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Party @ MI Place

Party @ MI Place, hosted by Sue Bila, reviews festivals and events from around Michigan, looks ahead to upcoming events, and highlights people in the festivals and events industry who are making a difference in Michigan’s economy.

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Recent Posts

DNR Offers Some Great Fishing Events This Year

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April 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Elyse Walter Department of Natural Resources spoke of the many fun events produced by the DNR (Fishing Division) and how to get involved with the DNR events.

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Something for Everyone at the 2018 East Lansing Art Fest

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April 21, 2018 3:00 PM

Michelle Carlson shared the great line up of activities that will be at the upcoming East Lansing Art Festival May 19-20, 2018. She invited everyone to come and enjoy… there's something for everyone. The event is featuring a “children’s” activity area – sure to bring smiles to many.

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Blessing of the Bikes Festival - May 17- 20, 2018

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April 21, 2018 12:00 PM

In this segment of 'Party @MI Place Sue Bila catches up with  John Baldwin。

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Boyne Mountain Resort Expands With New Renovations

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April 21, 2018 9:00 AM

As part of the April '18 episode of 'Party @ MI Place' Sue Bila of MFEA continues her conversation with Trisha Olach of Boyne Mountain.

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MFEA 26th Annual Convention Held at Boyne Mountain Resort

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April 21, 2018 6:00 AM

On this segment of 'Party @ MI Place', Assistant Director of Sales for the Boyne Mountain Resort Trisha Olach and Sue Bila shared some of the great experiences being offered to the MFEA guest at the 26th Annual Convention. 

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MFEA Strategic Plan For 2018

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March 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Dale Johnson, MFEA Vice Chair, and Sue share highlights of the recent MFEA Strategic Plan and Board Meeting held at the Double Tree/Hilton in Bay City. MichiganFun.com is the “key” branding for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. The 2018 award-winning MichiganFun.com magazine (300,000+) will be available late March. The 2018 MFEA Signature On-Line Auction opens April 12 and will close May 22. The 2018 MFEA Annual Convention is scheduled November 8-11 at the Boyne Mountain Resort – Boyne Falls.

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Michigan’s Oldest & Largest Multi-Community Festival

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March 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Sally Geodhof and Anna Abdelnour invites guest to the Annual Blossomtime Festival in St. Joe/Benton Harbor come April 29 – May 5. Both Mr. Blossomtime and Miss Blossomtime welcome guests to the Grand Floral Parade, the Shoe Box Parade and all the festivities that follow. Blossomtime is Michigan’s oldest and largest multi-community festival…celebrating 86 years in 2018!!

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Michigan Beer Based Events

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March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Paul Starr, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound, shares his enthusiasm in becoming the creator of I’m a Beer Hound as well as sharing some of the lessons learned in starting an event.

Paul Starr, Guest Speaker, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound
Paul and Sue talk of some of the challenges and successes of working with volunteers and community leaders in producing the many events he is responsible for. Lansing & Grand Rapids…a couple of the locations Paul chose to produce the Michigan beer based events.

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Festifools Celebration April 6th!

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March 14, 2018 6:00 PM

Shary Brown shares the history of the unique FestiFools celebration in Ann Arbor. The event is definitely one-of-a-kind for Michigan and is set for April 6th. Art & creativity surround the event. So full of FUN! Papier-mache and kids of all ages celebrating the moments(s)!

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MFEA featured entertainer – Alan Turner

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February 19, 2018 3:00 PM

MFEA featured entertainer – Alan Turner (Country performer) shared the excitement of the country music awards he has received. During his interview with Sue Bila he also shared the great experience of getting involved with the MFEA annual convention each November and being booked by many MFEA Members.

Alan sticks around for two segments, and gets to share some songs from his latest album. Heading out of part 1 we hear a portion of "One Too Many" as one of his favorite songs to share in the MFEA “Party at MI Place” podcast today. This is a song that has done well on European charts.

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