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October 3, 2021

Maple Hill Cemetery Tour

Join us at Charlotte Maple Hill Cemetery for the annual guided tour. This is a very informative and fun event, with a different theme each year! 

The cost is just $5.00 per person! More details for this year's tour when we get closer.



October 25, 2021

Charlotte Halloween Parade

Bring your family to the annual Charlotte Halloween Parade in downtown Charlotte!


Friday & Saturday

October 29-30, 2021

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 p.m. while the upper floors are a little more on the haunted side!

Admission: $5.00 per person at the door to help maintain the Courthouse Museum



November 27, 2021

Christmas Parade-Santa at Courthouse

The annual Christmas Parade and Santa At The Courthouse is a very fun event and the kids love to talk with Santa after the parade!



November 27, 2021

Christmas Parade-Santa at Courthouse

The annual Christmas Parade and Santa At The Courthouse is a very fun event and the kids love to talk with Santa after the parade!

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December 4, 2021

Christmas Cuisine

Join us for our Annual Christmas Cuisine fundraiser! It begins at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th, 2021. Tickets are $50.00 per person.

Checks can be mailed to Courthouse Square Association, P.O. Box 411, Charlotte, Michigan 48813. Reservations are required; email us at

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December 18, 2021

Charlotte Community Christmas

Our annual Christmas Event, featuring Santa Claus and the Grinch. Activities include a hayride, real reindeer, and other fun events.

This is a very enjoyable event for adults and children alike! There is no cost to attend and activities will be hosted both inside and outside the 1885 Courthouse, located in downtown Charlotte.



September 4, 2021

Festival of Oddities

CSA is excited to host The Festival of Oddities again! Featuring a wide variety of strange and exciting events, you surely won't want to miss out. This event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on September 4, 2021 at the 1885 Courthouse in downtown Charlotte.
For additional information about the festival, please visit



May 31, 2021.

 Charlotte Memorial Day Parade

Note: This event has been canceled for 2021.  Be sure to enjoy the Charlotte Memorial Day parade through downtown Charlotte and let's honor our veterans!



Concerts: Jun 3 - Aug 19, 2021.

 Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts series on the Courthouse Lawn on Thursdays, beginning at 6 pm, from June 3, 2021 until August 19th, 2021.


Friday to Sunday,
September 9  - 12, 2021

Frontier Days

The Courthouse Square Association is honored to once again host the Frontier Days craft show on the lawn of the 1885 Courthouse.  
For additional information about the festival, or ways to get involved, please visit



September 25, 2021

Annual Ghost Hunt

Conducted by Motor City Ghost Hunters   7 pm to 11 pm.

The Courthouse opens once a year for an annual evening ghost hunt! The hunt begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 and must be purchased in advance. Limited quantities are available.


Contact CSA at to verify availability.

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

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Canceled  Saturday,

July 24, 2021

Annual Golf Outing

Note: This event has been canceled for 2021.  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 8:30 a.m. following registration at 7:45 a.m. 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.

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Monday to Friday,

August 2 to 6, 2021

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.

History Day Camp highlights from past years 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!

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June 17-20, 2021 Father's Day Weekend!

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 download the following application.  
Vendor Application for 2021.

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