Rochester Hills Museum has a Cure for March Cabin Fever

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting their Annual March “Cabin Fever” Lecture Series: Every Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for Museum members. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Refreshments served. Guests can register for these lectures by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, e-mail rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org, or call (248) 656-4663.  March 3: Let’s Go Green with Gerald … [Read more...]

Sweet Breakfast Program Awaits at the Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills Parks Department is Presenting the Maple Syrup Program and Pancake Breakfast  The Rochester Hills Parks Department will be presenting the Maple Syrup Program and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. at the Rochester Hills Museum. Guests will see our sap to syrup demonstrations, learn the history of making syrup and enjoy a pancake breakfast, complete with sausage, juice, and hot coffee. Morning program talks will begin at 9:00, 10:00, and … [Read more...]

February Film Series at the Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting February Film Series The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting a February Film Series every Friday at 7:00 p.m. at the museum. Admission is free for museum members. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Guests can register for these films by using the PayPal option at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms, e-mail rhmuseum@rochesterhills.org, or call (248) 656-4663. … [Read more...]

Happy Hibernation and The Great Backyard Bird Count in February

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting Two Environmental Programs in February The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Happy Hibernation on Saturday, February 4; and the Great Backyard Bird Count on February 11. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, the fee is $5 for adults, $3 students, and $3 for seniors. Happy Hibernation on February 4 Join Patrick Endres, the Museum’s Environmental Educator, for a … [Read more...]

Rochester in the 1960s and Pop Up Books from the Rochester Avon Historical Society

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society Presents “Rochester in the 1960s” with Patrick McKay The Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s will hold an evening meeting on Thursday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Town Road. As Rochester celebrates its bicentennial in 2017, each decade sheds light on our community's history. The 1960s brought the Vietnam War to our city, as well as a massive growth in population. What happened that brought so many people here? … [Read more...]

Newspapers Alive and Well at the Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Launches Online Collection & Newspaper Archive  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has made a portion of their historical collections available online for researchers, students, and local residents to utilize and enjoy. Over 7,000 catalog records have been uploaded to the online database using a museum cataloging software called PastPerfect. These collections include archival photographs, documents, and objects related to the greater … [Read more...]

Winter Survival 101 at Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Winter Survival 101 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Winter Survival 101 on Monday, January 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park. Admission is free for Rochester Hills Museum members. For non-members, the admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students.  Ages 8 and up are welcome. The city’s naturalist and environmental educator will be teaching guests how to build a survival shelter and the … [Read more...]

Holiday Exhibits at the Rochester Hills Museum

Holiday Exhibits have arrived at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has two new exhibits for this holiday season. Museum Members are free. Please consider becoming a member of the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. The cost for non-members is $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens. Get on Board The adaptively reused Calf Barn at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has been transformed this holiday … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Starry Starry Night

Star Program at the Rochester Hills Museum The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Starry Starry Night on Saturday, December 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, the fee is $5 for adults, $3 students, and $3 for seniors. Ages 7 and up are welcome. Patrick Endres, the museum’s environmental educator, will be teaching guests about what they can see in the night sky. A telescope will be available to … [Read more...]

Pioneer Family, On Van Hoosen Farm, Airs on DPTV December 6

Don't miss Pioneer Family - On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit Public Television The film tells the story of four formidable and determined women who defied the prejudices of their time to leave a legacy not just in Southeast Michigan, but throughout the world. The film will air at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, with a repeat on Wednesday, December 7, at 2:30 a.m. Run time is two hours. Full Length Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm … [Read more...]