July is Visitor Experience Month!

Whether you have a half hour lunch break, out-of-state guests, or an unscheduled day, you can find a great experience at the Village tailored to your interests. In addition to regularly scheduled programs, during July we invite you to:

  • Explore pioneer history with print or new video guides (offered daily)
  • Enjoy an artifact scavenger hunt and find Cheddar the Village Mouse (offered daily)
  • Try a different hands-on history activity, game, or toy each week!
  • Bring your lunch and picnic on the Village green (if you are bringing a group larger than 10, please contact us first at 248-524-3570)

Special Visitor Experience Month activities are offered when the Village is open Monday – Friday, 10am – 3pm, and are free with general admission, unless otherwise indicated.

General Admission: $5/Adult, $3/Senior, $3/Child 6-12, Free/Kids under 6

Are you a member? Village members get free general admission, including these July experiences! Not a member yet? Join!

Our weekly schedule of July special activities is listed below:

July 15 – July 19: Time Travelers

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday:
    • Furs, Laundry, Art Exhibit, Pool Noodle Cabin, 10AM – 3PM
  • Monday, July 15
    • Voyageur Trading (Cabin)
      • 10:30-11:15AM & 11:30-12:15PM
    • Singer/Minstrel (Church)
      • 11:30-12:15PM
    • Makuk Making (Town Hall)
      • 12-2:30PM
  • Tuesday, July 16
    • Makuk Making (Town Hall)
      • 10:30-12:30PM
    • Old Time Chores (Cabin)
      • 10:30-12:00PM
    • Pioneer Garden Activities
      • 11:30-1:00PM
    • Singer/Minstrel (Church)
      • 11:30AM-1:00PM
    • Print a Wanted posted
      • 12:00PM-2:30PM
  • Wednesday, July 17
    • Fiber art & furs (Caswell House
      • 10:30AM-2:30PM
    • Sawyer (Wagon Shop)
      •  10:30AM-12:00PM
    • Build a birdhouse to raffle
      • 12:30PM-2:30PM
    • Birdhouse Raffle – $1 Tickets (Wagon)
      • 2:45PM-3:00PM
  • Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19
    • Water chores, water games
      • 10AM-12PM
    • Racing Games
      • 10:30AM-12:30PM
    • Relay Games
      • 12:30PM – 2:30PM

July 22 – July 26: Family Field Trip 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    • Make tin punch, candle, toy, butter, 10AM – 11AM
    • One-room school lessons, 11AM-12PM
    • Make tin punch, candle, toy, butter, 12PM – 1PM
    • One-room school lessons, 1PM-2PM

July 29 – July 31: Hands-On History

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:
    • Laundry, lawn-mowing, etc., 10AM – 11AM
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