News & Events
News & Events

Special Events

Our special events promise to be fun for the family, so be sure to mark them on your calendar. Never been to one of our special events? Come check them out! You won’t regret it.

Click here to view the 2014 event calendar!

  • Antique Outboard Motor Show/County Wide Yard Sale

    Antique Outboard Motor Show/County Wide Yard Sale

    Antique Outboard Motor Show July 26, 2014 from 9am - 2pm. Location is at the Mini-Shelter East. Free admission.

    The County Wide Yard Sale is July 26, 2014 from 9am - 3pm. Vendor spaces are 15x30 & space fee is $10.00 per space, $15.00 day of sale per space. Free admission to the public.

    Vendors: Please visit this link for registration information.

  • Great Lakes Longbow Invitational

    Great Lakes Longbow Invitational

    Great Lakes Longbow Invitational August 8-10, 2014 the GLLI is a full weekend of longbow shooting & browsing traditional archery vendors. There will be shooting events for all ages and skill levels. Admission is Adults $5.00, Kids 16 & under free.

    View the event flyer here!




  • County Yard Sale/August Fest

    County Yard Sale/August Fest

    Saturday, August 16th from 9am to 4pm will be our 3rd Annual August Fest. See vintage cars of years past while touring the Village and Museum during our yard sale, swap meet, and car show. Over thirty (30) sale vendors on the grounds and food vendors will be available, so you can spend the whole day on site. Household items, tools, clothes, car parts, baked goods, arts, crafts, direct sales and much more can all be found by walking around on the big green by the park office. Free Admission to all activities for the day! Vendor spaces are still available or the yard sale & swap meet area for $10 in advance and $15 day of show. Car registration is $10 per vehicle and we will be doing awards, trophies, and door prizes.

    Vendors: Please visit this link for registration information.

  • Happy Tails Dog Run

    Happy Tails Dog Run

    The Happy Tails Dog Run will take place at Historic Charlton Park on September 13. You can opt to run/walk the 5k with or without your dog or walk one mile with your dog.

    Race information is available here or here.



  • Walk In The Spirit Pow Wow

    Walk In The Spirit Pow Wow

    Walk in the Spirit Pow Wow September 20-21, 2014 from 10:00am - 8:30pm on Sept. 20 and from 10:00am - 5pm on Sept. 21. The public is invited to experience Native American culture through a traditional pow wow including authentic dancing and drumming, arts and crafts and native foods. Admission is Adults $5.00 and Kids $3.00 ages 5 -12.

    View the event flyer here!







  • Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show

    Fall Harvest Festival and Tractor Show

    The Fall Harvest Festival is September 27-28, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on both days. The public is invited to experience first-hand the fall harvest techniques and activities from the early-to-mid 1900s. Admission is Adults $5.00 and Kids $3.00 ages 5 -12.

    Vendors: please visit this link for registration information.

  • All Hallows Evening

    All Hallows Evening

    All Hallows Evening October 25, 2014 from 3pm - 6pm. This family oriented event begins with trick - or - treat through the Historic Village. Take a hay ride, enjoy a glass of cider. There will be the annual costume parade, followed by costume judging and awards. Admission is $3.00 per person,12 and under are FREE!

    View the event flyer here!


  • Of Christmas Past

    Of Christmas Past

    Historic Charlton Park’s turn-of-the-century village is the setting for Of Christmas Past! Come out and enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and activities of the late 1800’s. On Saturday and Sunday, December 13 & 14, 2014, from noon to 5:00 p.m., you are invited to tour the village & enjoy Christmas at Historic Charlton Park.

    Adults and children are welcome to try their hands at traditional crafts and ornaments, including hand-dipped candles. Tour the village in a mule-drawn wagon (additional cost) and stop at the Carlton Center Church to listen to live music. Everyone is encouraged to sample traditional holiday fare, wassail, and fresh roasted chestnuts. The gift shop will feature an array of holiday toys, games and keepsakes for all ages. St. Nicholas will also be stopping by!

    Admission to Christmas Past is $5 for adults and $3 for children 4 to 12. There is no additional cost for crafts. For more information on the Of Christmas Past celebration, contact Historic Charlton Park at (269) 945-3775.

    View the event flyer here!