Christmas Cuisine

Join us for our Annual Christmas Cuisine fundraiser! It begins at 6:00p.m. on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Tickets are $50.00 per person. Checks can be mailed to Courthouse Square Association, P.O. Box 411, Charlotte, Michigan 48813, or use the Pay Pal button. Reservations are required.





Sat Dec 7, 2019 Begins at 6pm

Charlotte Christmas & the Grinch

Our second annual Christmas Event, with Santa and the Grinch, hayride, real reindeer, and other activities is on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 this year and runs from 4:00am to 7:00pm.

This is a very enjoyable event for adults and children alike! There is no cost for this and it is held both inside and outside the 1885 Courthouse, downtown Charlotte.

Sat Dec 21, 2019   4-7pm

Annual Nordic Fire Festival

On the lawn of the 1885 Courthouse.                                            

The Michigan Nordic Fire Festival is a new amazing addition to our festival line-up! Make sure to check Facebook for more information


Check later for dates

Charlotte Celebrates

Each Father's Day weekend, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce throws a festival in honor of our city.


The Courthouse Square Museum hosts family friendly events on its lawn that attracts visitors young and old to its entertainment, food and crafts.  To participate in the festivities with a booth on the 1885 Courthouse lawn, please see below for applications. 

Click Here for a cool video from 2018's events on the lawn.​

Click Here for more information

Every Father's Day Weekend

Annual Golf Outing

A summer annual tradition at Courthouse Square is the July Golf Outing Fundraiser. Centennial Acres has hosted us for over 15 years and we will be delighted to be there again this year.

As usual, our shotgun start is at 8:30AM following registration at 7:45am. Prizes, 50/50 drawing, great food, terrific friends and FABULOUS weather (hopefully) are all on the agenda. The eighteen hole outing benefits our Museum at Courthouse Square. Foursome is $300 or $75 each.

Check later for 2020 Date

History Camp

Eaton County’s Museum at Courthouse Square will host its History Day Camp the first full week in August for children ages 6-18. Using a real hands on approach, campers will travel to different areas of the county to learn about local history.


Some past History Day Camp highlights included making Shaker boxes (yes, real cherry wood boxes, no macaroni frames here!), visiting the Welch Museum in Sunfield, a Civil War Clothing Company and canoeing in Eaton Rapids!

Mon-Fri Aug 3 - 7, 2020

Festival of Oddities

CSA is excited to hos, for the first time, the Festival of Oddities! This event runs from 10:00am - 6:00pm on September 5, 2020 at the 1885 Courthouse in downtown Charlotte.
For additional information about the festival, please visit    

Saturday, Sep 5, 2020

Frontier Days

CSA is honored to host the craft show on the lawn of the 1885 Courthouse.  
For additional information about the festival or ways to get involved please visit    

Fri-Sun, Sep 11 - 13, 2020

Annual Ghost Hunt

Conducted by Motor City Ghost Hunters 

The Courthouse opens once a year for an annual evening ghost hunt! The hunt begins at 6 p.m.. Tickets are $20.00 and must be purchased in advance. Limited quantities are available.


Contact CSA at to verify availability.

Note: Tickets were sold out for this event! Thank you!

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Haunted Courthouse

Come visit us on Friday and Saturday (the weekend before Halloween) between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. for some scary fun at the courthouse!

The ground floor is open for the smaller children between 5:00 and 6:30

Admission: Donations to help maintain the Courthouse Museum

Fri & Sat October 23-24, 2020

Demented Mitten Tour

Visit a haunted hospital and the hunting grounds of an escaped mental patient. Get a private tour of an old courthouse known for paranormal activity and test your ghost hunting skills with our special guests Marter Paranormal Research Team. Bring your nerves of steel for this one!


Tickets are $45 per person, and are first come, first serve. For move information, visit the Demented Mitten Tour's Facebook page here.

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Contact us!

Telephone: 517-543-6999 ●  Email: ●  Address: 100 W. Lawrence Ave., P.O. Box 411, Charlotte, MI 48813

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