Dear Crabby, What Do You Think of Haunted Houses?

  Dear Crabby, Now that there’s sort of a fall feeling in the air, I wanted to do something fun like a corn maze, hayride, or maybe even a haunted house. Would you ever consider going to one? Thanks! Stan Scary Dear Stan Scary, If I’m reading your question right you’re asking if I’d ever visit a haunted house. Well, the short version of my answer would be… ummm, no. Go to a haunted house – are you kidding me? I find daily life scary enough as it is. Between politics and … [Read more...]

Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Presents Annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its signature event - the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival - on Saturday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Activities during the day include John Forshee and the Barnyard Express, food, musical entertainment, Stoney Creek High School drum line, a Rochester Hills fire truck, and more. Members pay $5 and the public pays $8, all guests are … [Read more...]

Scarecrows in the City Building Workshop

Scarecrows in the City is an opportunity for your business or organization to participate in the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival and take part in decorating Rochester’s Main Street for fall, family fun. The Museum will provide: Wooden frame, Straw, Signage, Moving logistics from Museum to Main St. You provide: Accessories including the Scarecrow’s Head, Clothing, Man-power and Imagination. Location: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018* Time: … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival at the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsorship from Hollywood Market and KIND Healthy Bars. Activities during the day include the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Guy Louis’s Worlds of Music, Michigan’s Family Funnyman, Joel Tacey, Stoney Creek High School Drum Line, a Rochester Hills Fire … [Read more...]

Scarecrows in the City

The Rochester Hills Museum is hosting their annual Scarecrows in the City Building Workshop The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting Scarecrows in the City Building Workshop on Tuesday, October 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Scarecrows in the City allows local businesses and organizations to build a scarecrow that will be on display during the museum’s annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 8. After October 8, the scarecrows will be moved to Main Street in … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival at the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsorship from Hollywood Market and KIND Healthy Bars. Activities during the day include the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Guy Louis’s Worlds of Music, Michigan’s Family Funnyman, Joel Tacey, Stoney Creek High School Drum Line, a Rochester Hills Fire … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Set to Light Up Rochester Hills Museum

It’s time once again for the annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival to be held at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities during the day include the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Guy Louis family concert, Stoney Creek High School Drum line, a Rochester Hills Fire Truck and more! Local celebrity story readers will be reading their favorite pumpkin themed stories. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival returns to the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsors including Noodles and the Village of Rochester Hills. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. After the evening lighting, guests can take their pumpkin home. The Museum is hoping to exceed our record of 1,011 … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival returns to the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 12 from 10:0 a.m. until 4 p.m. The major sponsors for this event are Genisys Credit Union as well as Arteva Homes, Noodles, and Recycle Bank. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. After the evening lighting, guests can take their pumpkin home. The Museum is hoping to exceed our record of 1,011 pumpkins set in … [Read more...]