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EVENTS

Please check with the hosting organization about the events listed below to confirm whether the events are cancelled or not.

Sunday, July 11, 2021 | A Historical Fashion Show | Farmington

The Friends of the Governor Warner Mansion presents “A Historical Fashion Show.” We are featuring the height of fashion from 1770 to 1920, both day and evening wear!  19 models will walk the gardens of the Warner Mansion in the latest of their day.  Beverages and dessert will be served during the intermission. The time for this event is 7 p.m., and it takes place at Governor Warner Mansion, 33805 Grand River. The cost is $18, tickets are available at gwmansionfashionshow.eventbrite.com. For more information, call (248) 474-5000, Ext. 2225 or visit ci.farmington.mi.us or  the Governor Warner Mansion Facebook page.


Friday, July 16, 2021 | The Clements Bookworm: Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century | Virtual

The U-M Clements Library presents “The Clements Bookworm: Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century.” The Clements Bookworm is a webinar series in which panelists discuss history topics. In this episode, past Clements fellow and Wayne State University professor Karen Marrero joins us to discuss her new book Detroit’s Hidden Channels: The Power of French-Indigenous Families in the Eighteenth Century. The time for this event is 10-11 a.m. The cost is free. Please register at myumi.ch/gjgzR. For more information, call (734) 649-3370 or visit clements.umich.edu/event/bookworm-2021-07-16.


Friday, August 13, through Sunday, August 22, 2021 | Cheeseburger Museum & What Is It? Contest | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents “Cheeseburger Museum & What Is It? Contest.” Part of the ever popular “Cheeseburger in Caseville” Festival, our museum is decked out in tropical attire. Participate in the What Is It? contest and try to guess what various historical items are and/or what they were used for. Don’t forget money for the raffle gift baskets! The time for this event is 12-4:30 p.m., and it takes place at the Historical Society of Caseville Museum, 6733 Prospect St. The cost is free. For more information, call (989) 856-3330 or email chscm@comcast.net.


Friday, August 20, 2021 | The Clements Bookworm: Michilimackinac, “Where archaeology and history meet.” | Virtual

The U-M Clements Library presents “The Clements Bookworm: Michilimackinac, ‘Where archaeology and history meet’.” In this episode of the Clements Bookworm webinar series, Lynn Evans, archaeologist at Mackinac State Historic Parks, will discuss how archaeology and history are used to gain a more complete picture of life on the fur trade frontier at Fort Michilimackinac. Built by the French in 1715, acquired by the British in 1761 and demolished by them in 1781, Michilimackinac has been the site of historical and archaeological research since 1959. The time for this event is 10-11 a.m. Register at myumi.ch/gjgzR. The cost is free. For more information, call (734) 649-3370 or visit clements.umich.edu/event/bookworm-2021-08-20.


Saturday, September 18, 2021 | Classic Car & Tractor Show | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents “Classic Car & Tractor Show.” Classic cars and antique tractors are welcome to register for our show . Plaques and prizes will be awarded at the event, which will also include a classic rock DJ, 50/50 drawings, and lunch wagon. The event takes place at the Historical Society of Caseville Museum, 6733 Prospect St. The cost is free to all, but there is a $10 registration fee to enter a car or tractor. For more information, call (989) 856-9090 or email chscm@comcast.net.

EXHIBITS

May 1, 2021—September 30, 2021 and May 1, 2022—September 30, 2022 | Allen Boat | Algonac

The Algonac Clay Township Historical Society presents “Allen Boat.” Visit to learn about a 1950s Allen Boat, a Wooden Clinker boat built by Jack Allen.  The Maritime Museum in Algonac tells the story of Chris Crafts and Gar Woods boats that were built on the St. Clair River. The exhibit is open during regular museum hours on Saturdays & Sundays from May 1 to September 30 from 1-4 p.m., and it takes place at the Algonac Clay Township Maritime Museum, 1117 St. Clair River Drive. The cost is free. For more information, call (810) 671-7968 or visit www.achistory.com

 

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