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The Nutcracker

Saturday December 10, 2022

Join us at the museum for a beautiful performance of “The Nutcracker”, hosted by The Dance Studio. Tickets are available at

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Celebrate Charlotte

Thursday-Saturday June 16-18, 2022

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 this application. Vendor Application for 2022.

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Charlotte Christmas

Saturday November 26, 2022

Charlotte’s Christmas, November 26th, immediately following the downtown parade and community tree lighting, come see Santa and the Grinch at the Courthouse Museum.  Enjoy holiday music, free to all.

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Summer Concerts

Thursday nights from June through August 6-8 p.m.

Thursday night Concerts on the Lawn from June through August 2022.
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Eaton County Historical Commission Deepdale Memorial Gardens Cemetery Tour

Sunday June 12, 2022 from 2-4 p.m.

Tickets $5 per person.
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Flames "N Dames

Fridays at 9:00 to 10:00 p.m.: April 29, 2022, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30.

Watch these amazing performers outside on the Courthouse Lawn!
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Frontier Days

Friday-Sunday September 9-11, 2022

The Courthouse Square Association is honored to once again host the Frontier Days craft show on the lawn of the 1885 Courthouse.
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Annual Ghost Hunt with the Original Motor City Ghost Hunters

Saturday September 24, 2022, 7-10 p.m.

Tickets are $25 (16 and older only).

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Haunted Courthouse

Friday-Saturday October 28-29, 2022

Come visit us on Friday and Saturday (the weekend before Halloween) between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. for some scary fun at the courthouse!
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CSA History Camp

Monday-Friday August 1- 5, 2022, for info.

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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Eaton County Historical Commission Annual Maple Hill Cemetery Tour

Sunday October 2, 2022 - 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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!

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Charlotte Memorial Day Parade

Monday May 30, 2022

Be sure to enjoy the Charlotte Memorial Day parade through downtown Charlotte, honoring our veterans!
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Festival of Oddities

Saturday September 3, 2022

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 3, 2022 at the 1885 Courthouse in downtown Charlotte. For additional information about the festival, please visit

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Downtown Trick-or-Treating

Monday October 24, 2022

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