Reasons to play

Zonta Club Applefest

This event includes children’s games, hayrides, crafters, vendors, homemade apple pie, apple cider, apples and doughnuts. Visit for information.

Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, 3909 S. Summerton Road, Mount Pleasant.

Midland Antique Festival

It’s Michigan’s largest antiques and collectible festival with 80 acres of treasures and memories. This has been Michigan’s premier antiques and collectible festival for 50 years. For information, visit

Editor’s note: Please call event venues directly to make sure times and dates haven’t changed due to cancellations and postponements related to COVID-19.

Sept. 26-27 at Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland.

Who’s Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

This one-night performance is a jaw-dropping musical must-see featuring the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band, Who’s Bad?

Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Dow Event Center, 303 Johnson St., Saginaw

Submitted Photos

Dow Center Sundial

Photo by Brandon Sims

Sunset in Saginaw

Photo by Umaiyal Kogulan

Midland Bridge

Photo by Brandon Sims

Wrap up

Education All Around Us

Learning doesn’t have to stop when the school week ends. There are many educational opportunities throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region to feed the brains and stir the souls of students of all ages.


Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art

The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art celebrates the visual arts and sciences by promoting individual participation, appreciation, education and expression. The hands-on Hall of Ideas, rotating exhibitions in the galleries, classes at the Museum Studio School, community outreach programs and special events are all components in the museum’s programming. Located at the Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 W. St. Andrews St. in Midland, the museum welcomes over 50,000 visitors to its galleries each year.




221 W. Saginaw St.
Lansing MI, 48933

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