Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting at Fieldstone Winery

Virtual and In Person Options Available Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting Join the Rochester Hills Museum Young Leaders (RHMYL) at Fieldstone Winery for a hard cider tasting and a presentation on the history of cider on October 15 at 7:00 p.m. This hybrid event will have both virtual and limited in person options. Each ticket will include a package of eight hard cider samples and a presentation on the history of cider by Museum Program Coordinator Cathy Fitzpatrick and … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival 2020

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm presents Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Pre-registration is available NOW. The Cost is $30 per table for museum members and $35 per table for non-members. Extra pumpkins are $5. Let your light still shine this Halloween at our socially distanced edition of Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. Return at night to see all the … [Read more...]

Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm publishes the history of Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has reprinted a book that discovers the Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties. If This is Hastings...Then Where is Hog’s Hollow – was originally printed in 1990, but with the explosive residential and commercial growth in Oakland and Macomb Counties over the past thirty years … [Read more...]

A Bike Tour Highlighting Women In Rochester’s History

Rochester Hills Public Library to Partner with Local Historical Agencies for Pedal The Past In partnership with the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester-Avon Historical Society, the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will host “Pedal the Past: Women in Rochester History Bike Tour” on Thursday, June 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This in-person bike tour will take riders on a three-mile ride through Rochester to visit historic sites highlighting women in … [Read more...]

Sap-to-Syrup at Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills Hosts Popular Sap-to-Syrup Event On Saturday, March 14 the City of Rochester Hills will host its annual Sap-to-Syrup program at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. Before you know it, the cold weather will be on its way out and warmer conditions will begin. When the cold temperature at night rises during the day the transition causes pressure changes that move the sap and cause it to flow. Guests will be able to see how syrup traditionally made its way from … [Read more...]

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is proud to participate in Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Museum Day is a national initiative to promote boundless curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge by offering visitors free admission to participating museums across the United States. The Rochester Hills Museum will offer free admission to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm to Participate in Blue Star Museums

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is One of More Than 2,000 Museums across America to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and Their Families This Summer The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm announces its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Presents Farm to Table

Growing and Preparing Organic Food The Rochester Garden Club, in partnership with the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, is bringing together two professionals with a passion for delicious, fresh wholesome food to present Farm to Table, a program that is designed to educate and inspire. Chef Chris Cason of the Chapman House and Lisa Jaroch, owner of Cold Frame Farm will combine their talents to present a program about growing environmentally sustainable food, and preparing that food … [Read more...]

Sunday July 23 on Walnut Street

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Presenting Sunday on Walnut Street July 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Museum Members $5; Nonmembers $7.  Register on-line at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms Meet in the parking lot at Third and Walnut Streets, in downtown Rochester. Walnut Street was nicknamed “Church Row” because of the many churches located here. Join Debbie Remer to discover where the various churches were located, where they are now, and the stories behind each … [Read more...]

Wet and Wild Wednesdays are Back for the Month of July

Rochester Hills Museum Hosting Wet and Wild Wednesdays in July  The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is hosting Wet and Wild Wednesdays every Wednesday in July from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Family entertainment in the gazebo runs from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. and then water fun runs from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. including slip and slides, fire truck spray, creek wading and various activities hosted by the Clinton River Watershed Council. Entertainment this year includes Tom Plunkard on July 5, Gordon Russ … [Read more...]