Upcoming and Annual Events

 

We hope to see you at some of our upcoming events. 

Freedom Festival and Steam Engine Show 2020

 

Saturday, September 19th 9am-5pm

Sunday, September 20th 9am-3pm  


 

 

Please join us at our largest event of the year in celebration of our community! Many events will be taking place such as: car show, steam engine show, kid's tractor pulls, open museum, live bands, flea market, bake sale, silent auction and a lot of excellent food! 

More infomration here. We hope to see you there! 

Monthly Dinners

Friday Night Dinners at the Town Hall
See dates below 
5:00 - 6:30 PM

We hope you join us for one of the following 2019-2020 dinners: 
Dates:

February 7 (Swiss Steak), May 1 (BBQ Ribs)


Details: 

All Meals Include Salad Bar and Dessert Bar

Donation: $9.00 Adults  /  Under 12 yrs. $5.00 
Take Out/Town Hall # 569-2463 (Call Night of Dinner)
For Information: Call Pat 517.569.3263
(Menu Subject to Change)

Euchre

2nd Tuesday of the Month at the Town Hall 
Potlock Dinner 6pm
Cards: 6:30pm

Join us for a potluck dinner and a game of Euchre, more information here.

Christmas Tree Lighting

December 6, 2020
6:00 P.M.

Downtown Tompkins Center

Holiday Open House 5-7 Stewart Farm Museum
 

 

TRUNK-N-TREAT

October 17th, 2020

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Stewart Farm: 10138 Tompkins Road

Join us in Downtown Tompkins to sing Christmas carols, then proceed to the museum for hot chocolate and enjoy delicious cookies. We will host our annual Christmas Tree Lighting to celebrate the Christmas season beginning. Everyone is welcome! This is our annual Veteran's Memorial Celebration.  The tree is decorated with the names of Veterans from our area, or any Veterans whose names we are able to get. Please email to the website address any names that you would like to have on the tree. Veterans are either from current service or from any military situation.

Trunk-N-Treat is a great family event held every October with many fun activities planned. Bring your kids to trunk and treat and then join us for hot dogs, a bonfire, hayrides, and more! 

 

Tea Party

March 28, 2020 
Tompkins Town Hall

 

 

A fun filled day for everyone! Please join us for a continental breakfast, lunch with dessert, 1 speaker with an entertainment Elvis impersonator, raffle and a silent auction. If you're interested, please call Barb Surbrook at 517.569.3143 for more information. 

Easter Egg Hunt

TBA 2020

Stewart Farm: 10138 Tompkins Road

 

The 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Sponsored by Tompkins 4-H takes place at the Tompkins Town Hall (9999 Tompkins Road). The event will start at 1pm and is for kids who are twelve years and younger. If you are looking for further information please contact  Hannah Bregg at 517.962.9136

County Museum Day
Plant Sale/Pancake Breakfast

May 9, 2020

Stewart Farm: 10138 Tompkins Road

 

As a part of the Jackson County Museum day The Tompkins Historical Stewart Farm Museum will be offering a plant sale, tractor pulls, guided museum tours, blacksmith demonstrations, loom weaving presentations, and a step back in time at the one-room school house and 1836 log cabin. The Rives-Tompkins Fire Department will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8:00am to 11:30am across the street at the Tompkins Town Hall. Cost is by donation. 

Community Barn Sale
Community Barn Sale

TBA 2020

Stewart Farm: 10138 Tompkins Road

 

The Community Barn Sale is a great opportunity to sell your items at our facility. Space is $10.00. Please contact Mary at 517.569.2088 for vendor information. 

 

Tompkins Freedom 5k Run/Walk

July 11, 2020

Stewart Farm: 10138 Tompkins Road

 

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting The Tompkins Freedom 5k Run/Walk in 2020! 

 

Tractor Pulls 2019

Sponsored by the Leslie Tractor Club, a part of the TCHS

May-October 2019

 

 

Tractor Pulls will take place at Tompkins Center the second Saturday of the month, starting May through October, 2020. 

 

Registration begins at 9:00 am and the pulls start at 10:00 am.  Concession available. 

 

Held at the Stewart Farm across from the Tompkins Town Hall, 9999 N. Tompkins Road., Rives Junction, MI 49277

Further Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities: Are you interested in volunteering for any of these events? If so, please let us know in the contact form found here. We are always looking for new help and talent! 

 

Food Vendor: If you are interested in being a food vendor for our events, please fill out this form and return it to us via email at tompkinshistorical@gmail.com

Flea Market: 
If you are interested in a booth at our flea market, please fill out this form and follow the return directions on the form. 

 

CONTACT US

Phone 517.569.3263

Email: tompkinshistorical@gmail.com

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MUSEUM ADDRESS

10138 N. Tompkins Road Rives Junction, MI 49277

TOWN HALL ADDRESS

9999 Tompkins Road
Rives Junction, MI 49277

MUSEUM HOURS

Open by appointment, during monthly Tractor Pulls,
or special events. 

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