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Special programs at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park

Walker Tavern and barn on a summer morning

Special programs at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park

Join us at one of our 2023 special summer programs! Admission is free unless noted otherwise. A Michigan State Parks Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to Cambridge Junction Historic State Park.

Thanks to the Friends of Walker Tavern for sponsoring these events and for selling that great Walker Tavern root beer!

April 11, 2 to 3 p.m.

The Escape of John White
At the Brooklyn Branch of the Jackson District Library

May 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jackson County Free Museum Day
Sponsored by Experience Jackson

May 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmers Market Opens
Open Sundays through Oct. 1
Closed July 16 and Aug. 6

June 8, 6 to 8 p.m.
Evening Concert
Live music from Jackson Ukes

June 22, 6 to 8 p.m.
Evening Concert
Live music from Manchester Community Brass Band

June 24, 1 to 3 p.m. and
June 25, 2 to 4 p.m.
Walker Wheels Vintage "Base Ball"
See the game played by 1860s rules

June 28-30 and
July 19-21
Summer Camps for Kids
10 a.m. to Noon ages 6-8
1 to 3 p.m. ages 9-11
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $15 per child per day - join the Friends of Walker Tavern and get 3 days for the price of 2

July 20, 6 to 8 p.m.
Evening Concert
Live music from the Front Paige Band

July 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
July 28, 10 a.m. to noon
Quilt Workshop - Make A Pillow
Beginners welcomed
$40 fee includes all materials, lunch and snacks

Aug. 10, 6 to 8 p.m.
Evening Concert
Live music - performer TBA

Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sauk Trail Memories
See demonstrations of traditional "lost" arts

Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walker Wheels Vintage "Base Ball"
Invitational tournament played by 1860s rules

Sept. 9, 5 to 7 p.m.
Evening Prairie Stroll
Candles and music at the Tavern

Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmers Market Closes
Final Farmers Market of the 2023 season

Accessibility Notice: To request an accommodation or other assistance for effective participation, please contact the person listed below as far in advance as possible to the scheduled event. All reasonable efforts will be made to arrange requested accommodations. Please contact: Laurie Perkins, Historian, at 517-930-3806 or PerkinsL1@Michigan.gov.

Updated 03/28/2023