Arts & Culture

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Your guide to Tecumseh's art and culture from wineries to the performing arts and Tecumseh's very own Art Trail.

Art Trail Tecumseh

 

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An outdoor sculpture exhibit.

Art Trail Tecumseh is a free outdoor sculpture exhibit, waiting for you to explore, on your own time, at your own pace. The sculptures will be on display in Tecumseh throughout the year with new sculptures installed in the spring each year. See something you can't live without? The art is for sale and you can find out more details by contacting Ken Thompson, through the Midwest Sculpture Initiative (MSI) at 517-486-4591. Discover more about MSI at www.msisculpture.com.

Take a self-guided tour through downtown and enjoy Art Trail Tecumseh, our free sculpture exhibit. It is a pleasant way to spend an afternoon with family and friends.

Art Trail Tecumseh is a Downtown Development Authority project and made possible with funding through the DDA and the Sage Foundation.

Click here to download the 10th Annual Art Trail Tecumseh Brochure

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Tecumseh Historical Mural

Tecumseh Historial Mural Project was painted by the 2016 Tecumseh High School Art Class students under the direction of art teachers - Christine Obeid and Ron Frenzen. Historical building and local community members are highlighted in the mural. This project was funded by the Tecumseh Downtown Development Authority and the Sage Foundation.

Printable Historical Tecumseh Mural

Community Arts of Tecumseh

Community Arts of Tecumseh offers classes and art instruction in many mediums for all ages.

Located at John W. Smith Park, 804 North Evans Street, 517.423.0000

Pentamere Winery

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Pentamere Winery features a different local artist each month. Many different forms of art will be on display for your enjoyment. Stop by and view the artwork and treat yourself to a sampling of their delicious "wines from the vines of the Great Lakes." Pentamere offers great selections from whites and reds, dry to sweet and everything in between, plus a fantastic ice wine that you won't want to miss!

131 E Chicago Blvd, 517.423.9000 www.pentamerewinery.com

Art in the Park Art Show

art-in-the-parkArt in the Park Art Show will be held on June 10 & 11, 2017, in conjunction with the Promenade Tecumseh Home Tour. Saturday hours will be 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11pm to 5pm at John W. Smith Park, 804 North Evans Street. The events will feature a wide variety of quality artwork in a shady park setting. Browse through booths featuring ceramics, photography, fiber art, woodcut and linocut prints, polymer art and much more.

All artwork is original and produced by the displaying artist. Children will enjoy fun activities planned just for them. There is no admission charge and ample free parking is available.

Contact info:

Community Arts of Tecumseh
517.423.0000, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.tecumseharts.org

Art in the Park Art Show

art-in-the-parkArt in the Park Art Show will be held on June 10 & 11, 2017, in conjunction with the Promenade Tecumseh Home Tour. Saturday hours will be 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11pm to 5pm at John W. Smith Park, 804 North Evans Street. The events will feature a wide variety of quality artwork in a shady park setting. Browse through booths featuring ceramics, photography, fiber art, woodcut and linocut prints, polymer art and much more.

All artwork is original and produced by the displaying artist. Children will enjoy fun activities planned just for them. There is no admission charge and ample free parking is available.

Contact info:

Community Arts of Tecumseh
517.423.0000, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.tecumseharts.org

10th Annual Art Walk

 Annual Art Walk

Friday, May 5, 2017 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tecumseh’s Downtown Development Authority has teamed up with Community Arts of Tecumseh (CAT) and the Lenawee Council for Visual Arts (LCVA) to create unique art events in downtown Tecumseh. Artists come out on the streets and in the storefronts to demonstrate their work for the public to enjoy (and purchase!).

Stores offer extended hours and complimentary refreshments for all.

Click Here for a Map of the 2017 Participating Merchants

 

 

Food & Wine

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Tecumseh's Taste Experience--a foodie tour

Seven innovative food establishments have joined forces in Tecumseh. Tecumseh's Taste Experience - a foodie trail invites you to discover the destination dining offered at Evans Street Station and the handcrafted cheeses of Boulevard Market. Take a tour of Pentamere Winery and JTree Cellars and spend some time in their tasting room. Relax at The British Tea Garden over a steaming cup of tea, served with scones and crumpets. Visit 3 Dudes & Dinner for a chef-inspired culinary experience and stop by Tecumseh Brewing Company and taste one of the many house-made craft brews. Would you like a private tour? Email Mary Tommelein at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wineries

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Pentamere Winery is an urban winery, making distinctive wines from Great Lakes grapes. The tasting room is located in Downtown Tecumseh. The beautifully restored interior of the building with original hardwood floors and brick walls adds to the charm of the total tasting experience. Reds, whites, blushes and dessert wines are available as old-fashioned winemaking craftsmanship meets innovative design.

www.pentamerewinery.com

J. Trees Cellar & Tasting Room
J. Trees is located in the historic Hayden-Ford Mill Building. Their wines range from full-bodied reds, dry to sweet whites, as well as ice wine and hard ciders. 

http://www.treeswines.com/

Pioneer Wine Trail Blaze a new path in the adventure you call life, and discover the Pioneer Wine Trail. Seven wineries offer you ten locations to fully experience the wines of southeast Michigan. Wine tasting rooms, wine making classes, gift shops, and motor coach tours all round out your experience. The wineries that make up the Pioneer Wine Trail are open throughout the year, ready to offer you four seasons to enjoy their hospitality and unique charm. By the way, did we mention wine? Discover more about the Pioneer Wine Trail. Visit them on the web at:

http://www.pioneerwinetrail.com/

Other Area Wineries

Black Fire Winery
1261 Munger Rd. Tecumseh, MI 
1.517.424.9232
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Cherry Creek Winery & Tasting Room
11000 Silver Lake Hwy., Brooklyn, MI
517.592.4663
http://www.cherrycreekwine.com/

Flying Otter Vineyard and Winery
3402 Chase Rd., Adrian, MI
1.877.876.5580
http://www.flyingotter.com/

 

Historic Culture

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Tecumseh's rich historic culture is evident in the historical buildings and facades throughout the community. Beautiful architectural features are highlighted on homes and historic buildings. Stroll through the downtown at a pace that moves only as fast as you want it to and look up... notice the window details, each building is unique and beautiful. Stroll by the Bidwell Building on the main four corners downtown and find faces in the details of the archways... notice the brickwork and the antique doors. Tecumseh's merchants cherish the architectural details of our historic past and strive to preserve them for future generations. Come take a stroll and enjoy the historical beauty that is Tecumseh...

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