Wild Rose Historical Society to host Folk Music and Sweets

The Wild Rose Historical Society has planned a special event for you Sunday, June 28. 

Plan now to enjoy a Sunday afternoon entering the front of a 1880’s house which invites you through to the backyard where you find yourself in a historical village. Within this village there will be folk music and poetic entertainment. You will have an opportunity to enjoy scrumptious homemade pies and cakes toped with savory ice cream.

Pat Connolly, Mt. Morris, will provide banjo and guitar music beginning at 1 p.m. Little Sage-The Bluegrass Sisters take the stage at 1:30 p.m., sharing their passion of bluegrass music which started when they were youngsters growing up in Wild Rose. 

Garland Peterson will stretch your imagination beyond belief with poetry and stories form his lifelong roots on the Wautoma family farm at 2 p.m.

Steve Smith as the Wayside Rambler finishes things off at 2:30 p.m. as he travels from Redgranite to the special historic village in downtown Wild Rose.

Guests can tour the museum’s complex, including the house, blacksmith shop/barn, smokehouse, one-room school, carriage house, weaving room, and general store. Your free will donation will help preserve Wild Rose’s past for future generations to enjoy.

The museum is located downtown on Wild Rose’s Main Street and is available for guided tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special tours can be arranged by appointment for larger groups. 

Don’t forget the Folk Music and Sweets just for you on Sunday, June 28.