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Seasonal Activities / Events

TASTE (Totally Awesome Stuff To Eat… and drink)

November 14, Graveney Room inside Marina Grand Resort

This unique food and wine tasting event features mouthwatering appetizers, 50 limited-production wines and a chance to meet and see demonstrations by our chefs and local craft food producers – Chefs Jenny Drilon and Alberto Ilescas (Bentwood Tavern and Terrace Room), Charcutier Pat Mullins (P.E. Mullins LOCAL), and Cheesemonger Brad Fuller (Evergreen Lane Creamery). Click here to purchase tickets.

Tacos & Tequila

Sundays, Bentwood Tavern

Turn up the heat on your Sunday evening and make Tacos & Tequila a new weekly tradition! Authentic Mexican street tacos served ala carte on our housemade corn tortillas, brought to you by Oaxaca native, Chef Alberto Illescas. Explore unexpected mixology with our tequila-inspired cocktails and discover the complexity or simplicity of this south of the border beverage.

12th Annual Michiana Humane Society Home Tour

November 7, throughout Harbor Country
Showcasing six spectacular homes, this annual fundraising event features unique architectural details, stunning décor and seasonally decorated grounds.


November 13, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Led by veena artist Saraswathi Ranganathan, the eclectic ensemble Surabhi delights audiences with a rustic combination of Afro rhythms, flamenco and classical Indian music with blues and folk..

The Kates Comedy Show

November 14, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
An informal evening of sharp funnies and absurd solo performances from a rotating cast of Chicago’s best female jokers.

Miracle on 34th Street

November 20 & 21, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
A staged reading of George Seaton’s beloved holiday classic to be broadcasted Thanksgiving evening on the WRHC-Radio Harbor Country station.

A Friends-giving Celebration

November 20 & 21, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Singer songwriter rocker chicks Anne Harris and Cathy Richardson team up to present an evening of original music deeply rooted in blues and soul in celebration of the holiday season.

Art of Giving Fall Artisan Market

November 21 & 22, Journeyman Distillery, Three Oaks
An indoor market featuring handcrafted jewelry, vintage home furnishings, clothing, artwork and artisan foods from over 50 regional vendors. Cocktails and live music all day.

Blue Moon Vintage Market

November 27-29, Three Oaks
A monthly pop-up market of vintage and antique furnishings, art, clothing and home accessories displayed by dealers from throughout the region.

Journeyman Distillery Tours

Saturdays, Three Oaks
Journeyman distillers share the history of the Featherbone Factory building as well as the step-by-step of spirit making. A tasting in the industrial-chic lounge follows the tour.

Jammin' in the Vineyard

Saturdays & Sundays, Round Barn Winery, Baroda
Enjoy live music and Round Barn wines, spirits and microbrews on the beautiful vineyard grounds. Make it a picnic with food from the cafe.

November at Acorn Theater

Three Oaks

A turn of the century corset factory turned live performance theater, the Acorn is a Harbor Country jewel. Performances in November feature an eclectic array of live music, theater, comedy and storytelling.

November at Vickers Theatre

Three Oaks
Another turn of the century building lovingly restored into a beautiful film house and gallery. The Vickers offers a well-curated selection of independent and foreign films.

Live Music at Hard Rock Café

Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo
Regionally and nationally known bands perform nightly at Harbor Country’s newest music venue.

Four Winds Casino

New Buffalo
Gaming fans will find a Vegas-caliber casino set deep in the woods, just minutes away, at Four Winds Casino. Don't feel like driving? Enjoy complimentary shuttle service.

Southwest Michigan Wine Trail Tours

Maps are available at the Front Desk for an easy self-guided tour to our fifteen area vineyards and wineries. Or, if you prefer to explore the wine trail without having to worry about driving, private charters and hop-on tours are available through Leisure Limousine, Grape & Grain Tours, and Fruitful Vine Wine Tours.

Fall Hiking

Harbor Country offers great hiking in diverse settings. Explore Warren Dunes State Park, Chikaming Park & Preserve, Robinson Woods, Warren Woods and Galien River County Park. Or bundle up and walk for miles on New Buffalo’s majestic public beach.

Deer Creek Hunt Club

Three Oaks
Three sporting clay courses and upland bird hunting on 500 acres of beautiful ravine woodlands, streams, rolling hills and contoured cover fields.

Shopping and Gallery Tours

Harbor Country is loaded with unique places to shop, but some of the best are located just off the beaten path. We can design individual mini-tours by town or by interest. Please inquire when making your reservation – we’ll have a list of shops, hours and directions ready for you at check-in!



Bentwood Tavern

brunch, lunch and dinner

Blue Plate Café

breakfast and lunch

Brewster's Italian Cafe

lunch and dinner

Café Gulistan


Casey's Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

David’s Delicatessen

breakfast and lunch


breakfast and lunch

Jackie’s Cafe

breakfast and lunch


lunch, dinner and drinks


coffee market, wine, beer and gourmet snacks

Luisa’s Café

breakfast and lunch

Mesa Luna

brunch and dinner

Nani's Café

breakfast and lunch

Pierre Anne Creperie

brunch and lunch

Pleasant House

lunch, dinner and drinks

Red Arrow Roadhouse

lunch and dinner


lunch and dinner

(through November 15)


breakfast and lunch


lunch and dinner

Stray Dog Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant

lunch and dinner

Terrace Room

dinner and drinks






Captain Mike's Fun Park

Hesston Steam Museum

New Buffalo Township Park & Preserve

playground, splash park, basketball, bocce, volleyball, nature trails and amphitheatre

Washington Park Zoo

Outdoor Activities

Chikaming Township Park & Preserve

Deer Creek Hunt Club

Galien River County Park

New Buffalo Sailing Excursions

(closed for the season)

Oselka Marina

boat and wave runner rentals

(closed for the season)

Outpost Sports

bike and kayak rentals and lessons

(closed for the season)

Stateline Stables

horseback riding

Steel-N-Time Charters

(closed for the season)

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf and kayak rentals and lessons

(closed for the season)

Warren Dunes State Park

Waya Rentals

boat rental

(closed for the season)


Abigail Heche



women’s boutique


designer fashions, jewelry and textiles

Catherine Doll

women's fashion, art and gifts

Center of the World Woodshop

handcrafted Art & Crafts furnishing

Customs Imports

home furnishings and pottery


women's boutique


garden-inspired gifts and home furnishings

French Twist

designer fashions

Go Fish

antique and vintage

Harbert Antique Mall


Hearthwoods Custom Furnishings

home furnishings


vintage furniture, home décor and art

Ipso Facto

antique, vintage and unique furnishings and objects

Lakeside Antiques

antique mall


Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets


sustainable foods and cured meats

Lovell & Whyte

home furnishings

Marco Polo

antiques and vintage finds

Marmalade Boutique

designer fashions

Mix & Mingle

home furnishings and design

Outpost Sports

bike and kayak rentals and lessons

(closed for the season)


women’s consignment boutique

Sawyer Home & Garden Center

home décor, garden supplies, gourmet goods and local produce

Season's Harvest

gourmet sauces and gifts


vintage and modern

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf clothing and gear

(closed for the season)


handcrafted home furnishings


vintage, antique, art, design

Urban Soles

men and women’s footwear and accessories

Whittaker House

men’s and women’s apparel

Theatres / Entertainment

Acorn Theater

live music and theater

Dunes Summer Theatre

community theater

(closed for the season)

Vickers Theatre

independent film

Wine, Beer & Spirits