Food, Fashion, and Fun for the Little Ones!

There’s fun for the little ones at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum Friday morning, or, spend your lunch hour learninng farm-to-table cooking tips at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey! Saturday is a day of fashion at Odawa Casino, and you can enjoy fabulous soups for a great cause at the Hagerty Center on Sunday. Plus, Sunday kicks off a great week of dining in Charlevoix!


Discover With Me at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum, Friday, November 1st, 10am-Noon

This week’s theme is “The Grocery Store”. Come out for playtime and crafts for the little ones, free with regular museum admission. Get details at


First Fridays For Foodies, Friday, November 1st, 11am, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey

Come out to the Crooked Tree Kitchen for a demonstration with Danu Hof Family Farm and Market. Farm-owner Caitlin McSweeney-Steffes will show you how to make quick farm-to-table appetizers perfect for the upcoming holiday entertaining season! This event coincides with the weekly Crooked Tree Farmer’s Market, and is a great way to spend your lunch hour! Free. Learn more at


47th Annual Zonta Fashion Show, Saturday, November 2nd, 11am-2pm, Odawa Casino, Petoskey

Come check out the latest fall and winter fashions from Petoskey retailers, bid on items in the silent auction, enter the gift basket raffle, and enjoy entertainment from Michelle Chenard and Meg Kehoe, along with an elegant lunch, all to benefit Zonta programs. Tickets are $65. Get yours at


6th Annual Empty Bowls Event, Sunday, November 3rd, 11am-2pm, Hagerty Center, Traverse City

Featuring soup and bread from 35 area restaurants, served in a one-of-a-kind pottery bowl you get to take home. There will also be a silent auction, and live bluegrass music. Proceeds benefit Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan and their mission to deliver healthy food to 48 food pantries in 5 counties. Tickets are $20.


Charlevoix Restaurant Week, November 3rd-9th

The perfect excuse to head to your favorite local eatery, or discover a new one!

Enjoy special menus and pricing through the week. Find menus and more info online at

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