Township Events Calendar

Canceled - Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

  • Date: 06/06/2020 10:00 AM - 4:59 PM  
  • Introduction: Explore the Hidden Gems in Meridian Township

UPDATE 3/24/20: Due to the growing concern about Covid-19, the 26th Annual Be A Tourist in Your Own Town has been canceled. These events have also been canceled.

Be A Tourist participants will discover the charm that is only in Meridian when they visit one of our "Hidden Gems". Stops include getting to know the Meridian Historical Village, Harris Nature Center and HOMTV Studios.  

Discover the Harris Nature Center during Lansing's Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event. Whether you are a new or returning visitor, you will have a great time with the planned activities in the Nature Exploration Area, visiting with the animals and walking the nature trails. Harris Nature Center will be open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. No registration is needed to attend. Activities are FREE. For more information on the Harris Nature Center contact 517.349.3866 or

ADDRESS: 3998 VanAtta Road, Okemos, MI 48864

HOMTV Studio will be open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Explore television behind the scenes, see yourself on the blue screen and get behind the news desk as you tour the HOMTV studio. Learn more about HOMTV today. 

ADDRESS: 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos, Michigan 48864 

Meridian Historical Village will be open from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Go back in time at the Meridian Historical Village! Take a historic tour through seven buildings from the 19th Century including: the General Store, the Village Chapel, the School House and more. Watch reenactments and learn about life in the Victorian era.

ADDRESS: 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos, MI 48864

Learn more about The Meridian Historical Village today. 

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