Mid-Michigan entertainment for the weekend of Oct. 20 – 22 and beyond – The Morning Sun


Halloween and fall events continue throughout mid-Michigan. (Photo courtesy of The Henry Ford)


•  Scott Hocking – Ancient Monuments of the Future Past: Through Oct. 27, Baber Room Gallery, Charles V. Park Library, CMU cmich.edu/research/cmu-library/about/exhibits

• “An Explosion of Color”: Through Oct. 31, features the artwork of quilter Linda Craig. Anrt Reach, 111 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, artreachcenter.org

• “Seeking a Pleasant Peninsula: Michigan Migration Stories”: Through Dec. 21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University, cmich.edu/research/clarke-historical-library/exhibitions, 989-774-3864

• Craft and Conversation Harrison: Drop in 1-5 p.m. Mondays, Harrison District Library, 125 W. Beech St., Harrison, hdl.org/events-calendar

• Craft & Conversation Clare: Drop in 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, Pere Marquette District Library, 185 E. 4th St., Clare, pmdl.org


• Belle Donne Piano Duo: 3 p.m. Oct. 22, CMU Music Building, free, cmich.edu/events

• Chelsea Mae Wietfeldt: 7 p.m. Oct. 26, The Trap Door, 591 N. McEwan St., Clare


• Laugh Your Hats Off: Doors open 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, comedy and food from local vendors, benefits Humane Animal Treatment Society, $50 per person, Pohlcat Golf Course, 6595 E. Airport Road, Mt Pleasant,hatsweb.org/laughyourhatsoff

Farmers & Crafts Markets

• Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market: 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday (final week), Island Park, 331 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, facebook.com/mpfarmersmarket

• Alma Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 28, gratiotfarmersmarkets.com/alma.html

Halloween Events

• Halloween Carnival: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 20, Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum, $8-$10, 5093 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, mpdiscoverymuseum.org/museum-events/mpdm-halloween-carnival-2023

• Deadwood Grove: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21, Mid Michigan College Harrison Campus, $10/person, $5 12 and under, Poet Family Outdoor Education Center, 1375 S. Clare Ave., Harrison

• The Clare Witch Project: 7-10:30 p.m. Oct. 21, $8/person, ages 5 and under free, Camp Rotary, 3201 S. Clare Ave., Clare

• Cryptozoology of the Great Lakes: 6 p.m. Oct. 23, potential Great Lakes monster sightings, with author, instructor, and paranormal journalist Shetan Noir, Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University, Mt. Pleasant, crdl.org/events/upcoming

• Downtown Trick or Treating: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 26, downtown St. Louis businesses, for ages 12 and under, stlouismi.com/events/downtown-trick-or-treat

• Terror on 27: 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and 7:30-10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29, 8691 S. Bagley Road, Ashley, tickets range from $10 to $25, terroron27.com

Kids, Teens & Families

• Lego League: 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, free, Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum, 5093 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, mpdiscoverymuseum.org, 989-317-3221

• Kids at Art: 4-5 p.m. Thursdays, Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum, 5093 E. Remus Road, Mt. Pleasant, mpdscoverymuseum.org, 989-317-3221


• Cards & Coffee: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursdays, Pere Marquette District Library, 185 E. 4th St., Clare.


• Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids. grpm.org/iceagesnow, 616-929-1700

• Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum: 7400 Bay Road, University Center, marshallfredericks.org, 989-964-7125

• Saginaw Art Museum: 1126 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, saginawartmuseum.org, 989-754-2491

Pumpkin Patches

• Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, 3909 S. Summerton Road, Mt. Pleasant, open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., facebook.com/Papas-Pumpkin-Patch-100064677578647, 989-773-4345

• Uncle John’s Cider Mill, 8614 N. US127, open into November, ujcidermill.com/calendar, 989-224-3686


• Glow in the Park 5K: 7 p.m. start at Island Park, 331 N Main St., Mt. Pleasant, facebook.com/mtpparksandrec


• “Sweeney Todd”: 7 p.m. Oct. 20 & 21; $15, The Broadway Players, Broadway Theatre, 216 E. Broadway St., Mt Pleasant, friendsofthebroadway.org, 989-772-2075.

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