Fall for Art and Local Beer, Get a Historic Scare, and enjoy lots of Festival Fun!

Check out beautiful works from local artists in Leland this weekend…or sip and savor great brews and food in Empire! You can get a good scare at Fort Michilimackinac, celebrate the upcoming Ski Season at Boyne, or get a taste of Germany at the Village in TC!


Leelanau Women Artists Annual Fall Show, Friday, Oct. 4th, 1-7pm, and Saturday October 5th, 10am-5pm, Old Art Building, Leland

Featuring basketry, Fused Glass, jewelry and painting. Shop local art from talented female artists. Details at leelanauwomenartists.org


Empire Hops and Harvest Festival, Friday, Oct. 4th 6-10pm, and Saturday, Oct. 5th, Noon-10pm, Empire

Friday night features a pig roast and live music, Saturday it’s live music all day with great food, and of course, delicious local beers both days! Get tickets at mynorthtickets.com


Fort Fright, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4th and 5th, 6:30-9:30pm, Fort Michilimackinac

Come get a true old-fashioned scare as ghost, ghouls, goblins and other scary creatures haunt the fort for 2 nights only! Last admission by 8:30pm-tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for ages 5-12. Learn more at mackinacparks.com


SkiToberFest, Saturday, Oct. 5th, 10am-Midnight, Boyne Mountain

Celebrate the coming winter with everything from ski gear, craft beer, food trucks, live music and performers, chairlift rides, bonfires and more. Get details at boynemountain.com


13th Annual Harvest Festivus, Sunday, Oct. 6th, Noon-6pm, Left Foot Charley, Traverse City

Featuring winemakers in lederhosen, German Oompah music, horse drawn wagon rides, fresh cider and wine tasting. There will also be hot dogs from Uptown Dogs. Free. Get details at thevillagetc.com/13th-annual-harvest-festivus

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