For that relaxing get-away head to Branch County, Michigan also known as Coldwater Country. We are thrilled about the new exciting events scheduled this year. Coldwater Country is located 40 minutes south of Lansing at the intersection of I-69 and U.S. 12 Heritage Route. It is a great place to spend time, offering a bit of country, near the city. The area is rich in historic structures with many beautiful Victorian, Italianate, Greek and Gothic Revival homes and businesses.  Check out our Community Calendar for a full list of fun and exciting events happening in Branch County.

Snowmobile Auction


Bronson, Michigan
First Saturday Monthly
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Held 14 times annually, including the first Saturday of a month, this nationally known auction attracts buyers and sellers of snowmobiles and ATV's from the midwest and beyond.  Also selling jet skis, boats, campers and more.  Auctions begin at 9:00 a.m. (517) 369-1153 

Art Walk


Coldwater, Michigan
Held Annually
1st Friday in June & 2nd Thursday in November
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Come stroll the shops in downtown Coldwater and view our local artists wares.  This bi-annual show highlights different area artists talents the in November and June.  The shops also offer refreshments, music and extended hours.  (517) 279-6903.   

Coldwater Swap Meet & Car Show


Coldwater, Michigan
Held Annually on Mother's Day Weekend
Gates open Sat. & Sun. at 8:00
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This is an annual Mother’s Day weekend event held at the Branch County Fairgrounds in Coldwater, Mi.  We have the largest show in the area with up to 1,600 Show Cars, over 100 Show Quality Cycles, over 300 Vendors including Swap and Arts & Crafts plus over 10,000 spectators yearly. Cruise through downtown Coldwater is Saturday beginning at 4pm. The Blessing of the Bikes will be held on Sunday at 1pm.  Contact 517-278-5367, fax 517-278-3719.

Farmer's Market



Home-grown vegetables from asparagus to zucchini, fresh fruits from blue berries to strawberries, Amish baked goods, flowers and flea market/yard sale finds can be acquired:

Saturdays May through October in 106 W. Chicago St., Bronson, Michigan next to Century Bank & Trust from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. 
(517) 369-7334 - Website



Hillsdale County Courthouse Square, 29 N. Howell Street, Hillsdale, Michigan.  Open Saturday's Mid May - October 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

(517) 437-2424 - Website


Check out the list of all of our Farm Markets by clicking on the "Plan" tab.