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March 16th, 2018 ~ 7:30pm

Bowties & Bourbon is Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year. This bourbon inspired culinary competition features local restaurants and community members through food and drink bourbon-recipe tasting. There will be an open beer and wine bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a live band! Bowties and Bourbon is held at the Courtyard Marriott in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Doors open at 7:30pm.  The event is cocktail attire and costs $100 per ticket.

Purchase your tickets here at,, from museum staff and board members, or the museum front desk.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? See below for more information! Sponsorships can be made under the “Purchase Event Tickets” tab on website.


Need a safe ride to Bowties and Bourbon? We have got you covered! To arrange a ride with Graff Chevrolet, send an email to with your name, address, and how many people need a ride. Any questions can be directed to the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum’s Event and Marketing Director, Alexis Straub, at 989-317-4903. 

Martin Mills 24-Year Old 

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 

Eagle Rare Single Barrel 

McLaren Central Michigan 

Modern Woodman of America 

The Morey Foundation 

Pitt Ohio 

Lidl UK Gold 

Edward Jones Mt. Pleasant Offices  

Janelle & Kurt Willoughby 

Judy & Sid Smith 

Judy L. Wybenga, DDS & Craig Downer, DDS

Kelly & Kyle Gilde 

Lee & Jim Fabiano


Mt. Pleasant Jaycees Lisa & Lance Ferden

Qdoba Mexican Eats 

Hudson Baby 

Andrea and Gabe Purrenhage

Angie & Aaron White 

Advance Physical Therapy

Brandon & Christine LaBelle 

CMS Internet 

Dana & Doug Moore 

Distributors Group 

Dr. Fox

Dr. Zimmer 

Jim Parsons, Century 21

Julie Rush, Weichert Realtors

Krapohl Ford & Lincoln

Laura & Michael Alford

Merchandise Outlet

Pohlcat Golf Course 

Sue & John Gionatta

The Eyesite

Trillium Fine Clothing for Women  

Voltz Electric, Micheal Vanbuskirk & Amanda Griffin 

Jim Beam Black 

Debbie Dorn

Laser Connection

Lori & Tim Driessnack

Mark Pasquali, Pasquali Law 

Nancy McGuirk

RE/MAX, Randy Golden

Want to become a sponsor for Bowties & Bourbon? Click on the Sponsorship Levels 2018 link below to find out more information!

Sponsorship Levels 2018