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October 2014

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Thursday, October 2nd, 4pm-7pm

Paint the Town Pink
One-mile fun walk to raise awareness of the importance of breast cancer screenings and to raise funds to support West Shore Medical Center's breast health services. Donations accepted. Social hour from 4pm-5pm, Celebration of Life at 5 pm, followed by Ribbon Walk. Water/Spruce streets, downtown Manistee.

Friday, October 3rd, 10am-2pm

100 Years Golden Fair Parade and Celebration
Parade at 1pm from the Golden Township Hall; theme "100 year Golden Fair." "100 Year Golden Fair Exhibit" open 10am-2pm at Old Town Hall, Historical Park open 10am-4pm. Hosted by Oceana Historical Society, Mears.
Visit Mears

Friday, October 3rd, 5pm-8pm

First Friday's Art Walk
A free, self-guided walking tour of participating downtown Ludington galleries, restaurants, bars and stores which are featuring artists of all media, downtown Ludington.
Art Walk

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-4pm

Coin and Stamp Show
Baymont Inn & Suites, Ludington.

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-5pm

St. Simon Applefest
St. Simon's, Ludington.

Saturday, October 4th, 10am-4pm

Spooktackular Book Sale
Sponsored by Friends of the Manistee County Library, at the Book House behind the Manistee Library, 95 Maple St., Manistee.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, October 4th, 10am-8pm

Havenshaire Faire
Fall celebration of homegrown, handmade, vintage and folk goods, art and entertainment with a Celtic flair, home of Paul and Lisa Cooper, Victory Drive and Amber Road, Scottville.

Saturday, October 4th, 9pm-10pm

LACA Folk Festival
All day Folk Arts & Music Festival, Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Friday, October 10th - Saturday, October 11th

Annual Oktoberfest, Classic Car and Hot Rod Show & Cruise
Downtown Pentwater.
Oktoberfest in Pentwater

Friday, October 10th - Saturday, October 11th, 10am-5pm

Autumn Days
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, October 11th - Sunday, October 12th

The Pumpkin Patch
Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm, Major's Produce, 9476 N. 120th Ave., Hart.
Fall Events

Saturday, October 11th, 10am-4pm

C.O.V.E. Home Tour & Used Book Sale
Throughout Pentwater.

Saturday, October 11th, 10am-12pm

West Michigan Old Engine Club Antique Tractor Pull
Potluck lunch. Rain date Oct. 18. Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Saturday, October 11th, 3pm-10pm

Oktoberfest Music & Craft Beer Festival
Includes MittCrit bicycle race, chili walk, music & craft beer festival, downtown Ludington.
Ludington Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 11th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Be-Bop Spartans
Jazz musicians play improv, bebop, swing, blues & soul. Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets: $15/adult, $14/senior, $8/child, $20/at the door. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, Ludington.
Performing Arts

Sunday, October 12th, 10am-12pm

West Michigan Old Engine Club Garden Tractor Pull
Potluck lunch. Rain date Oct. 19. Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Sunday, October 12th, 1pm-5pm

Open Fire cooking event
Part of Ludington Oktoberfest.
Ludington Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 18th - Sunday, October 19th

The Pumpkin Patch
Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm, Major's Produce, 9476 N. 120th Ave., Hart.
Fall Events

Saturday, October 18th, 2:30pm-3:30pm

After Hours Used Book Sale
Pentwater Township Library, 402 E. Park St., Pentwater.
Used Book Sales

Thursday, October 23rd - Sunday, October 26th

Buried Child
Thursday-Saturday performances at 7:30pm, Sunday matinee at 2pm. In collaboration with WSCC’s Big Read Project, riveting story depicts the destruction of the American family through disillusionment with the American dream. Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets: $15/adult, $14/senior, $8/child, $20/at the door. WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Friday, October 24th - Sunday, October 26th

"Agatha Christie Made Me Do It"
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm, Historic Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, October 24th - Saturday, October 25th, 12am-12am

Haunted Fairgrounds
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Halloween

Saturday, October 25th

Run for Our Lives 5K Costume Run
Downtown Ludington.

Saturday, October 25th

Boos, Brews & Brats
Downtown Manistee.

Saturday, October 25th, 1pm-5pm

Spooktacular Weekend, Halloween on the Green
Costume Contest, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Sack Race, Great Pumpkin Roll, Candy Bags, Crafts and Egg Toss. Trick or Treat with Merchants at Charles Mears State Park 2pm-4pm, Spooktacular Parade 4pm, Glow in the Park Hike at dusk, Pub Crawl at 6pm, downtown Pentwater.
Halloween

Saturday, October 25th, 3pm-5pm

Downtown Ludington Halloween Trick or Treat
Downtown Ludington.
Halloween

Saturday, October 25th, 6pm-10pm

Night of Fright 2
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

Sunday, October 26th

Last sailing day of season for S.S. Badger
Ludington.
S.S. Badger Carferry

Sunday, October 26th

Haunted Village
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Friday, October 31st - Sunday, November 2nd

"Agatha Christie Made Me Do It"
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm, Historic Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, October 31st, 5pm-8pm

Village of Pentwater – Trick or Treating & Homemade Donuts
Donuts at the Fire Station, Pentwater.
Halloween

Friday, October 31st, 6pm-8pm

Wellston Trunk or Treat
Children trick or treat at parked cars. A costume contest is afterwards in the township hall. Norman Township Community Center, Wellston.
Halloween

More October Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Barns & Byways Tour, Mason County
Fall Salmon Run
Pumpkin Patch, south of Scottville
Oktoberfest-Ludington
Oktoberfest-Pentwater
Autumn Days at Historic White Pine Village
Macabre Manistee County
Halloween/Trick-or-Treating
Fall Events
Manistee Ghost Ship
ArtPrize, Grand Rapids



Last Updated: 10-04-2013 01:45 PM ID: 1040