6 Saugatuck-Douglas 12th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk. 9:30am, Blue Star Bridge.
9-12 Annual Antique Engine and Tractor, 8am-5pm. Michigan Flywheelers Museum, 06285 68th Street, South Haven. Info: 269-639-2010.
10-12 'Rock the Felt', an outdoor rock concert held annually at Shore Acre Park, near the famous Felt Mansion in Saugatuck rockthefelt.com
11 Saugatuck Victory Party to celebrate this beautiful harbor village's top five placement in Budget Travel's contest "The Coolest Small Towns in America". Music, parades, outdoor festivities. Call 269-857-1701.
11 Mt. Baldhead Challenge, a 5K and 10K athletic event held in Saugatuck-Douglas with an annual participation of over 700 people. 269-857-3245.
11 Douglas Wine & Art Stroll, noon-5pm. Center Street, Douglas. Wine tastings at Everyday People Cafe and Wild Dog Grille, downtown gallery showings.
11 15th Annual Harvest Festival, Lemon Creek Winery, 533 East Lemon Creek Rod, Berrien Springs. 12-6pm. 269-471-1321. Food, wine, live music, car show, moonbounce.
11 Chalk of the Town, downtown Grand Haven. noon-3pm. 616-844-1188. Chalk art contest.
14 West Michigan Drum Circle, Shore Acres Park in Saugatuck, 6:30-8pm. Free, family oriented.
17 Live Mannequin Night, Eighth Street in Holland. 7pm-8:30pm. Live mannequins pose in downtown storefronts. 616-988-6187.
17-19 41st Annual Tulip City Gem & Mineral Show, Holland Civic Center, 150 West Eighth Street, Holland. 11am-5pm. 616-393-9307. Adults $2.00, children .50.
17-19 Grand Haven Salmon Festival, Grand Haven Municipal Marina. 800-968-0894. Outdoor waterfront festival, arts & crafts, salmon cook-off, fishing contest, wine tasting.
18 Saugatuck Douglas Heritage Festival; sdhistoricalsociety.org for more info.
18 Clothesline Art Show. Local artists exhibit their work on clotheslines. Wicks Park, Saugatuck, 10am - 2pm. Call 269-857-4823 or 269-857-2677.
18 Artoberfest 2010, Benton Harbor Arts District, Noon-10pm. Local artists, food, live music.
19 An Evening with Jeff Daniels, The Mendel Mainstage, 2755 East Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. 7pm. Tickets 35.00-49.00. Call 269-927-1221.
19 Lakeshore Wedding Walk, citywide bridal show. Downtown St. Joseph: Shadowland Ballroom, Veranda at the Whitcomb, Krasl Art Center & the Heritage Center. 1-5pm Tickets are $8.00 at the door.
22 Artwork at the Fire Barn Gallery, 18 N. Fifth Street, Grand Haven. 517-775-6112. Continues through 10/9.
25-26 37th Apple Cider Century Bicycle Tour - a one day Midwest bicycle tour. Three Oaks Elementary School, 5 Oak Street,Three Oak. 269-756-3361. 10am.
26 Allegan Antique Market, 400 exhibitors, Allegan County Fairgrounds.
1-6 Take Ten: Ten Designers Talk About Art, Water Street Gallery, 98 Center Street, Douglas. 269-857-8485
1-10 Harvest Moon Gathering, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, South Haven, 800-SO-HAVEN. Ghost Tour, Haunted House, Farmer's Market.
2 Eastown Fallfest, East Grand River Park, Grand Haven 8am-noon. 616-405-3353. 5K run, pancake breakfast, parade, children activities.
2 Douglas Oktoberfest, downtown Douglas. Noon-8pm.
2-3 21st Annual Blue Coast Artists' Fall Tour. 10am-6pm. 269-236-9260. Visit artists studios in the surrounding area.
3 Doggie Hayride; 1-4pm., Fruit Acres Farm U-Pick, Friday Road, Coloma. 269-468-8046. Apple picking, cider, dog treats, Hayrides for the whole family, including the dog.
LeeAnn RImes: A Plugged in Acoustic Evening, The Mendel Center Mainstage, 2755 East Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. 7pm, Tickets 55.00-69.00
9 4th Annual Road Rally, Saugatuck-Douglas. Three hour clue-filled ride and festivities in surrounding countryside. 269-214-1227.
9 New Buffalo Harvest & Wine Fest, Lions Beachfront Park, Marquette Drive, New Buffalo. 888-660-6222. Noon-10pm. Food, arts & crafts, live music, wagon rides, farmer's market, wine tasting.
9-10 33rd Annual Gallery Stroll Weekend, Downtown Saugatuck and Douglas. Noon-5pm.
9-10 Bruce Baughman Gallery Autumn Open House, Butler Street, Saugatuck. 269-857-1299. Come view the newest works by resident artist Bruce Baughman.
10 Saugatuck Chili Cook-Off, Wicks Park, Saugatuck. 1-5pm. Admission $5, Children free. 616-886-0749.
12 West Michigan Drum Circle, Shore Acres Park near Felt Mansion in Saugatuck, 6:30-8pm. Free, family oriented.
16 Oktoberfest, St. Joe Kicker's Sports Club, 2601 Hetler Drive, Berrien Springs. 269-429-1057.6pm-1am. $6.00 at the door. Dancing, German food, live music.
16 Watercolor Workshop with Stephen Blackburn, Box Factory for the Arts, 1101 Broad Street, St. Joseph 269-983-3688. Workshop held 10am-3pm. $160 per person, lunch included.
16 Fall Funfest Day, Coglin Park, Culver Street, Saugatuck. 11am-4pm. 269-857-1626. Food, pumpkin carving, live music, tug of war, pumpkin launch
28 Star of Saugatuck -- Last Cruise of the Season.
30 22nd Annual Halloween Harvest Festival, downtown Saugatuck. 10am-5pm. 269-857-1701. Arts & craft fair, Halloween Costume family parade, chalk art, the Great Pumpkin, story telling by the Story Spinners of Grand Rapids.
30 Halloween Celebration and Adult Parade, Center Street, Douglas. 10pm Post parade costume party held immediately afterward at the Dunes Resort. Large cash prizes. 269-857-1401.
30 Haunted Barn and Haunted Corn Maze, 6054 124th Avenue, Fennville. Dusk - 10pm. 269-561-8651. Not recommended for children ten and under. Admission $14.00.
30 Halloween Fun Night, The Orchards Mall, 1800 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor. 269-927-4467.
5-6 Culinary Cooking Class, The Kirby House, 294 Center Street, Saugatuck. 800-521-6473.
5-11 Holly Market 2010, Krasl Art Center, 707 Lake Boulevard, St. Joseph. 269-983-0271. 100 regional artists are represented in arts, crafts, and home decor. $15.00.
13 Holiday Bazaar, The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College, 2755 Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. 10am-4pm. 269-927-1000.
14 Drumline Live! The Mendel Center Mainstage, 2755 East Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. 7pm. 269-927-1221. $38.00-42.00.
19 Axiom Brass Quintet, The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center, 601 Main Street, St, Joseph. 7:30pm. $7.00-20.00. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6-30 Annual Glass Show, Water Street Gallery, 98 Center Street, Douglas. 269-857-8485.
20 Saugatuck-Douglas Holiday Preview, free trolley service to both downtown shopping areas. Noon-9pm.
20 Holiday Open House, downtown Holland. 6pm-9pm. 616-988-6187. Carolers, roasting chestnuts, free gift wrapping.
26 Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and visit from Santa, Wicks Park, Saugatuck. 5pm. 269-857-1626.
26 Holiday Kerstmarkt, Eighth Street Market Place, Holland. 10am-8pm. 616-394-0000. Open-air Christmas market.
26-27 Carriage Rides in downtown Saugatuck-Douglas. 269-857-1626.
26-27 Christmas at the Flywheelers. Michigan Flywheelers Museum, 06285 68th Street, South Haven. 11/26th: 5pm-8pm, 11/27th:10am-2om. 269-639-2010. Craft bazaar, wagon rides, music.
27 Chicago City Limits. Lake Michigan College Mendel Center, 2755 East Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. 269-927-1221 $20-24.00. Improv comedy show. Cash bar starts at 6pm.
30 Parade of Lights. Santa arrives on 8th Street in downtown Holland. 6:30pm. 616-988-6187.