Krazy Days takes place at [R72R, Boyne Highlands] Saturday, March 21 with fun events for all ages. Kid's events include a Silly Slalom, face painting, costume judging, and a jump competition. There will be a dual GS race, an adult Silly Slalom, outrageous costume contest and, of course, pond skimming for the adults.

The Get Krazy Party in The Zoo Bar features the legendary Aaron Vaughn Band starting at 4:30 p.m. Or stop by the Slopeside Lounge to kick back and dance to the sounds of Nancy's Fury starting at 9 p.m.

Carnival Weekend takes place at [R73R, Boyne Mountain] March 20-22, and it's one of the best Mardi Gras parties in the Heartland. The Mountain pulls out all the stops with beads, bands, costume competitions, and the famed slush cup. In addition there will be outside cookouts and the infamous Create-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar starting at 7 a.m. Saturday morning.

The local county sheriff puts on extra road patrol for this weekend. You might want to consider spending the night, but don't wait long to book a reservation. Rooms fill quickly for this weekend.

The Boyne Country CVB has some great lift and lodging packages in the Petoskey/Harbor Springs area. Some are three nights for the price of two. Check them all out online.