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19th Annual Tompkins Center

Historical Society

Freedom

Saturday, September 14, 2024  9:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday, September 15, 2024 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Both days held on the Stewart Property: 10138 Tompkins Road. Rives Junction, MI 49277 (in Tompkins Center)
 

Flag Raising Ceremony - 9:30 AM Saturday

 

Tompkins Town Hall  And Stewart Farm Property  (No Alcohol)

 

Activities:

  • Working Steam Engines 

  • Working Saw Mill

  • Teeter Totter   

  • Rock Crusher

  • Tractor Pulls / Garden Tractor Pulls

  • Silent Auction 

  • Kiddie Tractor Pulls (Saturday 12:30)

  • Guided Museum Tours    

  • Bake Sale

  • 1838 Log Cabin w/ Play Area for Kids  

  • 3 Working Blacksmiths

  • Tour the 1800's Kirkby One Room School House

  • Historic Timeline and Displays

  • Native American Encampment  -  Military Encampment

  • Car Show (Saturday 10:00 - 2:30)

  • Classic Tractor Parade (Saturday 3:00) 

  • Flea Market and Craft Show (Vendors Invited)

  • Food Wagons and Lots of Live Music Both Days

  • Many Demonstrations and Displays Throughout the Grounds

 

 This is a wonderful FREE family event with something for everyone.  Bring your family and friends and spend the weekend with us.    Lots of fun for everyone! 

Camping: **must pre-register before the Festival. There is limited space. Camping Form Here. Please contact Robin Ellis (contact below). 

Golf Cart/UTV/ATV Registration Form Here. 

 For more information, contact Robin Ellis (517) 937-5161

 

Further Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: Are you interested in volunteering for any of these events? If so, please let us know in the contact form found here. Email the form to Tompkinshistorical.museum@gmail.com or mail it to 10138 Tompkins Road Rives Junction, MI 49277. We are always looking for new help and talent! 

 

Food Vendor: If you are interested in being a food vendor for our events, please fill out this form and return it to us via email at tompkinshistorical@gmail.com

Flea Market: If you are interested in a booth at our flea market, please fill out this form and follow the return directions on the form. 

19th Annual Tompkins Steam Show

Saturday, September 14, 2024  9:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday, September 15, 2024  9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Both days the event will be held on the Stewart Property:10138 Tompkins Road, in Tompkins Center, MI

 

  • Working Steam Engines & Saw Mill

  • Tractor Pulls & Garden Tractor Pulls

  • Kiddie Tractor Pulls - Saturday 12:30

  • Car Show (Saturday Only) 10:00 - 2:30

  • Food Wagons   

  • Live Music

 

For More Info: Call Larry Barson (517) 581-1894

 

18th Annual Tompkins Historical

Society Car Show

Saturday, September 14, 2024 10:00am  -  2:30pm

Held at the Tompkins Town Hall 9999 Tompkins Road in Tompkins Center, Michigan 49277

 

Rain Date:  Sunday, September 15, 2024
If rain date is necessary, it will be announced here on the website. 

 

$10 Entry fee (No need to pre-register)
 

Prizes:

Dash Plaques for First 100 Cars, Best of Show, Township Board Choice, People's Choice, Car Owner's Choice, Top 10, Supervisor's Choice, Bob Payne Memorial Trophy
Door Prizes Awarded Every 1/2 Hour

 

For Car Show Information, please contact

John Tuttle (517) 569-3263

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