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October 2018

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Monday, October 1st, 6:30pm

Open Mic Night
Harbor Springs Library. 231-526-6413.
www.harborspringslibrary.org

Tuesday, October 2nd, 6pm

Palette Bistro Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Thursday, October 4th, 6pm

The Terrace Inn 1911 Restaurant
Chef Mo Rave of the Terrance Inn and 1911 Restaurant will demonstrate the preparation of his Asian salmon with kale slaw, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Friday, October 5th - Saturday, October 6th

Fort Fright Night at Michilimackinac
A haunted habitat where werewolves, witches, and other legendary characters roam, Mackinaw City, 6:30-9:30pm each night. 231-436-4100.
www.mackinacparks.com

Friday, October 5th

Barn Dance with Pat Reeser
Basic skills workshop 6:30-7pm, live music and dancing 7-10pm. Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City. 231-582-3784.
www.lavenderhillfarm.com

Friday, October 5th, 10am-1pm

Artisans & Farmers Market
If it's locally grown or handmade, chances are you will find it at the Crooked Tree Art Center's Artisans and Farmers Market. Seasonal produce as well as gift items, textiles, pottery and more including live entertainment. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Friday, October 5th, 7:30pm

Dave Bennett Quartet
Enthralling audiences with toe-tapping swing, moody blues, and emotional ballads, the Dave Bennett quartet features music from the Swing era, country, rockabilly and pop, with original brand-new jazz compositions thrown in. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree Arts Center

Saturday, October 6th

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 6th

Downtown Petoskey Shopping Scramble
Shopping in a fun event, downtown Petoskey. 231-347-4150.
www.petoskeydowntown.com

Saturday, October 6th

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

Saturday, October 6th - Sunday, October 7th

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 6th

Nub's Nob Open House
Demo ski sale, discounts on equipment tune ups, free chair lift rides, and a cook out, Nub's Nob. 800-SKI-NUBS.
www.nubsnob.com

Saturday, October 6th, 12:55pm

The Met: Aida
soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going toe-to-toe with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneri, live performance airing at the Lyric Theater, Harbor Springs.
www.lyricharborsprings.org/met-opera-live/

Saturday, October 6th, 3pm-8pm

Harbor Springs Brew Festival
Beer tastings and food on the Harbor Springs waterfront. 231-526-7999.
Brew Fest

Sunday, October 7th, 8pm

An Evening with George Mitchell
Senator George Mitchell has had a long and distinguished career and is the author of five books. Great Lakes Center for the Arts.
www.greatlakescfa.org/event-detail/an-evening-with-george-mitchell/

Monday, October 8th, 6pm

Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in 4th through 8th grades will have fun making nutritious snacks and/or small meals., Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Tuesday, October 9th, 6pm

Fox & Rose Fine Provisions Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Wednesday, October 10th, 6pm

Laini Taylor In Conversation with Brittany Cavallaro
Discussing Laini's newest book Muse of Nightmares. This is a free event though reservations are requested. McLean and Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey. 231-347-1180.
www.mcleanandeakin.com

Thursday, October 11th, 6pm

Salsas, Sauces, and Tacos with The Cantina Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Friday, October 12th - Sunday, October 14th

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

Friday, October 12th, 10am-1pm

Artisans & Farmers Market
If it's locally grown or handmade, chances are you will find it at the Crooked Tree Art Center's Artisans and Farmers Market. Seasonal produce as well as gift items, textiles, pottery and more including live entertainment. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Saturday, October 13th - Sunday, October 14th

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 13th, 8pm

Black Violin
Composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. And Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor.
www.greatlakescfa.org/event-detail/black-violin/

Monday, October 15th, 6:30pm

Open Mic Night
Harbor Springs Library. 231-526-6413.
www.harborspringslibrary.org

Tuesday, October 16th, 10am

Coffee at Ten
With Marianne Fairbanks, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree Arts Center

Tuesday, October 16th

Twisted Olive Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Thursday, October 18th, 6pm

Chandler's - A Restaurant Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Friday, October 19th, 10am-1pm

Artisans & Farmers Market
If it's locally grown or handmade, chances are you will find it at the Crooked Tree Art Center's Artisans and Farmers Market. Seasonal produce as well as gift items, textiles, pottery and more including live entertainment. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Saturday, October 20th - Sunday, October 21st

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 20th, 7:30pm

Orionid Meteor Shower
Headlands Dark Sky Park.
www.midarkskypark.org

Sunday, October 21st, 4pm

Elliot Wuu
A 2018 Gilmore Young Artist, one of the most prestigious awards bestowed every two years to two young pianists up to 22 years old. Great Lakes Center for the Art, Bay Harbor.
www.greatlakescfa.org/event-detail/elliot-wuu/

Sunday, October 21st, 5pm

Fall for Dance
Crooked Tree Arts Center's Dance Department, a fundraiser for and at the Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree Arts Center

Tuesday, October 23rd, 6pm

Sam's Graces Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree Arts Center

Friday, October 26th, 10am-1pm

Artisans & Farmers Market
If it's locally grown or handmade, chances are you will find it at the Crooked Tree Art Center's Artisans and Farmers Market. Seasonal produce as well as gift items, textiles, pottery and more including live entertainment. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Friday, October 26th, 6pm

Haunted Halloween Dinner
Downtown Petoskey will promote its ghostly history with a progressively spirited dinner throughout historic haunts. 231-348-0388.
www.petoskeydowntown.com

Saturday, October 27th - Sunday, October 28th

Fall Festival Weekend
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.pondhillfarm.com

Sunday, October 28th

Grand Wedding Expo
Expo and workshops, Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-0884.
www.castlefarms.com

Tuesday, October 30th, 6pm

Horton Bay General Store Class
Participants will learn tips and techniques to recreate dishes at home, Crooked Tree Arts Center event. 231-347-4337.
Crooked Tree

Wednesday, October 31st, 1pm

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

Wednesday, October 31st, 4pm

Trunk 'R Treat
Stores will be passing out treats and Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic (but shops will be open to foot traffic) and lined up with trunks filled with goodies for the children, Village of Bay Harbor.
www.bayharbor.com/events/happy-halloween

Wednesday, October 31st, 4:30pm-8pm

Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating
The parade begins at 4:30pm followed by trick or treating throughout Boyne City.
www.boynechamber.com