Note, click on the event in the calendar for more information.
2017 Meeting Dates & Events:
April 11: Annual Meeting just prior to the Regular Membership Meeting: Elmwood Township Hall, Gagetown, 7PM.
May 6: Spring Clean-up at the Barn
May 10-12: Annual School Tours (details here)
June 10: Thumb Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting (time TBD)
June 11: Annual Banquet/Benefit Auction at the Munro Building (more details to follow)
July 14, 15, 16: Music Weekend in the Barn
July 29 & 30th: Open House Weekend featuring the Grain Elevator
September 8: Annual Fish Fry
September 9-10: Fall Family Days
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, March 21st at 7:00 PM – Elmwood Township Hall
Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00 PM- Munro Building
Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 PM- Munro Building
Tuesday, August 29th at 7:00 PM – Munro Building
School Tours 2017 Planning Meeting Dates:
Monday, February 6th, Rawson Library, Cass City from 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Monday, March 6th, Rawson Library Cass City from 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Monday, April 3rd, Rawson Library Cass City from 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Monday, May 1st, Rawson Library Cass City from 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Saturday, May 6th, Thumb Octagon Barn site clean up, 9 AM until done
Monday, May 8th & Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 School Tours set up days, 9 AM
2017 School Tours Wednesday, May 10th, Thursday, May 11th, & Friday, May 12th
Note: All volunteers are welcome/encouraged to attend the 2017 School Tours Committee planning meetings. Please share this information with other volunteers who do not have email. Chairperson: Diane Rabson Gabil
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