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...]

Rochester Hills Hosts World Premiere

Van Hoosen Farm Set to Star For the first time in its history, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will star in its own new documentary titled On Van Hoosen Farm on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS, explores how five generations of Taylors and Van Hoosens raised their families and worked the land. Residents and history lovers are invited to a special world premiere with guest speaker and Emmy Award-winning producer, … [Read more...]

The Presidential Election of 1860

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting a lecture on The Presidential Election of 1860 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting The Presidential Election of 1860 on Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non members, admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Erin Dwyer from Oakland University will discuss Abraham Lincoln's presidential campaign - a divisive campaign involving … [Read more...]

Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Holiday Home Tour

How will you start your observance of the holiday season? For hundreds of area residents, it’ll be by attending the 2016 Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library’s Holiday Gala, Home Tour and Boutique. The fun begins Wednesday November 9 with a gala holiday party Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Hepplewhite’s Interiors, 322 S. Main Street. Wine, champagne and appetizers will all be a part of this festive kick-off, which will also fete the homeowners who are opening … [Read more...]

Michigan Bats at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting Michigan Bats on October 29 The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Michigan Bats on Saturday, October 29tfrom 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Guests will learn about the different species of bats in Michigan, what role they play in the ecosystem, and what we can do to help bats. Outdoor bat themed games will also be included in this program. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, … [Read more...]

Tremendous Trees at the Museum

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting Tremendous Trees  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Tremendous Trees on Saturday, September 24 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Guests will learn methods for identifying trees, why trees are so important to us, and take a tree tour on the museum’s grounds and in the village of Stony Creek and view archival images to identify which trees are more than 100 years old. Admission is free for Museum members. For … [Read more...]

Wild Weather coming to Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting Wild Weather  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Wild Weather on Saturday, July 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors. Ages 7 and up are welcome. Guests will learn about thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other wild weather we experience in Michigan. This program will dispel some common … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Opens Historic Map Exhibit

Museum tours available every week The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is hosting an exhibit of historic maps until December, 2016. These maps range from sketches made by our earliest pioneers to a large 9 foot x 12 foot map painted by Gerry Post of a 1907 Rochester scene in downtown. The Museum also has information on various street and subdivision names as well as several Sanborn Fire Insurance maps of our community that show every building and every lot in the community. The … [Read more...]

Winter Survival 101 at Bloomer Park

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 18th 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. Guests will join the city’s naturalist and environmental educator as they show how to build a winter … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum Holiday Exhibit is Rolling into Town   

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting their holiday exhibit, Get on Board!: A Model Train Exhibit in November and December. The exhibit opens on Friday, November 27th in the newly completed Calf Barn at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. The trains will be running on from 1 – 4 p.m. on: November 27 & 28 December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 January 2 – will be the last day of the exhibit Family Day Special: December 26 & 27 - $8 for the entire … [Read more...]