by Jill P

 

Welcome to the weekend! There are so many fun things to do this weekend that you won’t want to miss all of the fun.

See our ideas for fall weekend fun, some of our Weekend Picks, and our full weekend event calendar. There is something for everyone in your family this weekend!

Note: This weekend, many of our Weekend Picks include events from our sponsors. We appreciate the support of our sponsors in order to continue to be a resource for our community.

FALL WEEKEND FUN

See our ideas for fall family fun this weekend:

  1. Go apple picking!
  2. Visit a local Fire Station Open House to celebrate Fire Prevention Month.
  3. Head out to a great fall farm and let the kiddos play.
  4. Get lost in a corn maze!
  5. Head to a local farmers’ market and enjoy the bounty of the season.
  6. Find the perfect pumpkin.
  7. Get fresh donuts & apple cider from your favorite farm.
  8. Schedule a Mom’s Night Out with your best mom-friends.

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN

Some of our top picks for this weekend:

FRIDAY

Fri 10/06/2017

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Children’s Consignment Sale JBF Fall 2017 Sales Event

Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Fri 10/06/2017

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Art Hop

Downtown Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI

SATURDAY

Sat 10/07/2017 Olde Tyme Harvest Festival

Scotts Mill County Park, Scotts, MI

 

Sat 10/07/2017

9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Children’s Consignment Sale JBF Fall 2017 Sales Event

Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Sat 10/07/2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wolf Lake 90th Birthday Bash

Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Mattawan, Michigan

 

Sat 10/07/2017

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Christian Robinson Presents: “When’s My Birthday?”

Bookbug, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Sat 10/07/2017

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Birds of Prey – LIVE!

W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Augusta, MI

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Instrument Petting Zoo at the Family Discovery Series Concert, photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

SUNDAY

Sun 10/08/2017

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All Hallows in the Park (Celery Flats Historical Tours Series)

Celery Flats Historic Area, Portage, MI

 

Sun 10/08/2017

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SIZZLE, GLOW, AND ATTRACT!

Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Sun 10/08/2017

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Family Discovery Hike

Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Sun 10/08/2017

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Gerswhin’s Magic Key: Family Discovery Series Concert

Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI

FALL FAMILY FUN!

See our recent articles to make the most of your fall weekend time together:

Great Fall Donut and Cider Spots in SW Michigan

 

October Free or Cheap Family Fun Around Kalamazoo

 

The Ultimate Kalamazoo Fall Bucket List

 

2017 Guide to Area Corn Mazes in SW Michigan – Get Lost in the Fun!

 

Head Out to One of These Fall Festivals With Your Family

 

 

2017 Fall Mom to Mom Sales & Consignment Sales

 

 

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EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

Friday October 6, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMFlick's Family Film Festival
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
10:00 AMFREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
10:00 AMMusic and Movement
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMPlainwell's Farmers' Market
10:15 AMPreschool Storytime!
10:30 AMFamily Storytime
10:30 AMPlay and Learn
10:30 AMSpanish Language Storytime
4:00 PMChildren's Consignment Sale JBF Fall 2017 Sales Event
4:00 PMTeen Advisory Board
4:00 PMTeen Scene
5:00 PMArt Hop
5:00 PMEveryone's A Member Day at the KIA
5:00 PMFifties Fall Fest

Saturday October 7, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMFlick's Family Film Festival
12:00 AMOlde Tyme Harvest Festival
12:00 AMWMU Bronco Soccer Fest
7:00 AMKalamazoo Farmers Market
8:00 AMBird Banding Up Close
8:00 AMOtsego City Farmers Market
8:00 AMTexas Township Farmers Market
9:00 AMAlamo Farmers & Crafters’ Market
9:00 AMBattle Creek Farmers Market
9:00 AMChildren's Consignment Sale JBF Fall 2017 Sales Event
9:00 AMHome Depot Workshop
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:00 AMSt. Joe Farmers Market
10:00 AMCreature Feature
10:00 AMFREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMWolf Lake 90th Birthday Bash
10:30 AMLEGO at the Library
11:00 AMChristian Robinson Presents: "When's My Birthday?"
11:00 AMComstock Fire Department Open House
11:00 AMFall Festival & Open House
11:00 AMHaunted Adventure
11:00 AMPoky Little Puppy Storytime
1:00 PMBirds of Prey – LIVE!
2:00 PMFirst Saturday @ KPL
4:00 PMLEGO Make & Take Activity Featuring LEGO Ninjago

Sunday October 8, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMFlick's Family Film Festival
12:00 AMOlde Tyme Harvest Festival
8:00 AMChildren's Consignment Sale JBF Fall 2017 Sales Event
9:00 AMPancakes & Pins
9:00 AMPaw Paw Farmer's Market
10:00 AMFREE Weekend Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMPortage Market
11:00 AMThree Rivers Area Fall Color Tour
12:00 PMAll Hallows in the Park (Celery Flats Historical Tours Series)
12:00 PMHaunted Adventure
12:00 PMOctober Cider Sundays at Historic Bowens Mills
12:00 PMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
1:30 PMSIZZLE, GLOW, AND ATTRACT!
2:00 PMFamily Discovery Hike
3:00 PMGerswhin's Magic Key: Family Discovery Series Concert
3:30 PMSouthwest Michigan Land Conservancy and Little Adventurers' Club Fluffernutter Tike Hike

Need more ideas for family fun? Remember to check our Events Calendar at KZOOkids.com. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?

 

By | 2017-10-06T09:06:38+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Weekend Picks|Comments Off on Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: October 6-8

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. KZOOkids.com was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.