Saturday, October 5, 2013 - from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photos from past years
RAIN UPDATE, NOON: The forecast now says it probably won't rain until 5 or 6 p.m. - and the festival ends at 4 p.m. The library is hosting pumpkin painting and kids games until 2 p.m. in front of Country Now & Then at 211 Water St. The horse-drawn hayrides and the live music have been cancelled.
The Harvest Festival is held in Boyne City's downtown with music, crafts and fall produce, and is jointly organized by Boyne City Main Street and the Boyne Area Chamber. The entire Boyne City Farmers Market will move to Water and Lake Streets from 8 a.m. to noon. The farm market booths will sell a variety of apples and other harvest items including pumpkins, squash, apple butter, jam, honey and cider. Portions of Water Street will be closed to traffic during the festival to make room for the Farmers Market, music and more than 30 arts and craft vendors.
The festival will also include folk art demonstrations, children's games, hay rides from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a scarecrow-making contest (application) for residents and businesses. Festival hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Local churches and non-profit organizations that would like to participate by organizing children's games or harvest crafts are encouraged to contact the Boyne Area Chamber at 582-6222. Arts & Crafts Vendor Application.
New this year - a fall color version of the Charlevoix Area Humane Society's 5k walk/run with your dog. Details & registration form.
> MUSIC - 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Younce Guitar Duo
Charles & Jerry Millard
Harbor Hoe Down, leading a Dance Circle in the Kids Games area
> MUSIC - 12 noon to 2 p.m.
Wyatt & Shari Knapp
> MUSIC - 2 to 4 p.m.
Denny and Spectrum
THROUGHOUT THE DAY:
THE NIGHT BEFORE: Freshwater Art Gallery kicks off its concert season with the Thornetta Davis Trio at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 217 S. Lake St., 231-582-2588.
Sponsored by Boyne City Main Street Program and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce
www.boyneharvestfestival.com * 231-582-6222