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2021 marks a significant milestone in the history of the Grass Lake community as we will be celebrating our 150th year, also known as a sesquicentennial.  A group of dedicated community leaders and citizens have volunteered to coordinate activities for the various events that will take place throughout the year.  

The Grass Lake Downtown Development Authority has provided initial funding for Sesquicentennial activities.  Donations to the DDA for financial support to make our 150th year celebration a great success are welcome and can be sent to: 119 North Lake Street, Grass Lake, MI 49240

Sesquicentennial Activities


 May 5- Farmers Market -  begins and continues every Wednesday through the Summer    

 Music In the Park begins and runs through the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month for the Summer

 Kickoff night- Ice cream and cake social

 May 15- June 26- Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit- Voices & Votes, LRM & Military Heritage Museum

May 22- Street Fair/Flea Market 9am - 1pm 

May 31  Memorial Service and Procession - 10 am (starts at the memorial by the library and ends at the east cemetery) 


Jun 5- Car Show -VFW

Jun 5 & 19- Coe House Museum- Victorian Bridal Dress Showcase

June 11 & 12 -Community Wide Garage Sale

Jun 18 - Golf Outing- Chamber

Jun 12  Take a Kid Fishing - Sportsman's Club 


Jul 4- Chicken Broil - Sportsman's Club

        -4th of July Parade (Begins at 10 AM)

        -Cardboard Boat Race 

            -Cardboard Boat Race Registration Form


Jul 9-10- Traffic Jam'in

Jul 12- Aug 15- History Walk


History Walk Continues through Aug 15

Aug 7-8- Boat Races

Aug 20- Quilt Show Registration Due

August 29  Farm to Table Dinner


Sept 11- Heritage Day

Sept 11- Grass Lake Sesquicentennial Community Fair

        ~ Tri-fold inside information      Tri-fold outside information~

Sept 11-12- Boat Races

Sept 17 & 18- Quilt Show - Grass Lake Federated Church

~Quilt Show Registration Form~ 

Sept 25- Car Show VFW


October 21-23 Haunted Forest @ Dale Fisher Farm - Friends of Grass Lake Twp-