This fun family tradition officially kicks off summer at Michigan Legacy Art Park!
2:00pm Art projects at Discovery Grove 2:45pm Stories and songs with Miriam Pico and Jenifer Strauss 4:30pm Parade to the Fort for the annual flag raising
Light refreshments will be provided.
One of northern Michigan most loved and popular performers, Miriam Pico returns to Fairies & Forts this year. Audiences of all ages can enjoy her superb talent and engaging performance.
Storyteller Jenifer Strauss
Jenifer Strauss uses her unique gift of storytelling to captivate the imaginations of over 300 groups each year. With the power of story, she will inspires and delight listeners at Fairies & Forts once again this year.
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Fairies & Forts Sponsorship
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Enter Crystal Mountain at the main entrance on M-115. Turn left at the first stop sign onto Crystal Mountain Drive, then follow signs to the Art Park. You'll be guided right onto Mountain Center Road and another right onto Mountainside Drive. The Art Park entrance is on the left.