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Lansing Michigan Events Near The English Inn

May 11th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Lansing Michigan Events Near The English InnSummer is rapidly approaching and, as it does, things are both literally and figuratively heating up! Planning on being in the area this spring? You’ll be happy to hear there are plenty of Lansing Michigan events planned near our Eaton Rapids inn!

Last time out, we talked about all the great antique-shopping opportunities near The English Inn. As I’m sure you already know, that’s not all there is to in our area!

While it’s true that Eaton Rapids is smaller and more remote than Lansing, that’s the appeal! Our home, on the historic Medovue Estate, is a calm oasis of manicured gardens and old world splendor along the Grand River. A soothing contrast to Lansing’s endless hustle and bustle.

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Explore Mason Michigan Antiques Near The English Inn Pub

April 23rd, 2018 by insideout

visit the Mason Michigan Antiques DistrictWe encourage you to plan an extra day in the area exploring all the fine Mason Michigan Antiques. Guests love the selection of antique stores close to the inn, and the charming town of Mason, Michigan can’t be beat for great antique hunting adventures.

Nearby Mason Michigan Antiques

The charming town of Mason, Michigan is located just 15 minutes from the English Inn Restaurant & Pub. The town has an entire district dedicated to antiquing and some wonderfully unique shops.

The Antiques District is an old-fashioned village in the heart of Mason, MI. You can easily spend the day here, following cobblestone paths between shops filled with antique discoveries. The Mason Michigan Antiques District can be found at 202 to 208 Mason Street, in downtown Mason. For more info, visit: masonantiques.net.

Shops include:

  • The Old Mill Antiques Mall has lots of furniture, Fenton glass, books, magazines & prints, and vintage toys.
  • The Front Porch has pottery, jewelry, comics, furniture, collectibles, and antiques.
  • The Carriage Stop specializes in antique dolls and also carries a variety of furniture, glassware, and jewelry.
  • At Peddlars Row you may find such things as architectural fittings, vintage appliances, furniture, and knick-knacks.
  • Leap of Faith Antiques has furniture, primitives, linens, glassware, jewelry, books and so much more!
  • CoCoBlue UFO Antiques includes many unusual finds. The shop is tucked into one of the oldest houses in Mason.
  • Red Door Antiques has two stories of antiques, from furniture to glassware, books and collectibles.
    Mason Antiques Market
  • The Mason Antiques Market has jewelry, glass, pottery, collectibles, and Victorian furniture. There are also replacement lamp parts and furniture restoration supplies, as well as a wide selection of collector’s books and price guides.

 

The Maple Street Mall is also located in Mason in downtown’s courthouse square. Their collection of antiques and re-purposed items are on three levels, covering 10,000 square feet, and has an astounding 55 vendors! 108 W Maple Street in Mason. Visit: www.maplestreetmall.com

After a fun day of antiquing, head back to The English Inn Restaurant & Pub for dinner, drinks and overnight accommodations!

English Inn – A Most Romantic Lansing Wedding Venue!

March 23rd, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

English Inn Restaurant & Pub - a romantic Lansing wedding venueThe English Inn Restaurant & Pub isn’t just one of the best restaurants and lodging options in the Lansing area. Our historic, romantic, and manicured grounds also make us a very popular Lansing wedding venue!

If you’re on the hunt for that perfect Lansing wedding venue, look no further: you’ve found it! English Inn Restaurant & Pub is THE place for the most romantic, picture-perfect Michigan wedding you can imagine. The historic grounds of our Lansing-area estate rests in the peaceful countryside of Eaton Rapids.

Our Tudor revival mansion was built in 1927 by the Reuters and named Medovue. The lush grounds of our estate are situated along the Grand River, just seven miles south of Lansing. 16 acres of groomed gardens, walking trails, and the majestic English Inn all make for the perfect Lansing wedding venue.

Thinking of having an outdoor ceremony?
Say your vows from our pergola on the wooded banks of the Grand River! English Inn’s beautiful pergola is surrounded by a garden with a fountain whose gentle tinkling merges with the sound of the river. Our spectacular also make for a wonderful and romantic outdoor ceremony setting.

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Celebrate Spring At The Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend 2018

February 12th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend 2018March is Maple Month but Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend 2018 is just one of many events the Lansing area will see in celebration of the approaching spring.

Spring begins March 20th this year and the oncoming warmth of the season brings renewal, greening, and – of course! – maple sugaring time! Every year, the maple harvest begins anew. Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend celebrates Michigan’s oldest crop: pure Michigan maple syrup!

Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend is actually three weekends:
Southern Michigan – March 17th & 18th
Northern Lower Michigan – March 24th & 25th
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – March 31st & April 1st
Maple farms here in the Lansing area will be celebrating Michigan Maple Syrup Weekend March 17th and 18th.

These special weekends provide you with the opportunity to experience the maple sugaring process at one of Michigan’s many maple farms. Maple farms and sugar houses across the state will open their doors to eager, maple-loving visitors. Guests will see tapped trees, learn the harvest process, and smell the amazing scent of boiling maple sap.

Maple is used for more than just syrup. It is also used to make maple candy, maple cream, maple sugar, and more! Many of the participating maple farms will not only provide an overview of the maple sugaring process but also a taste. Some will have samples of syrup, others may offer a full pancake breakfast! Many will have a variety of homemade maple treats, like maple taffy, to sample – yum!

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Treat Them To An English Inn Valentine’s Day Getaway!

January 19th, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Treat Them To An English Inn Valentine's Day Getaway!Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and nothing says “I Love You” like a romantic escape to a country estate! Treat them to an English Inn Restaurant & Pub Valentine’s Day getaway and save with our romantic lodging packages!

February, they say, is for lovers but love is always in the air at the English Inn Restaurant & Pub! Our Lansing-area B&B, pub, and fine dining restaurant are located on the historic Medovue Estate in Eaton Rapids. Our award winning restaurant is the one of the area’s most popular dinner destinations. The 1927 Tudor Revival mansion that houses it overlooks the Grand River, offering some of the most elegant and romantic lodging in the area.

In fact, English Inn Restaurant & Pub has been named one of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America! English Inn has earned numerous awards over the years, including Lansing’s Best of the Best Award.

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Ring In 2018 at English Inn With Our New Year’s Eve Dinner Special!

December 4th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

The English Inn New Year's Eve Dinner SpecialRing in 2018 with The English Inn Restaurant & Pub’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Special. Our prix-fixe, four-course dinner is the perfect way to end 2017 and welcome the new year!

The English Inn Restaurant & Pub is just a half hour from Lansing, MI and is the one of the area’s most popular dinner destinations. Our award winning restaurant is located in Eaton Rapids, overlooking the Grand River from the lush, 15-acre Medovue Estate.

English Inn’s historic grounds are an oasis of old-world beauty and class. The Medovue Estate was built by the Reuter family in 1928 and their vision remains largely undisturbed. Both the two-story, Tudor Revival mansion and grounds continue to reflect their impeccable taste and style. The grounds are a haven of perennial gardens and nature trails while the inn, restaurant, and pub are rich with marble, slate, and Honduran mahogany.

Any stay, meal, or even simple visit to The English Inn Restaurant & Pub is an experience worth having. When it comes to special occasions like New Year’s Eve, however, the effect is peerless.

The English Inn Restaurant & Pub’s annual New Year’s Eve Dinner Special helps to make the experience even better.

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Christmas Time In The City – Lansing Holiday Events

November 3rd, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Lansing Holiday EventsPlanning on being in the Lansing area around the holidays and hoping for some fun, festive events to celebrate the season? Great idea! The Lansing holiday events schedule will keep you busy from Halloween through to New Year’s Eve!

It may feel like we’re rushing things but take a look at your calendar and see: the holidays are almost upon us. Michigan’s Capital City region really sparkles with all of the end of the year celebrations. In fact, there is so much going on it is impractical to list anything but the highlights.

2017 Lansing Holiday Events
Silver Bells in the City – November 17th
www.silverbellsinthecity.org
Silver Bells in the City is probably the biggest and most popular of the annual Lansing holiday events. The city is lit with thousands of merry, sparkling lights and decorations for the season. Events include the Electric Light Parade, Silver Bells Village, the lighting of the State Christmas Tree, live entertainment, and fireworks over the Capitol dome.

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The Curtain Is Rising On East Lansing Film Festival 2017

October 13th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

East Lansing Film Festival 2017Film buffs – you do not want to miss East Lansing Film Festival 2017! This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual event and a host of special retrospective and celebratory events are planned. November 9th through the 16th, 2017.

Michigan’s largest and most diverse film event, the East Lansing Film Festival, turns twenty this year and the anniversary promises a very special festival, indeed. Much of the details are still under wraps as the planning continues but attendees are in for a real treat this year.

East Lansing Film Festival 2017 is a world-class celebration of the silver screen. The annual event brings a week of independent films to Lansing every year. Over 100 films are screened during the festival’s 9 days. Feature-length, short subject, and documentary films alike are included, many of them making their screen debut right here.

The diverse array of films shown at the festival draw an equally diverse crowd. Fans and industry insiders alike flock to the festival. Each year see’s its own set of high profile guests and attendees. Past festivals have welcomed such famous luminaries as Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, and Bruce Campbell.

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Willkommen to Lansing’s Old Town Oktoberfest 2017!

September 4th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Old Town Oktoberfest 2017Old Town Oktoberfest is two days of authentic German food, drink, and live entertainment in Lansing’s Old Town district. September 29th and 30th, 2017!

Halt deine Lederhosen fest – Lansing’s Old Town Oktoberfest is just around the corner!

This annual celebration of everything German (and Old Town’s German heritage) is Mid-Michigan’s only Oktoberfest event. Consequently, the event attracts visitors from all around the Midwest. And why not? Who can resist the siren song of delicious German fare and music?

Your ticket to this superb, end of summer celebration includes a 12 ounce, souvenir beer mug, and food/drink tickets. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted at the festival, so you don’t have to worry about hunting down an ATM mid festival. Old Town Oktoberfest is a 21 and over only event, so you know it will be a good time.

Food will be provided by a variety of local vendors including Bauer’s Scullery, Good Truckin’, Grand Grillin’, and the MI Donut Company. World-renowned German-style beers, regional craft beers, and ciders will also be available to fill your 12oz souvenir mug and wash down all that great food.

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Don’t Miss Mason Sun Dried Music Festival 2017

August 1st, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Mason Sun Dried Music Festival 2017The 8th annual Mason Sun Dried Music Festival and its three days of free music is just weeks away. August 25th through the 27th, 2017 on the Courthouse Square, Downtown Mason, MI.

The Mason Sun Dried Music Festival is a one of a kind, free music event featuring a variety of bands on two stages. The festival also offers great food, a beer and wine tent, children’s activities, and a host unique items for festival goers of all ages!

The annual Sun Dried Music Festival has been going strong since its inception in 2009. Each year sees the festival grow some – both in its offerings and the number of people who attend. 10,000 plus folks are expected to attend this year’s festival and who can blame them?

The festival brings some of the very best regional bands together in one location for three days of free music and fun. What’s not to like? Take a look at the music lineup for 2017 to see what I mean.

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