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Feb 5, 2020

Waltz Into a Weekend Dance Retreat at Inn at Bay Harbor

The Inn at Bay Harbor, located on Lake Michigan near Petoskey, is hosting a retreat-style weekend of dance, February 21-23, 2020.  Ideal for novices on the dance floor, this weekend offers the opportunity to learn Waltz, Rumba, and Swing from professional instructors, plus enjoy dinner and a show.

The Inn's Arlington Ballroom serves as center stage for the weekend's dance instruction.  Friday evening features a welcome reception, followed by instruction from 6 to 7:30 p.m. On Saturday morning, guests wake to a delicious breakfast before slipping on their dance shoes for four-hours of instruction with a break for lunch. The day concludes with an elaborate buffet dinner of Frenched chicken, braised beef short ribs, roasted fingerling potatoes, Canaroli risotto, Michigan root vegetables, asparagus, dinner rolls, teas and coffees, along with a performance by the instructors.  Event goers can enjoy a leisurely breakfast on Sunday morning prior to departure.  Additional dance lessons can also be scheduled on Sunday.   

The Inn at Bay Harbor offers 113 newly renovated accommodations ranging from standard guest rooms to multi-bedroom suites.  Guests of the resort can also enjoy a full-service spa, daily Afternoon Tea service, lakeside dining, outdoor hot tub, and shuttle service to explore the shops and eateries in the Village at Bay Harbor and Petoskey's historic Gaslight District.  

The weekend event, including two nights' lodging, dance instruction, and meals starts at $682 for two guests. For more information or reservations, visit or call 866.759.3427 and use promo code SHO.  

About Inn at Bay Harbor Inn at Bay Harbor opened in 1998, and became a member of Marriott's Autograph Collection Hotels in 2016.  Located on the shore of Lake Michigan's Little Traverse Bay, four miles west of Petoskey, the resort offers 113 guest rooms and suites, 35 cottages, Crooked Tree Golf Club, and the renowned Bay Harbor Golf Club, full-service spa, dining, wedding and meeting facilities.  The Inn has earned TripAdvisor's Certificates of Excellence; Golf Digest's Best In State, and named a Top Resort and Top Spa by Condé Nast Traveler readers.  Learn more at innatbayharbor.comInstagram  Twitter  Facebook  

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