UPCOMING EVENTS

INSIDE THE BARNS AND FARMS OF PORT ONEIDA

Dates: Thursday, July 11, 2013    7 pm – 9 pm &

Tuesday, July 25  7 pm

Join us for a fascinating tour of some of the farmsteads in Port Oneida with retired “Ranger Bill”.  Learn about the way of life in this historic agricultural community tucked in the hills and along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Learn more

PATH TO PAGE: A day of writing and hiking

Date: Friday, July 26, 2013 9 am – 3:00

Take time to explore your creative muse this summer. Spend a morning hiking through the farms, woods and fields of the lovely Port Oneida historic region with local poet and playwright, Anne-Marie Oomen. With the beautiful surroundings and oral history of the farms as your inspiration, along with instruction from Anne-Marie you will have the opportunity to write and share some creative prose.    Learn more

SLEEPING BEAR DUNES

PORT ONEIDA 5K RUN/WALK

Date:  Saturday, August 3rd, 2013  8:30 am

Join us for a 5K through the “Most beautiful place in America” (Good Morning America – August 2011).   This loop on the Bayview Trail meanders through the Port Oneida Rural Historic District’s pastoral landscape of farmsteads from the late 1800s nestled among the hills, and great views of Lake Michigan. The start and finish points are at the Park’s historic Olsen farmstead which PHSB restored in 2004.     Learn more

PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST  

Dates: TBD

The historic buildings in the Park are wonderful to capture in their many moods.  Enter your best photos in our second annual “WE LOVE OUR PARK!” photography contest.  We hope to encourage people to explore these buildings and landscapes of character. Great prizes.  First, Second and Third place winners will be chosen by a professional photographer.  The public votes for the Peoples Choice award.  Stay tuned for further details as we work to make this contest even better!   Learn more

PRESERVE HISTORIC SLEEPING BEAR

CHICKEN BBQ 

Date: Friday, August 9th 4:30 pm

A chicken dinner community picnic after the Fair!  Music, tractor-wagon rides and silent auction!  Have a great evening on the farm with your family at this Port Oneida Fair fundraiser sponsored by Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear.  Learn more