Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Events Happening in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - October, 2012

View of Fall Colors, Lake Michigan in the background. Taken Friday, Oct. 5th, 2012



September 20th - October 17th, 2012

Recent Sculpture by John Richardson

Arts &Theater
Location: Finlandia University Reflection Gallery, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7375

September 27th - October 31st, 2012

Exhibit: Peanuts at Bat

Arts &Theater
10:00 AM To 05:30 PM
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833

October 1st - 6th, 2012

Great Turtle Shopping Week

Annual Events
Location: Mackinac Island
Contact Information: Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau
Phone: (800) 454-5227

October 1st - 7th, 2012

Oktoberfest

Festivals
Location: Menominee
Contact Information: Rodney Kaufman
Phone: 9064244141

October 4th, 2012

Marquette October Walk and Art Stroll

Annual Events
05:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette
Website: www.mqtcty.org
Contact Information: Mona Lang
Phone: (906) 228-9475

October 5th, 2012

Vino at the Casino

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 09:30 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Contact Information: Cheryl
Phone: 906-786-9212

October 5th, 2012

Illusionist Mike Super

Annual Events
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Phone: 906-487-3200

October 5th, 2012

1st Annual Rocktoberfest

Annual Events
03:00 PM To 11:30 PM
Location: Munising
Lots of Fun, Games & Music.

October 5th - 6th, 2012

Calumet Theatre Presents "1913 Massacre" Local Film Premier

Shows & Events
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Contact Information: Tom Baker
Phone: 906-483-3016

October 5th - 6th, 2012

4th Annual Newberry Oktoberfest

Annual Events
Location: American Legion, Newberry
Contact Information: Rose Anderson
Phone: 906-293-5777

October 5th - 7th, 2012

NMU Family Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Northern Michigan University, Marquette
Contact Information: Bernadette Norden
Phone: 906-227-2439

October 6th, 2012

Calumet Theatre Presents "1913 Massacre" Film

Shows & Events
02:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Calumet, MI
Contact Information: Tom Baker
Phone: 906-483-3016

October 6th, 2012

Harvest of Harmony '12

Annual Events
07:00 PM
Location: Escanaba Middle School Auditorium, Escanaba
Website: www.deltami.org
Phone: 906-786-4148

October 6th, 2012

Lumberjack Breakfast

Annual Events
07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: The Tahquamenon Logging Museum, Newberry
Phone: 906-293-3700

October 6th, 2012

Autumn Apple Days, the Great Pumpkin Roll & the 2nd Annual Crabby Apple Road Race

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: St Ignace


October 6th, 2012

7th Annual Fayette Historic State Park's Fall Fest

Festivals
Location: Fayette State Park, Garden
Phone: 906-644-2603

October 6th, 2012

6th Annual MI-Trale Horse Ride & Camp Out

Annual Events
Location: Courtney Equestrian Trails, NE Ontonagon Co
October 6th, 2012

Harvest on Hughitt/Oktoberfest

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Downtown, Iron Mountain
Harvest on Hughitt is downtown Iron Mountain's Fall festival.
Contact Information: Jonathon Ringel
Phone: (906) 774-8530

October 6th, 2012

Harvest Half Marathon & Family Fun Festival

Festivals
Location: Ishpeming


October 6th, 2012

Indian Summer

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood
Phone: 906-932-0618

October 6th, 2012

Quilt Show

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Norway
Contact Information: PAM TREIBER
Phone: 906-563-5198

October 6th, 2012

Kiwanis of Alger County Annual Auction and Grand Hotel Raffle

Annual Events
05:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Sydneys, Munising
Contact Information: Cathy Weisinger
Phone: 906-892-8585

October 6th - 7th, 2012

Great Waters Festival

Festivals
Location: St Ignace City Marina Dock, St Ignace
Contact Information: St. Ignace Visitors Bureau
Phone: 800-338-6660

October 6th - 7th, 2012

Mount Bohemia Scenic Chair Lift Rides

Annual Events
Location: Mount Bohemia, Lac La Belle
Phone: 231-420-5405

October 7th, 2012

Sweetgrass Championship Tee 2 Man Best Ball Tournament

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Entry Fee is $140 per team and includes cart, range balls and flight prizes. Limited to the first 64 teams.
Phone: 800-682-6040 ext 2251

October 8th, 2012

Missoula Children's Theater Presents: "Hansel & Gretel"

Arts &Theater
03:00 PM/07:00 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
October 10th - 13th, 2012

Northern Michigan University presents: "1776"

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
Contact Information: FRT Box Office
Phone: 906-227-2553

October 11th, 2012

Beerology: History on Tap

Shows & Events
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette


October 12th, 2012

Roe Family Singers in Concert

Music
Location: Greenland
10$ at the door, children under 12 free. doors open at 6:30
611 Plank Rd., Greenland, MI 49948
Contact Information: melissa hronkin
Phone: 906-883-3894

October 12th - 13th, 2012

The Fab Four

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort and Casino, Harris
Phone: 877/ISL-SHOW

October 12th - 13th, 2012

Haunted Trail

Outdoor
07:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Sawmill Creek Township Park on Whitefish Point Road, Paradise, MI
Contact Information: Cecilia Woolever
Phone: (906) 492-3219

October 12th - 14th, 2012

MTU Homecoming & Family Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Houghton
Michigan Tech welcomes family and alumni for the annual MTU Homecoming and Family Weekend activities.
Contact Information: COMPASS
Phone: 906-487-3558

October 12th - 14th, 2012

Leif Erikson Fall Festival

Annual Events
Location: Norway
Website: norwaymi.com
Friday, Oct. 12 = Night of the Viking includes a Norwegian Dinner, entertainment, and Torchlight parade around Strawberry Lake.
Saturday, Oct. 13= Day filled with activities. Leif's 5k Run 10 am, festivities on Main Street and Route 2, music, entertainment, food, parade, antique car show, crafts, and fall garden items.
Sunday: Oct. 14 = Gospel hour, museum tours, O'dill House tours, non-profit food booths
Contact Information: Barb Thorne
Phone: 906-282-4426

October 12th - 14th, 2012

4th Annual Drummond Island Fall on the Island Festival

Annual Events
11:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Drummond Island
Contact Information: Drummond Island Tourism Association
Phone: 800-737-8666

October 13th, 2012

Travis Tritt

Music
Location: DreamMakers Theater, Kewadin Casino, Sault Ste Marie
Website: www.kewadin.com
Phone: 800-KEWADIN

October 13th, 2012

Algomah Acres Honey House Harvest Festival

Festivals
10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Algomah Acres Honey House, Greenland
Contact Information: melissa hronkin
Phone: 906-883-3894

October 13th, 2012

Hip Pocket

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood
Phone: 906-932-0618

October 13th, 2012

Harvest Festival at Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Annual Events
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Newberry
Phone: 906-492-3415

October 13th, 2012

Annual Arts & Crafts Bazaar - Munising

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: American Legion, Munising
Phone: 906-387-2138

October 13th, 2012

Pickford Fall Fest

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Pickford Township Park, Pickford
Phone: 906/484-3935

October 13th, 2012

20th Anniversary - Keweenaw NHP, Quincy Unit

Shows & Events
03:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Quincy Mine & Hoist, Hancock
Contact Information: Tom Baker
Phone: 906-483-3016

October 13th, 2012

2nd Annual Whitefish Point Run For the Light

Annual Events
Location: Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point
5K & 10K Fun Run and Walk (fundraiser for Light Tower restoration)

October 13th, 2012

Keweenaw National Historical Park's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Festivals
09:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Agassiz Park in CAlumet and Quincy MIne in Hancock
Contact Information: Tom Baker
Phone: 906-483-3016

October 13th, 2012

UPtoberfest

Festivals
02:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: Downtown Escanaba
Contact Information: Josh Marenger
Phone: 906-420-0779

October 13th, 2012

20th Anniversary - Keweenaw National Historical Park

Shows & Events
09:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Calumet, MI
Contact Information: Tom Baker
Phone: 906-483-3016

October 13th - 14th, 2012

Mount Bohemia Scenic Chair Lift RIdes

Annual Events
Location: Mount Bohemia, Lac La Belle
Phone: 231-420-5405

October 17th - 18th, 2012

Autumn Comforts Quilt Show 2012

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: University Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette
October 20th, 2012

14th Annual Spirit of the Harvest Powwow

Annual Events
01:00 PM To 08:30 PM
Location: Michigan Tech, Houghton
Phone: 800/338-7982

October 20th, 2012

Marquette Symphony Orchestra

Music
07:30PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
Brahms : Tragic overture
Brahms: Â Haydn Variation
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto #3
With Daniel Lessner, pianist
Phone: 906-227-2082

October 20th, 2012

Ghost Train

Annual Events
Location: Houghton County Museum, Lake Linden
Come see the ghastly Ghost Train at the Houghton County Museum on M-26 in Lake Linden on Saturday, October 20 from 2-5 pm for kids, 6-930 pm for the brave.
Phone: 906-296-4121

October 20th - 21st, 2012

Keweenaw Cyclocross

Recreation
Location: Copper Harbor
Two days of cyclocross racing in beautiful Copper Harbor with dinner, music, awards and more.
Contact Information: Chris Schmidt
Phone: 906-370-1997

October 25th, 2012

Time Temptations - 7th Annual Auction of Antiques, Collectibles and Unique Opportunities

Annual Events
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Phone: 906-226-3571

October 25th - 27th, 2012

Northern Michigan University presents: First Nighters Club Haunted Theatre

Arts &Theater
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
Directed by Marty Martello
Contact Information: FRT Box Office
Phone: 906-227-2553

October 25th - 27th, 2012

Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

Arts &Theater
07:30 pm
Location: Rosza Center, Houghton
Phone: 906-487-3200

October 25th - 27th, 2012

Lake Superior Performance Rally

Annual Events
Location: Houghton
One of the meanest, toughest performance rallys in North America.
Contact Information: Dallas Bond
Email: dbond@up.net
Phone: 906-281-0089

October 25th - December 1st, 2012

Anne Beffel: Color of Kindness Project

Arts &Theater
Location: Finlandia University Reflections Gallery, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7500

October 26th - 27th, 2012

Howl-O-Scream Haunted House

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Whirl I Gig, L'Anse
Contact Information: Polly Schaefer
Phone: 906-524-6879

October 26th - 27th, 2012

Styx

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort and Casino, Harris
Phone: 877/ISL-SHOW

October 26th - 27th, 2012

The Annual Haunted Trail

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: 3620 N Webb Rd, Hessel
Is everybody ready for a fear filled walk through the woods? Please join us if you dare! $3- 12 & under $4- 13 & up
Contact Information: Erin Killingbeck
Phone: 906-484-2060

October 27th, 2012

17th Annual Mackinac Island Great Turtle Half Marathon & 5.7 mi Run/Walk

Annual Events
Location: Mackinac Island
October 27th, 2012

9th Annual Trunk or Treat

Annual Events
06:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: St. Ignace Big Boy Restaurant parking lot and nearby
Contact Information: Quality Inn-St. Ignace
Phone: 906-643-9700

October 27th - 28th, 2012

Bay de Noc Kennel Club Dog Agility Trials

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Sponsored by the Bay de Noc Kennel Club

October 27th - 29th, 2012

Samhain (Summer's End) Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Mackinac Island
Phone: 800/454-5227

October 30th, 2012

Royal Drummers & Dancers of Burundi

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Website: tickets.mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-3200

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 The Calendar of Events was copied from the web site Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association. 

The home page to Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association is here –
http://www.uptravel.com/