2018 – 2019 Schedule of Events
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Barry County Festival of Trees at the Gilmore
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 am
Barry County Festival of Trees at the Gilmore @ Gilmore Car Museum | Hickory Corners | Michigan | United States

Barry County Festival of Trees at the Gilmore Car Museum
Display Open Daily, November 16th – December 31st
Presented by the Gilmore Car Museum and the Barry County Chamber of Commerce

In partnership with the Barry County Chamber of Commerce local organizations and businesses were invited to decorate holiday trees within Gilmore.  Nearly thirty trees are mixed within the displays of vintage vehicles in the main exhibit galleries and each features a unique theme chosen by their sponsor. Distinctive items such as hand-made paper origami ornaments, garland made from recycled books, and natural outdoor items make up just a few of the fantastic trees. Other examples include the use of medical supplies, baby items and gift packages for US Service members.

The Festival of Trees is included with museum regular admission. Guests are Encouraged to Vote for their favorite tree by placing Canned or other a Non-Perishable Food items under their choice. The food items will be distributed to those in need by the Barry County United Way. The museum is also a United Way collection site for New, Unwrapped toys.


Thanksgiving Day – Museum CLOSED
Nov 22 all-day
Thanksgiving Day - Museum CLOSED

The Gilmore Car Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Research Library and Archives Sale
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm
Research Library and Archives Sale @ Gilmore Car Museum Library | Hickory Corners | Michigan | United States

The Gilmore Car Museum’s Research Library and Archives Annual SURPLUS SALE is the perfect place to buy that unusual Christmas gift for the automobile enthusiast in your life or just fill a gap in your own collection!

The Research Library and Archives will be holding a special sale of excess and duplicate materials on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, Nov  23 & 24.  You’ll find rare hard cover books, vintage automotive brochures, and magazine collections from the 1950s on. Your purchase helps us preserve these important automotive related items and make them available for research.

The sale will be held  Friday and Saturday  from 9 am to 3 pm. There is no charge to just come in to the sale or shop Museum Store (full of discounts!) … but we’re confident you’ll want to take in the entire museum, including the newest exhibits (Duesenbergs,  Muscle Cars and Barn Finds)  as well as the Barry County Festival of Trees! All included with regular Museum admission.