Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm Film

Rochester Hills Adds Additional Seats For World Premiere History has never been in higher demand as On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS. Tickets for the one time only event were snapped up by fans after only a few days, prompting the city to add an additional auditorium. There are just 70 tickets left for the event scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Emagine Theatre, guests will be able to enjoy our community's history in … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Two Environmental Programs in August

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is presenting two environmental programs in August The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting Bees and Butterflies and Nature Journaling in August. Admission is free for Museum members. For non-members, admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors. Ages 7 and up are welcome. Bees and Butterflies Bees and Butterflies will be on August 6 from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m. Bees and butterflies are important pollinators in … [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 Garden Walk Strolling Along for 17 Years

Rochester Hills Musuem to Host Annual Garden Walk June 16 From town to country, the 17th annual Rochester Garden Walk co-sponsored by the Rochester Garden Club and The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm shows off many unique and private gardens in the greater Rochester area. This year’s event takes place Thursday, June 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition to strolling in the private gardens, guests can also tour the Children’s Garden on the Rochester Hills Museum grounds as well … [Read more...]