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April

The Macomb County Genealogy Group meets on the first Friday of the month, at 1 p.m. in the Mount Clemens Public Library auditorium located at 150 Cass Avenue. Programs are free and all are welcome. For more information call the library at 586-469-6200 or go to www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mimcgg

The Chesterfield Historical Society Little Bit of History Series will host Arthur Woodford, author of the Michigan Companion and the Arcadia book on Tashmoo Park of Harsen’s Island.  The cost is free and the program will be Thursday, April 3, at 6:30 pm at the Chesterfield Public Library at 50562 Patricia Avenue.

 

 

Sunday, April 6, Noon: Children's Etiquette Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2 p.m.: Emily Dickinson's Flowers Tea Talk at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Michigan Transit Museum is open every Saturday & Sunday all year 'round from 1 - 4 pm. Admission is free of charge.  The museum is located at 200 Grand Avenue in Mt. Clemens.

May

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will host a Mother’s Day tea on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Doors open at 11 am, tea at 11:30.

 


Sunday, May 4, 1 p.m.: Farm Life - City Life Afternoon Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Chesterfield Township Historical Society will hold their 18th Annual Pasta Dinner on Wednesday, May 12, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Held at the Chesterfield Township Senior Center, the meal will include two pastas, salad, bread and homemade desserts. The event will be catered by Mark Miller of Culinary Expressions. Tickets are a donation of $10.00 and may be purchased at the Chesterfield Township Treasurer’s Office or from any member.

 

 

The Chesterfield Township Historical Society will hold a special Tornado Remembrance on May 17, 2014 at 1pm-3pm at the tornado memorial in the Historical Village to remember the victims and their families, and friends of the May 8, 1964 tornado in Chesterfield Township. The village will be open at noon.

 

 

The Ste. Claire Voyageurs will be at the Feast of St. Clair in Port Huron, MI. on May 24 and 25. The Voyageurs are a locally based group portraying the lives of the French Voyageurs of the 1600s and 1700s.  They have been together for 20 years.

 

 

The Michigan Transit Museum is open every Saturday & Sunday all year 'round from 1 - 4 pm. Admission is free of charge.  The museum is located at 200 Grand Avenue in Mt. Clemens.

June

The Romeo Historical Society will hold a membership meeting on Thursday, June 5, 2014.  This meeting will have elections and a potluck at 7 pm.

 

 

The Romeo Historical Society will have their annual Flea’N’Tique sale from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

 

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host the St. Claire Voyageurs on June 7-8, 2014 Saturday, 10am-5pm, and Sunday 10am-4pm in the Historical Village.  The St. Claire Voyageurs are French Fur Trade re-enactors, 1750 era, a living history encampment on the Village green, to help promote the learning and understanding of the Great Lakes fur trade era.  A donation of $1 per adult or $2 per family is requested.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.

 

 

June 14th, 2014 noon to 4:00pm at the Greater Washington Area Historical Society located at 58230 Van Dyke, between 26 Mile Rd. and West Rd. in Washington Township will be Antique Appraisals.

June 15th, 2014 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Greater Washington Historical Society Museum located at 58230 Van Dyke, between 26 Mile Rd. and West Rd. in Washington Township will be the Lock Stock and Barrel event. All items of interest will be featured; commercial, hand-made items, old items, repurposed and curiosities. The event is part of the Art and Orchard Festival on the third weekend in June. Proceeds from the event are used to help maintain the Museum.   The Museum is open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the Month from June through November.

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will host a Faerie Tea on Saturday, June 20. Doors open at 6 pm, tea at 6:30 pm.

 

 

Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Garden Walk & "Old Secrets of Wildflowers and Plants" Breakfast at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

Log Cabin Day is Sunday, June 29, 2014, and is a state of Michigan holiday in which the state’s log cabin heritage is celebrated.  Log cabins in the area will be open 1 to 4 pm, including log cabins of Richmond Area Historical and Genealogical Society, Chesterfield Historical Society, and Greater Clinton Township Historical Society.

 

 

The Ste. Claire Voyageurs will have an encampment at Port Sanilac Historical Village on June 21-22.

July

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host, along with the Michigan Military Technical Society, a World War II Re-enactment on July 12-13, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Historical Village. The event will feature both an Allied and Axis encampment for public displays with two public battles on both Saturday & Sunday. In addition, military vehicles will be on display and various vendors will be on site. The Historical Society is suggesting a donation of $1.00 per adult or $2.00 per family.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.

 

 

Tuesday, July 22, 5:30 p.m.: Members Annual Meeting and Picnic at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Ste. Claire Voyageurs will rendezvous in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.July 26 & 27.

August

Sunday, August 3, 1 p.m.: Victorian Bathing Afternoon Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host Civil War Re-enactors on August 9-10, 2014 from 10am-5pm. The particular infantries will be the 15th Michigan Volunteer Infantry and the 8th Arkansas Infantry.  The re-enactors will participate in a living history encampment, including battle skirmishes and cannon firings.  A donation of $1.00 per adult or $2.00 per family is requested. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

 

 

Tuesday, August 12, 2 p.m.: Tuesday Tea Talk: "Pioneer Women" at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

Saturday, August 23, noon: MCHS 50th Anniversary: Golden Garden Jubilee at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Ste. Claire Voyageurs will have their annual encampment at Lake St. Clair Metropark (formerly Metro Beach Metropark) on  August 23 and 24 from 10 am until 5 pm.  Over 175 reenactors! Their purpose is to teach, demonstrate, and inform visitors about the interesting times of the fur trade. They are dressed in authentic period clothing while performing skills of that era. Among the demonstrations will be silversmithing, blacksmithing, candle making, bread making, sellers of items (sutlers), artifacts, gun/hawk throwing.  There will also be Native Americans, settlers and soldier reenactors.

September

The Romeo Historical Society will have their Barn Tour in September, 2014.  Tickets will be on sale August 1, 2014.

 

 

Sunday, September 7, 1 p.m.: Children's Etiquette Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host Heritage Days on September 20 & 21, 2014 from 10:30am-3:30pm at the township Historical Village on Sugarbush Road.  There will be pony rides, donkey petting, games and crafts for the children, horse shoeing, music, craft demonstrations, candle making, antique engine drag sawing and corn grinding, classic and antique cars.   A donation of $1 per adult or $2 per family is requested.  Food and drink will be available for purchase.

October

Saturday, October 4: Funeral Tea & Cemetery Walk at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Romeo Historical Society will hold their annual cemetery walk on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
The Loren Andrus Octagon House will host a Halloween Tea on Saturday, October 18.  Doors open at 11 am, tea at 11:30 am.

 

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host their Harvest Dinner on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at  Zuccaro’s Banquet Center (46601 N. Gratiot) from 6 to 9 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:15. The event will include entertainment, a live auction, silent auction and door prizes.  Tickets are a donation of $25 and may be purchased at the Chesterfield Township Treasurers Office, from any member, or at the door.

November

Sunday, November 2, 1 p.m.: "Good Queen Bess; or was she?" Afternoon Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will have an open house on Sunday, November 30, from 12 Noon to 4 pm.

 

 

The Michigan Transit Museum is open every Saturday & Sunday all year 'round from 1 - 4 pm. Admission is free of charge.  The museum is located at 200 Grand Avenue in Mt. Clemens.

December

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will have Victorian Holiday Tea on Saturday, December 6.  Doors open at 11 am with tea at 11:30 am.

 


Sunday, December 7, 1 - 4 p.m.: Mount Clemens Heritage Holiday at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

Sunday, December 8, 1 p.m.: Christmas event TBD at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

The Chesterfield Historical Society will host carolers and a local choir as well as hot chocolate and other Christmas treats at the township Christmas Tree Lighting, the first weekend of December.  The Weller Schoolhouse will be open for the festivities at 7 pm.

 

 

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will have an open house from 12 Noon to 4 pm on Sunday, December 7.

 

 

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will have Tea with Santa on Saturday, December 13 starting at 11 am with tea served at 11:30 am.

 

 

The Loren Andrus Octagon House will have Open House with Santa on Sunday, December 14 from 12 Noon to 4 pm.

 

 

Sunday, December 21, 1 p.m.: Simply Dickens Christmas Tea at the Crocker House Museum at 15 Union St, Mt Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: (586) 465-2488

 

 

 

 

 


          
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