2014 Standish Depot and Arenac County Events

 

Loyalty Day Parade | Fish, Fowl & Frontier Dinner | Mom-2-Mom Sale | Plant Swap

Civil Ward Dedication | 2014 Summer Concert Series | Model A & T Car Show | Depot Days

Depot's 125th Birthday Celebration | Evening of Shopping | Santa at the Depot

 

Annual Loyalty Day Parade — Apr 26 (starts at noon)

Join the Standish Historical Depot and other local organizations at the annual parade..

 

Fish, Fowl and Frontier Fund-raising Dinner — May 3, Appetizers 6 pm, Dinner 7 pm

Proceeds benefit Arenac Heritage Route Authority projects and tourist information center.

The venue has changed this year; the 2014 dinner will be at the American Legion Hall on M76 in Standish. Updates on the menu will be posted when available. Tickets are $40.00 per person and can be purchased from the Depot (989-718-3021) or from any Arenac Heritage Route Authority member.

 

"Mom-to-Mom" Sale — May 10, 10 am - 2 pm

An outside event where parents can sell kids outgrown clothes, toys, etc in the Depot parking lot. This is an excellent place to sell baby/nursery items! $5 to reserve your spot. Call 989-718-3021.

 

Plant Swap — May 24, 11 am - 2 pm

Have fun swapping outdoor and indoor plants with local fellow-gardeners. FREE - NO selling of plants - Swap Only! Call: the Depot (989-718-3021) for information until updates on times and setup is available.

 

Civil War Soldiers Headstone Dedication, Clayton Township Cemetery — May 31, 10:30 am

An authentic Civil War burial ceremony will honor Pvt. Luther H. Johnson (160th New York Infantry Co. 1), Q.M. Sgt. George E. Fish (7th Michigan Cavalry Co. 1), Corp. Alva Scofield (5th Michigan Infantry Co. 1), and Pvt. Charles Hamlin (115th Ohio Infantry Co. K), who have lain in unmarked graves at the Clayton Township Cemetery. This ceremony will be an authentic Civil War burial under the auspices of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, U.S. Grant Post #67, Bay City, Michigan. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this long-overdue dedication ceremony. Please arrive early. A light lunch will be served after the ceremony. The Clayton Township Cemetery is on Reed Road in Sterling, Michigan.

 

2014 Summer Concert Series — June through August, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Primarily Michigan entertainers give concerts free to the public, performed in the bandstand on the Depot grounds. Lots of room on the Depot's green and in the parking lot. Bring your own lawn chairs. Light refreshments will be available, and we will have 50/50 raffles. Call: the Depot (989-718-3021) for more information. » Please note that the Aug 13 concert will be held in the City of Omer, and the Aug 20 concert will be at the Au Gres Pavilion.

Jun 25 Muzyka!! Folk
Jul 2 Flipside 60's cover band
Jul 9 Lenny Hicks and Band Country & western
Jul 16 Jeff Taylor Contemporary Christian
Jul 23 Steve Drzweicki Band Polka
Aug 6 Point Blank Rock cover band
Aug 13 Omer City Limits (held in Omer) Rock
Aug 20 Flipside (held in Au Gres) 60's cover band

 

3rd Annual Model A and T Car Show — July 12, 10 am - 4 pm (rain or shine)

Cars and models on display. Vendors are a new addition this year. Downloadable registration form will be added to this site as soon as available. Call: the Depot (989-718-3021) for information until updates on location, model details, etc are available. Awards will be announced at 3 pm.

 

Annual Depot Days — October 5 & 6 — Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday noon - 4 pm

 

Depot Days is an annual event held in the fall. The Depot and Welcome Center has great photo opportunities so bring a camera. We also recommend lawn chairs or blankets to better enjoy the live bands playing both days (limited seating is available).

 

If you are interested in volunteering to help during Depot Days, please call (989) 718-3021 or (989) 718-3022 for details.

 

125th Birthday Celebration for the Standish Depot — Oct 13 (times to come)

Information to come

 

7th Annual Evening of Shopping — November 13, 5:00 PM - 8 pm

Occurring during deer hunting's rifle season, this event has vendors, door prizes, snacks and bargains. Come be pampered and have a fun evening out.

 

Santa at the Standish Depot — November 28, 6:45 pm

The Standish Chamber of Commerce invites the public to light the big outdoor Christmas tree in Lion's Park on Cedar Street in Standish. After, sing carols with Santa as you walk to the Depot. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served as Santa hears what on everyone's Christmas list.

 

 

 

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Evening of Shopping | Santa at the Depot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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