What’s Happening in Northern Michigan: Fall Fun
It’s the beginning of fall in northern Michigan, and that means that it’s prime time for cider.
Erin Murphy has the latest installment of What’s Happening in Northern Michigan.
The Highlands at Harbor Springs is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 1, as they host a fall-themed day atop the mountain. Their upcoming Harvest Fest event is a full day that starts with a free scenic chairlift ride to Upper Camelot, where you can take in the beautiful fall colors and Pure Michigan views. At the top, there will be activities like Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Burlap Sack Racing, Yard Games, and live music, as well as food and beverages, with a focus on Michigan-made products. A $5 activity wristband will allow access to all the fun events, making this a fun and affordable event this fall.
Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay invites you to visit them for an exclusive wine tasting this fall, taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., now through October. This tasting features five of their top-tier wines, including a traditional method bubbly, limited-production reds, and an ice wine-inspired treat as the grand finale. You can also enjoy a house-made individual charcuterie box with cheese, meat, crackers, and more to enhance your tasting experience. Fall is a great time to explore these delicious wines in the heart of the Traverse Wine Coast.
Terrain Restaurant in Bellaire is gearing up for an exciting fall with four upcoming event dinners for the remainder of 2022. The first of these is the Harvest Dinner, happening on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Harvest Dinner is a celebration of the autumn bounty of northern Michigan and the amazing farmers that Terrain works with. The meal consists of six delicious courses, and optional wine pairings are available, as well as their full bar menu. Tickets can be purchased online, and be sure to grab yours early to secure your spot.