Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that its Boyne, Michigan timeshare resort, Mountain Run at Boyne, offers relaxing accommodations for mushroom lovers taking part in the National Morel Mushroom Festival May 12-15, 2011. Bluegreen's resort, Mountain Run at Boyne, looks forward to providing guests with an exceptional place to stay during their hunt for the exotic morel mushroom.
"When morels start popping up in the woods, it's a sure sign that spring has sprung," says Aimee Blackford, General Manager at Mountain Run at Boyne. "Every May hundreds of people travel to Boyne in search of this tasty delicacy." She continues, "After a day of shrooming in Northern Michigan, there's nothing like a cozy fireplace to make you feel at home. You can even cook up a hearty meal in your full kitchen featuring morel mushrooms as the main ingredient."
The National Morel Mushroom Festival takes place May 12-15, 2011, and features seminars, carnival rides, shows and crafts. Vendors will be on hand with everything every type of morel souvenir imaginable. Michigan's top country band, Annabelle Road, will also be performing live along with other local bands. Be sure to bring your recipes and get ready to share--because there are always tasty new ways to prepare morels. Part of the fun of this festival is seeking out and digging up the morels on your own. Experienced shroomers know where to look. First time hunters should seek out areas with plenty of ground moisture surrounded by dead or decaying trees. If you're craving morels but don't want to hunt them down, you'll be able to find them on the menus of restaurants all over town.
Bluegreen's Boyne, Michigan resort is convenient to an abundance of wooded areas perfect for morel mushrooms hunting expeditions. The area is also home to a variety of activities and attractions including championship golf, Michigan's largest indoor water park, Boyne City Historical Museum and a farmer's market. Guests can enjoy the comfort and convenience of Mountain Run at Boyne during this marvelous morel mushroom weekend.
For more information on the National Morel Mushroom Festival in Northern Michigan, visit http://www.morelfest.com/.
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Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE:BXG) is the leader in providing Colorful Places to Live and Play through its vacation ownership resort and residential real estate business segments. Our more than 3,500 employees are passionate about delivering extraordinary experiences for our owners, travelers and business partners. Since 1996, Bluegreen has managed, marketed and sold a flexible, real estate-based vacation ownership plan with more than 222,600 owners, over 54 owned or managed resorts, and access to more than 4,000 resorts worldwide. Since 1985, Bluegreen Communities has developed master-planned residential and golf communities primarily in the southern and southeastern U.S., and has sold over 55,000 home sites. We also offer a portfolio of comprehensive, turnkey, fee-for-service resort management, financial services, customer generation and sales solutions to third-party developers and lenders. For more information, visit us online at http://www.bluegreencorp.com. See what Bluegreen owners are saying on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
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