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EVENTS

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | Ford’s Eagle Boats & the Beginnings of the Ford Rouge Plant | Lincoln Park

The Lincoln Park Historical Museum presents “Ford’s Eagle Boats & the Beginnings of the Ford Rouge Plant.” Join us for an informative talk by Matt Anderson, the Curator of Transportation at the Henry Ford Museum. The time for this event is 7 p.m., and it takes place at Lincoln Park Historical Museum, 1335 Southfield Road. The cost is free. For more information, call (313) 386-3137 or visit www.lphistorical.org.


Friday, August 10, 2018 – Sunday, August 19, 2018 | Cheeseburger Festival Museum | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents the “Cheeseburger Festival Museum.” Visit the museum during the 20th Annual Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival. Try to determine the identity or use of 15 mystery objects in the “What Is It?” contest and view displays of festival events for the last 20 years. The time for this event is noon until 4:30 p.m., and it takes place at Caseville Historical Museum. The cost is free. For more information, call (989) 856-9090 or visit www.casevillemuseum.org.


Saturday, August 11, 2018 | A Model A Rendezvous | 3525 Dix Highway at Gregory Avenue | Lincoln Park

The Lincoln Park Historical Society presents “A Model A Rendezvous.” Join us at a gathering of cars to celebrate the 90-year anniversary of the legendary Ford automobile. All Model As are invited and registration begins at 9 a.m. The event is hosted by the Lincoln Park Historical Museum and the Downriver Model A Club. The time for this event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it takes place at Youth Center Park. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (313) 386-3137 or visit www.lphistorical.org.


Sunday, August 12, 2018 | Vintage Cars Open House | Orchard Lake

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “Vintage Cars Open House.” Interested in seeing and learning about vintage cars? View an exhibit about early auto entrepreneur Walter Flanders, who summered in West Bloomfield. All are welcome to bring vintage cars for a showcase in the parking lot. Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. 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 gwbhs.org/events/.


Saturday, August 18, 2018 | Salem Area Historical Society Arts and Crafts Fair | Plymouth

The Salem Area Historical Society presents “SAHS Arts & Crafts Fair.” This family-friendly fair will host outstanding artists and crafters from around the area. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The one-room historic stone schoolhouse will be open to view. Dickerson Barn Murals on display. The time for this event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and it takes place at Jarvis Stone School Historic District; 7991 N. Territorial Rd. Plymouth 48170. The cost is free. For more information, call (248) 486-0669 or visit SAHShistory.org.


Monday, August 20, 2018 | Member’s Meeting & Ice Cream Social | Mount Clemens

The Crocker House Museum  & Macomb County Historical Society presents “Member’s Meeting & Ice Cream Social.” We are changing things up this year due to the bicentennial and decided its time to bring back an old tradition: an ice cream social. This meeting will inform you on what projects our society has been busy with and elections to the board will be made. The time for this event is 2 p.m., and it takes place at 15 Union St., Mount Clemens, MI 48043. The cost is Free member’s only event. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information, call (586) 465-2488 or visit www.crockerhousemuseum.org/.


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | Detroit’s Own Polar Bears Centennial Symposium | Detroit

The Michigan’s Military & Space Heroes Museum presents “Detroit’s Own Polar Bears Centennial Symposium.” The Symposium will be held on the 100th anniversary of the landing of 4,750 U.S. Army soldiers in Archangel, Russia. These soldiers, the majority from “Detroit’s Own” 339th Infantry Regiment, spent the next nine months battling the elements and the Bolshevik Red Army during the Allied Intervention in the Russian Civil War. The cost is free. This event is being hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM). It begins at 6 p.m. and will be held in their Whitmer Building Auditorium, 500 E. Lafayette St., Detroit, MI. Advance registration is required and each ticket provides a. For more information, call (989) 652-8005 or visit www.michigansmilitarymuseum.com/.


Saturday, September 8, 2018 – Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 33rd Annual Kelley-Fisk Farm Festival | White Lake

The White Lake Historical Society presents “33rd Annual Kelley-Fisk Farm Festival.” The White Lake Historical Society annual festival is geared towards family fun with the added bonus of the celebration of local history. The time for this event is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it takes place at the Kelley-Fisk Farm, 9180 Highland Road. Donations accepted. For more information, call (248) 684-5721 or visit hsmichigan.org/whitelake/events.


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, 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, 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.


EXHIBITS

Through Friday, July 20, 2018 | Black & White — a Century of Photography | Ann Arbor

The Argus Museum presents “Black & White — a Century of Photography.” Friends and fellow Ann Arbor photographers, Robert Beech and Thomas Nighswander have joined forces to create the current exhibit at the Argus Museum, Black and White — A Century of Change. The exhibit explores the development of photography processes and technologies from the collodion process, used in making glass negative, ambrotypes, and tintypes, to the age of digital with exceptional imagery. The time for this event is 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and it takes place at Argus Museum, Argus I Building, second level, 525 West William Street. The cost is free, donations accepted. For more information, call (734) 769-0770 or e-mail cchidester@onealconstruction.com.

 

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