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2014 MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 2014
LOCAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
(See also: 2015 - 2010 - 2009)

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October 2-4, 2014  Pumpkinfest
Zeeland, Michigan
This family festival features food, games, contests, scarecrow displays, a parade and entertainment.

October 2-5, 2014  34th Annual Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival
Caro, Michigan
The Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival is the premier fall festival in the Thumb of Michigan. The festival brings the beauty of Fall to downtown Caro with painted and decorated pumpkins from area schools.

October 4, 2014  Bite of Beaver Island - Beaver Island, Michigan
Showcasing the delicious culinary talent, foods and drink of Beaver Island, Northern Michigan and the Great Lakes.  See what the best professional and amateur chefs on the Island have to offer - sample a wide variety of treats.

 

October 4-5, 2014  Huron Township Applefest - New Boston, Michigan
The 35th annual festival will showcase the friendly spirit that exists within our community with a parade, apple pie contest, fiddlers' contest, fun run, car show and entertainment.

October 5, 2014  Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff - Plymouth, Michigan
19th Annual Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff will be held in Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth, Michigan, along with a motorcycle show, live bands, kids activities, food and vendor booths.  All money raised from this event goes to local charities - Habitat for Humanity and Penrickton Center for Blind Children.

October 10-11, 2014  25th Annual Davison Pumpkin Fest
Davison, Michigan
The schedule of events includes Taste of Davison, parade, fish fry, 5K run, music, pumpkin derby & contest and much more! 
(also: www.davisonpumpkinfestival.com/ )

October 10-12, 2014  Annual Charlevoix Apple Fest - Charlevoix, Michigan
The festival’s focal point is the apple, proven to be the most popular fruit in North America.  Northern Michigan’s cool temperatures are said to produce tastier and more colorful fruit than those grown in warmer climates.  More than 30 types of apples will be on hand as well as other fall harvest items such as pumpkins, squash, jam, honey, maple syrup, pies and cider.

October 11, 2014  PumpkinFest - Montague, Michigan
The Pumpkins Will Roll in Montague  This famous Pumpkin Roll down the Dowling Hill begins at 11a.m. and will include many pumpkins events....largest pumpkin, pumpkin painting, seed spitting, pumpkin carving, pumpkin toss & pumpkin bowling.  This popular event attracts hundreds of pumpkin rollers from all over Michigan, and even a few from surrounding states and beyond, ranging in all ages.

October 11-12, 2014  Apple Butter Festival - Lansing, Michigan
Help us stir our century old copper kettle full of bubbling hot apple butter. Watch crafts demonstrations such as quilting, pottery, lace making, wool spinning, and homemade herbal soaps and lotions. Activities for children include candle dipping and cider pressing.

October 11-12, 2014  Fennville Goose Festival - Fennville, Michigan
This event celebrates the migratory birds that make the Fennville area a popular fall hunting spot. Flock to the fun with a goose calling competition, rides, arts & crafts and a parade.

 

October 11-12, 2014  21st Annual Appleumpkin Festival
Tecumseh, Michigan
The Appleumpkin Festival showcases the best of autumn in Southeastern Michigan. Tecumseh's historic downtown provides the perfect backdrop for a fun filled weekend. Build your own scarecrow, arts and crafts, carnival, entertainment and more.

October 12-18, 2014  National Bulk Foods Week - Nationwide
The Bulk is Green Council.

October 13-17, 2014  National School Lunch Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.

October 14-15, 2014  Michigan Restaurant Show - Novi, Michigan
World class educational seminars and hundreds of exhibitors.

October 18-19 & 25-26, 2014  Punkin' Chunkin' - Grayling, Michigan
Wellington Farm, USA is a 60-acre open-air interpretive museum designed to provide an educational opportunity for visitors to experience life as it was in rural mid-America during The Great Depression.  Through a series of displays, a wide variety of exhibits, and beautiful natural settings, the park provides a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities for visitors to Northern Michigan.

October 24, 2014  Noto's Fall Charity Wine Fest - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Helps benefit the Grand Rapids ACF, Lori's Voice and other nonprofits. Over 300 international wines, Noto's gourmet cuisine, silent auctions with wine and culinary packages. Live music. General tickets $60/$65 day of event, VIP tickets $100/$110 day of event. VIP opens at 6 pm, general admission at 7 pm. Ends 10 pm.

October 24-25, 2014  6th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival
Detroit, Michigan
Join the Michigan Brewers Guild at Eastern Market in October for one of the largest all-Michigan beer tastings around. Attendees can enjoy some incredible food from Detroit area restaurants (available for purchase) and listen to a talented line-up of local musicians while sipping any of more than 450 craft beers from 60 Michigan breweries.
 

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2015 MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 2015
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2010 MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 2010
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

October 2, 2010  4th Annual A-Maizing Corn Harvest - Albion, Michigan
Family, friendly, fun & educational, all on the banks of the Kalamazoo River.

October 29, 2010  Food, Wine and All That Jazz - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Join WGVU and D&W Fresh Market for more than 300 domestic wine and beer selections from throughout North America. In addition, tempt your tastes with over 25 tables of select gourmet foods and live jazz.

 

2009 MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 2009
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates

October 3, 2009  Porkapalooza Invitational Cookout & Music Festival
Fennville, Michigan
A day-long celebration of hog-proportion takes over the 14-acre Red Horse Ranch in Fennville. The Porkapalooza Invitational Cookout & Music Festival is a farm party and harvest celebration, showcasing the bounty of the Great Lakes’ in terms of food, drink, music, art and land.

October 25, 2009  Michigan Sustainable Stoup Competition
Grand Ledge, Michigan
Michigan restaurants & individuals will compete to see who creates the best stew or soup in Michigan with a focus on local, sustainably raised foods. Come and taste the variety of "stoups" competing and vote for your favorite in the people's choice category. Sample some of Michigan's finest wines, hard ciders and beers.

 

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