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Wolcott Mill Metropark

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65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
(586) 752-5932

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July 2017

Farmer’s Camp – Farm Center

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This three day camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn, and have fun on a working farm. This camp is for students who have finished kindergarten through students about to enter the 8th grade. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, helping maintain the farm’s garden, crafts, of course doing the everyday farm chores, and much more.

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Farmer’s Camp – Farm Center

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This three day camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn, and have fun on a working farm. This camp is for students who have finished kindergarten through students about to enter the 8th grade. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, helping maintain the farm’s garden, crafts, of course doing the everyday farm chores, and much more.

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Farmer’s Camp – Farm Center

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This three day camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn, and have fun on a working farm. This camp is for students who have finished kindergarten through students about to enter the 8th grade. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, helping maintain the farm’s garden, crafts, of course doing the everyday farm chores, and much more.

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Candle Making and its History – Historic Center

July 28 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn the art of candle making and its history. Make two candles of your choice to take home. Please call (586) 749-5997 to preregister.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Arts in the Park – Historic Center

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the Historic Center, during the month of July, to enjoy the artistic works of the Metroparks employees on display in the mill. On Sundays, you can also enjoy the music of local entertainers. Bring a blanket and a picnic lunch to fully enjoy the day.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

July 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until July 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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August 2017

Read a Book Series, Meet a Cow – Farm Center

August 1
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The farm interpreter will read a short story about an animal. After the story, the children will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be served.
Join us at the Historic Center to make a craft for a small fee. Same days and times.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2017 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Crafts coincide with the theme of the Read a Book Series. Free with paid Read a Book Series admission

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Read a Book Series, Meet a Sheep and Goat – Farm Center

August 3
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The farm interpreter will read a short story about an animal. After the story, the children will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be served.
Join us at the Historic Center to make a craft for a small fee. Same days and times.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2017 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Crafts coincide with the theme of the Read a Book Series. Free with paid Read a Book Series admission

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 6 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Read a Book Series, Meet a Horse – Farm Center

August 8
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The farm interpreter will read a short story about an animal. After the story, the children will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be served.
Join us at the Historic Center to make a craft for a small fee. Same days and times.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2017 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Crafts coincide with the theme of the Read a Book Series. Free with paid Read a Book Series admission

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Read a Book Series, Meet a Donkey – Farm Center

August 10
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The farm interpreter will read a short story about an animal. After the story, the children will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be served.
Join us at the Historic Center to make a craft for a small fee. Same days and times.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 10, 2017 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Crafts coincide with the theme of the Read a Book Series. Free with paid Read a Book Series admission

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Star Party – Camp Rotary

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This event is held at Camp Rotary. The Perseid meteor showers will peak during this timed event. The Warren Astronomic Society will have the observatory open and ready to answer your questions.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 13 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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When Beaver was King – Historic Center

August 13 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn about Michigan and fur trading during the 1600s-1700s. Please call (586) 749-5997 to preregister.

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Kids Survival Camp – Historic Center

August 16 - August 17
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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You will learn basic survival skills: Water, Shelter, Fire, and Food, while having fun. Bring a bag lunch and a drink. Please call (586) 749-5997 to preregister.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 20 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

Find out more »

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 27 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

Find out more »

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Top to Bottom – Historic Center

August 27 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Explore the 4 floors of the 172 year old Wolcott Mill. Participate in hands on milling of grains and view historic artifacts.

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Species Survey – Wolcott Mill Metropark

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out and join us and our partner Environmental Consulting Technologies (ECT) for the 2017 ITC species survey at Wolcott Mill Metropark. This opportunity gives you the chance to identify native plants and wildlife in our prairie ecosystems. ECT provides general instruction on plant identification and has several reference books on hand to help with plant and wildlife ID and species list making. We will meet at the Historic Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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September 2017

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 3 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

Find out more »

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harvest Moon Barn Dance – Farm Center

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy the moonlight and music and have some old fashioned fun with square dancing. Light refreshments will be served.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harvest Festival & Corn Day – Farm Center

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Good old fashioned fun with something for everyone. Activities include: Locally grown produce available to purchase, candle dipping, chain saw carving, games, crafts, horse riding demonstrations, dog agility, straw maze, and much more. Vendors will be on site with their handmade crafts, art, and local food. Wagon rides will also be included. 2 for 1 enjoy both the Harvest Festival/corn day event and Paul Bunyan Festival at the Historic Mill.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 10 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Paul Bunyan Festival – Historic Center

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy an old fashion day at the mill. Participate in rope making, log sawing, craft making, butter making, and broom making. View our blacksmith and wood cutter at work. Drinks and snacks available for purchase.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Walk in Wednesday – Pizza – Grown on the Farm

September 13 @ 10:30 am
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One event on September 20, 2017 at 10:30am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn about the ingredients on a pizza! Where do they come from? Listen to a story and make a pizza to snack on.

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Annual Quilt Show – Historic Center

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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View a variety of quilts and other items made by the Riverside Quilters Guild. The guild will be on hand to answer your questions.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Annual Quilt/Car Show – Historic Center

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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View a variety of quilts and other items made by the Riverside Quilters Guild. The Wolcott Mill Car Club will also be on site and invites you to bring out your classic car.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 17 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
+ Google Map

Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

Find out more »

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Walk in Wednesday – Pizza – Grown on the Farm

September 20 @ 10:30 am
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One event on September 20, 2017 at 10:30am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn about the ingredients on a pizza! Where do they come from? Listen to a story and make a pizza to snack on.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 24 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

Find out more »

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Top to Bottom – Historic Center

September 24 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Explore the 4 floors of the 172 year old Wolcott Mill. Participate in hands on milling of grains and view historic artifacts.

Find out more »

Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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October 2017

Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins – Farm Center

October 5 @ 6:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn how to make several pumpkin treats from fresh pumpkin and take home a finished baked good.

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Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

Find out more »

Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Johnny Appleseed Festival – Historic Center

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wonderful fall day at the Historic Grist Mill. Participate in scarecrow making and cider making. Taste test a variety of apples, bob for apples, and make crafts. Don’t forget to stop and talk to Johnny Appleseed.

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Invasive Shrub Removal – Wolcott Mill Metropark

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join us in removing invasive shrubs like autumn-olive, buckthorn, and honeysuckle from Wolcott Mill Metropark. This opportunity involves cutting down invasive shrubs with handsaws/loppers and treating the cut stumps with herbicide. We will meet at the Historic Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Haunted Halloween Houses – Historic Center

October 15
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One event on October 22, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on October 29, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This event is enjoyed by all. Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a premade Halloween House. Frosting, candy, and sprinkles are provided. You are the artist!

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Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Farm Halloween – Farm Center

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Fun and games await you. Make a craft and go to the Boo Barn. Try the relay races and the Pumpkin Drop. Take a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin (Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost). Food available for purchase. Includes all Pumpkin Cider Donut Wagon Ride activities.

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Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Fall Fun at the Mill – Historic Center

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the Historic Center for an afternoon of family fun. There will be a magic show and other clown fun, crafts, and activities.

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Haunted Halloween Houses – Historic Center

October 22
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One event on October 22, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on October 29, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This event is enjoyed by all. Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a premade Halloween House. Frosting, candy, and sprinkles are provided. You are the artist!

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Pumpkin Patch Wagon Rides – Farm Center

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 22, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come join us for a wagon ride out to the pumpkin patch to pick out your Halloween pumpkin. On site pumpkin carving is available. Go through the corn maze (additional cost). Warm up near the fire and enjoy a cup of cider and a donut. Pumpkins are sold separately at an additional cost.

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Trick-or-Treat at the Farm – Farm Center

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Go Trick-or-Treating in each barn. Enjoy the slightly haunted “Boo Barn”. Watch a movie while enjoying cider and a donut. Join in on the Candy Scramble and make a Halloween craft. Don’t forget to visit with the animals.

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Haunted Halloween Houses – Historic Center

October 29
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One event on October 22, 2017 at 12:00am

One event on October 29, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This event is enjoyed by all. Watch a Halloween movie and sip on hot chocolate while you decorate a premade Halloween House. Frosting, candy, and sprinkles are provided. You are the artist!

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November 2017

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

November 5 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Walk in Wednesday – Great Gourds

November 8 @ 10:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn about Gourds/Pumpkins. Listen to a story, make a craft, and enjoy a snack.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

November 12 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Thanksgiving Heritage – Farm Center

November 18
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One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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You will relive the first Thanksgiving through foods, voyages, and Native American heritage. Our historian will take you through the voyage of the Pilgrims to America and the encounters of their first winter. There will be hands on crafts to take home. Please call (586) 749-5997 to preregister.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Thanksgiving Heritage – Farm Center

November 19
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One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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You will relive the first Thanksgiving through foods, voyages, and Native American heritage. Our historian will take you through the voyage of the Pilgrims to America and the encounters of their first winter. There will be hands on crafts to take home. Please call (586) 749-5997 to preregister.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

November 19 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Gingerbread Barn

November 25
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One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join us for family fun! We’ll provide all the goodies for you to create your own, holiday themed Gingerbread Barn. Sign up early. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly. Please call (586) 752-5932 to preregister.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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Gingerbread Barn

November 26
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One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join us for family fun! We’ll provide all the goodies for you to create your own, holiday themed Gingerbread Barn. Sign up early. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly. Please call (586) 752-5932 to preregister.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

November 26 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

One event on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Come out to the farm and join our teamsters in harnessing and hitching our draft horses. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equine. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Please dress for outdoor conditions and wear closed toe shoes. Participants must be at least age 6.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Weather permitting, please call ahead to confirm. (586) 752-5932.

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December 2017

Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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Lunch with Santa – Camp Rotary

December 3
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy lunch and a visit with Santa. Make a holiday craft to take home. Go for a horse drawn wagon ride, weather permitting. Please call 586-752-5932 to preregister.

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Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 9
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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Heritage Holidays – Historic Center

December 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a new family tradition. Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights. Visit with Santa in the mill and make holiday crafts. Enjoy a cup of hot cider or cocoa as you watch the blacksmith working in his shop. Cut a log cookie with a two man saw and make an ornament. Listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes will help you create memories. Visit the Clydesdale horses in their show stalls and enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride. New this year will be nightly live family friendly shows. Dress for the weather.

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