Kalamazoo Events Calendar for Families: October 2021

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No Tricks- Fall has arrived in Kalamazoo. Events for October, Listed.

Fall is in full swing and we are here for the donuts, corn mazes, vibrant leaves and sweater weather.

Let the kids pick out their costumes and gear up for spooky events, piles of candy and more fall fun.

Let us know if you have any Kalamazoo events for October to add!

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Top Things to Do in October

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Friday, Oct 1
11:00 am

Grab your family and go on a hunt through the streets of Galesburg to find all of the pages of the book! Start at the library. Prizes for finishers/participants.

Saturday, Oct 2
9:00 am

Register for a 45 minute time slot at 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, or 2pm for our fall catch and release kids fishing program! Ages 3-16

Sunday, Oct 3
10:00 am
Top Pick Event in Portage, MI

Fall Festival at Celery Flats Park

Enjoy a day full of fall activities! Glass blowing, pumpkin painting, crafts, petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more!

Wednesday, Oct 6
10:30 am

Fun, hands-on, interactive STEAM activities for young children ages 3-5.

Sunday, Oct 10
2:00 pm

Explore the forest floor through log rolling to learn more about this critical life process. FREE, registration required.

Monday, Oct 11
11:00 am

Flip through magazines and chat while your kids have supervised playtime nearby.

Thursday, Oct 14
6:00 pm

Bring in the can of the week, and pay only $5 for admission!

Saturday, Oct 16
8:00 pm

We are bringing Hocus Pocus back to Kalamazoo State Theatre, Saturday, October 16th!

Sunday, Oct 17
12:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Marshall, MI

Haunted Adventure at Cornwell's Turkeyville

Join us for a day of fun spooky adventures. Ticket includes haunted barn, spooky hay ride and corn maze. Apple cider and homemade donuts are available also.

Tuesday, Oct 19
10:00 am

Make-and-take Sand Candles! Kids will get to explore the different colors and fragrances, then mix and match to create their very own layered candle. ​$10/candle

Wednesday, Oct 20
7:00 pm

A self-guided hike at your own pace on an approximately a 1 mile loop on our most accessible trail lit with luminaries. Registration: $10/non-member adult, $7/non-member child

Friday, Oct 22
5:30 pm

Wind your way though the Trick or Treat Trail, picking up treats along the way! FREE, registration required. Don't forget to bring a bag or bucket.

Saturday, Oct 23
4:30 pm

The K-Wings celebrate their 47th Home Opener with the annual Fan Fest! Including live music, the popular smash car, a player red carpet, and new this year, axe throwing.

Sunday, Oct 24
3:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Kalamazoo, MI

Moana Jr.! at Center Stage Theatre

Join Center Stage Theatre as we bring the community “back to the arts” this Fall with our youth production, Moana Jr.! $12/adult, $10/student

Tuesday, Oct 26
4:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Otsego, MI

STEAM Stations at Otsego District Library

K-5th grade. Stations will be set up to discover fun aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.

Friday, Oct 29
6:30 pm
Top Pick Event in Benton Harbor, MI

Sarett's Spooky Halloween at Sarett Nature Center

Take a stroll through the trails and visit some of our spooky stations. Purchase tickets in advance- $5/person ages 2 & up

Saturday, Oct 30
3:00 pm

Trick-or-treating, a ride through a spooky trail and a drive-in style movie in the park beginning at dusk. FREE

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