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TIM BARRON’S RADIO MICHIGAN.COM WEEKEND EVENTS AROUND THE STATE
October 11, 12, 13


LANSING LOCAL EVENTS

29th ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS
DATE: FRIDAY
LOCATION: TROPPO
DESCRIPTION: A $20 donation gets you a handmade bowl made by members of Greater Lansing Potters’ Guild and Clayworks Pottery, plus a light meal of soup, bread and water.
INFORMATION: WWW.GREATERLANSINGFOODBANK.ORG

grand ledge color cruise & island festival
DATE:  FRI, sat, sun
LOCATION: island park – grand ledge
DESCRIPTION: A fall festival featuring the history of Michigan along with crafters and demonstrators such as woodworking, blacksmith, broom making, sewing, painting, quilting There will be a pumpkin patch, balloon twisting, a petting zoo, candle making and lots of see and do. Riverboat Rides as well as Horse Drawn Carriage rides will be available all weekend!
INFORMATION: WWW.GRANDLEDGECHAMBER.ORG

GRAND LEDGE BEERFEST
DATE:  SATURDAY 3 P.M.
LOCATION: FITZGERALD FIELD
ADMISSION: $10
INFORMATION: WWW.GRANDLEDGECHAMBER.ORG

aNNUAL MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL ALPACAFEST
DATE:  SUNDAY 9 A.M.
LOCATION: THE SUMMIT
DESCRIPTION: Come visit truly unique animals that produce some of the world's finest, warmest fiber while being completely earth friendly. FREE admission!!!! Seminars, alpaca textiles, clothes, art, jewelry, yarn and more
INFORMATION: WWW.ALPACAFEST.ORG

BOO AT THE ZOO
DATE:  WEEKENDS THROUGH OCT, 27
LOCATION: POTTER PARK ZOO
DESCRIPTION: Lots of fun for the whole family including a straw maze, hayrides, the Boo Tunnel and more!
INFORMATION: WWW.POTTERPARKZOO.ORG

SHAWHAVEN CORN MAZE AND HAUNTED FARM
DATE:  THROUGH NOV. 2
LOCATION: SHAWHAVEN FARM -  Rolfe Rd, Mason
INFORMATION: WWW.SHAWHAVENHAUNTEDFARM.COM

STATEWIDE EVENTS

CAPRI DRIVE-IN
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: US-12 IN COLDWATER
DESCRIPTION:
          SCREEN  1:  JOKER
                                 THE KITCHEN                    
          SCREEN 2:   ADDAMS FAMILY
                                 SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK                          
TICKETS:  $10 ADULTS, $5 KIDS.  CASH ONLY PLEASE!
GATES OPEN AT 7:00, MOVIES START AT SUNDOWN.
INFORMATION:  WWW.CAPRIDRIVE-IN.COM

CHARLEVOIX APPLE FESTIVAL
DATE: FRI, SAT, SUN
LOCATION: BRIDGE STREET - CHARLEVOIX
DESCRIPTION: CRAFT SHOW, MARKET, FOOD BOOTHS, KIDS ACTIVITIES
INFORMATION: WWW.VISITCHARLEVOIX.COM

FALL ON THE ISLAND FESTIVAL
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: DRUMMOND ISLAND
DESCRIPTION:  GOLF OUTING, TASTE OF DRUMMOND, MUSIC, ART SHOW, PUB CRAWL AND MORE
INFORMATION: WWW.DRUMMONDISLANDFALLFESTIVAL.COM

THE ARMOR GREAT PUMPKIN CAR SHOW
DATE: SATURDAY
LOCATION: WEST GRAND RIVER – HOWELL
DESCRIPTION: Details and highlights of the ARMOR Great Pumpkin Classic Car Show include:
• Held at the Livingston County Airport
• Judging and awards given to more than 20 classes of classic cars
• Other onsite offerings include a swap meet; food vendors; music; jet fly over; and free shuttle service to and from Tanger Outlets
INFORMATION: WWW.ARMORVCI.COM

FALL FEST
DATE: FRI & SAT
LOCATION: DOWNTOWN HOLLAND
DESCRIPTION:  some of the nation’s best professional pumpkin carvers will kick off this year’s Fall Fest by carving jack-o-lanterns along 8th Street. Take a stroll through Downtown Holland and watch as the carvers slice their way through these large round gourds. 
INFORMATION: WWW.HOLLANDFALLFEST.COM