Things to do this Fall


Math Mindset: Help Change the Way Your Child Views Homework

Dad and son doing homework


Thursday - September 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CT)
Bay College West
2801 US- 2
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Community Voices presents "Math Mindset: Help Change the Way Your Child Views Homework" by Britt Slade! Britt Slade has a Bachelor and Master of Science Degree in Mathematics, along with a Secondary Education Certificate in Math and Science, from Michigan Technological University (MTU). While at MTU, she won the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. Britt has taught at Bay College since 2005 and has taught classes ranging from Pre-Algebra to Calculus I. During her time at Bay, she has won the Outstanding Educator Award, TORCH Award, and Open Education Award. Britt and her husband, Spencer, who is also a Bay College math instructor, frequently go into local elementary and high schools to do math activities and presentations.

This presentation will provide information for parents of children in all grades. What you can expect to learn:

  • How growth mindset is key for learning math
  • Online resources available
  • How parent's attitudes toward math have a great impact on the children's attitudes towards math
  • Many more helpful tips to help your children with math

Join the Math Mindset: Help Change the Way Your Child Views Homework Facebook event

Hope2Help Suicide Prevention Walk

Hope 2 Help Suicide Prevention walk ribbon


Sunday - September 15, 2019
1:00 PM (CT)
Midtown Mall Office
1062 S Stephenson Ave.
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
$15.00 Race Fee

This the second Annual Hope2Help Suicide Prevention walk. Join us on a 1 mile walk to bring attention to Suicide Awareness. Registration includes a t-shirt! Please register by August 15th. We will be starting our walk in the Midtown Mall parking lot this year and working or way along the main roads. 

Join the Hope2Help Suicide Prevention Walk Facebook event

College Night

Female student with backpack


Monday - September 16, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (CT)
Bay College West
2801 US-2 
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

“College Night” provides high school juniors, seniors, parents, college students, and interested community members an opportunity to meet and speak with college representatives from both in-state and out-of state institutions. Educational opportunities available in the armed services will also be presented.

Approximately 50 different college/military representatives from Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota will be present for the event. The list includes large and small public colleges and universities, private colleges, and armed services opportunities.

Visit the Bay College West Events web page

Ford Airport Day

Ford Airport aerial photo


Saturday - September 21, 2019
8:00 AM- 4:00 PM (CT)
Ford Airport
400 Riverhills Rd.
Kingsford, MI 49801
Admission $7.00, Under 7 are FREE - Maximum Family Fee $20.00

Ford Airport, EAA Chapter 439 and Kubick Aviation present 17th Annual Ford Airport Day! Pancake breakfast is from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) and lunch from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CT).  

This year’s event will feature World War II Aircraft EAA B-25 Mitchell Bomber “Berlin Express”, N2S-1 Stearman (once flown by former President George H.W. Bush) and AT-6D Texan. There will be an Airport Open House filled with activities and sight for all ages.

Join the Ford Airport Day Facebook event

2019 Iron Mountain Road and Trail

Run Iron Mountain logo

Saturday - September 28, 2019
Iron Mountain MI 49801

This event is dedicated to your health. It inspires people to run year-round to train for this event. There are many race options including the half marathon, three-person relay, 5k Moochathon, or the 2 mile Mini-Mooch. Come out and run to support your fellow community members!

Visit the Run Iron Mountain website


Oktoberfest logo

Saturday - September 28, 2019
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Join us as we celebrate an authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest right here in Downtown Iron Mountain. You and your family will enjoy continuous entertainment, polka dancing, delicious German food, sing-alongs and fun for all. This event is a fundraiser for the DDA.

Visit the Downtown Iron Mountain website


Hand holding an apple

Saturday - September 28, 2019
11:00 AM- 3:00 PM (CT)
Pleasant View Orchard and Bakery
W6050 Chapman Rd.
Niagara, WI 54151

Stop by for our annual festival! We have over 150 pies for sale, in addition to cider, cookies, breads, apples and more! There will be activities for the kids and the whole family!

Join the Applefest Facebook event

2019 Fall Tailgate Fundraiser

Fall leaves on the gound


Saturday - October 5, 2019
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CT)
Pine Grove Country Club
1520 W Hughitt St.
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Dickinson Area Community Foundation is hosting our annual Fall Tailgate Fundraiser to support our Mini-Grant Program! Wear your school colors and join us for a super fun evening!  Games, raffles, bands, cheerleaders, 50/50, food & drinks!  Our mini-grant program contributes $1,000's back to the local community and this is our sole fundraiser for this program.  PLEASE join us and support this worthwhile cause.

Visit the Dickinson Area Community Foundation website

Leif Erikson Fall Festival

Outdoor concert

Friday - October 11, 2019 - Sunday - October 13, 2019
915 Main St.
Norway, MI 49870

The Leif Erikson Fall Festival celebrates the Viking history that the Norway area traces some of its roots to. The many events hosted throughout the small town over the course of Leif Erikson Weekend are rather diverse, ranging from competitive racing, the crowning of Miss Norway, and the Leif Erikson Parade, to antique and art displays, musical performances, and the "Funeral Pyre" boat-burning on the Night of the Viking. The weekend includes fall produce, activities just for children, a mini zoo, horse rides, wagon rides, a corn maze, and more.

Visit the Leif Erikson Fall Festival Facebook page

Pumpkin Fest 2019

Two kids in a pumpkin patch

Saturdays from September 28, 2019 - October 26, 2019
10:00AM- 5:00PM
Big Red Barn
W7484 Valerio Rd.
Niagara, WI 54151
Ages 1-3: $2.00, Ages 4-18: $8.00, Ages 19+ $3

A fun fall family event! All the sights, smells and flavors of the autumn season! A Pumpkin Patch, unique activities for the kids you won't find anywhere else and some of the best homemade treats! Indulge in Pumpkin Pie in a Cup, grab a cup of Door County Coffee then watch the kids have a blast finding their way through our corn maze!

Visit the Swanson's Big Red Barn website

14th Annual NIE Big Holiday Craft Show

Christmas holiday crafts

Saturday - November 2, 2019
9:00 AM- 4:00 PM (CT)
Kingsford Middle School
445 Hamilton Ave.
Kingsford, MI 49802

This is one of the biggest craft shows the upper peninsula has to offer! Over 90 booths, and an average of over 3,500 in attendance! This is a great opportunity to start your Christmas Shopping. Concessions sold on site by the Kingsford Music Booster Club.

Join the 14th Annual NIE Big Holiday Craft Show Facebook event