6 Ways to Enjoy October in Michigan
There’s no time like fall! Here in Michigan, the calendar is dotted with exciting events that will bring out every ounce of your autumn spirit. Here are six events that you’ve got to see for yourself! All of them are just a short drive away from one of the HomeFirstTM Manufactured Communities. As always, information is courtesy of Michigan.org.
A2 Art & Brew
Location: Ann Arbor
This year, visit eight participating breweries that will offer a tasting of its featured craft beer along with a uniquely paired tasty bite that compliments the beer. Join in the fun as local artists design a unique piece of site-specific sidewalk chalk art inspired by the brewery and beer. More info.
Old Town Oktoberfest
Dates: 10/4 – 10/5
Description: Old Town Oktoberfest, Lansing’s only German-style festival, features all things German, including live polka, German fare and, of course, wonderful German beers in souvenir mugs to remember the event. More info.
Description: Halloween is one of the few remaining holidays that encourages DIY arts and crafts, so we are proud to announce the first annual How-To Halloween coming to Downtown Lansing. This fun event for all age groups will include huge displays, great music and everything you want to know about making your own ghoulish props, decorations, make-up and baked goods. More info.
Slaughterhouse Adventure and Grand River Corn Maze
Dates: 9/19 – 11/1
Description: We have three unique venues that will bring that feeling you seek to a boiling point. We call it the Trifecta of Fear. Slaughter House is the 5-star rated haunted house performed in an 18,000 square foot century old barn. Next the Blood, Bath, and Beyond Hay Ride that boasts one of the best endings ever. More info.
Corn Maze – DeBuck’s
Dates: 9/20 – 11/2
Description: If you have never been to a corn maze, simply imagine a twisting, winding trail through a giant field of corn stalks so tall they nearly block out the sunlight. Suddenly the trail goes in three different directions — do you go left, right, or straight ahead? Our giant, 13-acre maze is actually three mazes in one! Also featuring our night maze, pumpkin patch, family fun area, bounce house and more. More info.
Fall Vintage Masquerade Marketplace
Description: Several different vintage collectors and specialty dealers come together every season with their personally selected vintage pieces and handmade specialty items. Come enjoy vintage shopping, entertainment, fashion show, and other fall treats. More info.