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Brethren Days

August 30 - September 1

**All events take place at the Dickson Township Park on Coates Hwy, unless otherwise noted below**

The Village of Brethren is located in Dickson Township about 15 miles east of Manistee, in the Manistee National Forest. Brethren Days is held over Labor Day weekend.

Events usually include bands, High Bridge Hustle 5k run/walk, arts and crafts show, cardboard boat race on Lake Elinor, coed softball tournament, and fireworks. All events take place in Dickson Twp. Park, unless otherwise stated.

Friday, Aug 30:
Beer tent w/ music provide by “Whiskey Bound” – gate open 7:30pm-midnight, $5 cover, 11:45pm last call
Saturday, Aug 31:
High Bridge Hustle 5K run or walk, sign up at Brethren High School 8am, race starts at 9am
Pancake Breakfast under the gazebo, 8am-11am
Arts & Crafts Vendors, 9am-8pm
Cook Shack Open, 11am-midnight
Co-ed Softball Tournament, 8am-dark, (some games will be held in Kaleva)
Cardboard Boat Race, sign up at 11am at Lake Elinor, races start at noon
Family Fun Zone, noon-6pm
Horseshoe Pitching Contests, sign up at noon, pitching starts at 1pm
Cornhole Tournament, sign up at noon, tossing starts at 1pm
Beer Tent Open, noon-1am12:30am last call
Fireworks over Lake Elinor at dusk
LIVE MUSIC LINE-UP FOR SATURDAY:
“Love Peace Music” Noon to 2pm
“Awesome Distraction” 2pm – 4pm
“Freemont John’s Acoustic Duo” 4pm – 6pm
“The Feral Cats Deluxe” 6pm – 8pm
Battle of the Bands – 8pm – 1am
“Barefoot Gypsies vs Blunt Band” (Winner decided by the audience)
Sunday, September 1:
Community Church Services, 10am
Cook Shack Coffee & Donuts, 10am-noon, other options available noon-10pm
Pig Roast, noon until sold out
Arts & Crafts Vendors, noon-6pm
Family Fun Zone, noon-6pm
Beer Tent, noon-10pm, last call 9:30pm
Grand Parade, line up at 3pm at Brethren High School, parade starts at 4pm
LIVE MUSIC LINE-UP FOR SUNDAY:
“The Nephews” Noon to 2pm
“Barefoot” 2pm – 4pm
“Duke and the Studebakers” After parade until 8pm
“Sufferin’ Suckatach” 8pm – 11pm ($5 at the gate)

 

 

Details

Start:
August 30
End:
September 1
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Venue

Dickson Township Park
14270 N Coates Hwy
Brethren, MI 49619 United States
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Website:
http://www.spiritofthewoods.org/festival.html