MyNorth News Service

(Press Release provided by Acme Business Association)

ACME: The sixth Annual Acme Fall Festival will be held Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Flintfields Horse Park on Bates Road in Williamsburg near Traverse City with activities from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, plus a Chicken BBQ Dinner from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

General admission is free, however donations will be accepted for parking, and tickets for Kids Activities will be sold at a nominal charge. Last year’s Acme Fall Festival drew approximately 6,000 persons.

Here is a summary of the activities planned for the 2015 event.

  • Craft Show and Live Demonstrations
  • Farmers Market & Bake Sale
  • Kids Activities including Pumpkin Decorating, Pony Rides, Bounce House, and more.
  • Entertainment: Wings of Wonder Live Raptor Show at 10:30 am, followed by a trip back in time with a poetry performance by Jim Ribby at 12:30 pm. At 1:30 pm enjoy an exciting juggling act by Matthew Peplinski, and complete the festival with a line dancing show by Ryan Dobry and the Diamonds and Denim Dancers.
  • Classic Car and Tractor Show
  • Silent Auction & Raffle
  • Chicken BBQ Dinner, 11 am—4 pm. (Tickets may be purchased in advance at Woodland Sweets and at Ace Hardware, both in Acme)
  • Food Tent including, local Cherry Brats, hot dogs and other yummy treats
  • Apple & Cherry Pie Contest (Pies must be delivered by 10 a.m.; judging begins at 2:30 pm)

The Acme Fall Festival will be presented at Flintfields Horse Park on Bates Road in Williamsburg in cooperation with the Acme Business Association that organizes the annual festival.

A portion of the 2015 festival proceeds will benefit two local non-profits:

  • Yuba Historic Society
  • Mt. Holiday Ski & Recreation Area.

For more information about the Acme Fall Festival and the Acme Business Association, please visit:

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