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Columbus Hall & Banquet Center

8265 Dexter Chelsea Rd., Dexter

(734) 4265558

Hall for community events, craft shows, meetings, fundraisers, weddings, parties. Seats 300. columbushbc@gmail.com, columbushbc.com

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Dexter Area Historical Museum

3443 Inverness, Dexter

(734) 4262519

Housed in an 1883 church, the museum has a large exhibit area, a genealogical and local history library, and a gift shop. Open MayNov., Fri. & Sat. 13 p.m.; tours other times by appointment. dexmuseum@aol.com, dexterhistory.org (click on Dexter Area Museum)

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Dexter Cider Mill

3685 Central, Dexter

(734) 4268531

Apples, wood-pressed cider, hard cider, donuts, honey, maple syrup, jellies, apple butter, caramel apples, baked goods. Open late Aug. through mid to late Nov., Wed.–Sun. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (cash or check only, ATM on-site). nancy@dextercidermill.com, dextercidermill.com

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Dexter Depot

3487 Broad, Dexter

(734) 4265100

Opened in 1887, the depot served train passengers for 66 years. The Huron Valley Railroad Historical Society, owner of the historic structure, shares the space with the Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club. Annual train show and sale. Open to public first Wed. of month, 7:309 p.m. hvrrhs.org

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Dexter District Library

3255 Alpine, Dexter

(734) 4264477

Providing community residents with books, audiobooks, DVDs, internet access, magazines, CDs, local history materials, Wi-Fi hotspots, and downloadable content. Open Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 1–5 p.m. reference@dexter.lib.mi.us, dexter.lib.mi.us

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Dexter Farmers Market

3233 Alpine, Dexter

(734) 426–8303

Fresh local produce, honey, eggs, baked goods, poultry, beef, sausage, coffee, flowers, and crafts. SNAP, EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh, and Senior Market Bucks accepted. May–Oct. Sat. 8 a.m.–1 p.m., June–Sept. Tues. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. farmersmarket@dextermi.gov, dextermi.gov/community/farmers_market.php

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Gordon Hall

8311 Island Lake Rd., Dexter

(734) 4262519

This historic Greek Revival mansion, built by town founder Samuel Dexter in the 1840s, is owned by the Dexter Area Historical Society. Open to the public during Gordon Hall Days, Christmas at the Mansion, and A Christmas Tea (see Major Events) or other times by appointment. Available for weddings or other special events (call Bene at 7344268972). dexmuseum@aol.com, dexterhistory.org