Event Calendar June 2016


6/10 & 11 – Vicksburg Old Car Festival, Friday 6 – 10 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

6/21 – Tues. Vicksburg Historical Society, AJ Hartman speaks on the battles of the Revolutionary War as part of its monthly programs, 7 p.m. at the Community Center.

6/25 & 26 – Battle of Sunset Lake, Revolutionary War re-enactment, Sat. and Sun. at the Vicksburg Recreation Park and Historic Village. Parade through downtown, 5:30 p.m.

6/26 – Sun. Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast at the pavilion, 7-10 a.m.

6/25 – Sat. Taste of Vicksburg, Chamber of Commerce event at the corner of Main and Prairie streets with live bands, food and drink, from 4-11:30 p.m.

VCAC Gallery Events

6/10 – Grand Opening of the Visitor Center, 6-8 p.m.

6/10 & 11 – Community Canvas Event, Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m. One large canvas + the Vicksburg community and its visitors = an expression of our lives at this moment. Stop by to be a part of this fun experience!

6/11 – Wood Turning Demonstration during the day.

6/18 – Sound Builders Acapella, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7 admission, beer & wine for purchase.

6/26 – Brook Farm String Band, 2-4 p.m. Free admission, snacks & beverages.

6/29 – Mighty Pen Open Mic, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Poet and writer open mic.


6/5 – Sun. Schoolcraft High School graduation – 3 p.m.

6/25 – Sat. Schoolcraft Alumni Banquet, 5:30 at the high school.

The library has six brand new Kindle Fire tablets ready to lend out to patrons. The devices will circulate as a “try it before you buy it”, type of program. Patrons can read ebooks, check email, download apps, etc. It’s an exciting new addition and Faye VanRavenswaay, the library director, is eager to get some feedback from the patrons.

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