All Month Long ~ ~ ~Veen Observatory Public Viewing and Tours ** Click here for times and dates ~ Lowell ~ Kent County TerryBerry Gallery ** Mon.-Fri. 8:00am - 5:00pm ~ Grand Rapids ~ Kent County "Natures Nursey" (Kids Korner): Fall Trail Trips for Kids to learn our natural resources and the changing ecology. ** ~ Lake Orion ~ Oakland County
1st - Suttons Bay Laughing Club ** 4:00pm ~ Suttons Bay ~ Leelanau County Bottle & Insulator Show ** 9:00am - 3:00pm ~ Auburn Hills ~ Oakland County Out of the Darkness Community Walk Metro Detroit ** 12:05pm - 3:00pm ~ Milford ~ Wayne County The Great Gathering ** ~ Dundee ~ Lenawee County 44th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show ** 9:30am - 5:00pm ~ Lansing ~ Ingham County
1942 The first B-24 bomber rolls off an assembly line near Ypsilanti.
2nd - Yom Kippur
1873 The cornerstone for the new State Capital is laid.
3rd - Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part One: What To Know ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1864 The 29th Michigan Infantry is mustered into federal service.
4th - Livery Poetry Slam ** 7:00pm - 9:30pm ~ Benton Harbor ~ Berrien County
1641 Sault Ste. Marie is founded by Fathers Isaac Jogues and Charles Raymbault, French Jesuit missionaries. Today, it is the one of the oldest European settlements in North America.
5th - Ragamala Dance: Sethu ** 7:30 PM ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County "Dessert First" Hustle Dance ** 5:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Livonia ~ Wayne County
1813 Americans defeat the British at the Battle of the Thames.
6th - Recovery Small Group Bible Study Making a Difference! ** 7 - 8:30 PM ~ Highland ~ Oakland County
1972 Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is officially dedicated. The park encompasses more than 70,000 acres along the Lake Superior shore from Munising to Grand Marais.
7th - 1st Day of Sukkot Vinyard Raids III - What a Bunch of Wine-rs... ** 10:00am - 4:00pm ~ Paw Paw ~ Van Buren County
1935 The Detroit Tigers win their first wold championship over the Chicago Cubs, 4-3 in game six.
8th - Chris Botti, trumpeter ** 7:00 PM ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Share The Harvest ** 12:00pm - 5:00pm ~ Hickory Corners ~ Kalamazoo County H.O.P.E. Conference 2006 ** 10:00 AM ~ Burton ~ Genesee County
1862 Michigan soldiers fight at Perryville, Kentucky.
9th - Columbus Day ** Canada Thanksgiving Day H.O.P.E. Conference 2006 ** 7:00 PM ~ Burton ~ Genesee County
1782 Lewis Cass is born.
10th - Chonda Pierce Concert ** 7:00 P.M. ~ Birch Run ~ Saginaw County Bach's Lunch: Kentwood Senior Singers ** Noon - 1:00pm ~ Grand Rapids ~ Kent County Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part Two: What To Do ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County H.O.P.E. Conference 2006 ** 7:00 PM ~ Burton ~ Genesee County
1968 The Detroit Tigers win the Wold Series in game 7 against St. Louis Cardinals.
11th - An Evening of Classic Lily Tomlin ** 7:30 PM ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County H.O.P.E. Conference 2006 ** 7:00 PM ~ Burton ~ Genesee County
1974 The Detroit Wheels go flat.
12th - American Lung Association - Rat Pack is Back! ** 6:00pm VIP Dinner &/or 8:00pm Show ~ Detroit ~ Wayne County Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For ** 7:45am - 1:30pm ~ Dearborn ~ Wayne County
1973 Gerald R. Ford is nominated to the vice presidency.
13th - CeCe Winans ** 8:00 PM ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County "Tricks or Treats" Halloween Costume Party & Silent Auction ** 7:30pm - 11:30pm ~ Grand Blanc ~ Genesee County 100th Annual Austin Blair Dinner ** 7:00pm ~ Big Rapids ~ Mecosta County
Healing Touch for Animals Workshop, Level 1 ** 6:00pm - 10pm ~ Rochester ~ Oakland County Recovery Small Group Bible Study Making a Difference! ** 7 - 8:30 PM ~ Highland ~ Oakland County
Annual Fall Festival ** 5 - 8 PM ~ Mason ~ Ingham County
1862 The Sixth Michigan Cavalry is organized.
14th - Shemini Atzeret "An Evening Made For Music!" ** 7:00 PM ~ Cadillac ~ Wexford County Troy High School Reunion - Class of 1986 ** 6PM - Midnight ~ Troy ~ Oakland County Women's Anti-abduction & Self Defense Seminar ** 10:30am - 3:30pm ~ Livonia ~ Wayne County Healing Touch for Animals Workshop, Level 1 ** 9:00am - 5:30pm ~ Rochester ~ Oakland County
1960 John F. Kennedy visits Ann Arbor.
Grand Bridal Expo ** 10AM - 4PM ~ Charlevoix ~ Charlevoix County
Michigan Chamber Music Society ** 3:00 PM ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Suttons Bay Laughing Club ** 4:00pm ~ Suttons Bay ~ Leelanau County Healing Touch for Animals Workshop, Level 1 ** 9:00am - 5:30pm ~ Metamora ~ Oakland County
1814 William Woodbridge becomes territorial secretary.
1861 More troops go to war.
17th - PIPPIN ** 7:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Holiday Tea at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House ~ Harvest Tea ** ~ Hickory Corners ~ Calhoun County
1899 President William McKinley visits Three Oaks.
18th - Tiempo Libre - Latin Band ** 7:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County PIPPIN ** 7:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County OPERATUNITY ** 6:00pm ~ Grand Rapids ~ Kent CountyLivery Poetry Slam ** 7:00pm - 9:30pm ~ Benton Harbor ~ Berrien County
1942 William Horton is born.
19th - PIPPIN ** 7:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Vintage Halloween - Songs and Stories ** 7:00pm ~ Frankenmuth ~ Saginaw County How to Get A Line of Credit for Real Estate. ** 5:30pm - 9:30pm ~ Livonia ~ Wayne County
1875 Zachariah Chandler is named secretary of the Interior.
20th - Ransom Street Big Band Ballroom Swing ** 7:30 P.M. ~ Grand Rapids ~ Kent County PIPPIN ** 8:00pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Recovery Small Group Bible Study Making a Difference! ** 7 - 8:30 PM ~ Highland ~ Oakland County
1994 Marie-Theresa Guyon-Cadillac is inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame.
21th - DiwaliHalloween Tea ** 11:30AM ~ Washington ~ Macomb County Ellis Marsalis ** 8:00pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County PIPPIN ** 2:00pm & 8:00pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Women's Economic Power Day ** 8:00am - 6:00pm ~ Troy ~ Oakland County OKTOBERFEST ** 6PM - Midnight ~ Benton Harbor ~ Berrien County 14th Annual Heritage Craft and Quilt Show ** 10AM - 4PM ~ Snover ~ Sanilac County
1842 Will Carleton is born.
22th - Sunday Brunch at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House ** 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm seatings
1864 Chelsea is incorporated.
Entrée selections include a ham carving station, baked salmon with lemon and béarnaise sauce, southwest chicken with mild fresh salsa and London broil smothered in onions. Buffet choices are fresh fruit, fresh salad greens, mixed steamed vegetables, steamed redskin potatoes, and assorted breads and desserts. Breakfast items include a made-to-order omelet station, pancakes, waffles, bacon, American fries and pastries. Brunch prices are $16.95 for adults, $15.95 for seniors, $9.95 for children five through 12 years, and children 4 years and younger are free. Tax and gratuity not included. Reservations are requested. To reserve a table, please call 269-671-2400 or e-mail: [email protected]. Additional KBS special events can be found at www.kbs.msu.edu LOCATION: 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Kalamazoo County, MI, 49060, (269) 671-2263 PIPPIN ** 1:00pm & 6:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County
23th - World View Lecture Series: David McCullough ** 7:30pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Detroit Area Investment Seminar ** 6PM - 8PM ~ Southfield ~ Oakland County New Investor Real Estate Club ** 6:00pm - 8:00pm ~ Southfield ~ Oakland County
1949 The Lions beat the Cardinals 24-17.
24th - Ramadan Ends (Eid al-Fitr) Kellogg Biological Station Presents Program about Endagered Species & Agriculture: Featuring Dr. Joan Rose ** 7:30pm ~ Hickory Corners ~ Calhoun County Addiction 101 ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1901 Annie Edson Taylor rides Niagara Falls and survives.
1889 The Peninsulas are linked by an underwater telephone cable.
1864 The 28th Michigan Infantry leaves for war.
27th - Kids Halloween Party ** 7:00 P.M. ~ Washington ~ Macomb County Scrapbook - - Crop, Shop & Relax ** 9AM - 11PM ~ Davison ~ Alcona County Recovery Small Group Bible Study Making a Difference! ** 7 - 8:30 PM ~ Highland ~ Oakland County
1992 The Keweenaw National Historic Park is established.
28th - Scrapbook - - Crop, Shop & Relax ** 9AM - 11PM ~ Davison ~ Alcona County Skidway Lake/Mills Township Spooktacular Halloween Parade ** 4 PM ~ Skidway Lake ~ Ogemaw County
1912 Man and woman get married "on the fly". Art Smith and Aimee Cour left Fort Wayne, Indiana, in a biplane. After crash-landing on the campus of Hillsdale College, the injured couple went to a Presbyterian church where they were married, completing the first aerial elopement.
29th - Daylight Saving Time Ends Act One Family Series: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie ** 1:30pm - 4:00pm ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County Restoring Faith ... Building Hope Annual Charity Dinner ** 6:00pm - 9:00pm ~ St. Clair Shores ~ Macomb County Halloween At Camp Copneconic ** 1:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Fenton ~ Genesee County
1813 Lewis Cass is appointed territorial governor.
30th - World View LEcture Series: Richard Monette ** 7:30 P.M. ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County
1863 Drafting continues in Michigan.
31th - Halloween MAMMIA MIA! ** 7:30 P.M. ~ East Lansing ~ Ingham County
1926 Harry Houdini dies in Detroit.
All Michigan history is courtesy of Michigan History Magazine.