The Festival of Woods

By Invitation Only for 2011 – It’s a Party – Growing into a Festival

The 2nd festival will take place at the Eagles Nest Retreat, a 26 acre historical farm owned by Betsy and Larry Hanson, located at 625 Grandview Beach, Indian River, Michigan along the shores of Mullett Lake where the Indian River connects Mullett and Burt Lake. 1st right off I 75 N Topinabee Exit 313.

The festival is sponsored by Larry and Betsy Hanson through their Pilgrims Coach non-profit organization along with the Mike Rekowski Family.  Mike and his son Gregg have been documenting all of the trees on the Hanson property for a great outdoor native nature experience. 2010′s charity of choice is  World  We spnsored the gift of some animals for a family, or for a village, through World Vision from donations made at the festival.

Tickets – Free Admission

Free Admission Saturday August 20th, 2011 3:00pm  until?

  • Pork  Roast Saturday 5:00pm -  Dinner Donations Potluck Please bring a dish to pass.
  • Concert Saturday Night:   an evening of Music  7:oopm until?
  • Camping – Limited space available on the grounds please call Larry to reserve a space.
    3 Campgrounds in the area. See our Area Info Links for more information. Topinabee Johnson’s Motel just down the street.

For more information contact the office of Lawrence “Larry ” Hanson

Call office and speak with Carol Weekdays at 231-238-0505
Talk to Larry by phone: Business Weekdays: please call after 2:00pm.
Weekends and evenings call residence: 231-238-7102

RSVP to Betsy Hanson Cell: at 231-290-0580

L.P. Hanson, P.C. Attorney at Law
625 Grandview Beach
Indian River, MI 49749


You may also contact Sheree or Richard Lincoln

BrassWind Landing Boat Rental in Indian River
Arts and Adventure Paddlesports
Phone: 231-335-7ART