The month of November has gone by really fast and here we are only just a few days from Turkey Day. At Explore Munising, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Even though our nation, state and local economy has seen better days, we still have a lot to be thankful for. May your holiday be safe and relaxing.
The lake-effect snow has stopped for the last few days and the temperatures have been relatively mild. In Munising, we received close to a foot of new snow by late last Friday night while areas to the east had over 2 feet! Our temperatures have been near or above freezing for the last several days so its helped pack down the snow to start a nice base. Some of the cross-country ski trails at Valley Spur are currently being groomed and open to the public. (That allows you to eat more at Thanksgiving and then just ski off the extra calories the next day!)
The firearm deer season comes to a close on Sunday night and the weather wasn’t the most cooperative during the 2-week period. I think the deer were still pretty active and many nice bucks were taken in the area. The 2008-2009 snowmobiling season officially opens on Monday and it may be off to a good start in some areas with the recent snowfall. Check back next week to see the status of trails in the Munising area.
Mark your calendars to visit Munising next Friday, Dec. 5th. Experience the sights, sounds and spirit of the season as the businesses of Munising and Alger County invite you to “Rekindle the Spirit.” Many events are planned with a children’s movie at 3:30pm and downtown festivities from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Next week’s posting with give the complete scoop on the big event!