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Jacob’s Farm – Corn Maze – Traverse City – August 15 thru October, 2021

Jacob's Farm - Corn Maze
We are so excited for our grand opening of our #CornMaze in Traverse City August 15th! This years theme is #Motown! Explore our maze and farm with your friends and family!
Don’t forget to come hungry and thirsty! We have everything you need!

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At Jacob’s Farm we spare nothing to assure that your experience will create lasting memories. We employ ten acres of farmland to create this experience and develop our plan using computer aided design technology and GPS to insure that everything is just right.

Our maze design is changed each year and information contained within the maze reflects this design. Plan on being entertained for as long as two hours as you navigate the trails. This A-MAZE-ING adventure opens in late August and runs all the way through October.

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General Admission $12.00
Children ages 5-11 $8.00
Under 4 Free
Groups of 20 or more $9.00 per person (book in advance)

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Tractor Rides are also available for $2 per person

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Jacob’s Corn Maze On Facebook

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Jacob’s Corn Maze – Photos via Instagram

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Frankfort Beer Week – October 4 – 9, 2021

Frankfort Beer WeekWelcome to the 8th Annual Frankfort Beer Week!

Save the date for the 8th Annual Frankfort Beer Week! Celebrate all that is great about Michigan Craft Beer and the incredible food scene in the charming, coastal city of Frankfort and neighboring village of Elberta.

Those who appreciate craft beer and delicious food know the best things come from small-batch attention and creativity from people who care about the total experience.

Celebrate beer. Celebrate life. Celebrate Frankfort.

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Grand Hotel – Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend – October 8 -10, 2021

Grand Hotel - Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend

Raise a glass this October for Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend. Join Grand Hotel Master Sommelier, Elizabeth Schweitzer, on Mackinac Island for this special weekend featuring Michigan wines. More details will be coming soon!

The weekend will begin with a Welcome Reception, followed by dinner in the Main Dining Room. On Saturday, enjoy breakfast in the Main Dining Room followed by morning and early afternoon themed wine seminars.

Later that evening, enjoy featured wines at a special private dinner. Afterward sip demitasse, enjoy musical entertainment in the Terrace Room or gather with friends in the Cupola Bar.

This package usually sells out, make your reservation soon!

Featured Winery:
This years featured winery for our Fall Wine Appreciation weekend is Trinchero Family Estates. Trinchero Family Estates has been family owned and operated since 1948 in the heart of Napa Valley. They are a global presence and have created over 50 wine and spirit brands. Follow Trinchero Family Estates on Facebook for more exciting news!

Barry Wiss, President of Trade Relations for Trinchero Family Estates
Barry Wiss will be hosting this years Fall Wine Appreciation Weekend. He has been working with Trinchero Family Estates since 1995, starting as the Senior Director of Hospitality and Education and is now the President of Trade Relations. Barry has established an innovative and creative education program combining culinary and wine expertise, Vine to Dine. Read more about Barry here.

Elizabeth Schweitzer, Master Sommelier at Grand Hotel
The eighth woman Sommelier in the world, Elizabeth enjoys sharing her vast knowledge every season with our guests during this special themed weekend. You can also find her in our Main Dining Room helping you choose the perfect wine during your meal every evening.

Learn More About Our Master Sommelier

Additionally, Grand Hotel’s Salle à Manger was recently awarded an Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator for another consecutive year. It recognizes Grand Hotel’s well-chosen assortment of quality producers and list of choices that satisfy discerning wine lovers.

Arrive Friday, October 8 • Depart Sunday, October 10, 2021

Package Price:

  • Rates starting at $1,538.00 per couple; $1,388.00 single

Additional Pricing:

  • Take advantage of our lowest rate this season and stay additional nights October 7 and/or 10 for $329 per night, based on double occupancy. The additional nights include breakfast and dinner.

Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All resort amenities
  • Friday evening Welcome Reception
  • Themed wine seminars
  • Saturday evening special dinner (adults only)
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel

*Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy. Regular children’s rates apply. Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment, and an $8.50 per person baggage-handling charge. Extra charges apply for additional adults and children over double occupancy rates. Dates subject to availability.

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Charlevoix Apple Fest – October 8 – 10, 2021


Celebrate the fall harvest at Charlevoix’s annual Apple Festival. This annual celebration gives you the chance to enjoy freshly harvested apples and other fall products. Don’t miss out on each of these of the following fun activities.

Farmer’s Market

Apple Fest is a great time to shop fresh and local. Visit the market for pumpkins, mums, squash, jam, maple syrup, pies, bagels, mustard, crepes, cider, honey, meats, eggs, soups, a variety of baked goods, and more – All locally grown and produced.

Food Booths

Local non-profit organizations will be on site to tempt you with hot food items such as chili, hot dogs, apple flappens, soup, Irish apple cake, hot cocoa, and kielbasa.

Arts and Crafts Show

One of Charlevoix’s most popular events! The Arts and Crafts show has grown in size! There will be 170 artists in East Park, Bridge Park, and Mason Street selling one of a kind items. This is a great chance to stock up on holiday gifts for everyone on your shopping list.

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Crystal Mountain – Fall Fun Saturday – October 9, 2021

Get outside and have some family fun during our Fall Fun Saturdays! Join us on Saturday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 for a day full of fall activities that everyone is sure to enjoy.

Saturday Schedule

9am – 5pm, Bike Rental at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Take a bike ride around the resort to see all of the beautiful fall colors! $15 per bike, per hour.

9am – 5pm, Disc Golf at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Challenge your family and friends to a fun game of disc golf ! Our course begins at the top of Loki, so soak in the views and enjoy an afternoon outdoors. $15 per set of rental discs.

10am, Fall Sand Art
Meet us at the Mountain Adventure Zone to start your sand creation! $5 per person.

10am – 2pm, Edge Adventure Course
Cross a rickety bridge, jump swing to swing, balance on the Burma Bridge, all before sailing over the pool on a 130-foot zipline! $15 per person for a 2-lap pass. Reservations are required, call 888-968-7686 ext. 7000. Learn more »

11am – 6pm, Alpine Slide (Available Saturdays only thru October 23)
Slide down the mountain on Michigan’s only Alpine Slide ! $20 per person for an unlimited 1-hour block of sliding. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm: Archery
Take aim with a bow and arrow for this family friendly activity. Archery is $15 per person, geared for ages 7 and up. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

1 – 5pm, Wagon Rides at the Park at Water’s Edge
View the fall colors around the core of the resort by wagon, led by a team of gentle Belgian Draft Horses. $12 per person, ages 3 and under free with a paying adult. Reservations required, call 888-968-7686 ext. 7500. Check in at the Park at Water’s Edge.

3pm: Archery Tag
Combine dodgeball with archery for this new, fast paced activity. Foam tipped arrows and inflatable barriers with protective head gear keep participants safe. $15 per person, geared for ages 10+. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »

3 – 5pm, Vertical Edge Climbing Wall
Our Vertical Edge Climbing Wall is an exciting 32’ climbing wall located in the Park at Water’s Edge. $15 per person. Reservations required, call the Mountain Adventure Zone at 888-968-7686 ext. 7500. Learn more »

3 – 7pm, Fall Chairlift Rides – Online Purchasing Coming Soon!
Check out the beautiful views of three counties during peak color season! $10 per person (Ages 8 and under are free with a riding adult). Learn more »

4:30pm and 5:30pm, Outdoor Laser Tag at the Mountain Adventure Zone
Challenge your crew to this heart racing, adrenaline pumping adventure! Outdoor Laser Tag is $15 per person, geared for ages 6 and up. Reservations are required and may be purchased online, in advance. Buy Online »


Specialty Events: October 16, 23, 30 Only

Pumpkin Carving

12-4pm: Visit the Mountain Adventure Zone for your perfect pumpkin! Pumpkins are just $5 each.

Scarecrow Walk

Daylight Hours: This free activity is fun for all ages! Grab a map from the Mountain Adventure Zone and explore the resort for our themed scarecrows. Our resort staff have built the scarecrows for this fun competition! Vote for your favorite and watch for the winner on our social media channels.

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