5 Reasons we love Station 66

Station 66 is a little roadside attraction that does triple duty as a market, cafe and ice cream parlor. Vintage pop bottles People of a certain age will remember buying glass Coke bottles at the gas station. Well, Station 66 was once a station and keeps the vintage vibe with an ice chest full…

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10 spring break activities in Calhoun County

Gather the family and experience spring break in Calhoun County! Whether you’re looking for art, tacos or magic – there is something fun for everyone. Play at Kids ‘N’ Stuff Kids ‘N’ Stuff in Albion is ready for another fun-filled Spring Break! During March 25-29, they are offering a full week of…

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Get into the Christmas spirit at Marshall’s Merry Mile

There’s something about a light show that puts people in the holiday spirit. The Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall has created a mile-long display of decorations that are sure to brighten your winter night. When is it? They’ll be open 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays Nov. 30-Dec. 30…

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Tips for enjoying the Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights is a long-standing tradition in Battle Creek. For decades, downtown has put up light installations to brighten the early winter nights in December. Want to see it for yourself? Plan your visit: Get a drink Hot chocolate is the drink of the season. You can pick some up…

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Stay active outdoors this winter

Cross-country skiing It’s smooth sailing at Brooks Nature Center in Marshall, where flat trails take you through prairie and woodland by Stuart Lake. It’s recommended for skiing and snow shoes. Word of advice: GPS isn’t always accurate for finding Brooks, so make sure it takes you to the…

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Festive cheer is here in Calhoun County

Holiday events have returned with a bang. There’s a fun experience for anyone who needs some festive cheer. Parades Nov. 18: Battle Creek Christmas parade It’s your first chance to see Santa. Find a spot near the intersection of Michigan Avenue and McCamly Street – the parade starts rolling at…

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Plan your own Cozy Fall Crawl

The weather may be blustery, but it’s a good excuse to get cozy. We recommend taking a cozy fall crawl in Calhoun County. Step one: Go to the farm Find fall decorations at Bosserd Family Farm in Marshall. All of the gourds, wreaths and pumpkins will give you that harvest season feeling. They…

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Calhoun County Fair: What you need to know

Here’s the Important Questions About the Calhoun County Fair Saddle up, because the Calhoun County Fair gates open up on Saturday, Aug. 13. While it’s a big week for everyone who has been baking, making and growing throughout the year, the county fair is still a celebration for everyone. Try…

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Road trip on a budget

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. Hit the road for Calhoun County and have fun without breaking the bank. Camp at Fort Custer Camping is not only a Michigan tradition, it’s a great deal for an overnight stay. As a state park, Fort Custer Recreation Area is super affordable when you have a…

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10 Big Summer Events (That Aren’t Cereal Fest)

While Cereal Fest really kicks off summer here in Calhoun County, it’s only the beginning of the fun. Here are 10 events you should put on your calendar: Juneteenth Juneteenth has been celebrated in Battle Creek for decades. Join the tradition June 16-17 with activities for the entire family. Go…

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