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Note- The Thumb Octagon Barn will be closing for the season on September 30th at 5:00 PM.
2017 Meeting Dates & Events:
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.
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