Celebrate the region's abundant fall harvest by stomping grapes, picking apples, dancing in a vineyard, catching a parade -- the options are nearly limitless. Read on for more ideas on how to best spend this glorious September weekend.
Head to the Allegan County Fair for live music, delicious treats, thrilling rides and nonstop end-of-summer entertainment (through Sept 15)
Dash to the finish line of the pint-sized Little Feet, Big Feat race ahead of the Mt Baldhead Challenge in Douglas
Explore historic replicas of the Nina and Pinta tall ships docked at the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven (extended through Sunday)
Cheer on the mile-long fun run and meet community members and police officers during the Back the Blue event in St Joe
Mark the Lemon Creek grape harvest with a family-friendly lineup of dancing, hayrides, food and more in Berrien Springs
Stomp grapes and celebrate the season at the Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival (through Saturday)
Get your tractor fix at the Touch A Tractor event at Gull Meadow Farms near Kzoo
Pick apples, visit the pumpkin patch and wander through the corn maze at Overhiser Orchards (our fave!) in Pullman (through Sunday)
Meet everyone's favorite monkey, Curious George, pick apples and nibble some of the best cider donuts around at Robinette's in GR
Head to John Ball Zoo in GR for an entertaining, enlightening Grandparents' Day amongst the wild creatures
Nab a prime spot in downtown Paw Paw to score candy aplenty during the Paw Paw Harvest Parade
Bring Grandma and Grandpa to Stokes Homestead in Grand Junction for fun on the farm on Grandparents' Day
Check out all the fall feels on the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar.