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Ragtime Extravaganza

River Raisin Ragtime Revue’s 12th Annual Event – Saturday, July 6, 2024

River Raisin Ragtime Revue’s Ragtime Extravaganza festival returns to the PlaneWave Campus in Adrian, Michigan for this year’s Fourth of July weekend and includes a day of live music and family events capped off with a community fireworks display. The event will be held Saturday, July 6 and run from 2:00 pm until the fireworks at dark.

Check out the day’s fun-filled schedule!

Please note some activities take place concurrently with others.

2PM  Extravaganza Opens 

2:30 to 3:30PM  Adrian City Band

3:30PM to 4PM  30-minute PlaneWave Instruments Tour

4-5:30 PM Los Hermanos

5:30PM to 7PM  90-minute PlaneWave Instruments/Haviland Hall Tour

6-7PM  Comedy and Magic Show with Gordon the Magician

7:30-8:30PM Miss Maybell and Charlie Judkins (ragtime, early jazz and blues duo from New York)

9-10PM  River Raisin Ragtime Revue orchestra

9:15PM Cake Walk Contest and Raffle Drawing

10PM  Fireworks

Ragtime Extravaganza is a collaboration among the PlaneWave Instruments campus partners and other community non-profits and businesses, like the Adrian Center for the Arts and Above Pete’s Garage.

The Hive Project

Free Fun Events for the Entire Family

This year’s Extravaganza features local, regional, and national talent. Bands include the Adrian City Band under the direction of Brian Gorski; the local Tejano ensemble Los Hermanos; Miss Maybell and Charlie Judkins, a ragtime and early jazz duo from New York City; and the River Raisin Ragtime Revue orchestra.

Miss Maybell and Charlie Judkins
Los Hermanos

This free family festival also features a children’s magic show, an instrument petting zoo, children’s face-painting, games, and a bounce house. Local artists will offer creations for sale. A variety of festival food trucks and craft beer will be offered.

Family Activities:

  • Children’s Magic Show
  • Art Exhibits, Activities & Vendors
  • PlaneWave Science Tours
  • Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
  • Children’s Games
  • Face Painting
  • Food
  • Raffle
Gordon The Magician
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Michigan Arts and Culture Council.

2024 Ragtime Extravaganza Sponsors

An event like this would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors, including our event host, PlaneWave Instruments. We appreciate ALL levels of sponsorship, and a pdf outlining sponsor packages is available at the bottom of this page.

Gold Sponsors

Raffle Sponsor


Individual Contributors

  • William & Verna Hayes
  • Idalí Feliciano
  • Cathy J. Turner
  • William & Diane Pemberton
  • Kirk & Lisa Maki
  • Martin’s Home Center
  • Brazeway
  • Laura Wyman dba Wyman Video
  • Helga Haller
  • Richard Stein
  • HI-LEX
  • Robert Oliver
  • Citizens Gas Fuel Company
  • MGC Barrett’s Showplace Gardens
  • Mary A. Alaniz
  • Diana Bowman
  • Robert Lindahl
  • Michael Grant
  • Kenneth Pascany

Silver Sponsors

Garth Taylor & The School of American Music
Walmart & Spark Good

Media Sponsors

Fireworks Display

The event is capped off by grand finale fireworks displayed over the beautiful PlaneWave campus.

Event Summary

Saturday, July 6, 2024

2:00 pm until the fireworks at dark

PlaneWave Instruments 1375 N. Main St, Adrian