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Weekend Top 5 - Oct. 4 - Oct. 6

Posted at 5:30 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 05:30:23-04

LANSING, Mich. — Each week we put together a list of some of the top things to do in Mid-Michigan. Check out our Weekend Top 5 you will not want to miss!

Board of Water and Light Chili Cook Off

Board of Water and Light Chili Cook Off
Local businesses compete to win the hearts, palates and votes of attendees. Competitors showcase culinary skills at a downtown party with chili, cold beer, margarita's and live bands.

October 4, 2019
Location: 505 E. Michigan Ave., Cooley Law School Stadium, MI
Time: 5:30 PM

Blocktober Party in Old Town
Join us for a revamped version of Oktoberfest with our block party for adults. This 21+ event features music, food, beer (including Old Town's Ozone Brewery), axe throwing and your favorite games from Oktoberfest.

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Recurring daily
Location: 1232 Turner St., Old Town Commercial Association, MI
Phone: 517-485-4283
Time: 4:00 PM

Zombie Walk Jackson Revived
Come walk with the undead this year in our Game of Thrones theme Zombie Walk! Any zombie is welcome and you DO NOT have to dress up as GOT or a White Walker!
October 5, 2019
Commonwealth Commerce Center
209 E. Washington Ave. Jackson, MI 49201

Michigan State University National Fossil Day & Dino Dash

The MSU Museum celebrates National Fossil Day on Sunday, October 6, 2019, noon-4 p.m., an afternoon of fossil fun!

Join us for the MSU Federal Credit Union Dinosaur Dash from 10:00 a.m. - noon before the National Fossil Day celebration!

October 6, 2019
Location: 409 W. Circle Dr., MSU Museum, MI
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Price: $8 - $30

Peacock Farm Fall Family Fun on the Farm~American Revolution Reenactment

American Revolution Reenactment

This is the colonial period 1750-1780. This is a living history encampment that will include demonstrations of period trades, crafts, cooking, music, mock battle scenarios, artillery, and more!


Fall Fun on the Farm

We will be officially open for our fall activities from October 5th to October 31st. Week Day admission will include a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, visiting the animal park, and more. Weekends we will be having pig races, a ride in the train with a fun mock train robbery, fresh donuts from the donut hut, great food in the food trough and much more!

Saturday & Sunday Activities (Admission $12 per person)

  • Head to Pork Chop Downs for the Pig Races
  • Wagon ride to the Pumpkin Patch
  • Pony Rides
  • Visit with over 50 animals in the Animal Park, including baby animals in the baby barn
  • Explore the Mazes
  • Ride the Train (Hold on to your trinkets, we hear there is a band of thieves hiding in the woods somewhere!)
  • Test your skills at the Cowboy Games
  • See how fast you can race your duck at the duck races
  • Try your target skills at the apple slingshot
  • Climb the hay mound
  • And much more..

*Prices are subject to change without prior notification

Pets are welcome! Bring your dog, but on a leash!

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
Recurring daily
Location: 11854 Peacock Rd., Peacock Road Family Farm, MI
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Price: See description

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