Enjoy ‘Spring on the Farm’ at Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be holding their traditional Spring on the Farm on Saturday, May 10 from 10-4 p.m. Admission is $7 per person, ages 2 and up, and $4 for Museum members.

Activities include:

  • The Barnyard Express Farm show at 10:30 and 12:00
  • Cockadoodle Doo Chicken Show at 1:30
  • A presentation and activities celebrating International Migratory Bird Day
  • Programs at the 1848 Stoney Creek Schoolhouse
  • Tours of the Museum buildings
  • Activities in the Children’s garden

In addition, quilting demonstrators will be on hand to share these traditional crafts with all guests. A Pioneer Homestead and Playground, set up by the Friends of Dinosaur Hill, will allow guests to travel back in time and work and play like yesterday with butter churning, housekeeping, log cabin building, shelling and grinding corn, rutabaga bowling, stilts, and pillow fights to just name a few activities. Hayrides will be available too.

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was home to five generations of the Taylor-Van Hoosen Families. The Museum is located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road. For a complete schedule of events, call 248.656.4663.

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