Back for a 14th year, the annual Harvest Moon celebration in downtown Farmington will add a few new offerings to its line-up of wine tasting, food samplings from local restaurants, music and dancing.
The event is held September 20-22 at Riley Park and the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion, 33113 Grand River. Here’s this year’s schedule of events:
Thursday, September 20, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Music by Northville Folk. Enjoy more than 50 artisan brews and more than 30 wines from around the world, while listening to the song stylings of Northville Folk. Rolling Stoves, Pietrzyk Pierogi, and Cinnful Snacks will be on site serving perfectly paired street eats.
Friday, September 21, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The annual Harvest Moon Dance features live music and dancing with Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff. The wine and beer tasting continues with a Taste of Downtown Farmington, highlighting food from local favorites including Basement Burger Bar, The Cheese Lady, and Dagwood’s Deli.
Saturday, September 22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Start your day with some flap jacks at the Farmington Area Jaycees Annual Pancake Breakfast in Riley Park from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Their menu includes a gluten-free option, and tickets are $5 (kids eat free). The Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market annual Harvest Market, open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., offers the best Michigan products and produce, music by Full Tilt Boogie Blues Band, and a special Koalabotz STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Math) activity.
Tickets for the Harvest Moon Celebration are on sale now and can be purchased at the door for $8 or in advance for $6 at John Cowley & Sons, The Vines, Merle Norman Cosmetics, and Meadows Fine Wine & Liquor, as well as on Saturdays at the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market.