This event has been canceled for June of 2020 because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Other years: 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 application.
Click Here to download the vendors application for 2020.
Canceled for 2020! 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 8:30 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.
Sat. July 18, 2020 begins 7:45am
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 more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Demented Mitten Tour's website at dementedmittentours.com.
May 23, July 18, Sep. 12, Oct. 3, & Oct. 30
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. to Fri.,
Aug 3 to 7, 2020
Festival of Oddities
CSA is excited to host The Festival of Oddities for the first time! 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 5, 2020 at the 1885 Courthouse in downtown Charlotte.