Upcoming Events

Business Meetings

Second Thursday of each month except December at 10:00 AM.  Business meetings are open to the public.

Work Days

 Work days are normally scheduled every Thursday, 10 AM - 1 PM,  from May to November.  

Events for this year! 

George Washington Art Contest

The Museum was open February 18, 2018, for viewing and judging of the art work of the 27 finalists from the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades of the Washington Elementary School.  Three winners were selected based on their artistic work and awarded a Barnes and Noble gift card on February 20 at the Museum.  All 27 finalists were treated to a pizza lunch followed by a tour of the Museum.  The Historical Society has held this event for nine years.  The idea for the event was the suggestion of one of our members, Ron Gordon.  The funds used to sponsor the event come from our memorial fund originally created in memory of Virginia Bond, a long time member of the Society and resident of this community.


George Washington Display at Graubner Library

A George Washington display was presented  at the Graubner Library for the month of May.  Items were from the recently donated collection of Diane Shear and were placed in two large cabinets for viewing. 


Super Sunday 2018

Super Sunday 2018 was held on June 3, 2018, from 10 AM to 4 PM.    Art, craft, antique and miscellaneous items were for sale.  Museum was open for tours and a “Silent Auction” pwas held.  Information:  248-652-2458.  More information is presented in our current newsletter which is linked from our Home page.


Christmas in July


The Greater Washington Area Historical Society will have a "Christmas in July" event on Sunday July 15 and July 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at their museum located at 58230 Van Duke north of 26 Mile Road. This sale will include a large selection of Christmas decorations and over 100 bears and dolls from a former member's collection. This is one of several fundraisers for our "Saving Energy to Preserve History" project. The main objective is to replace the old furnace in the museum which was originally the Washington High School built in 1916. The museum will also be open for self-guided tours. Admission is free and you can get your "Macomb County 200 Passport" stamped.For more information, go to our Facebook Page. 

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August Book Sale


The Sundays, August 12 and 26, will be devoted to a used book sale at the Museum.


September

Antique Appraisal Fair—September 9, 2018:  12 N - 4 PM.

Whether you have a family heirloom or an item purchased at a sale, our expert appraiser, Fred Fleming of Aardvark Antiques in Lake Orion, will provide you with the opportunity to spend some time with an expert and learn not only the background of your item, but also its value.  The cost is $5.00 per item and you may bring as many items as you wish.  If it is determined that the item is of little value, Mr. Fleming may waive the fee.  Proceeds from this event will help fund our project to replace the 100 year-old furnace at the Museum.  The Museum will be open for tours and admission is free.


October


The Public Spirit Gallery is scheduled for Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 2 PM to 4 PM.  

Internationally known psychic medium, Lisa Bousson, will connect with the world of spirit, bringing through ancestors and loved ones at our Public Spirit Gallery.  The purpose of a public medium demonstration is to open people’s minds to the possibility of receiving a message from a loved one in spirt, but it is also a good way to introduce yourself to the work of an Evidential Spiritual Medium.  Your ancesters want to talk to you as much as you want to talk to them!  For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.lisabousson.com.  Proceeds from this event will help fund our project to replace the 100-year old furnace at the Museum.


December


Our annual Christmas Potluck Dinner is scheduled for December 6, 2018, 6:30 PM at the Museum.  Save the date.





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