the Birchwood Inn to receive the $10 Photostock lodging discount. For further information go to Photostock.

Harbor Springs Car Festival in 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, 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 17, 2022

Enjoy the beginning of color season and ride  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.

Harbor Springs Festival of the Book in September

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 14-October 31, 2022

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.

Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters November 3- 6 & November 10-13, 2022

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  Nov.5th concert at 8:00 p.m.  Nov 12th  concert 8:00p.m.   Required proof of vaccination or negative covid test within the past 48hrs. 

We look forward to providing concerts next year that 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 $20 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.

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