Upcoming Events

Archaeology 101, Friday, August 28, 7-9 p.m. & Saturday, August 29, 9-noon or 1-4 p.m.

  • Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road and Saturday
  • Meet for an overview of archaeology on Friday evening, followed by being in the field for hands-on archaeology activities at a historical area home with the Detroit Center for Public Archaeology on Saturday.
  • Receive a certificate as an archaeology enthusiast. For ages, 15 and up. $20 per person. Register at www.motownarchaeology.com/workshops. Information at registration@motownarchaeology.com or 313.887.5917
  • *Sponsored with West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation Commission

Vintage Fashions: Saturday, September 19, 1-3 p.m.

  • Recreation Activities Center, 4640 Walnut Lake Road
  • The Questers historical organization volunteers model elegant authentic 1860-1940’s garments. You’ll gain awareness of what it was like to dress during the Victorian era and why fashions changed so dramatically during the 1900’s.
  • $10 per person includes refreshments. Contact rsvp@gwbhs.org or 248.518.0871 with questions.
    *Sponsored with West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation Commission

Michigan Military Academy Morning*

  • Saturday, October 10, 9 a.m.- noon, St. Mary’s Dining Hall, Bldg. 15, Commerce Rd.
  • MMA author Brian Bohnett and St. Mary’s historians, Marcin Chumiecki and JJ Przewozniak, share their perspectives and recently found artifacts from the 1880-1905 military prep school, known as the “West Point of the West.”
  • Event includes brunch, presentations, artifacts exhibits, and MMA focused guided campus tours. $15 per person.
  • Prepayment by Oct. 7. Contact RSVP or 248.518.0871 with questions.
  • Download a PDF of Our 2015 Events