History buff Robert A. Lytle and poet Gloria Nixon-John will present on Thursday, March 21.
Cranberry Lake Farm
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The Vintage Family Square Dance held at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District earlier this month was "a big hit," according to Barb Barber of the Historic District Commission. The dance was sponsored by the Oakland Township Historic District Commission (HDC) to help promote the Cranberry Lake Farm site to the community. Glen Morningstar and the Ruffwater Stringband played a variety of music that had everyone spinning and twirling the do-si-do throughout the evening in the historic Flumerfelt Barn, Barber said. A BBQ dinner plate was available for purchase with advance notice, and prepared by local café Seasonings in Oakland Township. The pulled pork sandwich was topped with coleslaw, and served with potato salad, beans, and a cornbread …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Monday night's ceremony brought about 60 people together to celebrate the bicentennial of the adoption of the declaration of war.
Oakland Township resident Janine Saputo called Monday night's Flag Raising Ceremony at Cranberry Lake Farm a 'Pure Michigan moment', as residents enjoyed a beautiful night for the patriotic event. Along with watching as a fifteen star flag was raised, residents enjoyed a presentation of colors, the attendance of a uniformed soldier and a live performance of the Star Spangled Banner. The Oakland Township Historical Society and the Historic District Commission worked together to arrange the event, which commemorated the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812. Do you have any interesting local photos to feature on Patch? Send them to Brittney Moody (with captions, please) and we'll run them in Patch.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
A Victory Gardens Program was held at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District on Saturday.
The poor weather Saturday might have scared away some residents, but the residents that did attend the Victory Gardens Program in Oakland Township on Saturday walked away with a wealth of knowledge about gardening. The program took place at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District and was sponsored by Oakland Township’s Historical Society, Historic District Commission and Parks and Recreation Department. Attendees were given tours of the farm’s historic buildings, provided information on invasive species by Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy and tips on gardening by Buds & Blooms Gardening LLC. “Gardening is great because it’s fun to get out and be in the sun. It’s therapeutic,” Jill Brzezinski of Buds & Blooms Gardening LLC said. “I wish …