COVID-19 Policies


Per the CDC: “If you are fully vaccinated, to maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.” Calhoun County is currently an area of high transmission for COVID-19. Therefore, for our Michigan Rattlers show on 9/11 and our Pete Seeger show on 9/18, we ask that all patrons wear a mask when not eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. When possible, please give others at least six feet of distance, and wash or sanitize your hands regularly. While we will not be checking vaccination status, for your safety we do not recommend that unvaccinated individuals attend large group gatherings at this time. Do not attend the show if you have tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days or if you are experiencing any signs of illness, including:

• Fever or chills
• Cough
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue
• Muscle or body aches
• Headache
• New loss of taste or smell
• Sore throat
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
• Diarrhea

We do not anticipate any show cancellations due to COVID-19 this season, however if in-person events were to be shut down by state or county mandate, tickets cost for any cancelled shows will be returned to the buyer. If a show is rescheduled, tickets will be honored for the new date.

By purchasing tickets for a Franke Center event, you acknowledge that there is some risk of COVID-19 infection inherent in any public gathering and absolve The Franke Center for the Arts (MCCT, Inc.) of liability for any COVID-19 infection or resulting illness that may occur.

To request a copy of The Franke Center’s full COVID-19 preparedness and response plan, please email executive director Jacob Gates at [email protected]

Thank you for helping us keep our doors open and our community safe!