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Heritage Festival

Heritage Village celebrates its 28th anniversary with its annual Heritage Festival, July 31-Aug. 2, 2014, in Montcalm Heritage Village. The three-day celebration features historical displays, events, refreshments and music for all ages.

Click here to download a printable pdf. of the 2014 Heritage Festival Schedule of Events.

2014 Heritage Festival Schedule of Events

 

THURSDAY, July 31 – Honoring Seniors Day

10 a.m., Festival opening & memorial service – Bandstand/Gazebo

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Montcalm County Commission on Aging Senior Fest. Special events for senior citizens include horseshoes, desserts and refreshments and a 50-50 raffle. Transportation is provided from the parking area. – Heritage Village

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Historic schoolhouse reenactment – Gaffield School

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tractor/wagon rides

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s activities – Children’s Playhouse

10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Live music – Bandstand/Gazebo

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Country Kin presents country and gospel music
  • 12-1 p.m. – Obligato Ensemble presents classical and traditional music
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – A Fluke presents country and gospel music
  • 3:00-4:00 Terry Winwright and Friends presents country and traditonal music

 

FRIDAY, Aug. 1 – Children’s Day

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Historic school-house reenactment – Gaffield School

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tractor/wagon rides

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s activities – Children’s Playhouse

11:30 a.m., Historic town hall reenactment- Sidney Town Hall

2 p.m., Festival games/potato sack race – Heritage Village

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Live music – Bandstand/Gazebo

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. – DC Cloggers present clogging
  • 12-1 p.m. – Keith Hudson and Janice Rohn present swing and jazz music
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Z Club presents juggling
  • 3-4 p.m. – John Eckholm Band presents country and traditional music

 7 p.m.,  “Boogie-woogie Kid” pianist Matthew Ball – MCC’s Barn Theater

Tickets are $10 and are available at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. Contact Karen Maxfield at Karen.maxfield@montcalm.edu or 989-328-2111, Ext. 334, for more information.

SATURDAY, Aug. 2 – Family Day

7 to 10 a.m., MCC Foundation Pancake Breakfast – MCC Activities Building. The cost is $5 per person in advance or $6 at the door. Contact MCC Foundation Executive Director Terry Smith at terrys@montcalm.edu or 989-328-1284 to purchase tickets or for more information.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m., MCC Bookstore open – MCC Activities Building

10 a.m., Glider demonstration – North Field

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Historic schoolhouse reenactment – Gaffield School

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tractor/wagon rides

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Vintage Baseball games start at 10 a.m. 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – South lawn

10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Live music – Bandstand/Gazebo

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Nels Hansen presents traditional music
  • 12-1 p.m. –The Lowell Quartet presents classical, Celtic and traditional music
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Kari Anne and Lost Creek presents country, gospel and traditional music
  • 3-4 p.m. –  Irish Wildwood presents Celtic music

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s activities – Children’s Playhouse

2 p.m., Festival games/watermelon toss – Heritage Village

 

ALL THREE DAYS

Beginning at 10 a.m.

American Mountain MenSouth field

Belle’s Hat ShoppeHistoric displays

Blacksmith ShopTool & machinery show

Cake Walk - Bandstand/Gazebo at 12:30 p.m.

Edmore JailHistoric displays

Ehle BarnHistoric displays

Fire truck display1937 Chevrolet-General Pumper from Crystal

Gaffield SchoolOpen for display July 31 until 4 p.m. and Aug. 1-2 until 5 p.m.

Golf Carts – donated by Cliff Fry

Maintenance of WayDisplay of a Railroad Speeder and equipment

Main StreetTractor and antique small engine displays, book sale, Second-Time-Around sale and craft demonstrations

McBrides DepotSteam engine, coal car and caboose on display. 

North LawnCivil War Encampment

PavilionVillage Country Kitchen – sandwiches, chips, pie, cookies and beverages for sale

Print ShopPrinting demonstration

Rush DairyIce cream parlor and dairy equipment

Shoen Log HouseHistoric displays

Sidney General StoreBake sale and displays

Sidney Town HallVideos and historic displays

TentCraft demonstrations including wood carving, crocheting, rug making and basket making

Thorland Ice HouseHistoric displays

Tool ShedTool displays

Used Book SaleTent near Sidney General Store

Village ChurchOpen house

Contact us

E-mail karen.maxfield@montcalm.edu
Call 989-328-2111, Ext. 334