Upcoming Events

National Trails Day Walk
Saturday, June 3, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., Walnut Lake Road entrance of WB Trail
Celebrate National Trails Day by walking the West Bloomfield Trail’s scenic and historic rail-to-trail path beginning at the Walnut Lake Rd. entrance. Step off the trail to the Orchard Lake Museum for refreshments. See Parks and Recreation Brochure for more information. Sponsored with West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation. No charge.

Volunteer Opportunities Meeting
Saturday, June 10, 2017 10 a.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Are you looking for flexible, interesting volunteer opportunities? Come learn our needs — from one-time to long-term commitments. No charge.

Lake Archaeology Open House
Sunday, June 11, 2017 1-4 p.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Local lakes have claimed many treasures throughout our history. Come see some long, lost treasure that has resurfaced through the efforts of local residents: jewelry, historical tokens, tools, an array of interested bottles, lanterns, artifacts. What else is buried underwater? Find out at our March Open House. Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Michigan Logging Open House
Sunday, July 9, 2017 1-4 p.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
As a booming industry, this open house looks at Early Michigan Logging Equipment. Focusing on some early tools recovered from Michigan logging camps, such as saws, axes, and pulling and horse equipment. Permanent exhibits will be featured interpreting local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Appreciation Reception
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6-8 p.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Members, supporters, and volunteers are invited for refreshments to this GWBHS appreciation reception. Complimentary drawing ticket included for choice of multiple prizes. RSVP by July 10 to rsvp@gwbhs.org or 248.518.0871.

Vintage Cars Open House
Sunday, August 13, 2017 1-4 p.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Interested in seeing and learning about vintage cars? Featuring exhibit boards on Model T and Flanders cars, along with a wealth of information about vintage cars. 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.

 


 

Complete list of 2017 events