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Pick-A-Chew Feastival @ Mount Mancelona

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Start:
August 2
End:
August 4
Cost:
$24 – $189
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Venue

Mount Mancelona
2497 Ski Run Road
Mancelona, MI 49659 United States
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Phone:
(231) 499-4968
Website:
https://www.mountmancelona.com/

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Season
Summer
Age
All Ages
Ticketed Event?
Yes

Aug. 2nd- 4th Mt Mancelona Pick-A-Chew Feastival! Celebrate reviving the historic ski Mtn with multi-stage music, food, art & outdoor recreation. Family & youth activities galore join fun adult programming for all ages. “Trailbreaker” Mountain Bike, Trail Running & Glow Run with Silent Disco Glow Headsets join 100 acres of multi-habitat in nature experiences. RV, Camp or Glamp in epic settings.

August 2-4 Mount Mancelona Pick-A-Chew Feastival Featuring Yonder Mountain String Band Celebrating Saving the Mountain of Dreams

Join the historic revival! Mount Mancelona after two years of work to save the historic 1952 community ski mountain is thrilled to announce our first of many annual festivals, fundraisers and community events with a purpose. Proceeds benefit our historic T-Bar repair and a special scholarship only for up to 50 Youth 12-17 in age to attend our weekend kickoff Aug. 2-4 with rare behind the scenes access, front row seats with one guest pass and more to learn about the music and festival industry where they then attend our August 4th-9th Music Industry, Empowerment, Outdoor Recreation, NO CELL PHONE Summer Camp and call or email for youth “keep it weird with purpose” application 231-499-4968 [email protected]

After 22 Microbrew and Music Festivals and hundreds of concerts and events over 20 years our team and Mancelona community members are thrilled to share this new Mountain venue and home for all arts, festivals, outdoor recreation and race events, Michigan craft beer fans, family events and music with a long term sustainable in nature purpose to revive historic 1952 built Mount Mancelona, and support the community developing this future 20,000+ four season festival and event outdoor recreation paradise.

“This is a celebratory gathering for all, especially families, to come and witness the amazing natural festival site and for our new friends, volunteers and local Mancelona community that helped us be here today.Proceeds support our mission for the youth scholarship only Summer Camp, talented musicians, local jobs and our developing family art and recreation historic Seagull Camp building restoration thanks to Charlevoix Township. This is a dream we have had for years with our award-winning food and music Festivals and now with Mount Mancelona we can build it together.” – Sam Porter

Build your friends and family camps and explore the Historic Lodge, feast from our garden providing vegan and meat paellas, wood-fired pizza and enjoy a custom lineup of food trucks, join all the mountain outdoor recreation activities, Kids Zone with games, bouncy house, crawfish and frog hunt in artesian pond, root beer tent, art & crafts, Fortnite Dome led by local Mancelona Youth with Twitch Live Feed and “Camp-In” Movie Theater, Silent Disco DJ Tent, Outdoor Game Zone and competitions (Horseshoe, Axe Throwing, Corn Horn, Kan Jam), and celebrate supporting our nonprofit The Good Work Collective reviving the “Mountain of Dreams”. RV & Camping, All Ages, 3 Stages with our new Lodge Stage overlooking the mountain, Nature Hikes and Mountain Membership Tours for future Tree House, Yurts and Tiny House villages opportunities, Outdoor Recreation Adventures, First,Disc Golf PAR 6 50/50 Fundraiser, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Butt Bumping, Canoeing, and more.

Bluegrass, Rock, Jam, Funk, Drum & Bass, DJs, Americana, Country, Beatboxing, Gospel, Kids Bands and Michigan bands all weekend and contact us to play. The current growing music lineup includes Saturday headliner Yonder Mountain String Band (Bluegrass/Jam). For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. Arkansauce (bluegrass, newgrass, folk, americana, country, blues, and funk),That 1 Guy (Looping Drum and Bass cowboy boot, saw, magic and visual experience) Heatbox (Beatbox Funk Loop Master), Les Older and Gang, Honorable Spirits, Mt Mancelona Lodge Band, (Surprise),Percussion Kiva with 65 percussion instrumentsSilent Disco DJ Tent with 3 DJ channels for open DJ Mic led by DJ Dominate, DJ Ladybird, and many more playing 70s, 80s, 90s to today top Dance hits as well as EDM, Dub and original mash-ups on 3 DJ channels, acoustic bonfire Mountain Top stage for Sunsets, Open Mic and Kids Stage, drum kiva, Fire Stage, music in the campsites and outdoor nature inspired activities in and around the historic Mount Mancelona 100 acres. Enjoy hiking to the highest peak in the valley and to Joe’s Bench for a sunset toast or catch frogs and crawfish in the artesian pond with a swim, sauna or wood-fired hot tub. SUNDAY headliner announcement TBD is a big surprise for country fans to pair with Gospel Brunch and Local Spiritual Leaders.

For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB—guitarist Adam Aijala, bassist Dave Johnston, banjo player Ben Kaufmann, Jacob Joliff on mandolin and violinist Allie Kral–has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout following of fans that often resembles a tight-knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ambitious tour schedule. Yonder is a quintessential ensemble honing its craft night after night on the road, and the fans are there to experience it in real time. The result is music that doesn’t stand still, it’s always progressing and breaking unprecedented ground.

Yonder Mountain String Band’s last new album, LOVE. AIN’T LOVE (2017) is undeniably the Colorado-based progressive bluegrass outfit’s most surprising, creative and energetic studio excursion (of their 12 studio offerings) to date. Songs like “Chasing My Tail” and “Alison” are rooted in tradition but as current as tomorrow, animated by electrifying performance, vivid production, and the modernist power that has made Yonder one of the most popular live bands of their generation. Melding sophisticated songcraft, an irrepressible spirit, and remarkable instrumental ability, LOVE. AIN’T LOVE is a testament to Yonder Mountain String Band’s organic, dynamic, and intensely personal brand of contemporary bluegrass-fueled Americana. Of the album, Rolling Stone said it’s “modern bluegrass and punctuated by genre-jumping excursions into world music, reggae and all points in between.” And having logged well over 2100 shows together, the band has amassed devoted fans and critical acclaim along the road, with Glide Magazine hailing them as “a cast of likeable characters that let their joyous spirits and ace instrumental capabilities do the talking.”

The band has hit the road in 2019 armed with new material that will first get road-tested, and get the studio treatment later this year. This material will undoubtedly be in line with the what you’d expect from Yonder Mountain String Band: edgy and genre-defying music without boundaries.

Tickets include access to music, food, incredible nature and trails and all game and sporting activities. All can go for free with volunteering or contact us for scholarships. Camping sites are chosen by first tickets buyer holders and all sites are amazing with plenty of shade options, woods, open fields, power, car camping, family camping, mountain view and close to the music.

Weekend Activities Include:

Bands and performers on 6 stages (Main Lodge Stage, Silent Disco Dome, Kids Stage, Yoga Tree Stage, Mountain Top Bonfire Stage, and Inside Lodge VIP Stage. DJs & Silent Disco Late Into Night, Karaoke on Lodge Stage, Main Stage for Bands, Open Mic, Kids Activities Galore, Hay Mountain, Arts and Crafts, Vending, Hike & Pick Berries and edibles, Mountain Bike & Design Trails Workshops, Disc Golf & Design Workshops, ATV Camp and trails galore, Mount Mancelona Vision Tours for future members and opportunities, Game Zone (Giant Connect Four, Horseshoes, Axe Throwing, Kan Jam, Beers bee, Polish Horseshoes, Stump, Bocce Ball, Corn Hole, Croquet, Billiards, Local Food Trucks and Feasting, Open BBQ and Outdoor Kitchen, Bonfires (No Ground Fires!) Chainsaw Workshop and Ski Run Clearing, Yoga and Health and Wellness, Nature! Forest Light Show, Wood Fired Hot Tub, Cordwood Sauna, Pond Swimming in Award-Winning Best Tasting Water In State!

“This is a celebratory gathering for all, especially families, to come and witness the amazing natural festival site and for our new friends, volunteers and local Mancelona community that helped us be here today. Proceeds support our mission for the youth scholarship only Summer Camp, talented musicians, local jobs and our developing family art and recreation historic Seagull Camp building restoration thanks to Charlevoix Township. This is a dream we have had for years with our award-winning food and music Festivals and now with Mount Mancelona, we can build it together.” – Sam Porter

Family Camp and activities include Bouncy House, Frog & Crawfish Catch, Hike To Mountain Top Sunset Bench, Arts & Crafts, Game Zone, Yoga Sand & Water, Pick Berries, Bike, Swing, Dance, Play!

Proceeds benefit our historic T-Bar repair and a special scholarship only for up to 50 Youth 12-17 in age to attend our weekend kickoff Aug. 2-4 with rare behind the scenes access, front row seats with one guest pass and more to learn about the music and festival industry where they then attend our August 4th-9th Music Industry, Empowerment, Outdoor Recreation, NO CELL PHONE Summer Camp and call or email for youth “keep is weird with purpose” application 231-499-4968 / [email protected]

SUNDAY 4th-9th AUGUST – Youth All Scholarship Summer Camp Begins And Campers are encouraged to come all weekend with family and friends to camp and have a backstage front row exclusive ticket with guest (parents/friends) to learn about Music Industry! Thank you!!

Tickets Overview

If you love good music, good food and good times then you have come to the right place! It’s the perfect place to spend quality family time together this summer.

Make sure you don’t miss out on getting your tickets to our three-day extravaganza, jam-packed with incredible artists, Delicious Food and amazing chefs and plenty of live entertainment for the big & little festival-goers.

www.mountmancelona.com Contact us at 231.499.4968 for talent enquires, food and arts vending, volunteer trade, scholarships, and sponsorship opportunities and to support our effort for this historic Mount Mancelona & community revival!

A Northern Michigan Music Festival at a historic ski resort known as Mount Mancelona celebrating Music, Food, Recreation, Community, & Sustainability.

Tickets can be purchased online at mountmancelona.com or mynorthtickets.com. Mount Mancelona is located 35 minutes from Traverse City at 2497 Ski Run Road, Mancelona, Michigan.

Tickets: FREE for volunteers or get tickets early to save!

Very Limited Early Bird Saves $ On Sale 9 AM June 9th – 14th 10AM

• Early Bird GA Camping Weekend Ticket (first come first pick of many amazing camping villages)- $75

• Early Bird VIP (Friends of the Mountain & VERY limited due to Backstage Lodge Experience) $135

• Early Bird RV Pass $150 with power for any 20ft or over (does not include tickets)

• Early Bird General Admission for each day Limited to 500 per ($10 savings)

• 12 and under free, 12-18 $1/2 off GA $15 & Weekend $37.50 Does not include VIP.

• $10 Discount for Local Only with 49659 Area Code proof at Shirley’s Diner and Mancelona Sports and Party Store with ID

General Admission Presale after June 14th at 10AM

• GA Camping Weekend Ticket $85 (first come first pick of many amazing camping villages)-

• VIP Limited $150 (Friends of the Mountain with access to Lodge and special food and music sessions)

• RV Pass $185 with power for any 20ft or over (does not include tickets)

• GA Friday Ticket $30

• GA Saturday $40

• GA Sunday $30

“Trail Breaker” Races and Additional At Event Tickets

• Saturday Silent Disco Glow Run 5k $25 (includes custom t-shirt)

• “Trail Breaker” Trail Run Race – Free for youth under 12 2k-5k $25

• Custom Tentsile Aerial Tree Tent Package Call to buy or rent! Call or Email!

• “Trail Breaker” Mountain Bike Race – Free for youth under 12/$25 per rider (includes custom t-shirt)

General Admission Presale after June 14th at 10AM

Friends Of The Mountain VIP Weekend Camping Tickets -Includes historic Mt Mancelona Lodge meet and greets and parties, backstage view of the main stage, private bathrooms, showers, Lodge Special food sessions, private Live From The Lodge Stage shows, pool table, wood-fired hot tub, indoor giant fireplace and lounging and more.

RV Ticket is $150 Early Bird/$185 GA per RV plus tickets and includes power hookup, septic dump options and an amazing peaceful site overlooking future main stage.

Mt Mancelona is 35 minutes from Traverse City 15 minutes from Bellaire, Shorts Brewery Chain O Lakes, Epic Golf and Mountain Biking and a 1 Mile cruiser bike ride from the historic town of Mancelona.Join us to experience music, share your talents, feast, camp, and be the first to see this mountain vision throughout the incredible natural multi-habitat 100 acres of Mt Mancelona.

Contact us with ideas, art and food vending, perform, questions or interest at [email protected] for quick answers or call 231 499 4968 to connect!

Activities Each Day:

Bands and performers on 4 stages (Main Lodge Stage, Silent Disco Dome, Kids Stage, Yoga Tree Stage, Mountain Top Bonfire Stage, and Inside Lodge VIP Stage.DJs & Silent Disco Late Into Night, Main Stage for Bands, Open Mic, Kids Activities Galore, Hay Mountain, Arts and Crafts, Vending, Hike & Pick Berries and edibles, Mountain Bike & Trail Running, ATV and trails galore around region, Mount Mancelona Vision Tours to become members and investor opportunities, Game Zone (Giant Connect Four, Horseshoes, Axe Throwing, Kan Jam, Beers bee, Polish Horseshoes, Stump, Bocce Ball, Corn Hole, Croquet, Billiards) Paella, Wood Fired Pizza, Food Trucks and Feasting, Open Pit BBQ, Bonfires (No Ground Fires!) Chainsaw Workshop and Ski Run Clearing, Yoga and Health and Wellness, Nature! Moving Light Show, Wood Fired Hot Tub, Cordwood Sauna Workshop, Pond Swimming in Award-Winning Best Tasting Water In State!

Family Camp and activities include Bouncy House, Frog & Crawfish Catch, Hike To Mountain Top Sunset Bench, Arts & Crafts, Game Zone, Yoga Sand & Water, Pick Berries, Bike, Swing, Dance, Play!

Additional Story Copy and Links:

Join us in co-designing with the community the future ideas and recreation courses for great mountain bike, disc golf, ski, hike, trail running, zip lines and drone racing courses and even a winter ice-climbing event for 2019. Mount Mancelona is an important future economic driver for the region and dedicated to youth empowerment, manufacturing startups, and building hundreds of jobs driving millions into the regional economic fabric. Get ready to dance, dine, and celebrate the new old Mt Mancelona revival!

Amazing unique camping options include on the future 20,000++ capacity Main Stage Amphitheater with an antique organ for piano players, Upper Deck of Amphitheater for RVs and Power, Family Camp next to lodge and game zone, Pines, Bottom of Mountain Bowl facing the stage and other campsites we are building.

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR INTERVIEWS, PHOTOS, SPONSORSHIP & BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS, PERFORMANCE SUBMISSION, FOOD & ARTS VENDING (NO FEE!) VOLUNTEERING FOR TIX, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND MORE. THANK YOU FOR HELPING OUR MANCELONA COMMUNITY LAUNCH THIS MOUNTAIN OF DREAMS PROJECT AND FUNDRAISER EVENT:

TEXT OR CALL 231-499-4968 / [email protected]

A Northern Michigan Music Festival at a historic ski resort known as Mount Mancelona celebrating Music, Food, Recreation, Community, & Sustainability.

Tickets can be purchased online at mountmancelona.com or mynorthtickets.com OR AT THE DOOR. Mount Mancelona is located 35 minutes from Traverse City, 2.5 from Grand Rapids at 2497 Ski Run Road, Mancelona, Michigan. Find us on social media!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mountmancelona/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mountmancelona/

Films and Tools

Here are some films we are working with for fundraising and gaining support from the community to sponsors and top talent.

The Mount Mancelona Vision (Extended) –

The Mount Mancelona Vision (Short) 

“Live at the Lodge” Teaser Trailer –

**Please watch this interview from the Township Supervisor Chuck Johnson who has been very supportive of our efforts like our endorsements from the Township, Antrim County, Mancelona City Mayor, Traverse City Rotary, Marsha Smith, and Jason Allen (past senator now Director of Michigan Agriculture & USDA) to name only a few.

Mancelona Township Supervisor Supporting the Vision for Mount Mancelona –

Recap from the first concert with Billy Strings on Nov 26 (sold out at 600 early).

Yonder You Tube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WybUzEYom6g

Family Camp and activities include Bouncy House, Frog & Crawfish Catch, Hike To Mountain Top Sunset Bench, Arts & Crafts, Game Zone, Yoga Sand & Water, Pick Berries, Bike, Swing, Dance, Play!

MARKETING ASSETS YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND

SOCIAL LINKS YONDER MOUNTAIN

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

Website: https://yondermountain.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yondermountain/ / @yondermountain

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yondermountain/ / @yondermountain

Twitter: https://twitter.com/YonderMountain / @YonderMountain

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/yondermountain