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October 2014

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Saturday, October 4th

Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch Day
Glass pumpkins made by glass artists Harry Boyer and Lynn Dinning on display (and for sale) at Boyer Glassworks and Three Pines Studio. Pumpkin glass blowing demonstrations at Boyer Glassworks, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6359 and 231-526-9447.
Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 4th - Thursday, October 30th

I Collage Myself
Portraits of ourselves, a tribute to Walt Whitman, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447.
Three Pines Studio

Saturday, October 4th, 12am

Mountain Mayhem Gravel Grinder
The Gravel Grinder will be a gravel road race like nothing you could have imagined with a 20 mile, a 45 mile and a 60 mile race, Boyne Mountain.
Gravel Grinder

Saturday, October 4th, 8am-4pm

Harvest Festival
Farmer's market, music, scarecrow contest, food, kid's activities and more, Boyne City. 231-582-6222.
www.boynechamber.com/Annual-Events/harvest-festival.html

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-5pm

Little Traverse Lighthouse Tour
A rare opportunity tour the Little Traverse Lighthouse on Harbor Point offered by the Harbor Springs Historical Society. Reservations are required. 231-526-9771.
www.harborspringshistory.org

Saturday, October 4th, 12pm-3pm

Mackinac Island Bridal Show
Bring your family and friends to attend the only destination bridal show on Mackinac Island at Mission Point Resort'
www.missionpoint.com/weddings/mackinacislandweddingshow/

Saturday, October 4th, 2pm-5pm

Good Hart Market Days
Farmers and artists market next to the Good Hart General Store. 231-526-7661.
www.goodhartstore.com

Sunday, October 5th

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Monday, October 6th, 2pm-11:59pm

Skitoberfest
Fall extravaganza and homecoming taking place in the Boyne Mountain Village and surrounding area. 800-GO-BOYNE.
www.boyne.com

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Fall Bulb Sale
Annual Fall Bulb Sale by the Charlevoix Garden Club takes place during Apple Fest, downtown Charlevoix. 231-547-0380.
www.charlevoixareagardenclub.org

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Apple Fest
On the waterfront, Charlevoix. 231-547-2101.
Apple Fest

Friday, October 10th - Saturday, October 11th

Harvest Festival
Two days of fall fun at Young State Park, Boyne City.
Young State Park

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th, 12am-12am

Ballroom Dancing Weekend
Features dancing in two rooms to Mackinac Island's The Grand Hotel Orchestra and the Jan Garber Orchestra. Dance instructors will be on hand to help refine your moves. Includes a full breakfast, Grand Luncheon Buffet, and five-course dinner daily, two receptions and free golf (cart fee required) on The Jewel.
Ballroom Dancing

Friday, October 10th - Saturday, October 11th, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Fort Fright Night at Michilimackinac
A haunted habitat where werewolves, witches, and other legendary characters roam, Mackinaw City. 231-436-4100.
www.mackinacparks.com

Saturday, October 11th, 7am-12pm

Fall Colors Bridge Race
Run the Mighty Mac. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawcity.com

Saturday, October 11th - Sunday, October 12th

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Saturday, October 11th, 2pm-5:30pm

Good Hart Market Days
Farmers and artists market next to the Good Hart General Store. 231-526-7661.
www.goodhartstore.com

Saturday, October 11th, 8pm

Peter Madcat Ruth
Grammy award winner performs at Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Friday, October 17th - Sunday, October 19th

Little Traverse Bay ParaFest
The Terrace Inn of Bayview and Bumps in the Night Paranormal Research of Petoskey bring more than a dozen experts in the field for a VIP Reception, VIP dinner, meet and greets, lectures and ghost walk tours. 231-347-2410.
littletraversebayparafest.webs.com

Friday, October 17th - Sunday, October 19th

Women's Wellness and a Wee Bit 'O Wine Weekend
Michigan’s First Lady headlines this island retreat centered on the balance of living a healthy lifestyle in a hectic world. Mackinac Island is the perfect back-drop as participants get equal doses of knowledge, recreation and relaxation
Wellness Weekend

Friday, October 17th, 8pm

The Hero's Meteor Shower
Orion was a great hunter to the Ancient Greeks; Osiris to the Ancient Eqyptians; and in the world of Fairy Tale, he is the giant whom Jack encounters once he trades his cow for a handful of beans. Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
Dark Sky Park

Saturday, October 18th

Haunted Hyzer Disc Golf Singles Tournament
Two 24-hole tournament layout singles rounds (6 extra portable baskets added). Everyone gets a players package which includes a custom stamped disc. Avalanche Park, Boyne City.
www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/The_Haunted_Hyzer_2014

Saturday, October 18th - Sunday, October 19th, 9am-6pm

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Tuesday, October 21st, 10am

Coffee at Ten
Great Lakes Plein Air Painter Sharon Griffes Tarr, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Thursday, October 23rd, 7:30pm

Swirl
Wine tasting and appetizers,Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Friday, October 24th - Saturday, October 25th, 9am-6pm

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Saturday, October 25th

Great Turtle Half Marathon & 5.7 Mile Run/Walk
Mackinac Island. 810-487-0954.
www.runmackinac.com

Saturday, October 25th, 8pm

Sixth Annual 'Headlands Challenge
Each year, we park our cars, turn off the lights and head off into the dark to meet 'Destiny' during the Headlands Challenge and Triple Fright Night in Northern Emmet County. Walk the one-mile, dimly-lighted path through this old-growth forest. Also participating are McGulpin Point Lighthouse and Mackinaw's Heritage Village.
Dark Sky Park

Sunday, October 26th

Grand Bridal Expo
Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-4884.
www.castlefarms.com

Friday, October 31st, 1pm

Halloween Parade
The school children in costume parade the streets of Harbor Springs. 231-526-7999.
www.harborspringschamber.com