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October 2015

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Saturday, October 3rd

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 3rd

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 3rd, 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

Friday, October 9th - Sunday, October 11th

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

Friday, October 9th - Saturday, October 17th

Fall Shoppers' Fest and Color Tours
Downtown Mackinaw City. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawchamber.com

Friday, October 9th - Saturday, October 10th, 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 10th, 7am-12pm

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

Saturday, October 10th, 3pm-6pm

Harbor Springs Beer Festival
Beer tastings and food on the Harbor Springs waterfront. 231-526-7999.
www.harborspringschamber.com

Saturday, October 10th, 8pm

Mark Farner
Songwriter, guitarist and the unmistakable voice that powered Grand Funk Railroad to 12 platinum and 15 gold albums, Odawa Casino. 800-535-3737.
www.odawacasino.com

Friday, October 16th - Sunday, October 18th

Michigan Hemingway Society Weekend
Odawa Hotel, Petoskey.
www.michiganhemingwaysociety.org

Saturday, October 17th, 11am

Taste of Home Cooking Show
Food expo and cooking show at Odawa Casino. 231-627-0395.
www.tasteofhomenorthernmichigan.com

Sunday, October 25th

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

Sunday, October 25th, 8pm

Headlands Challenge
One-mile candlelit walk through the dark woods and to the stars while refreshments brew over the bonfire, and the magic of story and mischievous games await, Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
Dark Sky Park

Saturday, October 31st, 10am

Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating
A parade at 10am followed with trick or treating in downtown Petoskey. 231-347-4150.
www.petoskey.com

Saturday, October 31st, 1pm

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

Saturday, October 31st, 3pm-8pm

Halloween Party and Trunk or Treat
Halloween SK8 Park.

Saturday, October 31st, 4pm-5pm

Trick and Trunk or Treat in the Village
Village at Bay Harbor. 231-439-2000.
www.villageatbayharbor.com

Saturday, 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