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Come for the Colors - Stay for the Fun!

Entertainment for the entire family on Drummond Island!

Published: Friday, October 12, 2012 7:00 am
By: Drummond Island Tourism Association

Every autumn, nature puts on a brilliant show of color on Drummond Island. From bright yellows to vibrant reds, the leaves transform the landscape, showing off their rich and intense hues.
Every year people flock here to take in the fall foliage, to catch a glimpse of nature's splendor.
Now they come not only for the colors - they come for the Festival too!

What's Happening When...

Friday, October 12 2012

3:30pm - 6:30pm
Small but Mighty Carnival
The first ever Carnival on Drummond will open early to give families a sneak peak at all the fun to be had this year!

4:00pm - 7:30pm
Early Bird Specials
Participating Island restaurants. See *Early Bird Specials* page for more info.

Les Cheneaux School Band
opens the evening festivities

6:00pm - 11:00pm
Featured LIVE ENTERTAINMENT in the Big Tent
Ashley Stefanski - Fantastic local talent from Goetzville starts in the tent at 6:00pm followed by:
Wise Guys - A great band playing music from all decades 50s to the present

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Homemaker's Dessert Social
Located in the HEATED Big Tent at the Township Hall

6:00pm - 11:00pm
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, pop & coffee available for purchase. Located in the HEATED Big Tent at the Township Hall

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Big Tent Food
Burgers, brats and salads available for purchase. Located in the HEATED Big Tent at the Township Hall.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Ride the Trolley
New this year! Park at the Ball Field/Elementary School and ride the trolley to the Festival and/or Museum. Continuous loops all day long

Gate Opens & Featured Events Start
Located at the Township Hall, 29935 E. Pine Street Drummond Island MI

Lily’s Micro Brew
Tasting tickets needed
Scott Morton & family of Lily’s Seafood Grille & Brewery
of Royal Oak will be hosting the Microbrew
beer tasting at the festival again this year!

Taste of Drummond
Featuring: Chef's Choice
Tasting tickets needed
Bayside Dining, C Cup Cakes, Deb's Island Restaurant, Esther’s Authentic Mexican Cuisine,
Pies by Kevin, Pins Bar & Grille, and Sune’s Restaurant & Bar

Small but Mighty Carnival
Additional fee required for rides
Our first ever Drummond Island Carnival; just a few rides - some
for adults, some for kiddos. Strolling entertainment & lots
of FUN!

Strolling Entertainment
Happening anywhere and everywhere throughout
the Festival grounds from opening to close.

Artisan Fair
Featuring artisans from across Michigan showcasing
a wide array of arts & crafts

Live Music
Local sensation Ashley Stefanski, the infamous Acoustic Thunder Chickens,
our headliner Wise Guys, local favorites the Island Quartet and
Kari Anne & Lost Creek

Kids Games
Tasting tickets needed
Goldfish Toss, Plinko, Bean Bag Toss, Fishing,
Bowling Alley, Fun Photos and Face Painting

5K Walk/Run
Entry fee / Gather at town hall by 12:15 pm
Bus drop off at 12:30 pm / Race starts at 12:45 pm
Race will wind through the scenic Maxton Road

Fall on the Island Festival Tents Close @ the Town Hall

Pub Crawl
Ride the Pub Crawl buses for FREE all night!
Two buses in 2012!
Pick up your pub-crawl map/voting card at your first
stop. The continuous loop includes stops at Bayside Lounge, Chuck’s Place,
Pins Bar & Grille, Sune's Bar and Trailhead Bar.

Get on and off for as often as you like.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

11:00am - 3:00pm
Habitat for Humanity Flea Market
Located at the Township Hall, 29935 E. Pine Street Drummond Island MI

Bake Sale & Food Concessions by the Drummond Island Lions Club 

For more information please contact the Drummond Island Tourism Association:

800-737-8666 or [email protected]

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