Empire Heritage Day ~ Saturday, October 9th

Leelanau Empire High School 1909 John Fry Card No#3Heritage Day at the Empire Area Museum Complex in Empire will be celebrated on Saturday, October 9th, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. There will be demonstrations in the making of apple cider, ice cream, butter, apple butter, maple sugar candy, sauerkraut, surveying (the old fashion way) and other demonstrations using turn of the century methods.

Other entertainment and activities will include blacksmithing, woodworking, live music, recorded old phonograph and music box music and player piano demonstrations.

There will also be several old tractors, cars and bicycles spread throughout the museum grounds providing various demonstrations. According to chairperson Dave Taghon, our 38th Heritage Days Celebration marks the end of another great season of keeping our past alive.

For more info, call Dave at 231-326-5519 or email.

Photo Credit: Leelanau Empire High School 1909 John Fry Card No#3 by UpNorth Memories – Donald (Don) Harrison