Fresh Apples and Albums, a color cruise, and more!

This weekend it’s time for the annual AppleFest in Charlevoix. There’s fresh new music on tap Friday night at the Cheboygan Opera House, and a lovely color tour on the Breezeway on Saturday. You can get ready for ski season at Nubs Nob, or enjoy Fall Fun with the Family in Frankfort!


42nd Annual Charlevoix Apple Fest, 10-8 through 10-10, Downtown Charlevoix

Shop dozens of different local apple varieties as orchards bring the best of the harvest downtown! Plus food booths, and arts and crafts market, balloon fun with Twister Joe, kids activities, face painting and arts & crafts, a 5k and 1 mile fun run, live music and more! Get details at


The Accidentals and Sawyer Fredericks Co-Headline Album Release Party, Friday, October 8th, 7:30pm, Cheboygan Opera House

The Accidentals & Sawyer Fredericks are both set to release new albums. The Accidentals, a power trio from northern Michigan, can’t wait to share the latest music from their long-awaited “Vessel” album, and Sawyer Fredericks is touring his new album “Flowers for You” as well. Tickets are $30 for adults, $100 for VIP.  Get yours at


13th Annual Breezeway Fall Color Cruise, Saturday, 10-9, 10am-6pm

Pick up a goodie bag filled with trip tips, color tour maps, coupons & other surprises at Royal Farms Winery in Atwood between 10am-noon, then proceed at your own pace along C-48 The Breezeway, stopping, shopping, dining or enjoying a nature hike at one of the three preserves along the route. End the experience at Boyne Mt. in Boyne Falls with a complimentary chair-lift ride to view the fall colors!


Harbor Springs Ski Boosters Ski Swap, Saturday, October 9th, 9am-2pm, Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs

Clean out unwanted & unused ski & board gear & retain 80% of the selling price. Drop off gear on Thurs. or Fri., Oct. 7-8, from 12-6:30pm. Or, outfit the whole family at great prices by shopping on Saturday!  Benefits the Harbor Springs ski teams.  Get details at


Frankfort Fall Festival, Saturday, October 9th, 11am-5pm, Open Space Park, Frankfort

Enjoy the Fall Festival Parade featuring The Scottville Clown Band, giant pumpkins, and locally built floats, plus the Mutt March, games, a corn maze, craft fair, pumpkin decorating & much more.  Click here for more info!