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Check out these fall events with the West Michigan Tourist Association

Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival Returns to Wings Event Center

  • Wings Event Center and Townsquare Media present the fourth Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, November 4th from 1-6pm
  • Breweries from Michigan always have a strong presence at the KCBF, but attendees can also expect to see breweries from all over the United States
  • With over 250 brews to sample throughout the day, there will be no shortage of new and exciting beers, meads, and ciders to try
  • Tickets are on sale now and will be available at the Wings Event Center box office and etix.com. Ticket tiers are as follows:
    • General Admission Tickets ($45/ticket) include entry to event, 15 tasting tokens, and a Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival sample glass
    • Beer Fanatic Tickets ($65/ticket) include 15 tasting tokens, a Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival sample glass, a take-home filled growler – growler provided by the festival, and 1 hour early entry into the event
    • Burdick’s Beer Club Tickets ($95/ticket) include 15 tasting tokens, a Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival sample glass, a take-home filled growler – growler provided by the festival, 1 hour early entry into the event, access to Burdick’s VIP lounge, complimentary coat check, and private restrooms
    • Designated Driver Tickets ($10/ticket) include entry to the event. Must be 21 years of age to be a designated driver
  • The festival includes beer tasting, specialty tappings, food & beer pairing classes, keg curling, corn hole, and more!
  • To pair with all of the great beer offerings, food trucks will be a new addition on-site at this year’s festival. Fuel up with great offerings from ‘Q It Up, Arcadia Brewing Company’s Twisted Tail Catering, Kalamazoo Pizza Company, Dulac’s River Dogs, and Nick’s Gyros
  • For more information regarding Kalamazoo Craft Beer Festival, visit KalamazooCraftBeerFestival.com

Last Chance to Visit Niles Scream Park This Year

  • November 3rd and 4th
  • The Niles Scream Park serves up the largest feast of fear in southwest Michigan. Maybe you’ve experienced the attractions in 2017, but not like this!
  • The lights are out in all of the indoor attractions
  • You have a glow stick to share with your group and it’s the only light for your path
  • Try not to think about the fact that the creatures of the night are even bolder in the dark!
  • The Field of Screams will also be open on Black Out nights
  • Even if you’re not in an attraction, there’s always something happening on the midway. Monsters and characters waiting to “get you”, music, movies and surprises where you least expect them!
  • Food concessions are available
  • Cost:
    • Entry to the midway and parking are free
    • Attractions are $8 to $13 each and a combination package is available for $25. (Prices accurate at time of publication and may change without notice)

Holiday Wine Tasting at SE4SONS at Muskegon Country Club

  • Stock up for the Holidays at SE4SONS Wine Tasting!
  • Friday, November 10th from 5:30-8:30pm
  • Wines from Alliance Beverage, Imperial Beverage, Republic National Dist., Henry Fox, Great Lakes Wine & Spirits, and A.H.D. Vinters
  • Cost is $25 per person and includes tasting and light appetizers. Call your friends and bring a group! It is always a fan favorite! Please call and let us know you are planning to attend. 231-755-3737

Murder Mystery: Pasta, Passion, & Pistols at Amanda’s Bequest Bed & Breakfast

  • Saturday, November 11th at Amanda’s Bequest Bed & Breakfast
  • Will you be Rocco Scarfazzi, or perhaps you will attend as Father Al Fredo? You’ll find out once you register to attend this drop dead fun Murder Mystery!
  • Registered attendees will be assigned their roles in advance so they can arrive in character
  • These dinner events have proven to be evenings of laughter.
  • Cost:
    • $38 per person over room rates. Double Occupancy. Mention this package at registration
    • Not staying at the B&B but want to participate? It is still only $48
  • Participants act out the roles (with scripts and as much hilarity as they wish!) This is so much fun, You will be emailed your character, costume suggestion (easy and optional) and role prior to arrival
  • The mystery activities and dinner last from 5pm until around 8pm on Saturday.  Bring your appetite and funny bone.
  • Shy? Afraid to land a lead role? Request a minor role or investigator role. You still get to solve the murder but won’t be put on the spot.
  • You do not have to be a lodging guest at Amanda’s Bequest to participate…but why not!
  • It will enhance the fun and remove nighttime driving.
  • Hurry, limited seating! To register, click the book now link on the website, or email/call. relax@amandasbequest.com, 231-740-4065
  • Adult Themed, must be 18 or older