Community Events


Murder Mystery at the Museum

If you are a member, please call for member reservations at 517 787-2320.  Join for a stimulating evening of fine dining and engrossing live theater and we play out “The Curse of the Hope Diamond” at the Museum. Leave your diamonds at home, lest the curse be contagious, but be prepared for an entertaining,...

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Sugaring & Shearing

Welcome Spring at the Ella Sharp Museum’s annual Sugaring & Shearing festival, held the last weekend in March. Farm lane will be bustling with activities like sheep herding, sheep shearing, and traditional craftsmanship. Stop by the sugar bush for live sap-to-syrup demonstrations. All six galleries will be open with free admission, and all historical buildings will be open to...

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Fall Harvest

Takes place on Sunday, October 1st, from noon-4 p.m. and celebrates harvest time with cider and donuts, period food demonstrations in Ella’s Farmhouse kitchen, pumpkin decorating, an antique tractor parade, farmers market, new exhibitions, art activities for children, and more.

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Art, Beer, and Wine Festival presented by County National Bank

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Kyle Liechty is directing this event for the fifth time and is pleased for the continued expansion and support shown by the community over the past couple years.  “It has been exciting to see the insane growth in this event, as vendors have been responding all year to secure their spot at the 2016 event. ...

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