13 Michigan Events And Festivals In August

13 Michigan Events And Festivals In August - The Awesome Mitten

Are you looking for some activities to keep you busy in August? Check out this list of events! Lunch in Lavendar – Every Wednesday – Boyne City Every Wednesday throughout the month of August Lavender Hill Farm is giving you the opportunity to enjoy all they have to offer. For just $20 you are provided […]

Celebrating Michigan’s Birthday With 10 Of Our Favorite Facts

180 years ago, on January 26th, 1837, our beautiful mitten became the 26th addition to the United States. Here at The Awesome Mitten we’re celebrating Michigan’s birthday with our annual bake-off and the newly added Michigan Scavenger Hunt. We’re not the only ones celebrating our favorite state! Our friends over at DTE Energy gathered a list of 180 […]

Michigan’s Birthday Scavenger Hunt

Michigan’s birthday is almost here again. Our Annual Michigan Birthday Bake Off is underway and people are voting on our Facebook page for their favorite cake! (psst…. you can too. Click here.) Along with our baking competition, we wanted to create a contest that everyone could be a part of! Introducing the Michigan Birthday Scavenger […]

Pocket Full o’ Funk: Top 10 Joints in Old Town Saginaw #MittenTrip

Old Town Saginaw - #MittenTrip - Saginaw - The Awesome Mitten

We all know that some of our favorite Michigan cities have little areas that are private cities unto themselves. Microcosms where the art scene thrives and hipsters roll strong. Detroit has, among several, Midtown. Plymouth has Old Village. Grand Rapids has Eastown. And Saginaw, friends… Saginaw has Old Town. If, like me, you tend to […]

Lansing Hot Spots Square Off in Top of The Town Awards

Every summer I wait with bated breath for the Top of The Town Awards to be announced by Lansing’s City Pulse, and the waiting for 2015 has finally paid off! Through months of voting, Capital area residents are invited to call out their favorite coffee shops, hangouts, restaurants, hangouts, and Lansing celebrities. There are local businesses that […]

A Unique Pizzeria opens in Old Town, The Cosmos!

I first fell in love with Zoobie’s on a quiet, hot August day in Old Town when my friends and I were in search of cold, craft beer. Not only did we find exactly what we were looking for, we found so much more. The space is upbeat, a retro vibe, and has a drink list approximately […]

Mid-Mitten Homemade Food Swap

One morning as I was standing in line for my daily latte fix, I glanced over at the community board to take a quick survey of all the happenings around town. There were the usual landscaping services business cards, studios offering new dance classes, and band posters featuring their one night shows in various Lansing hangouts, […]

The Awesome Mitten Welcomes Social Michigan

Contacts: Erik Granning Events Promotion Director erik@awesomemitten.com Alex Beaton Director of Business Development & Marketing alex@awesomemitten.com Social Michigan Merges with The Awesome Mitten Grand Rapids, MI – SocialMichigan.com, an online product that aims to bring social media events in Michigan together with communities, will be combining with The Awesome Mitten, a website that strives to […]

Social Good Detroit

Social Good Detroit is a Social Media is a Party! event held in partnership with progressive Detroit-based organizations. Social Good Detroit emphasizes giving back and directly benefits the following local charities: Christ Child House – www.christchildhouse.org Crossroads of Michigan – www.crossroadsofmichigan.org Capuchin Soup Kitchen – www.cskdetroit.org Burners Without Borders Detroit – www.burnerswithoutborders.org 6:30pm – 7pm: Registration 7pm – 8:05pm: […]

Social Media Club Detroit Holiday Party

Event Details It’s the holiday season, and Social Media Club Detroit would like to invite you to attend our annual holiday party. We will have gourmet food and fabulous drinks, and we encourage you to spread the word and invite your friends, even if they’ve never attended an SMCD event in the past. For $15, […]

Traverse City TweetUp

We’re back and just in time for the holidays! Join us for our December TweetUp at the brand new Brew in downtown Traverse City! Brew is located at 108 E. Front St. next to the City Opera House. Brew has ‘brewed’ up a special cocktail for us, the “Tweetie Russian,” a coffee drink based on […]

LinkedUp 5:25 Kalamazoo

This is an event for the serious networker who is looking for new leads, contacts, and ideas in Southwest Michigan. Advance registration is required. The event will be facilitated by Mike Yoder, founder of the 8,200+ LinkedIn group, LinkedUp Grand Rapids and Sarah Lee, founder of TweetUp Kalamazoo. Guarantee: If you do not get at […]

Mittenfest VI – Day 5

Mittenfest is an annual music festival in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan as well as a good-time holiday get-together. It was founded in 2006 by Brandon Zwagerman, and is now in its 6th year, and has taken place in venues such as Corner Brewery, The Blind Pig, The Elbow Room, and Woodruff’s. […]

Mittenfest VI – Day 4 NYE

Mittenfest is an annual music festival in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan as well as a good-time holiday get-together. It was founded in 2006 by Brandon Zwagerman, and is now in its 6th year, and has taken place in venues such as Corner Brewery, The Blind Pig, The Elbow Room, and Woodruff’s. […]

Mittenfest VI – Day 3

Mittenfest is an annual music festival in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan as well as a good-time holiday get-together. It was founded in 2006 by Brandon Zwagerman, and is now in its 6th year, and has taken place in venues such as Corner Brewery, The Blind Pig, The Elbow Room, and Woodruff’s. […]

Mittenfest VI – Day 2

Mittenfest is an annual music festival in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan as well as a good-time holiday get-together. It was founded in 2006 by Brandon Zwagerman, and is now in its 6th year, and has taken place in venues such as Corner Brewery, The Blind Pig, The Elbow Room, and Woodruff’s. […]

TweetUpKzoo – Be Social with the Holy Grail!

Come and be social! Do you really need any other reason to be social? Here’s a little twist, we have Monty Python’s Holy Grail as a theme! What does that mean? Well lots of things, come and check it out at the next tweetup. We can promise one thing – the movie will be playing […]

Detroit Bloggers – How Bloggers Can Work With PR Pros

Ever wonder how brands connect with blogs? Many times it’s through a PR agency or professional. Please join us as we welcome three local PR/social media professionals who work with bloggers on a daily basis for an interactive panel discussion. Speakers include: Tonja Deegan of Airfoil Public Relations (@tvdeegan) Angela Hernandez of Franco Public Relations […]

Mittenfest VI – Day 1

Mittenfest is an annual music festival in Washtenaw County, Michigan, that serves as a fundraiser for 826michigan as well as a good-time holiday get-together. It was founded in 2006 by Brandon Zwagerman, and is now in its 6th year, and has taken place in venues such as Corner Brewery, The Blind Pig, The Elbow Room, and Woodruff’s. […]

LinkedUp Grand Rapids Fall Meet Up

Come out and network with 200 to 300 other business professionals from West Michigan at the Fall LinkedUp Grand Rapids Meet Up! This is a free networking event for both LinkedUp Grand Rapids members and non members. The agenda is simple: building trusted business relationships through networking. Please RSVP either on LinkedIn, the LinkedUp Grand […]

TweetUpKzoo feat. Social Media Entrepreneurism with @AwesomeMitten

What will be featured? Social Media Entrepreneurism The coolest thing someone could ever do is find a need and be committed to fulfilling it with what little you have – some call it the entrepreneurial spirit. Alex Beaton reflects these qualities and more especially with Awesome Mitten, an initiative that began with social media to highlight […]

2011 Brand Camp: Personal Branding 2.0 Conference – Detroit

The 2011 Brand Camp University- Personal Branding 2.0 Conference, is the premier personal branding conference at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI Brand Camp is an annual gathering of thought leaders, technologist, geeks, and creative’s that will lead a discussion on branding, entrepreneurial thinking, and the use of technology to change how people work, launch […]

Benefit Concert & Foursquare BattleCreek Meet-Up

Benefit is for Marc Coppins, co-founder of Foursquare Battle Creek who has Multiple Sclerosis and recently had a stem cell transplant to treat the MS. $10 donation at the door. 50/50 Raffle for Las Vegas Trip. Tons of door prizes. 3 bands: Bits n Pieces Trigger Skeleton Krew See details about the concert and the […]