Upcoming events: May 2017

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Cheddar’s Preschool Story Hour

Join Cheddar the Village Mouse in listening to a classic tale in our monthly program for little historians! A simple craft and a yummy treat will make your child’s visit complete.

Anvil Time Blacksmithing Thursdays

The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th century forging techniques to create unique works of art. Space is extremely limited; advance registration required. Join...

Back to Basics: Village History Overview May 5

FREE! THS Members Only Join our staff for coffee, cookies and the Village’s origin story. Two spring dates available: May 5 at 1pm or May 9 at 10:30am. Call 248-524-3309 or email Stephanie at apd@thvmail.org for details and free registration.

Basic Blacksmithing Level 1

The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th century forging techniques to create unique works of art. Space is extremely limited; advance registration required. Join...

Free Open House Days

Select Sundays, 12:00 – 4:00pm: May 7, June 11, July 9 and August 13 Spend a Sunday afternoon in the Village! Drop in with family or friends to visit the pioneer log cabin, one-room schoolhouse, historic print shop and...

Constitution Cafés

May 7: Lame Ducks! November Elections vs the 20th Amendment | June 11: Faithfully Executing Laws | July 9: Amendment 28: A Balanced Budget Amendment? | August 13: “Necessary & Proper”...

Back to Basics: Village History Overview May 9

FREE! THS Members Only Join our staff for coffee, cookies and the Village’s origin story. May 9 at 10:30am. Call 248-524-3309 or email Stephanie at apd@thvmail.org for details and free registration.

Supper with a Soldier

Experience what life was like on the front line and home front during the American Civil War. Follow the caller’s instructions and learn to contra dance with live music.

Basic Blacksmithing Level 2

The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th century forging techniques to create unique works of art. Space is extremely limited; advance registration required. Join...

Back to Basics: Civil War Meet & Greet

FREE! THS Members Only Early morning informal Q&A with professional Civil War re-enactors: Union soldiers, surgeon, dance caller and more! Enjoy refreshments and mingling, too. Tuesday May 16, 8:00 – 9:30 am. Call 248-524-3309 or email Stephanie at apd@thvmail.org for details...

Blacksmithing Sampler

The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th century forging techniques to create unique works of art. Space is extremely limited; advance registration required. Join...

Back to Basics: Fire Building & Pioneer Cooking

FREE! THS Members Only Historic Interpreter Alex Konieczny teaches 19th century fire-building techniques (hint: no matches!) and cooking over the fire, pioneer-style. Two spring dates available: May 24 or May 25, 1:00-3:00 pm. Call 248-524-3309 or email apd@thvmail.org for free registration.

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