Square Dancing at Cranberry Lake Farm

In 2012, the Oakland Township Historic District Commission held its first square dance. It was a success. They now offer two per year, usually the third weekend in June and the second weekend in September, most often on a Saturday evening. Their next event is this Saturday, September 12, at Cranberry Lake Farm. A picnic is planned from 6 - 7 p.m. and then it’s time to put on those dancing shoes. The picnic is a bring-your-own-food event—tents will be set up—bring a picnic dinner or get … [Read more...]

Cranberry Lake Farm Moves to its Next Life- With Video

Oakland Township is Polishing the Crown Jewel of Historic Cranberry Lake Farm, its 1840 Greek Revival Farmhouse. First a farm, then a summer home for a wealthy executive and now part of a township park, the graceful house is poised to become a historic community center. Workers are currently renovating the interior of the house. Outdoors, site work is largely completed. “There’s been a lot of work going on at the main house,” said Barb Barber, administrative assistant to the township’s … [Read more...]