Smoke U.P. Embrace the Stigma Event on September 29-30, 2023 in Menominee, MI

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Join Raven Wood Gardens, Friday, September 29, 2023 from 6 PM to 10 PM and Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 10 AM to 10 PM in Menominee, MI for the “Smoke U.P. Embrace the Stigma” Event.

This is a community educational and networking event.

Michigan Medical Marijuana Caregivers are also encouraged to attend in order to network with potential medical marijuana / cannabis patients and dispensary friends in the Upper Peninsula.  

Watch for great door prizes to be donated from businesses such as:

This fun and educational event will feature Speakers, Music, a variety of Vendors, and more. Watch for workshop updates to be added as this event is under construction at this time. During the event, you will be able to self-tour the grounds, the gardens and gift shop while open.

Vendors & Schedule Currently Being Updated:

Schedule subject to change, in the event of rain…bring an umbrella and dress for the weather of the day . Due to meal & entertainment planning, all tickets are non-refundable.

Speakers & Workshop presented by: The Fire Station, Rize UP Dispensary; Lume Dispensary, Bordertown Bud; Fried Guys Eatery; and more to come!

Friday, September 29th 6:00 PM -10:00 PM – Meet & Greet and Early vendor set up, tours, campfires, trail walks, snacks and beverages.

Saturday, September 30th – Main Event Day!

8:00 AM Parking for early vendor set up.

10:00 AM Guest Ticket holders parking begins at entry gate. (Photo Id needed) – (Schedule & Map) Handicap parking available.

10:30 AM Founders Welcome & Introduction

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Workshop #1 Glenn Kinderman – Believe to Succeed

11:45 PM – 12:15 PM – Workshop #2 Lume

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM – Workshop #3 Bordertown Bud

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM – Workshop #4 Rize

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Pig Roast Meal by Fried Guys Eatery & Live Music with One Dan Man Band, booked through Banana Entertainment.

2:00 PM – 2:30 – Workshop #5 – Glenn Kinderman Stress Reduction Techniques.

2:30 PM- 3:00 PM – Workshop #6 LUME Dispensary

3:00 PM- 3:30 PM – Workshop #7Bordertown Bud

4:00 PM- 4:30 PM – Workshop #8 Glenn Kinderman – Believe to Succeed

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Workshop #9 Rize Stores

5:00 PM – Trail walks, Corn Hole, Glow Golf, RC Car Demos Vendors and MORE!

Food Truck, vendor sales and crowd mingle.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Live Music with Back stage Pass, booked through Banana Entertainment.

9:00 PM -10:00 PM – Campfire Close and Vendor Tear down

There are Hotels, bed & breakfasts & park camping options available near by for those traveling. Kleinke Park is located 13 miles north of Menominee on M35 and offers camping. Don’t forget to check out the West Shore Fishing Museum and Bailey’s Park if you have time!

Speakers Will Include:

Speakers from The Fire Station, Rize, Lume, Menominee Mayoral candidate Casey Hoffman, & Dan and Heather Wesley from Bordertown Bud.

Date, Time & Price

Friday, September 29th, 6:00-10:00 PM.

Saturday, September 30th, 10:00 AM-10:00 PM

Tickets are $50.00.  (Includes Pig roast meal at 1:00pm, workshops and entertainment)

Any Questions Call 715-923-9362.

More Info:

Have you or a loved one dealt with depression or PTSD? Are you a veteran, senior, or anyone else who is dealing with a medical condition? Raven Wood Gardens is here for you. We are Offering an amazing opportunity to be educated on alternative healing and healthy living with garden therapy.

We invite you to spend the day with us to erase the stigma around alternative healing options.

Must be 21 yrs to attend. This is a great event for those dealing with depression, Anxiety or PTSD or interested in learning more about marijuana benefits. All are encouraged to take advantage of this amazing event sharing in community. No alcohol or sales of marijuana allowed on Raven Wood Gardens property. Although we are NOT adverse to MEDICAL use of Marijuana plants personally, we request designated drivers that are important to respect the law that allows that wants YOU to be a safe and sober driver on the road regardless of your usage medically.

Either way…Purchase your ticket online or at any of the local small business friends who have tickets available while they last for purchase in Menominee, Iron Mountain and Escanaba. Come out and enjoy live music, food, vendors, educational speakers, and more. Raven Wood Gardens is here to help you network and learn!

Please bring your own lawn chairs as seating is limited to 250 tickets sold for this event.

Cigarette Smokers, please smoke in your own car and not in the gardens or around other guests.

Vendors, workshop speakers set-up parking begins at 8:00 AM on Saturday.

Saturday Guest- check in at the gate will begin at 9:30 AM.

Please show ID at the gate and tell the gate volunteers if you are speaker, vendor or guest and if you are in need of handicap parking. You will be directed where to park to best accommodate your unique set up or parking needs.

Special Thanks To Our Previous Sponsors:

2023 sponsors will be announced soon. In the meantime, we would like to acknowledge our previous sponsors!

This event is sponsored by Raven Wood Gardens Inc, a non-profit 501 (c)3 Organization, Fried Guys Eatery, The Halfway Bar & Grill, Grow Masters; The Maxx Entertainment Complex , Fire Station, Bordertown Bud, Lume , Rize UP Dispensaries.  

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