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Events between: Sunday, October 02, 2011 and Saturday, October 08, 2011
Events for: Sunday, October 02, 2011
5th Annual VW Fall Bug Run - Martin
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:5th Annual VW Fall Bug Run - Martin
Description:

Exclusive VW event featuring car show, swap meet, vendors, VW racing and new this year an Auto Cross.

9am - Gates Open
10am - Time Trials
12 Noon - Race Starts
3pm - Car Show Judging

General Admission: $12; Children $5

For more info call 269-672-7800 email info@us131msp.com or visit the website:

Time:9:00:00 AM
Links:www.us131msp.com

Crane Orchards U-Pick - Fennville OPEN Daily
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:Crane Orchards U-Pick - Fennville OPEN Daily
Description:


U-Pick open daily from 10am - 6pm, September 3rd - October 30th until apples are gone at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:

Time:10:00:00 AM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

22nd Annual Blue Coast Artists Studio Tour - Saugatuck to S Haven
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:22nd Annual Blue Coast Artists Studio Tour - Saugatuck to S Haven
Description:
For over twenty years the Blue Coast Artists have been delighting and educating
the public with their annual Fall Tour of Studios. Viewers are invited once again to
experience the creative process in action on Saturday & Sunday, October 1st and
2nd from 10am - 6pm.

See a piece of pottery form, watch glass beads take shape in the torch, a tree
come alive through brushstrokes or see a piece of pottery become engulfed in
flames during a Raku firing. These are just a few of the demonstrations that art
lovers of all ages are sure to enjoy during the 22nd Annual Blue Coast Artists Fall
Tour of Studios. This annual West Michigan autumn event runs from 10AM-6PM
both days and is free of charge.

Over the past twenty-two years the tour has continued to be an educational and
interesting experience for all, by offering a behind-the-scenes look into the studios
of working artists.

The 2011 tour includes six working artists' studios located between South Haven
and Saugatuck. Each site features demonstrations, original artwork, refreshments
and more. Hands-on art making projects, unique art abodes, a haunted garden
and fall color makes this creative experience fun for the whole family. The tour can
be completed in one day and a tour map is available at each site or on the web at:
www.bluecoastartists.com

The 2011 Blue Coast Artists Fall Tour includes:
1) Lattner Studio (319 Blue Star Hwy., South Haven) The studio of Suzi Lattner
Zwissler features her original paintings and drawings in a variety of media. The
gardens and woodland that surround her home inspire Suzi. She will be on hand
demonstrating oil painting techniques.

2) Blue Star Pottery (337 Blue Star Hwy., South Haven) The studio of Mark Williams
features handmade stoneware including bowls, pitchers, casseroles, teapots and
platters.  His work is embossed with Markís elegant textured designs, which he
creates by combining the pottery techniques of textured slab and throwing on the
pottery wheel.  Mark will open a new kiln load of his work daily on tour weekend.

3) Khnemu Studio LLC (6322 113th Ave., Fennville) Enjoy the fall harvest at this
1890's farm estate, complete with a restored barn which houses a unique
contemporary fine art and craft gallery featuring over 20 Michigan Artists and the
working studio of ceramic artist Dawn Soltysiak. Dawn will have wheel throwing,
Raku pottery firing and also a "make & take" art opportunity for kids of all ages.  
Come and see the newly built down-draft car kiln in an old silo. Farm fresh
pumpkins and popcorn are also available.

4) Blue Roan Studio (6301 122nd Ave., Fennville) This stop features flame-worked
glass beads and wire sculptures of artist Jessica Bohus and an exhibition entitled
"Owls".  Jessica will have a wide array of jewelry made with glass beads, silver &
copper. The studio is in an 1890ís schoolhouse with many original features
including a swing set and blackboards and Jessica will offer flame-worked glass
bead making demonstrations on both days.

5) Lake Effect Pottery (2139 66th St., Fennville)   An antique turkey barn is the
workplace for potter Lee McKee.  Lee offers a diverse selection of affordable hand-
thrown, functional stoneware items including:  wine goblets and wine coolers,
French butter dishes, tiles, dinnerware, fountains, birdhouses and bird baths and
tea sets. Equine art is inspired by Brave Warrior, the resident horse. Lee will
demonstrate wheel throwing techniques during Fall Tour.


6) The Front Door Studio (6934 120th Ave, Glenn)  Be enchanted by the idyllic
setting
of a fully restored, century old farmhouse where you'll find the mixed media
paintings of internationally collected artist Anke Richert-Korioth.  Working from her
summer studio, the memories from her travels as well as local scenes come to life
in her work. Anke will demonstrate how she creates her unique and colorful
paintings, combining acrylic paint with photography, plaster, paper and foil.

A GREAT ART GETAWAY IN WEST MICHIGAN...SINCE 1990!.

This event is sponsored in part by the generous support of the greater Fennville
Chamber of Commerce and the Allegan County Community Foundation.   http:
//www.greaterfennville.com   
www.alleganfoundation.org
Time:10:00:00 AM
Links:www.bluecoastartists.com

New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Description:


New Salem Corn Maze located at 4516 - 24th Street in Dorr beginning Saturday, September 24th through Sunday, October 30th.

Friday - Sundays ONLY (Monday - Thursday, Groups of 20+ by Reservation ONLY).

Fridays:  4pm - Dusk
Saturdays: 11am - Dusk
Sundays: 11am - 6pm

Daytime:
Under 3 FREE
3 to 9 years & Seniors - $5
10 years and up - $7

Groups of 20 or more are welcome all month.  Please call for an appointment.

(See Witches of New Salem listing for the Haunted Maze and Woods schedule)

For more info call 616-681-2342 or email info@witchesofnewsalem.com or visit the website:

Time:11:00:00 AM
Links:www.witchesofnewsalem.com

Cranes Corn Maize - Fennville OPEN Daily
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:Cranes Corn Maize - Fennville OPEN Daily
Description:


September 3rd - October 30th at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue in Fennville

Hours:
The corn maize will be open September 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 17, & 18 and starting September 24 the maize will be open daily through October

Weekdays: 10am - 6pm
Weekends: Noon - 6pm

Pricing:  Adults $7; Kids 6 to 10 years $5; Kids 5 years and under are free!

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:

Time:12:00:00 PM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

Cranes Cow Train & Hay Ride - Fennville
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:Cranes Cow Train & Hay Ride - Fennville
Description:


Open weekends in October at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue in Fennville

Hours: Noon - 5pm as long as U-Pick is open

Pricing:
Hay Ride: $3
Cow Train: $2  

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:

Time:12:00:00 PM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

Oktoberfest - Douglas
Date:Sunday, October 02, 2011
Title:Oktoberfest - Douglas
Description:

Featuring a parade, 35 piece German Band, Strudel Meisters 12 piece band, Kinderplatz kids games, games for grownups, and Best Dressed Herr & Fraulein Competition.

12-8 pm. Beery Field, Douglas

Time:12:00:00 PM
Links:www.saugatuck.com

Events for: Monday, October 03, 2011
There are no events on this date.
Events for: Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Parks and Recreation Commission
Date:Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Title:Parks and Recreation Commission
Description:Human Services Building in the Spartan Conference Room
Time:8:30:00 AM
Links:NONE
Attachments:Minutes

Events for: Wednesday, October 05, 2011
2011 Farmers Market - Holland
Date:Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Title:2011 Farmers Market - Holland
Description:


Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th Street

May 18th through  November 26th Every Wednesday & Saturday
December 3rd through 10th, Saturdays Only

8am - 4pm

For more info 616-355-1130

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:www.hollandfarmersmarket.com

Wednesday Night Cruizin - Allegan
Date:Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Title:Wednesday Night Cruizin - Allegan
Description:

Every Wednesday through October 6pm until dark at 1640 M-40 N, Allegan

For more info 269-650-0010 or email icecreamman307@sbcglobal.net

Time:6:00:00 PM
Links:NONE

Events for: Thursday, October 06, 2011
Farmers Market - Allegan
Date:Thursday, October 06, 2011
Title:Farmers Market - Allegan
Description:


Every Thursday through October

8am - 2pm at Water St/Cutler St lot

For more info 269-673-3456

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:NONE

Board Planning Session - CANCELED
Date:Thursday, October 06, 2011
Title:Board Planning Session - CANCELED
Description:

County Services Building, Board Room

3283 122nd Avenue, Allegan MI  49010

Time:9:30:00 AM
Links:NONE

Events for: Friday, October 07, 2011
Saugatuck Douglas Greenmarket
Date:Friday, October 07, 2011
Title:Saugatuck Douglas Greenmarket
Description:


The Saugatuck Douglas Greenmarket is located at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St, Saugatuck running on Mondays July 11 - August 29, and Fridays June 2 - October 7. 

At the Monday Market restock after the weekend with fresh produce and other goodies from local vendors from 3 - 7pm.

The Friday Market from 8am - 2pm welcomes 25 area vendors offering an array of fresh produce, floral, artisan baked goods, meats, dairy, herbs, plants, and more!

For more info email info@sc4a.org or visit the website:

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:www.sc4a.org

New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Date:Friday, October 07, 2011
Title:New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Description:


New Salem Corn Maze located at 4516 - 24th Street in Dorr beginning Saturday, September 24th through Sunday, October 30th.

Friday - Sundays ONLY (Monday - Thursday, Groups of 20+ by Reservation ONLY).

Fridays:  4pm - Dusk
Saturdays: 11am - Dusk
Sundays: 11am - 6pm

Daytime:
Under 3 FREE
3 to 9 years & Seniors - $5
10 years and up - $7

Groups of 20 or more are welcome all month.  Please call for an appointment.

(See Witches of New Salem listing for the Haunted Maze and Woods schedule)

For more info call 616-681-2342 or email info@witchesofnewsalem.com or visit the website:

Time:4:00:00 PM
Links:www.witchesofnewsalem.com

Fennville Goose Festival
Date:Friday, October 07, 2011
Title:Fennville Goose Festival
Description:

2011 Fennville Goose Festival will begin on Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9

Friday, October 7:
5pm - Carnival Opens

Saturday, October 8:
9am - Wild Goose Chase 5K Run
9am - 4pm - Classic Car Show in outer edge of field next to Midway
10am - Opening and Pageant Crowning Ceremony
10am - Close - Carnival on Midway
10am - 4pm - Student Art Show, Tom Tucker Goose Festival History Exhibit, Arts & Crafts Show/Sale - all located in the middle school; Animal Oasis Petting Zoo located in field next to Midway
10:15-11:15am - Wild Goose Chase 5K Awards on Stage
11:30 - 12:45am - DNR program on Todd Farm Refuge Area and Goose Calling Demonstration
1pm - Goose Festival Parade
2pm until done - Goose Calling Competition on Stage #2 in front of the HS
2 - 2:15pm - Parade Awards on Stage
2:30 - 3:30pm - *Entertainment on Main Stage TO BE ANNOUNCED
4 - 4:15pm - Classic Car Show Awards on Stage
4pm - Gosling Run
5pm - Gosling Run Awards on Stage
6pm - Close - Battle of the Bands on Main Stage

Sunday, October 9:
7am-12Noon - Clyde Twp Fire Dept Pancake Breakfast at Clyde Twp Hall/1679 - 56th St
12 - 4pm - Carnival on Midway; Student Art Show, Tom Tucker Goose Festival History Exhibit, Arts & Crafts Show/Sale - all located in the middle school; Animal Oasis Petting Zoo located in field next to Midway
1 - 1:45pm - Pet Show on Stage
2 - 3pm - Children's Talent Show on Stage
3 - 4:30pm - Discovery Dancers Show on Stage
5pm - 50/50 Drawing on Stage

For more info email: goosefestival@greaterfennville.com, or visit the website:

Time:5:00:00 PM
Links:www.greaterfennville.com

Cranes Haunted Corn Maize & 3D Barn - Fennville
Date:Friday, October 07, 2011
Title:Cranes Haunted Corn Maize & 3D Barn - Fennville
Description:


9 Days Only October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29 at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue in Fennville

Hours: Dark until 10pm (Note: Cancellations may occur due to adverse weather, please call after 4pm if weather conditions are questionable.)

Pricing:  Haunted Maize & 3D Barn $14 (Not recommended for 12 years & Under)

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods - Dorr
Date:Friday, October 07, 2011
Title:Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods - Dorr
Description:


Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods located at 4516 - 24th Street in Dorr beginning Saturday, September 24th through Monday, October 31st; OPEN Friday & Saturdays ONLY (except last weekend before Halloween).

Fridays:  Dusk - 11pm
Saturdays: Dusk - 11pm
CLOSED Sundays (EXCEPT the last weekend)
Thursday, Oct 27 thru Monday, Oct 31: Open Daily from Dusk - 11pm

Nighttime:
Haunted Maze & Woods not recommended for young children 12 & under.
Maze:     $13
Woods:  $13
Combo:  $22

(See New Salem Corn Maze listing for daytime costs and schedule)

For more info call 616-681-2342 or email info@witchesofnewsalem.com or visit the website:

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.witchesofnewsalem.com

Events for: Saturday, October 08, 2011
5th Annual Road Rally - Lakeshore Farms
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:5th Annual Road Rally - Lakeshore Farms
Description:

A rollicking ride through the countryside - it is not a race! Rally participants carefully navigate back roads to visit farms and other notable destinations. Everyone celebrates with refreshments at the final stop, and a trophy for the winning team!

Pre-registration is encouraged.

Time:ALL DAY EVENT
Links:www.lakeshoreharvestcountry.com

Otsego Farmers Market - Otsego
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Otsego Farmers Market - Otsego
Description:


Every Saturday through October

8am - 1pm at Otsego Church of God on M-89

Otsego COC 269-694-6880 or email director@otsegochamber.org

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:www.otsegochamber.org

2011 Farmers Market - Holland
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:2011 Farmers Market - Holland
Description:


Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th Street

May 18th through  November 26th Every Wednesday & Saturday
December 3rd through 10th, Saturdays Only

8am - 4pm

For more info 616-355-1130

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:www.hollandfarmersmarket.com

Farmers Market - Fennville
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Farmers Market - Fennville
Description:


Saturdays June through October

8am until 1pm at 222 S Maple Street, Fennville

Time:8:00:00 AM
Links:www.fennville.com/farmersmarket.html

Farmers Market - Wayland
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Farmers Market - Wayland
Description:


May - October every Saturday
June - August every Tuesday and Saturday

9am - 2pm at Wayland City Park

Time:9:00:00 AM
Links:www.waylandchamber.org

Fennville Goose Festival
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Fennville Goose Festival
Description:


2011 Fennville Goose Festival will begin on Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9

Friday, October 7:
5pm - Carnival Opens

Saturday, October 8:
9am - Wild Goose Chase 5K Run
9am - 4pm - Classic Car Show in outer edge of field next to Midway
10am - Opening and Pageant Crowning Ceremony
10am - Close - Carnival on Midway
10am - 4pm - Student Art Show, Tom Tucker Goose Festival History Exhibit, Arts & Crafts Show/Sale - all located in the middle school; Animal Oasis Petting Zoo located in field next to Midway
10:15-11:15am - Wild Goose Chase 5K Awards on Stage
11:30 - 12:45am - DNR program on Todd Farm Refuge Area and Goose Calling Demonstration
1pm - Goose Festival Parade
2pm until done - Goose Calling Competition on Stage #2 in front of the HS
2 - 2:15pm - Parade Awards on Stage
2:30 - 3:30pm - *Entertainment on Main Stage TO BE ANNOUNCED
4 - 4:15pm - Classic Car Show Awards on Stage
4pm - Gosling Run
5pm - Gosling Run Awards on Stage
6pm - Close - Battle of the Bands on Main Stage

Sunday, October 9:
7am-12Noon - Clyde Twp Fire Dept Pancake Breakfast at Clyde Twp Hall/1679 - 56th St
12 - 4pm - Carnival on Midway; Student Art Show, Tom Tucker Goose Festival History Exhibit, Arts & Crafts Show/Sale - all located in the middle school; Animal Oasis Petting Zoo located in field next to Midway
1 - 1:45pm - Pet Show on Stage
2 - 3pm - Children's Talent Show on Stage
3 - 4:30pm - Discovery Dancers Show on Stage
5pm - 50/50 Drawing on Stage

For more info email: goosefestival@greaterfennville.com, or visit the website:

Time:9:00:00 AM
Links:www.greaterfennville.com

Enchanted Forest Festival - Allegan
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Enchanted Forest Festival - Allegan
Description:

Fat Blossom Farm located at 2086 - 20th Street in Allegan presents Enchanted Forest Festival.  Join us for a magical weekend of creation and exploration!  Walk the trails while touring custom built gnome homes, hobbit habitats, & fairy houses!  Then, using only natural materials and your imagination, create your own dwelling!

10am - 4pm on October 8 & 9

Only $5/per person or $20/maximum per family

For more info call 269-870-5210, email info@fatblossom.com or visit the website:

Time:10:00:00 AM
Links:www.fatblossom.com

New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:New Salem Corn Maze - Dorr
Description:

New Salem Corn Maze located at 4516 - 24th Street in Dorr beginning Saturday, September 24th through Sunday, October 30th.

Friday - Sundays ONLY (Monday - Thursday, Groups of 20+ by Reservation ONLY).

Fridays:  4pm - Dusk
Saturdays: 11am - Dusk
Sundays: 11am - 6pm

Daytime:
Under 3 FREE
3 to 9 years & Seniors - $5
10 years and up - $7

Groups of 20 or more are welcome all month.  Please call for an appointment.

(See Witches of New Salem listing for the Haunted Maze and Woods schedule)

For more info call 616-681-2342 or email info@witchesofnewsalem.com or visit the website:

Time:11:00:00 AM
Links:www.witchesofnewsalem.com

Cranes Cow Train & Hay Ride - Fennville
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Cranes Cow Train & Hay Ride - Fennville
Description:


Open weekends in October at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue in Fennville

Hours: Noon - 5pm as long as U-Pick is open

Pricing:
Hay Ride: $3
Cow Train: $2  

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:
 

Time:12:00:00 PM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

Oktoberfest - Allegan
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Oktoberfest - Allegan
Description:

The Allegan Jaycees will be having an Oktoberfest downtown on the waterfront from 3 - 11pm.  There will be games, a chili cook-off, music, food and beer.

This is a FREE event!

For more info email Stacie Tyler at stacie@stotmeister.com

Time:3:00:00 PM
Links:www.cityofallegan.org

Cranes Haunted Corn Maize & 3D Barn - Fennville
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Cranes Haunted Corn Maize & 3D Barn - Fennville
Description:

9 Days Only October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29 at Crane's Orchards, 6054 - 124th Avenue in Fennville

Hours: Dark until 10pm (Note: Cancellations may occur due to adverse weather, please call after 4pm if weather conditions are questionable.)

Pricing:  Haunted Maize & 3D Barn $14 (Not recommended for 12 years & Under)

For more info email: info@craneorchards.com or visit the website:

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.craneorchards.com

Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods - Dorr
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods - Dorr
Description:


Witches of New Salem Haunted Maze & Woods located at 4516 - 24th Street in Dorr beginning Saturday, September 24th through Monday, October 31st; OPEN Friday & Saturdays ONLY (except last weekend before Halloween).

Fridays:  Dusk - 11pm
Saturdays: Dusk - 11pm
CLOSED Sundays (EXCEPT the last weekend)
Thursday, Oct 27 thru Monday, Oct 31: Open Daily from Dusk - 11pm

Nighttime:
Haunted Maze & Woods not recommended for young children 12 & under.
Maze:     $13
Woods:  $13
Combo:  $22

(See New Salem Corn Maze listing for daytime costs and schedule)

For more info call 616-681-2342 or email info@witchesofnewsalem.com or visit the website:

Time:7:00:00 PM
Links:www.witchesofnewsalem.com

Shocktober - Allegan
Date:Saturday, October 08, 2011
Title:Shocktober - Allegan
Description:
Every Saturday in October the Regent Theatre in Allegan will be screening a different horror picture!  All the movies are hard 'R' ratings, so be prepared for gratuitous nudity, violence, gore, profanity, and all that good stuff.
The shows will start at 9:30pm and admission will be only $1!

Here's what to look forward to:

Oct. 1st - A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Oct. 8th - Dead Snow
Oct. 15th - The Silence of the Lambs
Oct. 22nd - The Thing (1982)
Oct. 29th - The Shining (1980)

There will be raffles for prizes and buckets of both fun and blood. See you there!
Time:9:30:00 PM
Links:NONE

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