The Event Center is located in Heritage Park which is adjacent to the Museum grounds. It hosts many Society sponsored events as well as being available for rental by outside groups. The building consists of a 47 feet x 60 feet Great Room, a 20 feet x 36 feet Meeting Room, a kitchen, restrooms, and a loft area (currently being used for museum storage.)
2017 Events (not listed with discussions on other pages)
The Society sponsors several Jam Sessions for bluegrass bands and musicians from the southern Michigan area. Admission is by donation. Concessions are available. The event starts at 7:00 pm and lasts a few hours (no later than 11:00 pm.)
Community Potlucks are held once a month on a Friday evening. The potlucks are open to community residents and friends. Come at 6:00 pm, eat at 6:30 pm. Bring your place-setting and a passing dish to serve 8. Coffee and tap water are provided. Bottled water and soda may be purchased for $1.00
Great Room: Capacity 194, Size 47' x 60'
Meeting Room: Capacity 46, Size 20' x 36'
Fees: Entire building - 4 hrs. for $300, + $50 each additional hour
Meeting Room - 2 hrs. for $50 + $25 each additional hour
Event Center rental rates also include use of the kitchen, a non-charged time of 2 hours for decorating, and a non-charged time of 1 hour to clean-up.
A $50.00 deposit is required and is applied to the rental fee.
There is a No Smoking Policy for inside the building and a "No Alcohol" policy for anywhere on the Society's grounds.
Contact Jim Allen at 517.563.9135 or the Society's office at 517.563.8927 or email us for more information.
Our 2016 Rental Agreement will open in a new page as a PDF file and can be printed from there. [Rental Agreement]