• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

Port Oneida Fair - Dechow Farm

2013 Fair events at the Dechow Farm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Horse and Wagon Rides
Hand spun wool
Food by Empire Eagles Club
Clothes washing, natural history hikes, barn tour, etc.
M-22 Scenic Heritage Route Information Booth
Farm animals
Oxen mowing hay, hand hay baler press, rope making
Horse team working hay field, and cart working through field
Moomers Ice Cream and Calves in Portable Pen
Farm Fresh Fruit
Bee Keeping and Honey Production
Hand weaving and Basket Making
Rug Weaving
Chair Canning
Glass Jewelry and Wind Chimes
Invasive Species Education Network
Dechow Family History
Wind-up musical instruments and Pony Engine Display
Bob Saddler and Friends Music (Friday only)
Goat Milk Soap Making
Broom Making/Tin Working (Friday or Saturday only)
Knitting and Crocheting
Windsor Chair Making
Antique Bicycles
Rag Rug Weaving
Basket Weaving
Andy Nester, Accordian Music (Friday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Cultural Landscape Internship Project
Oral History Internship Project

Did You Know?

North Manitou Island Beach

North Manitou Island, part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, is located in the pristine waters of Lake Michigan about 8 miles off the Northwest part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. It's 15,000 acres, managed as wilderness is Backpacking Heaven! More...