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Wolcott Mill Metropark

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65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
(586) 752-5932 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/wolcott-mill-metropark/

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July 2018

Farmer’s Camp – Farm Center

July 24 - July 26
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 the start of 8th grade.  Activities vary for ages, but could 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.  Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

July 28 @ 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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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

July 29 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

July 29 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Historic Grist Mill Tour – Historic Center

July 29 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill. Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here. There could even be a ghost story or two!

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August 2018

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 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 September 30, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 5 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Read a Book Series: Meet a Cow – Farm Center

August 7
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Listen to a short story about a cow. After the story children, will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be provided.

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Wolcott Mill Kids’ Survival Camp – Historic Center

August 8 - August 9
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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During this two-day camp dive into the basic skills of wilderness survival. Activities will include camping basics, shelter building, first aid safety and what to do in the wild. There will be fun hands-on games to develop your survival skills. Campers should bring a lunch and a backpack! Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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

August 9
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Listen to a short story about a sheep and a goat. After the story children, will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be provided.

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Club F.R.E.D: Wildlife of Wolcott – Historic Center

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Family, Recreation, Education & Discovery (FRED) is a monthly program exploring different topics from history and agriculture to natural science.  This month, travel back in time and live like a Michigan settler. Do you love the outdoors? Become a junior biologist and spend the day chasing butterflies, turning over logs looking for critters, and finding all the wildlife we can. Dress for the weather.  Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 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 September 30, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 12 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Star Party – Camp Rotary

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Every year the sky is lit up with the Perseid meteor showers and you have a chance to view its peak performance during our annual Star Party at Camp Rotary. The Warren Astronomical Society will have our Stargate Observatory open and ready to answer any questions. Weather permitting. The $10 fee is your entry into the park and admission to the event

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Read a Book Series: Meet a Horse – Farm Center

August 14
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Listen to a short story about a horse. After the story children, will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be provided.
BOGO, with your paid Read a Book Series: Meet at Horse attend Crafts at the Mills before or after for free.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Visit the Historic Mill to enjoy some crafts that go along with the story theme of the Read a Book Series at the Farm Center. BOGO, with your paid Read a Book Series attend Crafts at the Mills before or after for free.

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Read a Book Series, Meet a Donkey – Farm Center

August 16
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Listen to a short story about a donkey. After the story children, will have the opportunity to touch and learn interesting facts about the animal. A snack will also be provided. BOGO, with your paid Read a Book Series: Meet at Donkey attend Crafts at the Mills before or after for free.

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Crafts at the Mill – Historic Center

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Visit the Historic Mill to enjoy some crafts that go along with the story theme of the Read a Book Series at the Farm Center. BOGO, with your paid Read a Book Series attend Crafts at the Mills before or after for free.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 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 September 30, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 19 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Paul Bunyan Festival – Historic Center

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take the afternoon and learn about lumbering and master some historic skills at Wolcott Mill. Some of the activities we will be explore are rope making, blacksmithing, candle dipping and making homemade butter. There will be demonstrations and plenty of hands-on activities for all ages.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 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 September 30, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

August 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 September 30, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

August 26 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

Find out more »

Historic Grist Mill Tour – Historic Center

August 26 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill. Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here. There could even be a ghost story or two!

Find out more »
September 2018

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 1 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 2 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Club F.R.E.D: Trees, Plants & Fungus – Historic Center

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Family, Recreation, Education & Discovery (FRED) is a monthly program exploring different topics from history and agriculture to natural science.  This month, join us for a morning hike to explore the flora of the woods. We will learn about common trees, flowers and mushrooms that are popping up. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 8 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harvest Festival & Corn Day – Farm Center

September 9 @ 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!  Join us for activities such as, candle dipping, blacksmithing, games, crafts, horse demonstrations, dog agility and much more.  Don’t miss the corn eating contest! Vendors will be on site with their handmade crafts, art and local food.  Wagon rides will also be included.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 9 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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After the Harvest – Historic Center

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn what farmers would do with their harvest bounty of corn and grain. There will be grist mill tours and demonstrations of milling techniques. You will learn how the Wolcott Mill received and processed farm products from the late 1800’s through 1967. BOGO, with paid admission to Harvest Festival & Corn Day.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Annual Quilt Show & Classic Car Show – Historic Center

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The Riverside Quilters Guild invites you to the Wolcott Mill Historic Center to view their beautiful quilted pieces, as well as get up close with classic and antique cars. The guild along with the Wolcott Mill Car Club will be on hand to answer any questions. There will be vendors and crafters on site as well. Donations can be made at the door.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 15 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Annual Quilt Show & Classic Car Show – Historic Center

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The Riverside Quilters Guild invites you to the Wolcott Mill Historic Center to view their beautiful quilted pieces, as well as get up close with classic and antique cars. The guild along with the Wolcott Mill Car Club will be on hand to answer any questions. There will be vendors and crafters on site as well. Donations can be made at the door.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 16 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Everything Equine – Camp Rotary

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Whether you dream about owning a horse or you are a seasoned rider/owner, this is your event. Riding demonstrations, special guest presenters, and Harness and Hitch, along with many different clinics will be offered. Be sure to bring in some of your horse’s tail hair to make a bracelet for an additional $2. Also, a special visitor to the farm will make an appearance at 1 p.m. – you won’t want to miss it! Registration will be in the upper dairy barn.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 22 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 23 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Horse Drawn Wagon Rides – Farm Center

September 29 @ 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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Harness & Hitch – Farm Center

September 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 30, 2018

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. Ask questions and learn about these majestic equines. Then enjoy a wagon ride through our farm fields. Weather permitting. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please wear closed toe shoes. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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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, 2018

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy a wagon ride around the farm and fields. Weather permitting. Please call ahead to confirm, (586) 752-5932.

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Historic Grist Mill Tour – Historic Center

September 30 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill. Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here. There could even be a ghost story or two!

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