Captivate Podcasts

Visiting the Museum Ship Valley Camp in Sault Ste Marie

Next to the Soo Locks, the Museum Ship Valley Camp is a staple in Sault Ste Marie. From the history of Sault Ste Marie to the history of shipping in Lake Super and the Soo Locks, the Valley Camp covers it all. In this episode, Curator Paul Sabourin takes us on a tour of not … Read more

🥂 50 Years of Mawby Sparkling Wine!

Happy Birthday! Mawby Sparkling turns 50 this year! Break out the bubbly! In this episode, Mike Laing, Director of Mawbyness, shares with us the history behind Mawby Sparkling Wine, how to pick out a good bubbly for your next event, and what some of his personal favorites are. You won’t want to miss this! Links: … Read more

World Class Experience with Blackstar Farms and Vineyard

Blackstar Farms knows a thing or two about experiences. Starting as a simple vineyard, they have grown into a world-class experience that includes a lust hotel, beautiful horses, hiking and all kinds of activities. Sherri Fenton, General Manager shares with us the history of Blackstar Farms, what you can expect when you go, and how … Read more

Cultured Pop: Bougie Popcorn in Sault Ste Marie

Cultured Pop is just one of the great stores that Steve and Kathy Twarty own in Sault Ste Marie. This store holds not only great bougie popcorn but also an impressive collection of olive oils and vinegars. In this episode, Kathy and Steve share why they decided to call Sault Ste Marie home, how they … Read more

Welcome to Michigan Paracon and Things That Go Bump in the Night!

Every August, thousands of fans of the paranormal converge onto Sault Ste Marie for the annual MI-Paracon. This paranormal convention has become one of the top paranormal conventions in the US. In this episode, we interview the founders, Tim Ellis and Brad Blair. They share with us where the idea came from, how they used … Read more

Michigan’s Coffee with Mike McFall of Biggby Coffee

Mike starts his journey as a broke college student looking for a job. Starting at a barista and growing from there, the opportunity to be a part of something truly special was too much to resist. Now Biggby Coffee stretches across 13 states with well over 200 locations. This barista turned co-CEO and Co-Founder shares … Read more

Podcast Ep 118 Scott Labonte Famous Soo Locks

It’s hard not to think about Sault Ste Marie without thinking about the Soo Locks. In this episode, Captain Scott Labonte, general manager for Famous Soo Lock Boat Tours, takes us behind the scenes of what it takes to run this great company. Also how they delight tens of thousands of passengers every single year. … Read more

Getting Outside in Sault Ste Marie with Ken and Wilda Hopper

There is so much more to Sault Ste Marie than just big boats. And Ken and Wilda want you to experience it. Birds Eye Outfitters was created to get people outside and enjoy the beautiful nature that permeates every inch of Sault Ste Marie. From hiking to lantern snow-shoeing, from Kayaking to Paddle Boarding, Ken … Read more

Welcome to Sault Ste Marie with Linda Hoath

Sault Ste. Marie is a staple to any Michigander traveling around the state. While the Soo Locks are impressive, there’s a lot more to Sault Ste Marie than just the locks. Linda Hoath, Executive Director of the Sault Ste Marie Conventions and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) shares with us not only a bit of history but … Read more