Events In and Around Hillsdale

This information is being provided as a service only and may not contain changes or the most up-to-date information.

May - October   Hillsdale County Farmer's Market  Downtown Hillsdale, MI  Come see what fresh and green really mean at the Hillsdale County Farmer's Market on the historic Courthouse Square, open seasonally each Saturday morning from mid-May through October.
April - November 2016  The Gospel Barn  The Gospel Barn  Attached is the 2016 schedule for the Gospel Barn. More information can be found at their web-site:
September 25th - October 1st   Hillsdale County Fair  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   "The Most Popular Fair on Earth" People from all over Michigan and the surrounding areas await the return of the Hillsdale County Fair each fall and the traditional and time enhanced old favorites they have come to expect and treasure over the years.
September 28, 2016  Justin Moore in Concert  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   Hillsdale County Fair Headliner Justin Moore in Concert, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:30p.m. Tickets for the show go on sale at 8 a.m. May 19 at the Hilsldale County Fair Office and at Star Tickets, (800) 585-3737 or
October 5-8, 2016  The Eumenides, Aeschylus  81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI   Wednesday- Saturday, October 5-8 at 8:00pm watch Aeschylus, Greece's leading playwright between his first victory at the festival Dionysus in 0484 B.C.E. until his death, winning thirteen first-place crowns in that period. His epitaph boasts only that he fought bravely for Athens at the Battle of Marathin. Free Admission but tickets required call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
October 8, 2016  Glei's Orchards Customer Appreciation Day  3500 Milnes Rd, Hillsdale, MI   Saturday, October 8th, 2016 from 9am-4:30pm join the Annual Customer Appreciation Day! Great sales going on as well as kids games, door prizes, and pony rides.
October 8, 2016  Classic Car Show  3780 W. Carleton Rd. Hillsdale, MI  Join the Classic Car Show at Stillwell Ford Lincoln on October 8, 2016 from 9am-3pm! Classic Cars & Free Cider and Doughnuts!
October 11, 2016  Coffee with Council  210 W. Carleton Rd. Hillsdale, MI  Conversation and Coffee with City Council members, Stockford, Zeiser & Morrisey. Starts at 10:00 am located at Biggby Coffee in the lounge area.
October 11, 2016  Aqulia Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing  Markel Auditorium, 81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 8:00pm Shakespeare’s great comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, highlights Aquila Theatre’s 25th anniversary season. Spying, subterfuge, deception, false identities, slander, manipulation, and love all take part in this wonderfully entertaining battle of the sexes. Free admission but tickets required to reserve tickets call 517-607-2848.
October 12, 2016  Aqulia Theatre: Murder on the Nile  Markel Auditorium, 81 E. College St, Hillsdale, MI  Wednesday, October 12th at 8:00pm, Who can be trusted? Who holds the truth? Who is a suspect? Whodunit? Aquila Theatre brings its innovative touch to this deliciously dangerous murder mystery, with brilliant direction, superb acting, thrilling physicality and stunning designs. Aquila’s Murder on the Nile will be a classic all over again. Free Admission but tickets required, call 517-607-2848 to reserve tickets.
October 18, 2016  Awesome Autumn  Downtown Hillsdale, MI  You're Invited to Awesome Autumn brought to you by the Hillsdale Business Association. Bring your family Downtown Hillsdale on Tuesday, October 18th from 5:00pm -8:00pm to join in on the fun with lot's of activities and goodies at downtown's participating businesses!
October 22, 2016  83rd Lewis Emery Treasure Hunt  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI  Join in the fun on Saturday, October 22, 2016 with the 83rd Lewis Emery Treasure Hunt! Start out at the Fairgrounds at 6:00pm and go from there! Sign up at Checker Records.
October 22 & 23, 2016  Hillsdale College Orchestra  81 E. College St, Hillsdale, MI  Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 8:00pm and Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 2:00pm. See the Hillsdale College Symphony Orchestra during Fall Parents weekend. Performance at the Markel Auditorium, Sage Center. Free Admission but Tickets required. Call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
October 31, 2016  Trick or Treating  City of Hillsdale  Trick or Treating in the City of Hillsdale takes place on Monday, October 31st, 2016 from 6p-8p.
November 5, 2016  JA Crazy Bowl "Back to the 80's"   400 W. Carleton Rd. Hillsdale, MI  Saturday, November 5th, 2016 Join the JA Crazy Bowl as they go back to the 80's in the craziest bowling ever! Times are 10:00 am & 1:00 pm . All proceeds raised support JA programs for our local schools.
November 12, 2016  Craft & Gift Bazaar  4075 Beck St, Hillsdale MI  The Hillsdale Assembly of God Church will be hosting their craft & gift bazaar from 9am -3pm.
November 16-19, 2016  Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller  81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI  November 16-19, 2016 at 8:00pm. Free admission, Tickets required call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
November 19, 2016  Local Comic Shop Day  14 N Howell St., Hillsdale, MI  Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 11am-6pm, Local Comic Shop Day is at Hero's Nest it's day where you get exclusive editions from your favorite publishers and I have everything in the shop on sale!
November 26, 2016  Holiday Craft Bazaar  30 S. Norwood Ave., Hillsdale, MI   Shop this great event on Saturday, November 26th, 2016 from 9a-3p, Admission is $3 for adults 12 & under free with an adult. Located at Hillsdale High School in the cafeteria & gymnasium. Lots of goodies for everyone for the Holidays!
December 2-4, 2016  Messiah by George F. Handel  College Baptist Church, Hillsdale, MI  December 2&3, 2016 at 7:30pm, December 4, 2016 at 3:00pm, The Hillsdale College Choir, Chamber Choir, and Symphony Orchestra join forces to present the 5th four-year cycle of Messiah, complete, by George Frideric Handel at College Baptist Church in Hillsdale. Free, Ticket Reservations Required contact 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
December 3, 2016  9th Annual Scavenger Hunt   Downtown Hillsdale, MI  Family fun in Downtown Hillsdale on Saturday, December 3, 2016! Join the fun with the 9th Annual Scavenger Hunt from 10a - 3p! Find the Golden Sleigh in downtown Hillsdale Businesses. Pick up a map at the participating businesses.
December 3, 2016  5th Annual Light Up Parade  Downtown Hillsdale, MI  Join in the fun downtown Hillsdale on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 6:00pm with the Light Up Parade. Brought to you by the Hillsdale Business Association.
December 5 & 6, 2016  Staged Reading of Alison’s House, Susan Glaspell  81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI  December 5 & 6, 2016 at 8:00pm join Alison’s House which is the work of one of the pioneering American dramatists of the early 20th century: Susan Glaspell. This performance of Alison’s House will be presented in The Hames Room in The Sage Center for the Arts as a staged reading, and marks the beginning of a new annual series where the Tower Players will present neglected classics and new works in a workshop environment.
December 10, 2016  Winter Lights Festival  1620 Barber Dr. Hillsdale, MI   On Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm stop by the Barber House Children's Garden which will be illuminated by thousands of lights, creating a winter wonderland. Hot chocolate inside for warming up and you can make an ornament to take home.
January 21, 2017  Broadway's Next H!t Musical  Markel Auditorium, 81 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 8:00pm The hysterical Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. Free Admission but Ticket Reservations Required call 517-607-2848 to reserve your ticket.
February 11, 2017  OLGA: A Cappella Vocal Ensemble  81 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI  Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8pm see Olga in concert. Olga is a young a cappella singing group that approaches old traditions in a fresh way. She combines enthusiasm, humor, and drama with genuine vocal clarity to enrapture both young and old. Free Admission but Tickets required. Call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
March 1-5, 2017  Kiss Me Kate, Cole Porter  81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI  Wednesday- Saturday, March 1-4, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Markel Auditorium. Free Admission but ticket reservations required call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.
April 7-8, 2017  Tower Dancers in Concert  81 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI  Friday & Saturday, April 7-8, 2017 See the Tower Dancers in Concert at the Markel Auditorium. Show starts at 8:00pm. Free admission but tickets required. Call 517-607-2848 to reserve your tickets.