This weekend, you can get ready for a winter full of great reading in Harbor Springs. Taste the flavors of Germany Friday night in Traverse City, then cruise the breezeway on Saturday! You can celebrate the harvest in Bellaire, or hit the streets for a fun party in Northport….get out there and enjoy the first weekend of Fall!
Festival of the Book, September 27th-29th, Downtown Harbor Springs
Featuring 53 nationally published authors and illustrators, with panel discussions, authors in conversation, cookbook luncheons, illustration demonstrations, readings and book signings. Learn more at hsfotb.org
Germanfest at Trinity Lutheran Church, Friday, September 27th, 6-11pm
Enjoy authentic German food catered by Rico’s Cafe, imported German beer and wines, live music, dancing and more. Tickets are $20-$40. Get details at tcgermanfest.org
11th Annual Autumn Breezeway Fall Color Cruises, Saturday, September 28th
Tour participants pick up “goody bags” full of trip tips, color tour maps, coupons and other surprises at Royal Farms Winery in Atwood between 10am and noon, then set your own pace for the tour along C-48 with great dining, shopping and more along the way! Learn more at ridethebreezeway.com
21st Annual Harvest Festival in Bellaire, Saturday, September 28th, 10am-6pm
Celebrate the new season in Downtown Bellaire! Featuring the 1-mile Fun Run, a Fine Art, Craft and Flea market, live music, a beverage tent, Best Dressed Pet Parade, a “Chopped Disaster-Style” Cook-off and more!
7th Annual Leelanau Uncaged Street Festival, Saturday, September 28th, noon to 10pm
Enjoy a trip down M-22 to Northport, where you’ll find 75 different artists with their works on display, plus live music and dance performances, more than a dozen food trucks, vendors and local restaurants on site. Get details at shop.leelanauuncaged.com/home-2