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Thursday, September 27, through Sunday, September 30, 2018 | Argus Collectors Group/Argus Museum Conference | Ann Arbor

The Argus Museum/Washtenaw County Historical Society presents “Argus Collectors Group/Argus Museum Conference.” Join us for the annual Argus Collectors Group/Argus Museum Fall Conference being held September 27-30, 2018. Meet like-minded collectors, photographers and historians from around the country and Canada. Listen to presentations about using vintage camera equipment and Saline’s salt springs, participate in private tours of local museums and historic sites, and learn a little something about Argus cameras and the museum’s collections. This year’s banquet is being held in Rentschler Farm Museum’s Upper Barn. All are welcomed and most events are free. The time for this event is September 27: 3 to 8 p.m., September 28: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., September 29: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., September 30: noon to 3 p.m., and it takes place at Argus Museum, Argus Building, 525 West William Street. The cost is free, except for the banquet and tours. Donations are requested. For more information, call (734) 769-0770 or email cchidester@onealconstruction.com.


Saturday, September 29, 2018 – Sunday, September 30, 2018 | Classic Car Show | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents the “Classic Car Show.” Come experience the “Classic Car Show” as part of Museum Weekend. The time for this event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and it takes place at the Caseville Historical Museum. The cost for spectators is free but there is a fee to enter a car in the show. For more information, call (989) 856-9090 or visit www.casevillemuseum.org.


Saturday, September 29, 2018 – Sunday, September 30, 2018 | Museum Weekend | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents “Museum Weekend.” Explore and visit all Huron County Historical Museums! The time for this event is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and it takes place at the Caseville Historical Museum. The cost is free. For more information, call (989) 856-9090 or visit www.casevillemuseum.org.


Saturday, September 29, 2018 | Bombers & Brews | Belleville

The Yankee Air Museum presents “Bombers & Brews.” Spend an evening sampling several types of craft beers from local breweries while viewing historic aircraft at the museum. Small bites will be for sale from Twisted Rooster. Tickets are on sale for $39 online or $50 at the door. Must be 21 and older. The time for this event is 5-8 p.m., and it takes place at Yankee Air Museum, 47884 D Street. For more information, call (734) 483-4030 or visit prod1.agileticketing.net/websales/pages/info.aspx?evtinfo=167760~9314946d-6e2e-4182-a40f-57436f01352e&epguid=27aafa2d-91e4-40aa-a05d-408761864365&.


Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Cemetery Walk and Funeral Tea | Mount Clemens, MI

The Crocker House Museum  & Macomb County Historical Society presents “Cemetery Walk and Funeral Tea.” Join us for a day to learn about Victorian mourning and funeral customs at the Crocker House Museum and a tour at Clinton Grove Cemetery, where you will “meet” some of our local ancestors and hear their stories. The Crocker House is set for an 1880s wake and mourning and funeral history historian, Kim Parr, will discuss mourning and funeral customs of the Victorian Era. A guide will travel with you on a Dial-a-Ride bus to the cemetery to guide you to our featured local ancestors. Reenactors will portray their story. The time for this event is 11:30 a.m., and it takes place at First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Clemens. Tickets are limited, non-refundable, and cost $15 for members of the Macomb County Historical Society & $20 for non-members. For more information, call (586) 465-2488 or visit www.crockerhousemuseum.org/.


Sunday, October 7, 2018| Northville Cemetery Walk | Northville

The Northville Historical Society presents “Northville Cemetery Walk.” Guests will take a bus from Mill Race to the Yerkes Cemetery on 8 Mile Road. Costumed characters will tell the story of the people buried in the cemetery during the 1.5 hour tour. After returning to Mill Race, guests will be treated to music and refreshments at the historic Cady Stagecoach Inn. This is the first time the Yerkes Cemetery has opened for a tour. The time for this event is 2 to 5 p.m., and it takes place at Mill Race Historical Village, 215 Griswold. The cost is $18 nonmembers, $15 members, and $10 for students. For more information, call (248) 348-1845 or visit www.millracenorthville.org/.


Saturday, October 13, 2018 | Pine Lake Cemetery Tour | West Bloomfield

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “Pine Lake Cemetery Tour.” Learn about the deceased buried at Pine Lake Cemetery. Docents at gravesites will explain the lives of sports figures, founding residents, and prominent people now at rest in this historical setting. There will be an optional restaurant gathering after the event. Weather permitting; no rain date scheduled. The time for this event is 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and it takes place at Pine Lake Cemetery, Northeast corner of Lone Pine & Middlebelt Road. A $5 donation is suggested. For more information, call (248) 757-2451 or visit www.gwbhs.org/events/.


Sunday, October 14, 2018 | 1817: Finding Oakland County Open House | Orchard Lake

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “1817: Finding Oakland County Open House.” Learn about the 1817 West Bloomfield Township Survey with Helen Jane Peters. The survey measured and marked the boundaries of the 25 townships in Oakland County and played an important role in the settling of the area. Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities will be available. The time for this event is 1-4 p.m., and it takes place at Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road. The cost is free. For more information, call (248) 757-2451 or visit www.gwbhs.org/events/.


Sunday, October 14, 2018 | Autumn Nature Walk | Orchard Lake

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “Autumn Nature Walk.” Join Naturalist Carol Fink for a guided tour. Walk through rolling terrain and explore seasonal autumn beauty. Sponsored with the Orchard Lake Nature Sanctuary. The time for this event is 2-3 p.m., and it takes place at Orchard Lake Nature Sanctuary, 4700 Pontiac Trail. The cost is free. For more information, call (248) 757-2451 or visit www.gwbhs.org/events/.


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Faygo! The History of Pop | Clinton Township

The Clinton-Macomb Public Library presents “Faygo! The History of Pop.” Join Joe Grimm, the author of The Faygo Book, for a presentation on the story of pop, a people, and a place. These stories and facts will tickle the taste buds and refresh the memories of Detroiters and Faygo lovers everywhere. There will be a pop quiz and pop! The time for this event is 6:30-8:00 p.m., and it takes place at 40900 Romeo Plank Road. The cost is free but please call to register. Registration opens on October 24, 2018. For more information, call (586) 226-5040 or visit cmpl.org.


Sunday, November 11, 2018 | Fall Feast and Auction | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents “Fall Feast and Auction.” Join society members for a delicious fall dinner and exciting auction. The time for this event is 1 to 3 p.m., and it takes place at the Caseville Historical Museum. The cost is $20. For more information, call (989) 856-9090 or visit www.casevillemuseum.org.


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