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R.E. Olds Transportation Museum Car Capital Auto Show

When: Sat July 29 2017
Where: Lansing
The R.E. Olds Transportation Museum presents “R.E. Olds Transportation Museum Car Capital Auto Show.” The R.E. Olds Transportation Museum’s annual car show celebrates our city’s rich automotive history! See vehicles from the 1900s to 2017. Free family fun with live music and vendors on the streets of downtown Lansing. The State Capitol Building, serving as a backdrop for this fun filled day, will be open for free tours. The Historical Society of Greater Lansing will also be doing a free walking tour at noon downtown to automotive related sites. In its 25th year, this is a family friendly show not to be missed! The event takes place at Michigan State Capitol Building. For more information, call 517-372-0529 or visit: CarCapitalAutoShow.org.

26th Annual Rust 'n Dust Days Antique Tractor and Farm Show

When: Sat August 26 2017 - Sun August 27 2017
Where: Hanover
The Hanover-Horton Area Historical Society presents “26th Annual Rust 'n Dust Days Antique Tractor and Farm Show.” The event will feature: tractor pulls, garden tractor pulls, kid-friendly on the farm activities, crafters and vendors, trash to treasure sale, and demonstrations. There will also be wagon rides, music, food by Hanover-Horton Lions Club, a bake sale, maple cotton candy, popcorn and much more. The time for this event is Saturday 8-5, Sunday 10-4, and it takes place at Event Center. The cost is $3 for adults, or $10 for a family. For more information, call 517-563-8927 or visit www.conklinreedorganmuseum.org.

Antique Sale & Classic Car Cruise-In

When: Sat August 26 2017
Where: Lansing
The Turner-Dodge House presents “Antique Sale & Classic Car Cruise-In.” The Turner-Dodge House is proud to present its Antique Sale & Classic Car Cruise-In. Free family fun with live music, antique vendors, and classic cars! The Turner-Dodge House, serving as a backdrop for this fun filled day, will be open for tours. This is an event not to be missed! The time for this event is 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and it takes place at 100 E. North Street. For more information, call 734-476-1451.

National Fossil Day

When: Mon October 9 2017
Where: East Lansing
The Michigan State University Museum presents “National Fossil Day.” National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by The National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute to promote fossils awareness and public knowledge, as well as to create a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value. The MSU Museum hosts their own day of festivities for the whole family with fossil molds, face painting, Michigan fossil “dig and sift,” guided tours of the Hall of Evolution, and many more. A great day for your children or grandchildren! This event is from 1-4PM. For more information, call (517) 355-2370 or visit www.museum.msu.edu.

144th Annual State History Conference

When: Fri September 28 2018 - Sun September 30 2018
Where: Mt Pleasant
The State History Conference moves to a different location in the Lower Peninsula each year. This conference celebrates all aspects of Michigan’s history and offers a close-up look at the heritage of the host area. The State History Awards are also presented during the conference. Each year, the Historical Society of Michigan presents a State History Award to those individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the appreciation and understanding of Michigan history. The State History Conference offers… • Four keynotes that cover a wide range of popular topics, including sessions that explore the host area’s heritage • 12 breakout sessions, 4 workshops, and 4 tours • President’s Reception, State History Awards Banquet, and Closing Banquet • Exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit • Networking opportunities Come see what all the excitement is about! For more information call 517-324-1828 or visit hsmichigan.org

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Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
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