Apples and Art, Pumpkins and Local Brews, plus a spooky night at the Theater!

The harvest is in in downtown Charlevoix this weekend. You can enjoy an art-filled tour along M-22, Catch a Classic scary show at the Crooked Tree Arts Center, or enjoy delicious local brews at Boyne Highlands! Then on Sunday, enjoy a run through the pumpkin patch at Mt. Holiday!


41st Annual Applefest in Charlevoix, October 11th-13th, 10am-6pm, Downtown Charlevoix

Area orchards will be set up in East Park, Bridge Park and on Mason Street, with more than 30 types of apples and a variety of other fall harvest items.! There will also be an arts & crafts show, petting farm, a real camel, live music, the Applefest Fun Run and lots more.


M22 Art2Art Pop-Up Art Tour, Friday, Oct. 11th, 6-8pm, Saturday, Oct. 12th, 10am-6pm, Sunday, Oct 13th, 10am-5pm

5 venues featuring award-winning artists, all along M-22 in Leelanau County. Stops include the Glen Arbor Township Hall, Glen Arbor Arts Center, Cleveland Township Hall, Northport Arts Association Gallery, and the Old Art Building. Opening reception is Friday night, then take the tour Saturday or Sunday! Free! Get more info at


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, October 10th, 11th, 12th, 7:30pm, October 13th, 2pm, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella, this show is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students. Get details at


Hops N’ Highlands, Saturday, October 12th, 1-6pm Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs

This Michigan microbrew festival features more than 45 breweries pouring 175 microbrews. There will also be live entertainment, food trucks, complimentary chairlift rides from 11am to 5pm and more. $10 cover charge for 21 and older. Get all the info at


The Great Pumpkin Dash and Pupkin Costume Parade, Sunday, October 13th, 10am-2pm, Mt. Holiday, Traverse City

First you pick a pumpkin from the patch, then the dash takes you through the woodsy terrain of Mt. Holiday, crossing 4 fun obstacles along the way.  Prizes for best costume, heaviest lug & more. The Halloween Dog Parade follows the dash, with awards given for creativity, look-alikes and more. Proceeds benefit Mt. Holiday and the Cherryland Humane Society. $25 for each event. Sign up at

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