Upcoming Events

Sinterklaas is Jarig! Belgian & Dutch Holiday Traditions Open House
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 1-4 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Sinterklaas is Jarig! Who was St. Nicholas? Why does he visit Belgian and Dutch children on Dec. 6 and his helper is not an elf? When did this tradition come to the U.S.? Learn about the history and traditions of St. Nick, cookie boards, wooden shoes, and music. Temporary and permanent exhibits that interpret local area history and culture will also be available. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Curling Premiered Here Open House
Sunday, January 12, 2020, 1-4 pm, Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Curling has very local history: it premiered in the United States on Orchard Lake in the winter of 1831-32. Learn about a West Bloomfield curling Olympian, see curling exhibits, and lift curling stones. Temporary and permanent exhibits interpret local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge.

Annual Meeting & Better Made in Michigan Presentation
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10 am-noon, Orchard Lake Schools, 3535 Commerce Rd., Dining Hall, Bldg. 15
Annual meeting with a presentation by Karen Dybis exploring the salty history of Detroit’s best chip. For many, Detroit is the crunch capital of the world. More than forty local chip companies once fed the Motor City’s never-ending appetite for salty snacks. Only Better Made remains. $15 brunch ticket donation. Make brunch reservations by January 20. RSVP to: rsvp@gwbhs.org or 248.518.0871. No annual meeting charge.

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