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Thank you to all the sponsors: Auto Image: Amy Hamilton, Jaqua Realtors; Anna R. Pipp Foundation; Barbed Wire CafĂ©;
Bennett Family Agency; Cathy Green Pottery; Clearwater Financial; Comfort Inn; Commonwealth Financial ;  Hart's Jewelry; Michigan Pallet; Plainwell First United Methodist Church; Plainwell Kayak Company;  Sandy Stamm, Local Historian; Stout's Gear; WAKV, am 980;

Saturday, June 15 - Plainwell Days Festival
Dress in your best period costumes for the day. Participate in good ole-fashioned fun such as:

  • Period fashion show - Strut your outfit at 2 p.m. on the Community Stage in Fannie Pell Park
  • Silent Auction at Bridge St. Gallery, 111 N. Main auction items are on display now - June 15 at 3 p.m.
  • Quilt raffle - Tickets available at City Hall, Bridge St. Gallery, Hart's Jewelry, Envy and the Library.


Sunday, June 16 - Family Day
Good ole-fashioned games in Fannie Pell Park
Father/child pie-eating contest 

Historic Walking Tour
August - date and time TBA 

Saturday, September 21 - Vintage Baseball Game / Ice Cream Social
ime TBA
The Kalamazoo Continentals vs Plainwell Celebrity Team

October 12 and 13 - Cemetery Walk
Self-guided tours on Saturday, October 12, and guided tours on Sunday, October 13. Stay tuned for more details
Historic home and business tour

October 19 
Pumpkins in the Park
11 - 2 p.m. Hicks Park
Arts n Eats Tour - Plainwell Locations; City Hall, Design Street, Bridge St. Gallery, Plainwell Ice Cream, Old Mill Brewpub & Grill

Updates will be posted as dates and times are secured.