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October Events Calendar

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Featured October Events

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And check out information on Fall Events happening this month, along with your guide to Halloween Parties & Trick or Treating!

October 1-7

Saturday, October 1st

MIHA Regional D Equestrian Meet
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US-31, Ludington.

Saturday, October 1st, 12-7pm

Annual Shelby Harvest Festival
Downtown Shelby. For more information, visit shelbyharvestfestival.com.

Saturday, October 1st, 4pm

Steinfest Games
Keg Rolling, Keg Throwing, and more. Golden Sands Golf & Bucket Bar- 2501 N. Wilson Rd., Silver Lake. For more information, call (231) 873-4909.

October 8-14

Saturday, October 8th, 8am-3pm

Pentwater Oktoberfest
Classic Car & Hot Rod Show, Stumble Stout 5k, Entertainment Tent on the Village Green, Chili Cook-Off, Live Polka Music, Yard Games. Downtown Pentwater. 

Saturday, October 8th, 10am-3pm

Outdoor Craft & Vendor Show
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons- 1200 W. 11th St., Traverse City

Saturday, October 8th, 11am-5pm

Frankfort Fall Festival
Annual festival with fun for the whole family. Visit frankfort-elberta.com for more information.

October 15-21

Sunday, October 16th, 2pm

Final Sailing of the Season for the S.S. Badger Carferry
Call (800) 841-4243 for reservations.

October 22-31

Saturday, October 22nd, 5pm

Historic White Pine Village AND the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum Closes for the Season
Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Port of Ludington Maritime Museum– 217 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Monday, October 24th, 5pm

Big Point Sable Lighthouse Closes for the Season
Big Point Sable Lighthouse- 880 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, October 29th, 9am

Run for Your Lives 5k/10k
Wear a costume, if you wish, and have fun with this holiday event. Choose the length of your run. Start and stop at Legacy Park- 112 N. James St., Ludington. Register by visiting downtownludington.org/runludington.

Saturday, October 29th, 12-2pm

Pentwater Spooktacular
Halloween activities in downtown Pentwater. 

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!