Yes, Binder Park Zoo is really open

Isaac, a young animal enthusiast, noticed something unusual at Binder Park Zoo last week. “They’re starting a family!” he told his parents. The zoo’s two marabou storks had laid an egg and were busy adding more brush to the nest and protecting it from the sun. According to the zookeepers…

Read More

7 cool campers from the Kellogg Arena show

Spontaneous adventures can be the best. Spontaneity is part of the RV lifestyle, where you have the ability to travel freely and see Michigan at your own pace. Those seeking the latest and greatest in RVs headed to the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds show last weekend at…

Read More

5 things to know about the Lincoln Room

Abraham Lincoln’s birthday is Feb. 12. While you get your log cabin cake ready, keep in mind there’s a larger-than-life Lincoln on display. A. Lincoln is a portrait made entirely out of pennies. It’s in the Lincoln Room, found at 32 W. Michigan Ave. By the numbers It took 24,500 pennies to create…

Read More

5 new Welcome Center items for holiday gifts

The Welcome Center isn’t only for tourists – the gift shop is for anyone who wants to bring home a little bit of Michigan. We’re located at 34 W. Jackson St., suite #1a. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, with Warming House hours 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 21 (stop by for Santa and free…

Read More

Tips for seeing the Festival of Lights

Night comes early in the winter, but it’s also the best time for Battle Creek’s brightest festival. Tour the Festival of Lights with these tips. Places to eat Begin with getting a bite to eat. We recommend Griffin Grill and Pub or Clara’s on the River because the parking is easy, right by State…

Read More

Miss ArtPrize? Come to Calhoun County Oct. 18-20

Don’t be bummed that ArtPrize is taking a break. Spend an art-filled weekend in Calhoun County Oct. 18-20. We have everything from ArtPrize winners to a giant kiln and craft beer. ArtPrize winners in Battle Creek We have not one, but two ArtPrize winners in Battle Creek right now. Bigger is better…

Read More

Six Area Attractions Offer FREE Admission in May to Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2019 Six local institutions will offer free admission during the month of May to each other’s members. “The Membership Exchange is a partnership that offers an a-MAY-zing opportunity for members to explore the vibrant cultural attractions right here in Southwest…

Read More

Enjoy a fun fall day at Station 66

There is only one more weekend before Halloween is here and soon all of the pumpkin fun will be over. Station 66 has all of your fun fall day needs covered! Here is what you should do when you get there. Enjoy a homemade lunch Station 66 hand makes their food on site every day. Get a hot bowl of…

Read More

More fun at Binder Park Zoo this Fall

Binder Park Zoo closes out its 2017 season on October 8! Do not worry, there is still lots of fun to be at the zoo during the off season. Here are some of the events happening at the zoo during the month of October: Bonteboktoberfest - October 14 Michigan Craft Beer lovers rejoice! Binder Park Zoo's…

Read More