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Out and About: Fall is Magical in Southwest Michigan

Magically travel back in time with an adventure in two historic communities in south central Michigan that celebrate mystery, illusions, and more: Colon, fondly known as the Magic Capital of the World, and nearby Marshall, home to the American Museum of Magic!

Out and About: Americana and the Automobile

Greenfield Village and the Henry Ford Museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn will celebrate this historical partnership September 7th and 8th at the Old Car Festival. The annual event is America’s longest-running antique car show, featuring hundreds of exquisite, rare vehicles manufactured from the 1890s through 1932.

Out and About: Arts, Science, and Sports “Team Up” in Mid Michigan

Renowned for its trademark of uniting science and art, the Alden B. Dow Museum in Midland is adding athletics to the line-up this fall, with the STEM Center Science of Sports exhibit September 14 through January 5, 2020.

Unusual Fall Fun

All Michiganders know the familiar signs of nature’s presence in autumn: bountiful harvests, cooler temperatures, and brilliant fall foliage. Natives of Traverse City are privy to another unusual and entertaining harbinger of the season: the salmon run at the Boardman River Fish Weir.

Taste of Harbor Springs Celebrates 25 Years!

The annual Taste of Harbor Springs has become one of the most popular fall events in Northern Michigan. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the best of area restaurants, delis, gourmet shops, and beverages

Sailing the Great Lakes

Today, these endeavors are evident in the burgeoning traffic of the Great Lakes shipping industry, while the historical sacrifices are exemplified by thousands of wrecks below.

Out and About: Grand Rapids Ballet

The Grand Rapids Ballet is teeming with exciting new performances under the exuberant guidance of its new artistic director, James Sofranko. Innovative, exclusive premieres are debuting, and the classics are being reimagined.

Out and About: Marking Musical Milestones in Kalamazoo

Gibson Guitars Corp. was established in 1917 at 225 Parsons Street and quickly grew to become a premier manufacturer of American-made instruments. Today, Heritage Guitars is unpretentiously and inconspicuously continuing to create some of the world’s finest guitars at the same address, still using some of the vintage equipment.