Upcoming Events

Apple Island Tours
Note: the tours have been canceled for Saturday, June 9 due to inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10, 2018 10 am-3:30 pm
(bus/boat drivers take a break from 12:30 – 1:00)
Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Self-paced guided tours of Apple Island. First come, first served. No reservations. 3:30 p.m. is last departure. $20 adult ticket donation, $10 child 5-12 years ticket donation (no kids under 5). $5 GWBHS and Time Travelers members ticket donation. Partnered with West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation.

Orchard Lake Museum Open House
Sunday, July 8, 2018 1-4 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Appreciation Reception
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6-8 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Members, supporters, & volunteers are invited for refreshments to this GWBHS appreciation reception. Complimentary drawing ticket included for choice of multiple prizes. RSVP by July 9 to rsvp@gwbhs.org or 248.518.0871.

Vintage Cars Open House
Sunday, August 12, 2018 1-4 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
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. No charge.

One-Room Schoolhouse Open House
Sunday, September 9, 2018 1-4 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Ray Lucas shares research about one-room schoolhouses in Oakland County, with plot maps dating back to 1872, with over 40 photos of schoolhouses that are still in existence. Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Carriages to Cars
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7 pm, West Bloomfield Library Main Meeting Room, 4600 Walnut Lake Road
Mike West illustrates the rise and fall of the carriage industry, the beginning of motor vehicle manufacturing, and the reminders that can be still be seen today. Sponsored with West Bloomfield Township Library. No charge.

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Complete list of 2017 events