At this time, all upcoming events are virtual events. Please check this page for the latest information.

VIRTUAL – History Outdoors: Wayside Exhibits Presentation
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 7 pm
Register with West Bloomfield Parks

Take a virtual tour with Cory Taylor as she highlights over 25 outdoor exhibit panels in greater West Bloomfield. Maps are available online: Program offered in collaboration with West Bloomfield Parks.

VIRTUAL – 19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote
Sunday, November 8, 2020, 1 pm
Zoom meeting link: Meeting ID: 878 9599 2537

Virtually celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote with historian Barb Frye. Hear about local historian, painter and activist Lillian Drake Avery who worked with the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society in early 20th century. Her efforts in indexing and cataloging the OCPHS library and historical collection continue to serve the residents of Oakland County to this day.

VIRTUAL – D-Day: The Most Important Day in 2,000 years
Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 7 pm
Register with West Bloomfield Parks

June 6, 1944 is arguably the most important single day in western history for the past 2000 years. Failure of the Normandy landings could have resulted in a very different world than we know today. Historian James Craft virtually details these difficulties, losses, and successes in a compelling presentation.

VIRTUAL – The Night Before Christmas Collection Open House
Sunday, December 13, 2020, 1 pm
Zoom meeting link: Meeting ID: 863 5040 2026

Virtually join local collector Cathy Hasse who will share her collection of 150 editions of The Night Before Christmas books, highlighting their unique features. She will discuss some of her favorite editions, what inspired her collection and where she found some of the more special volumes.

Past Events

Monthly Open Houses
Second Sundays, 1-4 p.m., Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road
Enjoy temporary and permanent exhibits interpreting area history and culture. Occasionally guest presenters share their interests. No charge.