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Packard Proving Grounds Archeological Events UPDATE: The Class on Saturday morning has been cancelled. Anyone who has registered will get a refund. The Findings event at 1pm is still planned as well as the Open House activities on Saturday. The event on Monday with the State Archeologist is still planned as well. Sorry for the […]
You are invited! Join us for the Packard Proving Grounds Annual Open House Sunday, October 15th 1 PM - 5 PM Rain or Shine | Free Admission Event includes: Cruise-In Car Show Packard Taxi Rides Bake Sale Food Trucks Vendors Live Music Belgian American Association Band Gift Shop Open Donations graciously accepted. Proceeds benefit the […]
Monday, October 23rd, from 12 PM to 6 PM.
Each pint of blood we collect can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more. What a great way to pay it forward and make an impact on people in our community and across the country. We are very excited about the drive, and we hope you are too.
The Harvest Holiday Indoor Market returns Sunday, November 5th, from 11 AM - 5 PM. Shop local small artisans, bakers, crafters, and farmers at The Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site inside the Repair and Lodge Garages.
Kick off this holiday season by shopping local small businesses:
Fresh Baked Goods
Historic Site Tours
& so much more!
$1 Donation Admittance
When PPG was Tank Arsenal Proving Ground Utica Find out about some of the research that went on at the Tank Arsenal Proving Ground Utica (TAPG Utica). Learn how TAPG was central to the improvement Sherman medium tank. See a computer reconstruction what the tank building looked like in 1943. Understand why the Detroit Tank […]
This event is hosted by The Social Connection.
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WHISKEY, BOURBON, COCKTAILS & CARS
The Whiskey Classic will feature dozens of whiskeys and bourbons from locally produced brands to those across the country and around the globe. This is your chance to taste a selection of single malt and blended Scotch, Irish, bourbon, rye, Tennessee, Japanese, Canadian, small batch craft-distilled whiskies and single grain distilled delights.
Local cigar vendors will offer a variety of cigars for purchase with designated smoking area available on-site.
GET IN THE GAME... VIP guests will enjoy Monte Carlo style casino Black Jack, Texas Hold’em, Craps & Roulette for fun & prizes, including baskets of bourbon! Each guest will redeem their winning chips for entries into the grand prize drawing. Each $500 in chips = 1 additional entry (maximum 10). All chips must be turned in by 9:45pm– Drawing at 10PM. Winners do NOT need to be present to win. Winners will be posted at the Casino Bank and on Facebook. All prizes must be claimed by 12/23/22.
Looking for a fun and eco-friendly way to prep for your big day? This event is perfect for couples who want to recycle, repurpose, and reuse items when planning their wedding. From gently used centerpieces to vintage decor, you'll find unique items to help you say "I do" sustainably!
PPG Couples: Complimentary
Vendors $20 Donation
Contact Liz@PackardProvingGrounds.org to register for a table.