Pine River Heritage Days will once again begin with Tea at the Station from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Historic Depot (tickets may be sold out), though that's only the start of events.
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, will see the return of the Pine River United Methodist Church quilt show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at the church. The event will feature an appraiser at 1 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, as well as handouts of vintage cookbooks while supplies last.
Also Friday, the farmers market anticipates ample produce for sale from 2:30-5:30 p.m. downtown.
For those wishing to tour the historic railroad depot, it will be open from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, with John Rohr films being shown featuring Pine River's past.
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 6-8, the annual pre-1830s encampment will take place at Forbes Park. This historic re-enactment is free to attend and has traditionally featured craftsman demonstrations, blacksmiths, archery, tomahawk throwing and vendors selling various primitive style wares.
Free hobo stew will be served at noon Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Forbes Park building. A drawing will be held to raffle an eagle that Scott Beto carved with a chainsaw. Raffle ticket proceeds will go toward the Pine River Summerfest kids activity fund.