Sunday, August 23, 2015

Our Museum Is Now Closed for Exhibit Transition

Thank you to all of our Museum visitors! We hope you enjoyed our "Straight-Laced" exhibit.

The Museum will re-open on September 9 to feature toys!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Looking for something fun to do today? Check out the Canton Lions Corn Roast!

Celebrate the historic Sweet Corn Capital of Michigan with the Canton Lions Club!

The annual corn roast will run today, Saturday, August 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Preservation Park (500 N Ridge Rd, just north of Cherry Hill Road).

There is no admission for all-you-can-eat roasted corn, hot dogs, baked beans, watermelon, ice cream, cotton candy, snow cones, and beverages but donations are greatly appreciated.

Donations will assist the Canton Lions Club to purchase eyeglasses, hearing aids, and other accessibility devices for those who cannot afford them.

The Canton Historical Society will open their Pole Barn to visitors. There will also be face-painting, a bounce house, balloon-twisting, a petting farm, and more!

Read more about the corn roast at the Canton Observer!

Remember that today is also the last day that the Canton Historical Museum will be open before closing to set up its next exhibit. The Museum will re-open on September 9.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Last Week of "Straight-Laced" Exhibit Open!

This is the last week to check out the "Straight-Laced" exhibit!

Please be aware that the Canton Historical Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22 and will not re-open until September 9, when the next Museum exhibit is in place.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for supporting the Canton Historical Society.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

"Beer, Brats, & Bands at the Barn" Featured in the Canton Observer

Photo: Canton Leisure Services
"Hundreds of craft beer lovers will have a chance to sample flavors from across the nation – and from right here in Canton – as Brew, Brats & Bands at the Barn returns to Preservation Park.

"'Metro Detroit’s growing craft beer culture can taste and appreciate specialty brews from all over the country in one location,' said Gregg King, Canton facilities supervisor and fundraiser organizer. 'Any event involving drinking craft beers, eating brats and listening to music with friends and family is bound to be a good time.'" Click here to continue reading...

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Article by Darrell Clem.