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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:

August 18-20, 2017  Wild Blueberry Festival
Paradise, Michigan
The Wild Blueberry Capital of Michigan.  The festival celebrates the wild blueberries growing on much of the land in the eastern Upper Peninsula with a blueberry brunch, lots of great music, horse drawn wagon rides and an arts & crafts fair.

September 8-10, 2017
66th Annual Posen Potato Festival
Posen, Michigan
Polish immigrants who settled in the town of Posen, in the US state of Michigan, brought with them their national passion for potatoes, which grow well in the area's deep, sandy soils. The end of the harvest season is celebrated at the Posen potato festival which features free concerts, children's entertainment, a potato cooking contest and selection of the Miss Posen beauty queen.

September 14-17, 2017 - The Frankenmuth Oktoberfest
Frankenmuth, Michigan
In 1996, Lord Mayor Christian Ude of Germany officially sanctioned the Frankenmuth Octoberfest celebration, making it the first city outside of Munich to receive such an honor.  In homage, Munich-based brewer Hofbrauhaus became the festival’s official sponsor, making this the first city in the U.S. to import the German Beer.  Dubbed Michigan’s Little Bavaria, the city is as head-to-toe German as an American city can get, from its cuckoo-clock store to the Harvey Kern Community Pavilion, a scaled-down version of an authentic German beer hall. The German bands performs annually and authentic German fare is served daily.  The music and entertainment begins around noon and ends as late as midnight.  Wiener-dog races are always a crowd pleaser at the Oktoberfest.  Fifty to 100 dachshunds are positioned on one side of the pavilion floor and let loose in the hopes that they’ll race to the other side.



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