The Village of Brethren is located in Dickson Township about 15 miles east of Manistee, in the Manistee National Forest. Brethren Days is held over Labor Day weekend.
Due to health and safety concerns relating to Covid-19, Brethren Days for 2020 has been canceled. Will return in 2021.
Events usually include bands, High Bridge Hustle 5k run/walk, arts and crafts vendors, cornhole, horseshoe and softball tournaments, parade and fireworks. All events take place in Dickson Township Park, unless otherwise stated.
Here's what happened in 2019:
Beer Tent with music provided by "Whiskey Bound," 8pm-midnight.
High Bridge Hustle 5K run or walk, 9am, Brethren High School.
Arts & Crafts Vendors, 9am-8pm.
Cook Shack Open, 11am-midnight.
Co-ed Softball Tournament, 8am-dark.
Family Fun Zone, noon-6pm.
Horseshoe Pitching Contests, 1pm.
Cornhole Tournament, 1pm.
Beer Tent open,noon-1am.
Fireworks, dusk, Lake Elinor.
Live Music Line-Up for Saturday
Peace, Love, Music, noon-2pm.
Awesome Distraction, 2-4pm.
Fremont John, 4-6pm.
Feral Cats, 6pm-8pm
Battle of the Bands, featuring Barefoot Gypsies vs. Blunt Band, 8pm.
Cook Shack Coffee & Donuts, 10am-noon.
Pig Roast, noon until sold out.
Arts & Crafts vendors, noon-6pm.
Beer Tent, noon-10pm.
Grand Parade, 4pm.
Live music line-up for Sunday
The Nephews, noon-2pm.
Duke & the Studebakers, 4:15pm.
Sufferin Succatash, 8pm.
For more information, please see www.visitmanisteecounty.com/area-events