Saturday, October 4, 2014
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photos from past years
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.
Continuing this year - a fall color version of the Charlevoix Area Humane Society's 5k walk/run with your dog. Details & registration form.
> MUSIC - 12 noon to 2 p.m.
> MUSIC - 2 to 4 p.m.
THROUGHOUT THE DAY:
Freshwater Art Gallery kicks off its concert season at 8 p.m. Saturday with a performance by singer-songwriter Steve Poltz. Poltz hails from San Diego and co-wrote with his former girlfriend Jewel the 1997 mega-hit "You Were Meant For Me." Freshwater is located at 217 S. Lake St., Boyne City, phone 231-582-2588.
Sponsored by Boyne City Main Street Program and Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce
www.boyneharvestfestival.com * 231-582-6222