TALK OF THE TOWN: MAR 4, 2021
Business Feature: Backstage Hobbies & Games
(Special Guests Nicole & Nate on the podcast/live show)
119 S James St
Ludington, MI 49431
Board games, comic books, characters, puzzles, video games and accessories.
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WEEK IN REVIEW
- Forbes listed Ludington on their list of “Five Destinations To Visit In The Off-Season”
- Carrom Company is asking for nominations to get their Carrom Board Game (made for 130 years right here in Ludington) in the National Toy Hall of Fame.
- AGS sale of the week is 25% off sports stickers and signs.
- Mariellen’s Hallmark featured Pressssit and some game suggestions for Easter Baskets.
- ABC Kidz – Only 3 more days to get winter clearance. EVERYTHING IS AN ADDITIONAL 50% off. Open Thursday – Saturday 11-4.
- Everest Athleisure has teased us with a big news announcement. Stay tuned to their FB page for details.
- Snyder’s Shoes showed us some Birkenstock styles. You can shop their online store.
- Grateful Heart & Home showcased a beautiful piece restored by Lori using their new Dixie Bell Paint line, the Silk Mineral! Come to our store to take a closer look at the diverse color options and finishes we have.
- My Sister’s Closet showed us a great outfit featuring a cashmere top, pleather leggings and a Tabitha Webb furry crossbody.
- Sweet Peach Children’s Boutique has a great selection of natural play make up and water based nail polish for pretend play. 100% Non-Toxic. NO Parabens. NO Phthalates. NO Synthetic Dyes. NO Synthetic Fragrances. NO Animal Testing
- Spindrift Cyclesports showed off their water bottles.
- The milkman still delivers to Evergreen Natural Foods Market. He drops off a weekly delivery of milk, cream and eggs! They take special orders for milk and cream. Call 843-1000…Call by 5pm the Monday before delivery day (weekly on Wednesdays).
- Todd & Brad Reed presented about photographing at the Ludington State Park. You can watch the Zoom video hereto get photography tips and see some of their photos.
- Hegg’s Furniture has a set of Rocco chairs by Klaussner on the showroom floor.
- Carol from Nautical Yarn introduced herself on the FB page last week. She is incredibly passionate about knitting and crocheting. Her favorite part about what she does is buying yarn and teaching classes! She learned to knit in 4th grade when her teacher taught our entire class (boys and girls) to knit.
- Ludington Hobbies has a sale on the 9.5 Flight Simulator. Buy the new wireless transmitter and software and get the receiver free ($40 value).
- Ludington Pub announced a new pub burger: cheese, bacon, crispy onions and pub sauce.
- Have you been following Jamesport Brewing for their daily specials pictures? DROOL!
- Ludington Bay Brewing added more locations to their can finder.
- Luciano Ristoranti featured their Limoncello cocktails made with am Italian lemon liquor.
- Chef John’s opened this week for take-out. Did you see the breakfast torte??
- Humanitea’s featured drink this month is the March Matcha Madness. Three delicious flavors to choose from… Coconut, Cool Mint, or Classic.
HAPPENING THIS WEEK
ALL MONTH LONG
- LACA’s The Tapestry of Days Long Past Exhibit
- LACA’s Michigan Landscapes: Shutter, Brush and Mud Exhibit
THURSDAY – MAR 4
- Nat’l Grammar Day, Nat’l Sons Day, World Book Day
- SANDCASTLES : At Home Art Activity : Cosmic Suncatchers
- WSCC Performing Arts Living Room Series : The Fry Street String Quartet – 7:30pm – live on our page and LACA’s
- Birthday: Tom Buchanan from Ludington Bay Brewing (The Beer Father)
FRIDAY – MAR 5
- Nat’l Day of Unplugging, Nat’ Dress in Blue Day
- SANDCASTLES : Freaky Friday
- LIBRARY – Family Fun Bags – 11am-3pm – Curbside Pickup
- Gliks – Open Interviews – 12:30pm to 4:30pm
- Birthdays: Brad Lee (local musician)
SATURDAY – MAR 6
- Nat’l Dentist’s Day
- Cedar Chest Monthly Bag Sale
SUNDAY – MAR 7
- Nat’l Finisher’s Medal Day – register for for the Irish Jog 5k/10k to get a #RunLudington finishers medal!
MONDAY – MAR 8
TUESDAY – MAR 9
- Nat’l Meatball Day
- SANDCASTLES : Toddler Tuesday Craft
- Humankind by WSCC – Celtic Music and Journey with Brian McClure – 7pm
WEDNESDAY – MAR 10
- Nat’l Mario Day – stop at Backstage for games!
- LIBRARY : Racial Equality Series : POV Film “Whose Streets?”
Watch on the Library’s new streaming offering: Kanopy – accessible with your library card
- Birthdays: Sheriff Kim Cole