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May 29, 2023.

 Charlotte Memorial Day Parade

Be sure to enjoy the Charlotte Memorial Day parade through downtown Charlotte and let's honor our veterans!



October 23, 2023 

Downtown Trick-or-Treating

Bring your family to the annual trick-or-treating "Almost Midnight Madness" from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in downtown Charlotte!



October 1, 2023

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.


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



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



November 27, 2021

Christmas Parade & Santa- Community Christmas

Our annual Christmas Event, with the Grinch and other fun events, is being held on November 27, 2021 this year. This has been held in December in prior years and it is a very enjoyable event, for adults and children alike!


This year, although details are still being worked out, it is being combined with the annual Christmas Parade and Santa At The Courthouse, which is also a very fun event and the kids love to talk with Santa after the parade! 



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!


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



Concerts: Jun  - Aug 2022.

 Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts series on the Courthouse Lawn on Thursdays, begin  at 6 pm, from June 2022 until August 2022.

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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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