October 16, 2018

Tenth Annual Grand Hotel Spring Needle Art Seminar – Get Inspired

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G e T  I n S p I r E d May 5 - 10, 2019 Grand Hotel is delighted to once again host its 10th Annual Spring Needle Art Seminar featuring textile artists from across the United States and Canada to bring you the latest and most innovative techniques of your favorite textile craft from quilting to appliqué and embroidery. You will find inspiration from six talented artists who will demonstrate various....[ Read more ]
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 October 4, 2018

Vote for the LEGO Model of Grand Hotel by Engineer Dr. David Lorch

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We are excited to share the news that Grand Hotel has the opportunity to become a LEGO set sold in stores across the country. BUT first, we need your help! We need 10,000 supporters to make this LEGO set a reality and have LEGO consider it as a real kit and make it available in retail stores. The Original 9 foot LEGO model featured during the hotel's 130th Anniversary M....[ Read more ]
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 August 30, 2018

Guest Blogger & Grand Hotel’s Master of Grounds, Drew Butterfield

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  M E E T   D R E W Hello everyone!  I'm Drew Butterfield, Director of Grounds at Grand Hotel. I grew up on 100 acres in a tiny town called Okeana, Ohio. I've always loved working and being outside. While studying Accounting and Finance for 3 years at Miami University in Oxford, OH I was never certain it was the right fit for me and the future I wanted. The summer after my jun....[ Read more ]
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 August 19, 2018

New Gifts available at Mackinac Market!

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Mackinac Market's newest additions.  Each year Grand Hotel works with local artists and artisans to collect one of a kind gifts to feature at Mackinac Market. This year we are excited to add a selection of hand painted ornaments highlighting the seasons at Grand Hotel by Klassics by Kurtis. The artist behind Klassics by Kurtis is Curtis J.Posuniak, a Michigan native who enjoyed an extensive career ....[ Read more ]
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 July 14, 2018

Grand Garden Show Highlights

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Grand Garden Show Highlights featuring Proven Winners In 2017 Grand Hotel hosted its 5th Annual Grand Garden Show. This year's show will be held August 26 - 28, 2018 and feature guest speaker, Amy Stewart. Amy Stewart is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Girl Waits with Gun and The Drunken Botanist. Catch-up with Amy on NPR’s Morning Edition and Fresh Air. Ev....[ Read more ]
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