It’s that time of year! The rain has been falling, so the ‘shrooms should be popping. Head to Mesick for the Mesick Mushroom Festival May 9-11, 2014. Hunt the tasty, elusive morel mushroom. They have a full schedule of family events and activities, including a carnival, flea market, mud bogg, car show, rodeo and more. The Traverse City Econo Lodge, is Traverse City’s closest lodging option to Mesick. Rooms are still available but will be going fast!