- Color Cruise and Island Festival, Grand Ledge - 10/7 - 10/9/11. Cider pressing, weaving, spinning, and wood carving are just some of the "old time" skills you will see demonstrated this weekend.
- Fort Fright at Fort Michilimackinac, Mackinaw City - 10/7 10/8/11. 6:30 to 9:30 each evening walk amongst the lantern-lit paths and see this historic fort in a frightening new way.
- >Frankfort Fall Festival - 10/8/11. Two words - Pumpkin. Catapults.
- UPtoberfest, Escanaba - 10/8/11 from 2pm to 7pm.
- Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival, Alpena - 10/6 - 10/9/11.
And in case you haven't noticed - Michigan's beautiful fall colors are upon us!