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Au Sable Valentine’s / Presidents Weekend Getaway


February 15-17, 2019 - or longer if you like!

Enjoy a romantic weekend with someone special! Your cabin reservation includes a champagne gift basket in your room upon arrival.

Special rates on lodging, special activities and food at XC Ski Headquarters and all the romantic winter warmth and beauty that the Au Sable River and Higgins Lake areas have to offer! Plus special discounts at Gates Au Sable Lodge.

Planning is easy - choose what you like and book directly with each business.

Au Sable Riverview Resort 10935 Linger Longer Rd., Grayling MI 49738 (989)344-2164

Cabins at $205 per couple, plus tax. Arrive Friday February 16 and Depart Sunday February 18. Our Lodge is also available (only) for groups of 12-18 ppl for $125 per couple, plus tax.

Guests will receive a voucher for 10% off their next stay in 2018 and a 15% discount in our Market Place shop during your stay. Excludes alcohol.

XC Ski Headquarters 9435 N. Cut Rd., Roscommon, MI 48653 (989) 821-6661 

Half Price trail passes all weekend.

Free XC Ski Lesson Saturday February 16 at 10:30 am.

FEBRUARY 15TH, 2019 – FRIDAY 6:00PM – 8:00PM: WINTER FEST NIGHT SKIING

Experience the magic of winter under the light of rustic torches! Enjoy Winter Fest night skiing along a torchlit trail to Trapper’s Cabin, where a bonfire and hot chocolate await you. The torches and bonfire are lit from 6pm to 8pm. Skiers or snowshoers who need to rent equipment must do so by 7pm. Join us for an enchanted evening amidst the beauty of the nighttime forest! Your purchase of a Winter Fest badge ($5) is your ticket to the night skiing fun, plus many other local events throughout the weekend.

FEBRUARY 16TH, 2019 – SATURDAY 10:00AM: STRETCH AND SLIDE: A YOGA-SKI RETREAT!

Stretch and Slide begins at 10:00am with a yoga class at the Gerrish Township Municipal Building (1 mile south of XC Ski HQ), and continues with a full day ski/snowshoe rental and group lesson at 12:00pm (facilities pass included!). Also included after the lesson is a homemade chili lunch (classic or vegetarian) at the Stone Turtle Day Lodge Café at Cross Country Ski Headquarters. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the serenity of the beautiful Michigan winter forests on the pristinely groomed Headquarters ski trails, or relaxing with a mug of hot cocoa by the Stone Turtle Day Lodge fireplace. All are invited to participate, including novices to yoga, skiing or both. Over a $65 value for $45 ($35 if you have your own equipment). There will be an opportunity to change from yoga clothes into ski clothes before the ski lesson, and XC Ski Headquarters has a great selection of ski clothing if you need to get outfitted before the lesson! To pre-register (recommended but not required), email info@crosscountryski.com or call 800-832-2663. Check-in is from 9:30-10:00am at the Gerrish Township Municipal Building.

FEBRUARY 16TH -18TH, 2019 – SAT, SUN & MON, NOON TO 4:00PM: GOURMET CHILI BAR

Build your own gourmet Chili Lunch! Start with our famous Classic Chili or Veggie Chili. Then head to the Chili Bar and add such toppings as fresh jalapenos, fresh poblano peppers, white onion, red onion, sharp cheddar cheese, feta cheese, sour cream, or strange but delicious favorites like cucumber yogurt or black olives. Have your chili in a bread bowl or help yourself to some fresh baked cornbread and real butter! You might never be the same!

Stone Turtle Yoga (989) 302-7928

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass

Saturday , February 16: 10:00am Vinyasa Yoga with Emily - CRAF Center, Roscommon - $15 per person

Monday, Presidents Day: 9:00am Hatha Yoga in Grayling. - $15 per person.

Follow web link for locations, reservations and details

Gates Au Sable Lodge – (989) 348-8462 - 471 S. Stephan Bridge Rd., Grayling, MI 49738

https://gateslodge.com/

10% Off all Lodging and Food, all weekend.

Storewide sale all weekend!

Dining Room open for dinner Friday and Saturday and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations recommended.

 

Earlier Event: February 8
Great Au Sable Getaway Weekend II