September is a fabulous time in Sparta -- the Ridge is busy with tractors harvesting apples, the kids get back into a school routine, and Sparta is privileged to host a few amazing events!
Sparta is gearing up for an incredible weekend with the Patriot Football Game between Sparta and Comstock Park at Comstock Park on Friday, September 9th, and the Freedom Cruise Honor Ceremony and 30-mile Honor Ride starting at Sparta High School on Saturday, September 10th.
Gates open at noon to line up participating cars and motorcycles. Portrait presentation at 2 PM and Honor Ride starting at 3 PM leaving from Sparta High School (see map below!))
Freedom Cruise will end at Momber Farm Market 2124 12 Mile Rd in Sparta for food, live music, and food! All are welcome! Never Forget!
Parking Lot Party: Thursday Night! Market on the Square with vendors on site!
Let's enjoy the nice September weather while it lasts! Every Thursday night in September 5:30 - 8 pm! This week enjoy outdoor music, food trucks including Taste of Toya's World, Landwhale Deli, and Dune Buggy, outdoor music with Scotty Carpenter, and a fabulous Cocktails-n-Canvas step by step class (still spots open!) all to start to enjoy the September vibes! All located on the banks of Nash Creek (or you can use googlemaps 201 E. Division to find the spot!) next to the boutique shops in the 201 Market Place and Retail Incubator Project in Sparta Town Square!
Michigan Apple Fest --> It's almost time! Sept. 23 & 24
Save the dates for the fun for celebrating ALL the best of Michigan Apples! The full schedule is in the Fall Events Guide! Apple Pie eating contest, Apple Pie Baking contest, Apple Peeling contest, Apple Sling shot contest... Fun for ALL ages! Harvest Hayride Poker Run (ages 21+ only), social district from our downtown restaurants featuring specialty apple cocktails, food trucks & food specials at restaruants that weekend.... Everything to celebrate the apple industry!