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Last Chance For Tickets To Saturday's Great "Dine Around" At DollyBrook

     Saugatuck/Douglas Historical Society is inviting reservations for its next “Dine Around The Village Table” series of dinner or cocktail party fundraisers, scheduled for this Saturday (October 4)  starting at 6 p.m. with a progressive light dinner exploring Fennville’s DollyBrook Family Resort.  
      This event is open to the community but “seating” is limited so earliest possible reservations are recommended.
      DollyBrook, a 2011 S/DHS Heritage Preservation Award winner, is opening all nine of its eclectic rental cottages for this event. Guests will enjoy a drinks and a light meal of appetizers, roasted veggies, soups, salads and desserts as they stroll from cottage to cottage, each one differently designed and decorated featuring artifacts from local antique shops.
      Individual cottages will be hosted by and provisioned differently with culinary creations of S/DHS members: Janie and Jim Flemming; Janet and Fred Schmidt, with Susan Reck; Kathy and John Mooradian, with Leslie Thompson, Renee Zita and Ed Ryan, Sharon Kelly, Franny Martin plus Judi and Howard Vanderbeck.  
      All cottages will serve beer, wine and a “signature” drink.
      DollyBrook owners Kim and Jim Keag will be on hand to answer questions about their resort, which traces its roots back to a turkey farm and holiday gift business started in 1939.  
      Now a continually growing “work in progress”, its recently built cottages are nestled in 40 acres of woodland countryside less than 10 minutes drive from Saugatuck and Douglas, at 2076 66th Street just south of 121st Ave.  
      For more about DollyBrook cottages, grounds and history, visit:
      With all food and beverages donated by the S/DHS hosts, this event’s guest charge of $50 per person will fully contribute to supporting the Historical Society’s volunteer-based programs and activities including exhibitions at its Pump House Museum in Saugatuck, Old School House History Center and “Back-In-Time Garden Pathway” in Douglas. For reservations, phone (269) 857-5751 or e-mail  

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      The Saugatuck/Douglas Historical Society is a not-for-profit, volunteer-driven organization with membership open to all and a mission “to provide leadership in enabling the community to connect with and understand its past, to preserve the quality of community life and to use the area’s history to shape its future.” For more information about the Society, its Old School House History Center, and Pump House Museum, visit

Last Chance For Tickets To Saturday’s Great “Dine Around” At DollyBrook

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