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Today is October 1, 2016

Buchanan, MI 49107

Nearby communities: Glendora

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, superhero, CASA, Tryon Farm, race, contest, fun zone, family, kids, camping
    - Family Advocates and Tryon Farm Institute are organizing a family friendly 5K/10K Trail Run and Kids Fun Run at Tryon Farm to benefit the volunteer advocacy services that CASA provides to local children in foster care. Participants are invited to dress as their favorite superhero and participate in the races, costume contest, a pumpkin decorating contest, Family Fun Zone, food, music and other fun festivities!

    Music performed by:
    The Deep Fried Pickle Project
    Gunpowder Treason

    The Deep Fried Pickle Project will have an instrument petting zoo and an opportunity for kids to make their own jug band instruments.
    The Family Fun Zone will feature the bands, food vendors, carnival games, bounce house and face painting.

    A great day to bring chairs or blanket and enjoy the SUPERHERO farm atmosphere!

    FRIDAY - Sept 30 (6pm - 9pm)
    6:oo pm – Bonfire + Food Truck dinner begins
    7:oo – 1st ever Tryon Night Run! (~2 miles; paved road; Night Runners MUST bring their own headlamp flashlight and reflective tape or you will not be permitted to start. Safety first!)
    9:00 – Bonfire ends, overnight Camping under the stars begins

    SATURDAY – Oct 1 (9am - 3pm)
    7:30 am – registration opens
    9:00 – 10K Trail Run/Walk start*
    9:30 – 5K Trail Run/Walk start*
    10:30 – Kids’ Fun Run, followed by Race Award Ceremony
    11:00 – Costume Contest (all ages)
    12:00 pm – Deep Fried Pickle Project live music show
    3:00 – festival ends

    *professionally chip-timed races

    More Event Details and Online Registration for the Runs and Camping can be found here: click for details
    Tryon Farm
    1500 Tryon Road Michigan City IN 46360
    Maggie Fritzen 219.324.3385
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Sep 2, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
  • - October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
  • - Go Blue! Kids and Adults wear a blue shirt this day to show solidarity against bullying and cyber-bullying. Annually, the first Monday in October. For further information check out click for details.
  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA

    The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.

    Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Concert, Steve Richards Tributes, American Legion, Neil Diamond
    - A Special Benefit Performance to restore honor to Fallen Veterans!! Featuring Steve Richards Premier Tribute Artist as Neil Diamond plus Special Guest Elvis from Vegas !! For Tickets ( Tickets are $10 each ) & Info Call : Kathy @ 219-362-3542 .
    American Legion Hamon Gray Post 83
    228 E Lincolnway La Porte IN 46350
    The American Legion Hamon Gray Post 83 219.362.3542

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis

    The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.

Monday, October 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

  • | 12:00pm - 3:00pm | Local Events, kids events, RC Flying Fields, Remote Control Flying, NWI, foamies
    - Every Monday and Thursday from 12pm to 3pm at Sparta Dome.

    All ages welcome and your kids will love this too!

    Flyers must bring your AMA (American Modelers Association)card...$5 per participant (this includes anyone on turf).

    Spectators...FREE Entry!
    Sparta Dome
    1355 E. North Street Crown Point IN 46307

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sweetest Day originated in Cleveland, Ohio in 1922. Herbert Birch Kingston, a philanthropist and candy company employee wanted to bring happiness into the lives of the sick, orphans, shut-ins and others who were forgotten by distributing candy to them. Thus, Sweetest Day was born. Today is the day to do something nice for someone that will make him or her say, "Oh, that's so sweet!" Annually, the third Saturday in October.

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The October full moon. So called because the moon's full light in evening extends day's length for hunters.

Monday, October 17th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day for workers to appreciate their employers. Originated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski to honor her own boss, who also happened to be her father.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    The third presidential debate will have the same format as the first, with six 15-minute segments.

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

  • | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, trick or treat, candy, prizes, costume, free, snacks, safe, kids, crafts, arts
    - SAFE & FREE family, fun event. Trick or Treating, Snacks, Arts & Crafts, Fall Photo Booth, PRIZES, Costume Contest & MORE! Fun for ALL ages!
    Costco Wholesale, Mishawaka location only
    625 E University Dr Granger IN 46530
    Costco 574.401.7004
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