Students enjoy MCC's Sidney campus picnic area

Arts and Culture Events

June 29

Log Cabin Day

1-5 p.m. in Heritage Village on MCC's Sidney campus

Celebrate National Log Cabin Day at Montcalm Heritage Village Saturday, June 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. Visit the Montcalm Heritage Village’s Shoen Log Cabin, built in 1860, for a family-friendly afternoon. Enjoy a magic show with Gary Hauck, enter your homemade pie in the pie baking contest, listen to live music and create children’s crafts. The event is free and open to the community. Concessions will be available for purchase. Visit or contact Shannon Kilduff at 616-894-9947 for more information.

Aug. 1-3

Heritage Festival

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Heritage Village on MCC's Sidney campus

The 33rd annual Heritage Festival is Aug. 1-3. During the three-day Heritage Festival, docents in period costumes offer tours of each structure. In addition, special programs include reenactments, historic displays, craft demonstrations and vendors, music, children’s activities, vintage Base Ball and other offerings. For more information, visit or contact Shannon Kilduff at 616-894-9947.

Oct. 3

Harvest Dinner

5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lester J. Sitts VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan

An all-you-can-eat harvest dinner to benefit Montcalm Heritage Village is Oct. 3 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lester J. Sitts VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan. More details to follow.


Oct. 4

Stratford Trip: 'Othello'

6 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. 

Join other Shakespeare enthusiasts on the MCC cultural trip to Stratford, Ontario, Canada to see 'Othello' on Friday, Oct. 4. The bus leaves MCC's Sidney campus at 6 a.m. and a second pick-up is at 6:30 a.m. in the Ionia Meijer parking lot. The bus arrives in Stratford, Ontario at 11:30 a.m., departs from Stratford at 5:30 p.m., and returns to Ionia at 12:30 a.m. and then MCC's Sidney campus. All participants must have either a valid enhanced driver's license, a U.S. Passport or a Passport Card to participate in this trip. Visit for more information about applying for an enhanced driver's license, which takes three weeks to process, or for information about applying for a Passport or Passport Card. Children younger than 12 are not permitted to attend. Participants ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $25 for current MCC students and $70 for non-students.For more information contact MCC Cultural Events Coordinator at or call 989-328-1334.


Oct. 26

'Halloween at the Village'

4 to 6 p.m. at Montcalm Heritage Village on MCC’s Sidney campus

Halloween at the Village features trick-or-treating for children of all ages, a hayride and refreshments at Montcalm Heritage Village on the college’s Sidney campus on Oct. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. 

Cultural Events Coordinator Teresa Snyder