Events and Programs

Richfield Historical Society
Upcoming Events

Messer/Mayer Mill &
House Tours

Book Club

Calendar of Events for Neighboring Organizations


 RICHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETINGS
7:00 p.m.
Richfield Village Hall, 4128 Hubertus Road, Hubertus, Wisconsin
All are Welcome to Attend
No Charge for Non-Members
Refreshments are served



September 25, 2014

Program: "Storck Brewery"
Speaker: John Storck

Herman Charles was known in Germany as Philipp Carl Johann Hermann Storck. He came to America at age 18, leaving Germany on October 15, 1869. He lived in New York for a short time before coming to Wisconsin. He came to Slinger, WI (then called Schleisingerville) in 1877, and along with William Hartig purchased the Schleisingerville Brewery from the Lehman Rosenheimer family. H. Charles received his training in Milwaukee working at the Blatz Brewery. H. Charles and his family lived in a house behind the brewery..
 


2014 EVENTS



September 20 & 21, 2014
9 am - 5 pm

16th Annual Thresheree
Featuring: Richfield Historical Society Visitor Center

Richfield Historical/Nature Park -  Richfield WI
(See Directions Below for Visitor* & Exhibitor** Parking)

Admission: $5 (Adult); Free (Under 12)
Tour of Historic Mill, House, & Log Buildings Included in Admission

Steam Driven Threshing & Log Sawing
Plowing with Horses

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Demos of Skills from Long Ago
Antique Tractors & Cars
Many Exhibits
Silent Auction
Packer Football w/Signatures, Weedeater, Milwaukee Admirals, Potawatami Casino,
Texas Roadhouse, Schauer Center, Original Painting, and Much More

New This Year
Military Display in House
Build Your Own Log Cabin (free)
Mini Electrical Woodworking Display
Kids Activities
More Encampments
Camera Display (RHS Visitor Center)

Sweets 'n Stuff
Dried Arrangements, Homemade Goodies (Peanut Brittle, Cookies, Jam), Gourds, Pumpkins,
Decorative Household Items (Candles, Vases, etc.)

Great Music, Delicious Food
Pancake Breakfast ~ 9am-11am (Sat & Sun)
Adults: $7; Kids (Under 10): $4

 Questions: Call 262-297-1546 or 262-644-5857

2014 Thresheree Flier (Front)

2014 Thresheree Flier (Back)

Photos from 2013 Thresheree


Thresheree Sponsors

Wheat ($500+)

Dr. Don & Janis Crego; Baird; First National Bank of Hartford; Oarsman Capital; Tom Daniels; Wissota Sand and Gravel, Co.

 

Oats ($249-100)

 E.H. Wolf & Sons, Inc.; Gehring Sales & Service, Inc., Landmark Credit Union

 

Under $100

BMO Harris Bank, N.A.

 

In Kind
Graphic Edge (Printing Discount)

Manitou Americas (Gehl) - (Large Tent for Thresheree)
 


 

* Directions for Visitor Parking - 1896 State Road 164, Richfield, WI 53076: 
From Hwy 41: Exit State Road 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on State Road164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From West: East on
State Road 167, Left on State Road 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From North: South on
State Road 164 to 1/2 mile south of Pleasant Hill Rd, Left at Nature Park sign.
From South: North on
State Road 164 to 1/2 mile north of State Road 167, Right at Nature Park sign.

** Directions for Exhibitor Parking - 4399 Pleasant Hill Road, Richfield, WI 53076:
From Hwy 41: Exit State Road167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on State Road164, Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From West: East on
State Road167, Left on State Road164, Continue North to Pleasant Hill Road, Turn Right. Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From North: South on
State Road 164 to Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Left, Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
From South: North on
State Road 164 to Pleasant Hill Rd, Turn Right, Entrance is on the right about 1/4 mile
 


Richfield Historical Society Day
at
Bilda's Friess Lake Pub

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
11 am - 9 pm

Enjoy a delicious meal at Bilda's Friess Lake Pub
   4493 State Road 167
Hubertus, WI 53033

A percentage of the sales goes to the Richfield Historical Society to 'Help Get the Messer/Mayer Mill Grinding'

Thanks for Your Support -- Spread the Word to Your Friends, Relatives, Co-Workers, Neighbors
 


October 4, 2014
8 am - 4 pm
Free Admission

4th Annual Old Iron Swap Meet & Craft Fair

Richfield Historical/Nature Park -  Richfield WI
(See Directions Below for Parking*)

A Variety of Vendors -- Something for Everyone

SWAP MEET - Engines, Tractors, Car parts, Tools
FLEA MARKET - Household items, Antiques, Clothing
CRAFTS -  Silk floral arrangements, Homemade jams & jellies, Candles, Wall decorations, Homemade jewelry, Hand turned wooden cutting boards
Registration Form for Vendors

Tour of Historic Mill, Restored Farm House, Log Buildings (Small Fee)
Delicious Food
Free Wagon Ride from Parking to Exhibit Area

 Questions: Call (262) 252-4328
 

* Directions for Visitor Parking - 1896 State Road 164, Richfield, WI 53076: 
From Hwy 41: Exit State Road 167 West (Holy Hill Road), Go about 4 miles. Right on State Road164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From West: East on
State Road 167, Left on State Road 164, Right at Nature Park sign.
From North: South on
State Road 164 to 1/2 mile south of Pleasant Hill Rd, Left at Nature Park sign.
From South: North on
State Road 164 to 1/2 mile north of State Road 167, Right at Nature Park sign.
 

Mark Your Calendar

Christmas at the Mill: Dec. 6, 2014

 


MILL HOUSE BOOK CLUB

1:00 p.m.
The Nutman/Java Dancer
1319 State Road 175, Hubertus
All are welcome to attend
Questions? Call Jeanne at 262-628-0757


October 15, 2014

Featured Book: The Good Lord Bird
Author: James McBride

 Henry Schackleford is a slave boy in Kansas Territory in 1856, when the region is a battleground between anti and pro slavery forces. When the legendary abolitionist John Brown arrives, an argument between Brown and Henry’s master turns violent. Henry is forced to leave town---with Brown, who believes he’s a girl.


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