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Cool wedding venues for any time of year

Nowadays, you don’t have to go to the chapel to get married. Around Calhoun County, you can go to the greenhouse, or the garden or the barn, or even on top of Fragrant Hill.

“The barn trend is at its

Dear Battle Creek: Speed Edition

Dear Battle Creek,


I have been known to drive a bike into a ditch or two. And to crack a bone while skateboarding. And to run into a fence while playing softball.

So if I can ride a Bird scooter …

Air boss plans spectacle for Field of Flight air show

Ryan Seiler’s feet are on the ground, but his head is in the clouds — he has to be, as the air boss of the Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival.

He’s the eyes and ears for around …

Visitors Bureau works with Pure Michigan to promote summer events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           

CONTACT: Annie Kelley

June 17, 2021                                                                          

Communications Manager

Calhoun County Visitors Bureau

269-419-9077

annie@battlecreekvisitors.org

BATTLE CREEK, Mich.— More than 20 travel experts converged on Mackinac Island to share how they’re ready for the return of summer …

5 things to know about giraffes


Meeting giraffes is one of the best parts of a trip to Binder Park Zoo. These gentle giants live on the savanna in Wild Africa with zebra, addax, bontebok, ostriches and other grassland animals. 

Stand on Twiga outlook with a …

Dear Battle Creek: Zoo Day Edition

Dear Battle Creek,

Standing on Twiga outlook, zookeepers rustled branches of leaves. They called out to the giraffes, who were grazing nearby. For Binder Park Zoo’s biggest attractions (at least the tallest), it was opening day and their time to …

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