Note, click on the event in the calendar for more information.
2017 Meeting Dates & Events:
June 10: Thumb Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting (time TBD)
June 11: Annual Banquet/Benefit Auction at the Munro Building (more details to follow). The deadline for reservations has passed and we are no longer accepting reservations. Note-Site is closed to the Public on this day
July 14, 15, 16: Music Weekend in the Barn
July 27: Themed Tea Party – “Grains & Greens Luncheon” $15.00 pre-paid per person. Six seats available. Contact Marilyn Phillips 989-977-0025. Event starts at 12:30 PM.
July 29 & 30th: Open House Weekend featuring the Grain Elevator. Free tours. Regular hours.
August 8, 2017: Regular Membership Meeting 6:30. Prior to meeting will be the premier of the “One Room School Movie”
September 8: Annual Fish Fry will be held from 4-7 PM.
September 9-10: Fall Family Days. Step back in time during the 22nd annual Fall Family Days held at at the Thumb Octagon Barn. Through displays and demonstrations, the color and mood of farming in the early 1900’s comes to life. Large flea market, antique vendors, and crafters on site. Hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. Please note- parking and traffic for FFD must enter and exit only from Bay City-Forestville Rd.
Site Tours 2017:
The Friends welcome visitors to the site from May 15th through September 30th.
New hours are: Wednesday-Saturday 11 AM – 5PM, Sunday Noon-5PM.
Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Tours can be arranged for groups of 10 or more by calling 702-826-1908 or use the Contact page to email the Events Chair. Several weeks notice of a planned visit is suggested when date and length of time on site can be discussed. The tour of both the barn and house generally takes about 90 minutes but can be adjusted depending on available time for your group’s visit. We graciously accept donations for site tours; they are used for site improvements and additions. Also, the Octagon Barn site can be reserved for large group picnics, reunions, and other group gatherings. Guidelines, expenses and restrictions can be obtained by calling 702-826-1908 or use the Contact page to reach the Events Chair.
2017 Fall Family Days Planning Meeting Dates:
Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 PM- Munro Building
Tuesday, August 29th at 7:00 PM – Munro Building
School Tours- Update:
2018 School Tours will take place Wednesday, May 9th, Thursday, May 10th, & Friday, May 11th. Details coming soon.
Boys & Gals Day Out
Held each Monday if conditions permit. This Adult construction crew works on many projects that are carried out throughout the year. Adults wishing to join may contact:
Louis Wehrman 989-648-3480
Wayne Lenton 989-658-8283