Rhythm Stage Progress

The building of the Rhythm Stage – a place for drum, dance and acoustic performance – is nearing completion! The site will serve as an alternative venue for main stage performers to offer an intimate acoustic performance in the forest, as well as a venue for drum classes. Combining a workshop space with a stage […] Read more »

TAW Tickets Now On Sale!

Traditional Arts Weekend (formerly known as Dance Camp) is an annual event held over the Memorial Day weekend (May 27-29, 2016) on the Wheatland Festival grounds near Remus, Michigan. The Community Education committee provides over 80 workshops in traditional forms of dance, music, crafts, vocal and instrument instruction to which participants might not otherwise be exposed. Free […] Read more »

2016 Photo Contest Submissions Due April 15

While we continue to be awed by the photographic talents of Peggy Brisbane, whose photos you see each year in the festival program book, we realize that she can’t make it into the middle of every jam session or out to the far reaches of the campgrounds.  Therefore, we are counting on using photographs taken […] Read more »


If you are a Michigan resident, adult or child, and would like to apply for a scholarship for lessons, camps, Traditional Arts Weekend, Wheatland Music Camp or traditional arts tools (i.e. instruments, dance shoes, etc.), please submit a scholarship application to the WMO Office.   The application and all materials (completed application with every blank […] Read more »

A Night of Louisiana, Saturday January 23

Get your tickets now for the 25th Annual A Night of Louisiana, Saturday January 23 at Central Michigan University ‘s Finch Fieldhouse. K.Jones & the Benzie Playboys along with Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet will make it a night to remember. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!   Tickets available at (888) […] Read more »