Under the HarVest Moon

Under the HarVest  Moon 
 Saturday, October 9 10 to 4 pm 
 STEVE’S RUN . . .Hosted by Southwestern Michigan College Athletics, the acclaimed run steps off at 8:30 am at City Hall. To register, visit RunSignUp.com/StevesRun 
FESTIVAL OPENS AT 10. . . View Vintage Farm Tractors, shop our Autumn Marketplace of antiques, handmade goods, produce & baked goods, and enjoy The Taste of Michigan, wine & craft brew, all open until 4 pm. 
10-12 . .Dowagiac District Library’s costumed character passes out free children’s books!  
 10-4. . Enjoy the music of The Pride, featuring Dave Bolin and Dennis Ferrier. Commercial and Front Street.   
 10-4 . Children’s Pumpkin Decorating hosted by Green Dance Academy.  Open to first 150 children up to 6th grade.   
 10-4. . . Visit Hidden Acres Petting Farm at Beckwith Park, also featuring Herman the Tortoise and kitten adoption.    
 10-4 . . .Youth Archery hosted by Dowagiac Conservation Club.  Open to 5 to 16 year olds.  
 10-4. . . Children enjoy our Carnival Wall of Games!  
 10-4. . . Pumpkin Carving hosted by Cass County Democrats.   
 10-4 . . Lumberjax Urban Axe Throwing.   Try  your hand at this popular sport, where steel flies like a bald eagle!   
 10-4. . . St. Joe Valley Forgers present blacksmithing demos.  
10-4. . . Family tours of the Smoke House & fire safety tips,  presented by Dowagiac Fire Department. 
 10-4 . . Tour the city by horse-drawn wagon.   
 10-4. . Ausra Equipment combine, Steiger tractor & Kubota display.    11-4. .Earl’s BBQ grills mouth-watering ribs, chicken and pulled pork, as Tienda y Taqueria Del Rey serves its favorite Mexican dishes as a fundraiser for Positively Dance.   
 10-4. . . Hot cider & caramel apples served by Caruso’s.  Also featuring cinnamon ice cream topped w/ warm apples, pecans & caramel!  
 10-4. . . At Wright’s Farm Market booth you’ll find pumpkin ice cream and apple dumplings, along with its jams, jellies, salsas, jerky, beef sticks & summer sausage!  
 10-5. . . Children receive a Take and Make at Home Craft at Who Knew? Consignment.   
 10-5. . . Fiber Fun!  At Yarn on Front learn to knit or crochet a pair of hand warmers.  Grab a friend & have some fiber fun at this free event!  
 10-5. . . Taste of Michigan Wine & Craft Brew hosted by Wounded      Minnow Saloon on the patio.  Dollar tastings.  Enjoy stuffed acorn squash & 4 seasonal soups!    
 11-Noon . . . Dance into autumn with Green Dance Academy & Positively Dance on Beeson Street.   
 11-3. . .Meet the festival’s Good Witch from Fairytale Friends! 
 Noon-12:30 . . .Healthy Vibes Sister Lakes presents Cardio Drumming on Beeson Street.   
 12:30-1:30. .  . Miss Michele & Co. performance on Beeson Street. 
 Thru 4 pm . . . The Autumn Marketplace continues through 4 pm. 
 Our Proud Sponsors . . . 
 As the host of Under the Harvest Moon, the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce extends its sincere appreciation to our corporate & in-kind sponsors. . .
Creative Vinyl Signs                       
Marion Magnolia Farms 
Dowagiac Area History Museum     
Mennel Milling Co. of Michigan 
Dussel’s Farm Market                   
Southwestern Michigan College Athletics       
Forest Glen Assisted Living         
 US Lumber Company       
Hale’s Hardware                           
William’s A-1 Expert Tree Service     
J&H Oil Company                           
Wright’s  Farm Market       
Leader Publications   

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