Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm Presents Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Saturday, May 12, 1:00 p.m. vs. Flint Lumber City at Home/Rochester Hills Museum Saturday, May 19, 1:00 p.m. vs. Bear Clan BBC of Flat Rock at Halbach Field for Greater Rochester Heritage Days The Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Club is a recreated club that existed in the community in the 1870's - playing base ball as gentlemen, according to the rules of 1870. Matches are free and all … [Read more...]

Brothers of the Brush Unite

Brothers of the Brush Unite at the Greater Rochester Heritage Days In honor of the City’s Bicentennial Celebration, the Greater Rochester Heritage Days is proud to welcome back the Brothers of the Brush Beard & Mustache Growing Contest. Last held in 1969, this event invites men to do their civic duty and grow a mustache, full beard or goatee as a part of the Bicentennial Celebration. The Brothers of the Brush Beard & Mustache Growing Contest will take place on Sunday, May 21, … [Read more...]

Greater Rochester Heritage Days: Fun For All!

Where else can you have a luscious pancake breakfast at the Community House, walk out the door to an impressive car show, move into by-gone days of Rochester by looking at Rochester–Avon Historical Society vintage photo display and sales booth, hear the wonderful harmony of a Barbershop Quartet? And that’s just for starters! Mark your calendars for the Greater Rochester Heritage Days held Saturday, May 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Rochester … [Read more...]

Great Rochester Heritage Days to Feature the 36th Annual Festival of Cars

Did you know that the Greater Rochester Heritage Days features not only our incredible past, but has a spectacular car show to attract your interest as well!? The Rochester Lions Club is putting on two great car shows in Rochester Municipal Park over the Memorial Day Weekend. This is the 9th annual Heritage Rod and Custom Car Festival and the 36th annual Festival of Cars. All proceeds from the car shows go to support Leader Dogs for the Blind and other Lions Charities. The Heritage Rod and … [Read more...]

Get your day off to a great start with ‘Breakfast In The Park’

During the Greater Rochester Heritage Days, join the Rochester Community House chefs for their famous pancakes at the all you can eat ‘Breakfast In The Park!’ Starting at 8 a.m. and running until 11 a.m., the pancake breakfasts will be held on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, and served up with sausages from the famous Ram’s Horn Restaurant on South Rochester and Hamlin Roads, along with juice and coffee. On Saturday your hosts and cooks will be the Boy Scouts of Troop 125 and Friends … [Read more...]

Memorial weekend events around town

Heritage Days Greater Rochester Heritage Days will return to Rochester Municipal Park this weekend. Sponsored by the Rochester Historical Commission, the event is a celebration of shared history and community. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Events include a chili cook-off on Saturday, fire trucks on Sunday and the Great lakes Timber Show on both days. All weekend there will be a craft show, the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Playground, Civil War and … [Read more...]

Rochester Community House Pancake Breakfast in the Park

The annual “Breakfast In The Park” held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 29 and 30 is coming up again soon. Rochester Community House will sponsor the breakfast on Saturday May 28th and Sunday, May 29th during the Greater Rochester Heritage Days. The Lions Club will once again have their huge Car Show in connection with the festival. When the Car Show participants come in for breakfast, they generally fill the Community House along with the community. The Five Star Connection will once again … [Read more...]