When? September 24-26, 2010
Where? Clare, MI (close to several airports: Midland/BayCity/Saginaw, Flint, Lansing; about 3 hours from Detroit)
What? Three-day event following Mobsters and Gangsters prohibition-era theme
Mice? See link to Event pieces for photos of the pieces
FTF Event Pieces:
The Purple Gang (biggest piece with shirt that says The Purple Gang on the front)--$425
Al (Mas) Carpone (April Showers)--$75
Head Cheese and His Moll (Tea with Tillie piece with male and female mouse having a snack)--$325
Moll Mom (Mall Mom)--$100
Backdrop (not yet available for display)--$30
BUY $525 OR MORE WORTH OF EVENT PIECES LISTED ABOVE, IN ANY COMBINATION, (INCLUDING MULTIPLES OF ONE PIECE) AND ATTEND FTF FOR FREE!
You need not attend FTF to purchase these pieces. However, a $15 fee will be added for postage and insurance if you wish to have the pieces mailed to you.
FTF Registration Fee: $225
Registration includes all event activities and WFF prizes, a welcome reception on Friday, meals and snacks on Saturday, brunch on Sunday, ability to participate in auctions and raffles and other events, and eligibility to win or purchase all FTF attendee mice, including individual event pieces.
Meals Only: $120
Includes all meals and snacks but no opportunity to participate in FTF events or auctions, win mice or purchase FTF special mice.
Pedal Pusher 1 (purple car; driver is in stripes; license plate says PURPS)--$275
Anyone may purchase this piece, whether or not you are registered for Folktoberfest. $150 will be contributed to Ronald McDonald House, The Salvation Army, or the Humane Animal Treatment Society--your choice.
Pedal Pusher 2--charity auction and raffles. This is a second version of Pedal Pusher (not yet pictured). A very limited number of pieces will be sold for a variety of different charitable and nonprofit organizations (for example, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, The American Red Cross, Children's National Medical Center); you must be in attendance to participate in the live charity auction, silent auction, and charity raffles. Bidders will be limited to winning one charity piece in the auctions. However, the same person may win one charity auction (either live or silent) AND win the same piece in the charity raffle.
Early Mom (see, for example, M-330 a, b and c) One-of-a-Kind--charity auction to highest bidder; no external bids accepted (e.g., phone bids). This piece has been used three times for special pieces; it's one of Annette's favorite mice. For this auction Early Mom will be created just for us! Proceeds will benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Attendee Pieces (must attend FTF): FTF attendees may earn, win or purchase the following:
Are They Gone Yet?--$110
Prize Piece (must attend FTF): FTF attendes may earn, win or purchase the following:
Helper's Piece: FTF Helpers will be given the following for their assistance. FTF attendees may purchase this piece.