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Lumberjack Dance

April 4, 2020
06:00 PM
122 South Mitchell (231) 775-1717

Instead of sawing logs at home, why don't you join other lumber Jacks and Jills in an evening of dancing, hearty appetizers, cash bar, and silent & live auctions?  Come to the Cadillac Elks Club’s 2nd floor to partner with your local museum to raise funds so we can continue to serve the community. Tickets are available at Brinks Art & Frame Shop, Horizon Books and Cadillac Elks Club.

Speaker Series 2020: Cadillac History In Pictures

April 17, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St, (231) 775-1717

Richard Shults, docent at the Wexford County Historical Society, will give a presentation showing some of the thousands of pictures he has scanned in his effort to digitize Cadillac’s history.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: Clowning Around With Rudy Grahek

May 1, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Rudy Grahek, also known as Dynamite The Clown, will talk about his historic career entertaining the children of Northern Michigan for multiple generations.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: The Life Of Delos A. Blodgett

June 5, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Roger Elkins will portray Delos A. Blodgett, a man who had lumber business interests all throughout the state.  Elkins has researched Delos and his effect on Osceola and Wexford Counties for about 25 years and will have great stories to share.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: The History Of Springville Township

July 10, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Ben Townsend, author of T23 North, R12 West: The Story of Springville Township, Michigan, will give a presentation on his book and research.  Springville Township is the home of Mesick, as well as the former towns of Sherman, Yuma, and Coline and played an integral part in Wexford County's development.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: Cadillac During The Second World War

August 7, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Cliff "Top" Sjogren, author of Timber Town Tales and Child of the Great Depression will give a presentation on “Cadillac During World War II”  This is a companion talk to his 2019 talk on “Cadillac During The Great Depression.”  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: 100 Years Of Women's Suffrage With Anna Howard Shaw

September 4, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Bonnie Neuman will portray Anna Howard Shaw, a women's suffragette from Mecosta County who became an ordained minister, earned a medical degree, became President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, as well as being posthumously inducted into the Michigan and National Women's Hall of Fame.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: A Light In The Darkness: The Lighthouses Of Michigan

October 2, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

Mark Bliven, former employee at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, will present on "Lighthouses of the Great Lakes."  As he says, "I have a million stories, some of them true even."  Mark will tell us stories that he learned during his time at the park and love of maritime history.  Doors open at 6:30, presentation starting at 7 PM.

Speaker Series 2020: The Early History Of Film

October 30, 2020
07:00 PM
127 Beech St. (231) 775-1717

What would our great grandparents have watched at those Nickelodeon Theaters in Cadillac, Michigan?  What were the first films made by the inventors of the different cameras and projectors?  Richard Shults, author of The Theaters And Opera Houses Of Cadillac, Michigan will walk us through this early history and show some of these wonderfully old time films for everyone.