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Farwell Memorial Day Fair coming next weekend

By Pat Maurer

Friday, May 24th The Farwell Fair, a Memorial Day Weekend Festival, begins at 8 am at the Farwell Fairgrounds where there will be loads of fun with Craft Venders (Flea Market all day and all weekend in fact); a Carnival by Native Amusements opening from 3 to 11 pm; an Animal Barn (Petting Zoo) from 3 to 11 pm; a performance by “Bloomsteel” Band at 4 pm; a Magic Show at 4:30 and again at 6:30 pm; Kevin Chamberlain performing at 7 pm; and Fireworks by Small Town Fireworks at 10 pm.
Craft and Flea Market Vendors will be there all weekend long and the Carnival/Midway by Native Amusements will be there Friday from 3 to 11 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 11 pm each day and Noon to 4 pm. Native Amusements was founded in 2019 by Timothy Jacobs, a Native of Michigan. Timothy has over 40 years of experience in the outdoor amusement business. Native Amusements is a full-service carnival, including rides, food and games.
Four days of excitement:
Saturday, May 25th brings more fun with the Midway and Animal Barn. Both open from noon to 11 pm; a Magic Show at 1 pm and again at 3 pm; A Church pup show at 4 pm in the pavilion; a third Magic Show at 5 pm: and the TNT Demolition Derby and Figure 8 B n’ R at 7 pm with Cash Prizes, Trophies and Awards. The event will feature stock and modified, a powderpuff, stock and for the youngsters a power wheels event. Entry is $50 for car and driver and Pit Passes are $20 for all ages.
On the agenda is:

  • Big Car Figure 8
  • Small Car stock fwd BnR;
    *Small Car mod fwd Figure 8
    *Youth Stock fwd BNR;
    *Small Car stock fwd Figure 8
  • Powderpuff stock fwd BnR
  • Stock fwd (aka gut ‘n go) Demo Derby;
  • Powerwheels free entry ages 3 to 10
    Remember, Farwell Fairgrounds. 7 p.m. For Information call 231-425-6990.
    For rules go to
    Sunday, May 26th the Midway and Animal Barn are open from noon to 11 pm. There will be three more Magic Shows – at 1 pm, 3 pm, and again at 5 pm; A Chicken Dinner will be held at 1 pm; Pure Pro Wrestling has a Meet & Greet at 2 pm and the main event begins at 3 pm. After that there’s a performance by the “Fight for our Life Band at 6 pm.
    Memorial Day, Monday the 27th a Magic Show will be held at 11 am and again at 1 and 2:30 pm. The Midway and Animal Barn will each be open from noon to 4 pm and more Pro Wrestling is scheduled at 3 pm!
    Pure Pro Wrestling is Michigan’s Largest & Only Touring Brand of Pro Wrestling. PPW Specializes in pro wrestling training for kids & adults. On both Sunday, May 26th and Monday (Memorial Day) May 27th, the doors will open at 1:30 pm and there will be a Meet & Greet at 2 pm followed by “Bell Time” at 3 pm. $40 for both Sunday and Monday, Ringside Pass is $25 for each day. Bleacher Pass is $15 for two days or $10 for one day.
    Native Amusement advance wristbands are $20 each. For more information contact Cheryl at 989-240-0110.
    Parking is $5 per day; Bloomsteel is $20 with a meet & greet or $10 general admission; TNT Demo Derby is $10 adults, $5 for ages 5 to 12 or $20.

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