Calendar

Mar
25
Sat
2017
Contras & Squares @ Gladys Wernette Building
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Contras & Squares @ Gladys Wernette Building | Remus | Michigan | United States

Contras & Squares
Music by Tinkers Folly
Calling by Mark and guest callers
Potluck Dinner at 6:15

Traditional Dances are held in the Gladys Wernette Building at Wheatland.
Check below or on our Events Schedule for specific dance dates and other upcoming events.

These dances feature live old-time traditional music provided by local musicians and callers, in the style of Contra, Squares, Reels, and Cajun!  So come and kick up your heels; it’s dancin’ time at Wheatland!

All dances are open to the public, all dances are taught and no partner or experience is needed.  Admission is $5 at the door and those under 18 get in free.  Dances are usually the 4th Saturday of the month (Oct.-Apr.), see schedule for details.

To be added to the Traditional Dance monthly email list, please contact the office at wmo.office@wheatlandmusic.org or call 989-967-8879.

Apr
8
Sat
2017
Wheatscouts @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wheatscouts @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization | Remus | Michigan | United States

This children’s program was started at Wheatland in 1987 with the purpose of educating children through music, dance, storytelling, crafts and nature while promoting family tradition and fellowship. Wheatscouts also gives the adults a chance to bond with other grown-ups while turning the little ones loose for a couple of hours.

Wheatscouts meet during the months from October – May, and are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of each month from 11am till 1pm in the Gladys Wernette building on the Wheatland Music site.  Each season opens with a Fall Wheatscouts Family Campout, held on site at Wheatland.

Wheatscouts is offered free of charge, is open to the public and a small healthy snack will be provided. (Feel free to bring a snack to share as well)  Each gathering is uniquely themed, so stay tuned to both the Wheatland website and Wheatscouts Facebook Group for up-to-date information.

If you would like additional information regarding Wheatscouts or to be added to the email list you may call the WMO Office at 989-967-8879 or email at wmo.office@wheatlandmusic.org.

Visit the Wheatscouts webpage.

Jamboree @ The Cabin @ Wheatland Music Organization
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jamboree @ The Cabin @ Wheatland Music Organization | Remus | Michigan | United States
WMO Jamborees are held on the second Saturday of every month (except September) in the Cabin on the Wheatland Music site from 2pm till 5pm.  This informal gathering of acoustic musicians is free of charge and open to the public. Musicians of all levels and abilities are welcome to participate!  So whether you’re just starting out, have been playing for years, or just want to listen to some tunes: A Saturday afternoon of music at Wheatland is welcoming you.
2016-2017 Jamboree Schedule

  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
Apr
11
Tue
2017
Board of Directors Meeting @ WMO Classroom Building
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting @ WMO Classroom Building | Remus | Michigan | United States

Please call the WMO Office the day of the meeting to verify that it is scheduled to take place: 989-967-8879
Wheatland Music Organization, Inc. is considered a ‘directorship’ organization, meaning that the Board of Directors makes nominations, elections and decisions.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Contras & Squares Dance @ Gladys Wernette Building
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Contras & Squares Dance @ Gladys Wernette Building | Remus | Michigan | United States

Contras & Squares Dance
Music by the Rhythm Billies
Calling by Dave Goodwin

Traditional Dances are held in the Gladys Wernette Building at Wheatland.
Check below or on our Events Schedule for specific dance dates and other upcoming events.

These dances feature live old-time traditional music provided by local musicians and callers, in the style of Contra, Squares, Reels, and Cajun!  So come and kick up your heels; it’s dancin’ time at Wheatland!

All dances are open to the public, all dances are taught and no partner or experience is needed.  Admission is $5 at the door and those under 18 get in free.  Dances are usually the 4th Saturday of the month (Oct.-Apr.), see schedule for details.

To be added to the Traditional Dance monthly email list, please contact the office at wmo.office@wheatlandmusic.org or call 989-967-8879.

Apr
23
Sun
2017
Open Clogging @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Open Clogging @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization | Remus | Michigan | United States
  • 1-3pm at the Gladys Wernette Classroom Building
  • Open to all ages & levels of experience
  • Instruction provided for beginners, sharing of dance steps encouraged among all levels
  • Live music, musicians encouraged to sit in
  • Free admittance

These will be informal sessions intended to spread the fun of clogging to all.  Instruction will be provided for those wanting to learn more.  Beginners are encouraged to attend and will be given special attention.  Live music will be provided and musicians are encouraged to attend too.

Sharing steps, trying out some routines, developing dancing styles, will all be encouraged.  Come when you can, one time or every time.

There is no charge to attend.  Event hosted by Costabella Cloggers’ Red & Marcia LeClear.  For more info contact Red LeClear at reds29a@gmail.com

Apr
24
Mon
2017
1st Day of Volunteer Sign-Ups (Campgrounds, Day Parking, Kids Hill)
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am

Campgrounds & Day Parking

Volunteer Sign-up for Campgrounds and Day Parking will begin
at 9am on Monday, April 24th, 2017.
Call the WMO Office at 989-967-8879.  Please do not call before 9am.
Remember to update your t-shirt size, address, and other contact info when you call!  
Must be at least 18 years old to volunteer in Campgrounds or 16 to work in Day Parking.

Kids Hill

Volunteer Sign-up for Kids Hill will begin at 9am on Monday, April 24th, 2017.
Contact Marilyn & Jim Buggs at 517-712-1504 or mjmjbugs@aol.com.
Remember to update your t-shirt size, address, and other contact info when you call!
Must be at least 13 years old to volunteer on Kids Hill.

Volunteer Orientation Days

We encourage all volunteers to attend a Volunteer Orientation Day.
Saturday, May 20th, 2017 & Saturday, August 5th, 2017
Please RSVP by one week prior.

Below are links to more information,
THANK YOU FOR VOLUNTEERING!!!

Festival Volunteering

Kids Hill Volunteering

MiddleGround Volunteering

(1st day of MiddleGround Volunteer sign up is Monday, May 15th)

May
9
Tue
2017
Board of Directors @ WMO Classroom Building
May 9 @ 7:00 pm
Board of Directors @ WMO Classroom Building | Remus | Michigan | United States

Please call the WMO Office the day of the meeting to verify that it is scheduled to take place: 989-967-8879
Wheatland Music Organization, Inc. is considered a ‘directorship’ organization, meaning that the Board of Directors makes nominations, elections and decisions.

May
13
Sat
2017
Wheatscouts @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wheatscouts @ Classroom Building, Wheatland Music Organization | Remus | Michigan | United States

This children’s program was started at Wheatland in 1987 with the purpose of educating children through music, dance, storytelling, crafts and nature while promoting family tradition and fellowship. Wheatscouts also gives the adults a chance to bond with other grown-ups while turning the little ones loose for a couple of hours.

Wheatscouts meet during the months from October – May, and are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of each month from 11am till 1pm in the Gladys Wernette building on the Wheatland Music site.  Each season opens with a Fall Wheatscouts Family Campout, held on site at Wheatland.

Wheatscouts is offered free of charge, is open to the public and a small healthy snack will be provided. (Feel free to bring a snack to share as well)  Each gathering is uniquely themed, so stay tuned to both the Wheatland website and Wheatscouts Facebook Group for up-to-date information.

If you would like additional information regarding Wheatscouts or to be added to the email list you may call the WMO Office at 989-967-8879 or email at wmo.office@wheatlandmusic.org.

Visit the Wheatscouts webpage.

Jamboree @ The Cabin @ Wheatland Music Organization
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jamboree @ The Cabin @ Wheatland Music Organization | Remus | Michigan | United States
WMO Jamborees are held on the second Saturday of every month (except September) in the Cabin on the Wheatland Music site from 2pm till 5pm.  This informal gathering of acoustic musicians is free of charge and open to the public. Musicians of all levels and abilities are welcome to participate!  So whether you’re just starting out, have been playing for years, or just want to listen to some tunes: A Saturday afternoon of music at Wheatland is welcoming you.
2016-2017 Jamboree Schedule

  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12