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Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival
Since 1978, the Spirit of the Woods Music Association has put together an annual music festival, the Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival. The event is held at Dickson Township Park- 14279 N. Coates Hwy, Brethren, on the third Saturday in June. The festival usually features a day full of music on two stages, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, great food, and a closing dance. Spirit of the Woods also presents concerts, dances, open mics, and special events during the fall and winter months.
Here is the line-up of performers from 2023:
Samuel Nalangira and Band
K. Jones and the Benzie
Hearth and Hymn
For more information on the Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival, please contact:
Spirit of the Woods Music Association
11171 Kerry Road
Brethren, Michigan 49619
Stay tuned for information on the 2024 Spirit of the Woods Folk Festival!
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West Michigan Activities & Attractions
Enjoy the happiest of holidays in West Michigan! From Manistee to Ludington and every city in-between, there is holiday cheer all around!
Todd and Brad Reed offer Photography Workshops throughout the year. These classes are great for beginners as well as seasoned professionals.
Visit the new Value of Sports Museum located at Historic White Pine Village just a short drive from Ludington.
Hop aboard the Lake Michigan S.S. Badger Carferry! Take the famous cruise across Lake Michigan and experience the Badger and all it has to do!
The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts is a cultural center in West Michigan and plays an integral part in Manistee’s history.
The Traverse City Opera House has a 700-seat theater which offers a place for quality arts and cultural entertainment.
Much of West Michigan is bicycle-friendly, and you’ll find many nice paths on which to ride. It’s great exercise with great scenery to enjoy.
Standing tall and proud along the shores of Lake Michigan, Point Betsie marks the southern entrance to the Manitou Passage.
Michigan has a public ORV trail system for four different riding opportunities–motorcycles, ATVs, ORVs, and scramble areas.
Created in 1980, this trail has 1,000 miles running through Michigan, which also runs through the Huron-Manistee National Forest.