Event Calendar


The Hard Cider Run – Packet Pickup @ uncle john's cider mill
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the fun as we celebrate Spring.  From 4-7 we will have a DJ spinning vinyl, yard games and drink specials.
Packet Pickup for the Hard Cider Run is from 4-7 pm.  


May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Uncle John’s is proud to host The Hard Cider Run on May 19, 2018.  This will be a 5k trail run with hard cider and music afterward.

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VINTAGE MARKET – Aug 11 @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Gypsies at Heart Vintage Market:
Come shop vendors near and far.  All things vintage, salvaged, reclaimed, re-purposed, up-cycled, retry, handmade, food & fun.
For more information, click on this link:  Market Flyer
To be a vendor, click on this link:  VINTAGE MARKET 50 APP

Cider Mill Barn – Opening Day & Clarkson Band 1-5 @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Clarkson Band – 1-5pm
Join us for great entertainment and fun!
Jumping Pillow, Gem Stone Mining, Yard Games, Corn Maze, Wagon and Train rides available 11am-6pm.  Wine and Cider tasting, Baked Goods, Caramel Apples, and much more!!

Car Show @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Join us for a day of fun.  We will have the Corn Maze, Wagon & Train Rides and the Jumping Pillow open.

From 9 am – Noon:  Show Car Registration ($5/car)

Enjoy listening to the “Oldies” while you check out the amazing show of cars.  We are lucky to have our favorite DJ returning to entertain us- Ron RPM!

Photos of the cars will be available for purchase under the registration tent in the early afternoon.  Photographer-Margaret Hahr.
Cars will be on display all afternoon, and PARTICIPANT JUDGED Awards will be given out at 3 pm.

Click the “TO DO” tab above for additional activities, costs and availability!

Marauder Invitational @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

7th Annual Marauder High School Cross Country Invitational.  Watch 20+ High School Cross Country Teams Compete.

Details to come.

The Great Pumpkin Run 5K/15K @ Uncle John's Cider Mill
Sep 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Great Pumpkin Run is debuting in Lansing this fall! Join us for the ever popular 5K or opt for the 15K. After dashing through the orchard, celebrate everything that’s great about fall at the finish line with a cup of apple cider in hand!

“MID MITTEN” CIDER FEST @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of food, Michigan cider tasting music & more.  Producers from some of Michigan’s premier Cideries will be on site to visit with and enjoy their ciders. We will be spinning vinyl with the Record Lounge & more!
To purchase tickets online please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mid-mitten-cider-fest-tickets-…
Families visiting can enjoy the corn maze, wagon & train rides, gemstone mining and the Jumping Pillow.

Click the “TO DO” tab above for additional activities, costs and availability!


Uncle Johns Dirty Ride – Bicycle Road Race @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Uncle John’s Dirty Ride is a chip timed cycling event across the flat, fast, dirt roads of Gratiot County, Michigan.  Utilizing the ever popular Uncle John’s Cider Mill grounds as the start/finish, the course(s) will traverse through the wooded Saginaw/Gratiot Game Area and  backroads lined with10 foot high corn fields. 99% of the course is on dirt roads.

Riders will have two options to choose from, a 56 mile route or a 24 mile route.

The event is geared for riders of all ages and abilities;  seasoned racers closing out their road season, mountain bikers, cross racers, weekend warriors, fitness enthusiasts or riders that simply want to enjoy the Michigan countryside on a late summer day.

Road, cross, mountain bikes and single speeds are welcome.

Bring the whole family to cheer you on.  For those not riding, they can enjoy all the other activies that Uncle John’s Cider Mill has to offer while you ride.  Then, after you have finished, all can enjoy the live music, food and drink at the post ride party.

Sunflower Fest @ Uncle John's Cider MIll
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Our First Sunflower Fest.
Watch for important event information.
Pick your own Sunflowers, family fun, music and more.