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Quilt Show and Bluegrass (Blue Water Ramblers) at Wellington Farm
July 21 - July 22
Quilts and Bluegrass Highlight Wellington Weekend
June 21 and 22 is the Annual Quilt Show at Wellington Farm, USA near Grayling. Many quilts will be on display throughout the 60-acre living history museum. Some are historic quilts while others are recently made. Anyone wishing to include their quilt in the show is cordially invited to do so. If you have a quilt you would like to display, please call the farm at 989 348 5187 for more information. Quilting demonstrations will be on going throughout the show.
Saturday evening, July 21 Wellington Farm, USA will host the Blue Water Ramblers in concert. The ‘Ramblers’ are known all across the Midwest as one of the finest bluegrass/folk music groups. The ‘Ramblers’ can be found at almost all the major bluegrass festivals in Michigan including the Nor ‘easter and Wheatland. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be held rain or shine. Lawn chairs and coolers are welcome if the weather is good. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $12.50 or $20 per couple. No family will pay more than $35. Families are considered to be parents and school age children.
Also now at Wellington Farm is the Classic Comic Exhibit featuring newspaper cartoons from the Depression Era.. Visitors can have their picture taken with Dick Tracy. Flathead and the Mole will also be there. There is no extra charge for the Classic Comics exhibit or the new Wellington Post Office exhibit.
Wellington Farm, USA is located at 6944 S. Military Road southwest of Grayling. The farm is easily accessed from either Exit 251 of I-75 or Exi206 of US-127. The historic park is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Price of admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.50 for Seniors and $6 for students.