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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.


Sunday, September 9, through Tuesday, September 11, 2018| Victorian Clothing Sale | Northville

The Northville Historical Society presents “Victorian Clothing Sale.” The sale features new and some gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing along with accessories from several vendors. There are also many custom designed outfits. The time for this event is 1 to 6 p.m., and it takes place at Mill Race Historical Village, 215 Griswold. The cost is $2 at the door. For more information, call (248) 348-1845 or visit www.millracenorthville.org/.


Sunday, September 16, 2018 | 22nd Annual Orphan Car Show | Ypsilanti

The Ypsilanti Auto Heritage Museum presents the “22nd Annual Orphan Car Show.” Come see vintage vehicles at their best! Over 200 orphaned vehicles will be displayed and paraded on the grounds of Riverside Park. Vehicles are considered “orphaned” if their manufacturer no longer exists or the nameplate has been “retired.” Examples include Hudson, Desoto, Packard, Kaiser-Frazer, Corvair, Triumph, Ann Arbor, Oldsmobile, and Nash. This year, the featured vehicle will be “Orphans of the Chrysler Corporation” The event begins at 10 a.m. and it takes place at Riverside Park at the corner of Cross and Huron Streets. The cost is $5 and vehicles must be pre-registered. For more information, call (734) 482-5200 or email info@ypsiautoheritage.org.


Sunday, September 16, 2018| Victorian Festival | Northville

The Northville Historical Society presents “Victorian Festival.” Join us for a family friendly afternoon of music, games and old fashioned fun featuring the music of the Novi Brass Quintet, the Backbeat, and the Treblemakers. A Victorian Tea will be served, and Guernsey ice will be available. Watch demonstrations by weavers and blacksmiths and enjoy the children’s craft table and cupcake walk. The famous Duck Race will start at 3:30 p.m. The time for this event is 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., and it takes place at Mill Race Historical Village, 215 Griswold. The cost is free, but there will be a charge for food. For more information, call (248) 348-1845 or visit www.millracenorthville.org/.


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, 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/.


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.


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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