Join us each month for staff-led history talks on a variety of topics. Please note: we plan to hold all summer 2021 ‘Teas for a Few’ onsite at the Village. In the event of renewed restrictions,
in-person programs may take place online instead (registrants will be notified).
Sign up to join us on any of the dates listed below or contact us to schedule a private Group Gather history talk for your group of 10 or more people.
Advance registration is required. Scroll down to register and pay online or call 248-524-3570 to register and pay over the phone.
World Explorers, 19th & 20th Century: July 22 at 2pm
Overcoming the challenges of weather, terrain, and societal norms, 19th- and 20th-century adventurers explored deserts, jungles, mountains, and secret cities all over the world. Learn what motivated these men and women to set off on such quests and what they accomplished.
Food, Fads & Funky Dishes: August 26 at 2pm
Visit the home of a successful middle-class family of the Victorian era and you might see a very special luxury item: a vase specifically designed to display…celery! Join us for more tasty history with a special focus on unique trends and Michigan’s food and agricultural heritage.