Calendar of Events
2014 Preservation and Educational Projects and Programs
Volunteer Antique Apple and Pear Tree Pruning Workshop Friday, May 2nd 1;00 – 4 :00 at the Thoreson Farmstead. Sponsored by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Barn Restoration Workshop June 19-21 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Location: Lyle Schmidt Barn, Norconk rd.,3 miles S. of Empire on M-22. Hands-on learning in “Barn Loft and Door Repair and Construction”. No cost. Sign up for either or both day(s). Call 326-4771 to register. Sponsored by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Volunteer Project – Landscape restoration
June 26-27 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Meet at Olsen Farm – come either or both days
Volunteer Project – Kraitz Log Cabin
Date: TBD weather dependent 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Glen Arbor 4th of July Parade – walk in the parade with other PHSB members and volunteers! Meet at noon at the Christian Science Church parking lot in Glen Arbor. Where your PHSB shirts and bring a hammer or saw; or if you’re a docent, wear clothes resembling period clothing!
July 15 – Labor Day Tuesdays 4:30 – 6 & 6:30 – 8 pm; Thursdays 10:30 am – 12 & 12:30 – 2 pm
Explore Port Oneida by horse and wagon. Hear the history of this significant late 1800s agricultural community. Reservation only – call 231-334-6103
ROOTStories! Bufka Historic Farm Tour
Friday, July 18 10 am – 12:30 Learn about the history of the Bufka Farm north of Port Oneida with Norbert Bufka. Meet at Olsen Farm.
Volunteer PTT (Preservation Trade Training) Workshop – Burfiend Window Repair
Weekend 1 – Friday – Saturday, July 18-19 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with Steve Stier. Registration Required – limit 8 people. Call 334-6103 or complete volunteer form
Volunteer Project – Burfiend Farm Porch and Privy Repair
Saturday, July 19 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (possibly Sunday too)
Volunteer Project – Charles Olsen Barn Electricity
Date: TBD 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Port Oneida Historic Farm Tour
Tuesday, July 22 10 am – 12 “Inside the Farms and Barns of the Port Oneida Rural Historic District with retired ranger Bill Herd.
Volunteer HPTT Workshop – Burfiend Window Repair
Weekend 2 – Date: July 25-26 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with Steve Stier Registration required.
Writing the Landscape - Monday, July 28 10 – 12 $45 Registration required
Horse and Wagon Tours July 15 – Labor Day Tuesdays 4:30 – 6 & 6:30 – 8 pm; Thursdays 10:30 am – 12 & 12:30 – 2 pm Explore Port Oneida by horse and wagon. Hear the history of this significant late 1800s agricultural community. Reservation only – call 231-334-6103
Port Oneida Run – 5k Barn to Barn Trail Run/Walk
Saturday, August 2nd 8:30 Kids Schoolhouse Dash; 9 am 5K Run. Run in one of the most beautiful places in Michigan and raise money for historic preservation in the National Park.
PHSB Chicken BBQ
Friday, August 8 4:30- 6:30 pm At Charles Olsen Farm – a fundraiser for the Port Oneida Fair sponsored by Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear
Port Oneida Rural and Cultural Fair
Friday and Saturday, August 8-9
10:00 am – 4:00 pm History comes to life at six historic farmsteads in Port Oneida.
Volunteer Preservation Project – North Manitou Island
August 15-24 Completing restoration of the Katie Shepard Hotel and other projects. Ferry and housing on the island provided.
Port Oneida Historic Farm Tour
Date: Thursday, August 21 10 am – 12 Learn about the history of Port Oneida Rural Historic District with retired ranger Bill Herd.
Historic Cooking with Susan Odom
Thursday, September 11 Time TBD Cost: Olsen Farm kitchen. Registration required.
Art Classes – July through August
The Glen Arbor Art Association offers a rich and varied array of art classes held at the historic Thoreson Farm in Port Oneida.