“Things to Do, Places to Go”- COSY Podcast 3/17/2023

West Michigan Women’s Expo

Check out the Women’s Expo at Devos Place on March 17th-19th. This event will feature hundreds of pop-up shops, exhibits, activities, and main-stage presentations. Bring your friends and have fun in interactive areas, food tastings, and demonstrations that include fashion boutiques, jewelry and accessories, spa services, and so much more. West Michigan Tourist Association staff will be at the show with tips and tricks for a fantastic summer stay-cation as well as a special giveaway from the Fenn Valley WineryThose attending will also have the opportunity to give back with an onsite blood drive at the expo.

Maple Row Sugarhouse- Michigan Maple Festival

Check out the SWEET Michigan Maple Festival from March 18-19th and 25-26th at the Maple Row Sugarhouse. This event features family fun with a petting farm, a pancake-eating contest, and a Sugarhouse tour. The Michigan Maple Festival has many unique and fun activities that will occur throughout the event. A festival highlight is the “Maple Olympics,” where teams can compete through maple syrup sugaring tasks to win a $50 gift certificate. The food is another event highlight, with plenty of maple syrup staples. Enjoy breakfast all day; maple syrup donuts, ice cream, and coffee made with farm-made maple syrup that will make you want more! 

River St. Joe-St Joseph’s Day Bonfire Night & St. Patrick’s Day

River Saint Joe is a sustainable certified organic farmstead brewery destination that grows its hops for its outstanding beer and has delicious food. You will not want to miss the St. Patrick’s day celebration on March 17th. The brewery is pulling out all the stops with green beer made with spinach, corned beer, and a special cabbage dish. Additionally, warm up next to a bonfire on March 19th to celebrate the farm’s namesake at St. Joseph’s Day Bonfire Night. What is better than a night of good conversations, food, drinks, and friends?