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.
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
Companies such as Seniors Moving Smarter in Grand Rapids can assist with organizing, downsizing, and space planning at the new locale. Specialty services offered include shipping of heirloom items, long-distance moves, and even hanging artwork in the new space.
Downtown Manistee, which is a national and state Historic District, presents its annual Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend December 6-9.
Conservation is a huge priority for the aquarium. The intent is to impart a love of the creatures by sharing the wonder and beauty of our waterways, from the freshwater lakes of Michigan all the way to the depths of the ocean.
Gather a team for Snowball Softball at Huff Park in Grand Rapids in February, part of the Meijer State Games competition.
Imagine stretching a ribbon of freshly made pasta dough hand over hand until the flour and egg mixture spans the length of the kitchen.
Just less than an hour’s drive from the skyscrapers and freeways of the RenCen, Northville’s farmers market continues on Thursdays through October. A lovely place to relax, Northville is awash in architectural character of days gone by, with restored Victorian homes, a historic downtown, and unique antique exhibitions.
Part of an island chain that extends north to the Straits of Mackinac, North and South Manitou Islands are located in the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan near Leland, and are accessible only by private watercraft or by the Manitou Island Transit Ferry.
The Bayview Wine Trail is an idyllic excursion in autumn, as the “Tip of the Mitt” blossoms with bountiful harvests, brilliant fall foliage, and Michigan-made products.