Special Events & Celebrations At Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast
April 5 - 7 2019 Knitting Lover's Weekend & Ludington's Nautical Yarn Shop If you are a knitter, you can't spend time in Ludington without a visit to this destination yarn shop. Last year, our guests worked on Andrea Mowry's the weekender sweater. For this year, knitters will be creating this lovely Lake Michigan Waves shawl. Wow! This is sweet owner Carole's special creation. Please contact us directly for your reservation if you are a knitter and ask for your 15% discount off your standard room rental rate.
CALLING ALL KNITTERS! Join us April 5, 6 and 7, 2019 in Ludington, Michigan for a relaxing weekend that combines knitting, great food, cozy accommodations and a fun time with friends! The talented team from Nautical Yarn will be teaching a class on Nautical Yarn's beautiful "Lake Michigan Waves Shawl".
SCHEDULE Friday Evening, April 5 You may check in and get settled early here at the Candlelite Inn. Meet and greet while enjoying a light dinner in the Nautical Yarn Studio. Discover the yarn used in the pattern, the pattern design and the contents of the kit. Cast on and begin your Lake Michigan Waves Shawl!
Saturday, April 6 Enjoy a delicious start to your day with a lovely classic breakfast served here at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast when you wish, and then head to Nautical Yarn's studio for the start of the day's knitting at 9AM. Spend the rest of the morning learning the eyelet stitches used in the shawl pattern, as well as a variety of methods to transition colors while working on your shawl project.
After lunch, learn the 'waves' lace stitches and practice a set or two. Then it's time for a break! Explore Ludington and enjoy dinner on your own. Saturday evening, knit and enjoy new-found friends at a knitting reception that includes wine and desserts. Gifts and door prizes are part of the fun too! I will be visiting Jana at Love Wines to provide some spectacular locally made wine.
Sunday, April 7 After another lovely breakfast at Candlelite Inn B&B, learn the third lace pattern - the beautiful "White Caps" border. Spend time working on your project and participate in a Q&A session. Enjoy a leisurely and late checkout.
HOW TO JOIN The cost to participate in the weekend is $125, plus a 2-night stay at one of our three participating Ludington B&B's. Make sure to let me know that you are here for this wonderful weekend to receive your 15% room discount. By registering for the event with Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast, you are in!
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION You may bring yarn from your stash, or purchase the Lake Michigan Waves Shawl Kit from Nautical Yarn for $115 (more than a 10% discount!).
All classes will be held at Nautical Yarn's studio located at 108 South Rath Avenue in downtown Ludington.
May 3rd to May 5th, 2019 Music In Our Parlor Weekend: The Ludington area is home to some very talented musicians, and ludingtonlive.com lists when and where all of the live music events will be happening. We are all beyond thrilled to be able to offer our guests three very special intimate performances.
In the photo above is singer, songwriter and guitarist Chris Wiser's beloved guitar waiting to come to life in our great room, We are so excited to have this incredibly talented musician back again for our 2019 music event. Chris will take your requests all evening long here at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast on Saturday evening May 4th, beginning at 8:30pm.
Chris Wiser has been composing original music and performing professionally as a vocalist and guitarist for over 20 years across western Michigan. With Grand Rapids based bands Soul Syndicate and Two-Headed Sam, Chris has opened for GRAMMY Award nominee Bad Company at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, Blue Oyster Cult at the State Theatre in Kalamazoo, The Storm at Val-Du-Lakes, and has performed across Michigan at most of the state's large music venues. Talented Chris has been referred to as a human jukebox, and will be happy to take your requests. Also, ask him to play some of his own music - AMAZING! You can check Chris and his very impressive background and music out at www.chriswisermusic.com or at https://www.facebook.com/chriswisermusic/
After getting all settled in on Friday, guests will be awaiting an enjoyable Friday evening performance by Redux beginning at 8:30 pm. at the Lamplighter Bed & Breakfast. Redux is the husband and wife duo act featuring Lexi Kosla on vocals, and Dave Kosla on guitar. The two perform various hits from the 60's to today. Both Dave and Lexi are involved in other bands which allow them to play and sing a variety of genres, making their music all the more interesting and unique.
After a beautiful classic breakfast served by candlelight when you wish on Saturday morning, enjoy spending the day your way, while looking forward to a memorable evening of entertainment.
Canopy Space is the Indie Folk Duo of Rick Magrath and Annie Hudson-Gallie. Passionate and energetic on stage, they bring a love of lyric and composition to their music. Their original compositions explore the ups and downs and dreams and hopes of being human. Their performance will begin at 6:30pm at the Ludington House Bed & Breakfast, which is about four blocks away. Chris Wiser, will be our final act, here at Candlelite Inn beginning at 8:30pm.
Delicious desserts and tidbits each evening, along with some beverages are included, and you are welcome to bring your own special beverages as well.
Cost is $30.00 per room, which only covers a small portion of our fees to enlist these talented artists for your enjoyment.
Experience a 4th of July Holiday at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast
Every year we look forward to an amazing July 4th celebration here at the inn. One of the best parades in Michigan takes place along Ludington Avenue, and our guests have prime spots. Over an hour long, we fill the front porch with complimentary appetizers and beverages galore. In the evening, sail on the SS Badger's annual fireworks cruise to watch the Ludington fireworks exploding over Lake Michigan, or stroll down to the end of the avenue and find your place in the sand at Stern's Park. Stay for as long as you can to enjoy all the area events including one of Michigan's best arts and crafts fair.
Half Off For Veterans: The Entire Month of November at Candlelite Inn
Your innkeeper Melanie's father Harvey was a World War ll veteran of the army air force. November is your month here, and this is one of our ways to say thank you. All veterans (active and retired) receive half off the regular room rates. Just call us directly to let us know. During the rest of the year, veterans receive a ten percent discount.
West Michigan Bed & Breakfast Christmas Cookie Tours 2019: Dec. 6 - 8 & Dec. 13 - 15
Ready for a tantalizing taste of Christmas? Join us here at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast for a weekend that celebrates the joy of baking during the Holiday season! Stop in at all the Bed and Breakfasts on our West Michigan Cookie Tour, and gather a collection of Christmas goodies to take home. You will get a peek inside the bed and breakfasts all decked-out for the holidays, smell the aroma of fresh baked goods, meet the innkeepers, and sample some of their beautifully decorated creations. Local artisans will display their wares for some unique Christmas shopping, plus local shops and restaurants will have additional discounts just for you. Recipes, a keepsake Christmas ornament and a $250 gift certificate drawing are all part of the fun. Experience the magic of the season!
Package includes: • two-night stay at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast with our treats and beautiful candlelight breakfast served each morning when you wish • tour ticket • cookie recipes and four cookies from each inn • keepsake ornament • entry in a drawing for a $250 gift certificate Cost: $25 per person plus B&B reservation
New Year's Eve at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast Ring in New Year's 2019 here at Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast in Ludington! Besides our favorite desserts to enjoy, there are always extra complimentary New Year's Eve appetizers here at the inn. Beginning at 9:00pm along Ludington Avenue, stroll about seven blocks down to check out the music, a beer tent with commemorative glasses that light up, fireworks and of course the highlight of the evening, West Michigan’s largest New Year’s Eve ball drop. The lit ball will be dropped at the stroke of midnight followed by an amazing fireworks display that is shot off right over downtown Ludington. Please contact us early for this event as we have been selling out very early in the year for this fun filled celebration.
Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast 709 East Ludington Avenue Ludington, Michigan 49431 (231) 845-8074 Innkeeper: Melanie Barnard Email email@example.com www.candleliteinnludington.com