One of the biggest indicators that fall as arrived is apple cider and donuts. The Michigan Apple Festival makes its way to The Country Mill in Charlotte on Saturday and Sunday this week. Enjoy everything from picking apples to horse-drawn wagon rides to apple wine tasting. The festival will also feature Free Shrugs Improv, which is an Improv Clean Comedy Group, and the CIDER RUSH 5K & DONUT DASH 1. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Lansing Area Food Bank. The festivities will continue on Sunday with a visit from the Michigan Apple Queen and performances by the Dance Studio.
9 a.m. FREE. Country Mill Farms, 4648 Otto Rd. Charlotte. (517) 543-1019 http://www.countrymillfarms.com/calendar.html
CLASSES AND SEMINARS
Introduction-Nordic Walking. From 1:30-3 p.m. $20. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866.
TaiChi in the Park. From 9 a.m.-10 p.m. FREE. Hunter Park Community GardenHouse, 1400 block of E. Kalamazoo St. Lansing.
LITERATURE AND POETRY
Books and Bagels Meet and Greet: Banned Books Week (Grades 4-6). Welcome back meet and greet! Bring a read book to share with the group. 2-3 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.
Live Music w/ Karley Davidson. At 7 p.m. Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing. (517) 371-2600.
Drop-in LEGO Club (Age 4 & up). From 12-4 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Downtown Lansing Branch, 401 South Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517)367-6363.
Fireman Field Days—Meet Author Kat Tedsen (Adults). From 1-2 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Webberville Branch, 115 S. Main St., Webberville. (517)521.3643.
Haunted Travels of Michigan (Adults). From 3-4 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing.(517) 272-9840.
Magician Cameron Zvara (All ages). From 11 a.m.-noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi Branch, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351.
Red Cross PIllowcase Project (Ages 6-12). Design pillowcase emergency kit. 11-Noon FREE. Capital Area District Libraries South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517)272-9840.
Writing Pitches That Win (Adults). Drawn from their 30 years of publishing experience. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Capital Area District Libraries Holt-Delhi Branch, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351.
The Cracked Pot Clay Studio Tour. The Cracked Pot Studio Tour features 12 private ceramic studios and over 42 clay artists. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. FREE. The Cracked Pot Studio, 4411 Rodeo Trail, Williamston.