We’re running the streets … of Greenfield Village in metro Detroit, that is. Our Original Murdick's team will be shuffling back and forth the next three weekends from our six Mackinac Island fudge posts at The Henry Ford’s iconic old-fashioned village, where all things are decked for the holiday season. Our new Greenfield Village Holiday Nights partnership is as fitting as nuts in fudge, as the … [Read more...] about To All Mackinac Fudge Lovers, A Good Night … At Greenfield Village’s Holiday Nights Event!
Patti Celebrates Her 40th Anniversary As An Original Murdick’s Fudge Employee
Patti takes some time off from the fudge shops to enjoy traveling with her husband, Bruce. Guest blog post by Brenda Horton A Mackinac Island help-wanted sign changed Patti LaPine’s life. While visiting the island in 1974 with her sister from North Muskegon, Mich., they stopped to look inside the Original Murdick's Fudge store window on Main Street. There, they watched the fudge makers … [Read more...] about Patti Celebrates Her 40th Anniversary As An Original Murdick’s Fudge Employee
We’ve Set Sail This Summer With A Painting Of Mackinac Island Harbor On Our New Fudge Box
We "gotta" have art here at Original Murdick's Fudge, and there's no place on earth more inspiring for artists than on idyllic Mackinac Island, where we have three fudge shops. We and area artists feel we're the luckiest folks in the world, thanks to expansive Great Lakes waters, West Michigan sunsets, a vibrant boating scene, postcard-perfect horse-drawn carriages and blooms upon blooms, … [Read more...] about We’ve Set Sail This Summer With A Painting Of Mackinac Island Harbor On Our New Fudge Box
Fire! Marching Back In History 200 Years, Reenactors Bring Mackinac Island’s Battle Of 1814 To Life
It was just a few minutes before the bicentennial Reenactment of the Battle of 1814 on Mackinac Island, MI, was to take place and we ran into our own Bobby Benser at the heavily attended event. Bobby, who runs our Original Murdick’s Fudge on the island (and in other locations), is a huge history buff and enjoyed a very brief chat with reenactment participant Evan Chalmers (in full … [Read more...] about Fire! Marching Back In History 200 Years, Reenactors Bring Mackinac Island’s Battle Of 1814 To Life
TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island
Check out TV 9&10 Reporter Kalin Franks' interview with Phil Porter, director of the Mackinac State Historic Parks, here. The Mackinac Island battle from the War of 1812 happened on August 4, 1814. On Monday, August 4 at 3 p.m., actors will recreate the battle using authentic weapons, formations, uniforms and positioning on the exact spot the battle happened. Hundreds of reenactors and … [Read more...] about TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island
Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Bobby live! Fox 2 Detroit's The Nine morning TV show personality Kam Carman interviewed Bobby Benser today about our Sweet Summer treats and the upcoming Mackinac Island Fudge Festival on Aug. 22-23. Click HERE to watch his tasty TV2 morning show segment. "It's our 127th birthday on July 27 so we're giving away a free slice of Michigan Honey Butter fudge to the first 127 guests visiting our … [Read more...] about Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!
Around here, we love to find things to celebrate. With that, Happy Birthday to us! On Sunday, we turn 127 years old. Mackinac Island’s original fudge shop, which opened its doors in 1887, continues its longtime tradition handcrafting all-natural fudge the same way original Murdick's family members did more than a century ago. Today, we continue to serve up fresh, gluten-free fudge, … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday To Us! We Turn 127 On July 27 — So Come Unwrap Your Free Gift!