Events In and Around Hillsdale

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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:
July 29, 2016  Movie Night at Mrs. Stock's Park  Mrs. Stock's Park  The City of Hillsdale/Board of Public Utilities will be showing a movie at Mrs. Stock’s Park on July 29th. The movie will start at dark and is free to everyone. Please bring a blanket or chairs to sit on and parking is available on the East side of the park in the vacant lot next to the Salvation Army building at 160 E Bacon Street. Please come out and join us for some great family fun.
August 2, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  The "Band of Terra/Bob Pogue" will wrap up the 2016 series with a August 2, 2016 show that is sure to leave Hillsdale with great memories of the summer. We can't wait to see you at Mrs. Stock's Park for the last "Tuesdays In the Park concert"!
August 2, 2016  Special Election   11 E. Bacon St. Hillsdale, MI  A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 to fill vacant council seats in Ward II & Ward III in the City of Hillsdale.
August 4, 2016  Hillsdale Summer String Festival  Davis Middle School Auditorium, 30 N. West Street, Hillsdale  Guest artist recital with double bassist Aaron Johnson, the Peshlakai trio and pianist Rebecca Mayer. The program will feature performances for solo double bass as well as chamber music, including Schubert’s Trout Quintet.
August 5, 2016  Hillsdale Summer String Festival  Davis Middle School Auditorium, 30 N. West Street, Hillsdale  String Festival participants will perform pieces they have learned during the festival. In addition, guest artist Aaron Johnson will perform a double bass solo accompanied by the student orchestra.
August 6, 2016  Molly's Glitter Run 5k  Owen Memorial Park-Baw Beese Lake, Hillsdale, MI  3rd Annual Glitter Run on Saturday, August 6th, 2016. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5k run/walk begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by the kids fun run in the park.
August 13, 2016  HCFA First Inaugural Golf Scramble  White Oaks Golf Club  Hillsdale City Firefighters Association (HCFA) is a non-profit organization that assist the community in various donations as well as the betterment of the City Fire Department members.
August 27, 2016  Free Fest at Hillsdale Free Methodist Church  Hillsdale FREE Methodist Church, 150 Union Street  Free Fest is a family fun carnival open to the community and EVERYTHING IS FREE! (no strings attached). In the past, Free Fest has included: inflatables, cookout lunch from 11-1, face painting, carnival games & prizes, balloon animals, cotton candy, snow cones, photo booth, and much more! The event is held from 11:00 am until 2:00 p.m. You can find out more at
August 30, 2016  The Source  Hillsdale College  If you represent Hillsdale County retail business or restaurant, you won't want to miss this opportunity to connect with the Hillsdale College campus! The Source is a three hour event on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 10:00 - 1:00 p.m. The event is held during Orientation and provides students with resources to campus and the community.
September 9-11, 2016  Indiana Outboard Races  Baw Beese Lake- Launching from Owen Memorial Park, Hillsdale MI  The Indiana Outboard Association is one of many regional clubs that organize and run outboard regattas. It is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation with active members from several states.
September 10, 2016  Garden Tea Party and Open House  1620 Barber Dr, Hillsdale, MI   On Saturday, September 10th, 2016 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm Join the celebration of the Barber House Children's Garden at the Arboretum. Sampling of herbal teas and garden treats, don't forget to wear your best outdoor party hat!
September 11, 2016  Patriot's Day Fly-In  Hillsdale Municipal Airport  This is an event you don't want to miss! The Hillsdale Municipal Airport will be the site for an all-day family event celebrating Patriot's Day 2016! The day begins at 7:00 a.m. with a Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Hillsdale Exchange Club. After breakfast, you can enjoy helicopter & airplane rides then check out the new, antique, and experimental airplanes on display. In addition to flying machines, the Bi-Centennial Car Club will sponsor a car show including muscle cars, classic vehicles, hot-rods, and customs. The event will be held rain or shine, so come on Patriot's Day for an enjoyable day for all ages!
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
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.