Monroe County Historical Museum's 2015 Calendar of Events
The Genealogical Society of Monroe County has their office here at the museum. For additional information on this group, please visit: GSMCMI.org
MAY Michigan Month- celebrate our great state! Book your school tours NOW- dates are going
fast! This month the River Raisin Territorial Park (the Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Martha Barker Country Store museum) is open from 12-5 each Friday and Saturday. The Museum is also open late on Friday evenings to 8 for downtown Monroe's "First Fridays" through the summer.
8-9th: Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Country Store open 12-5, North Custer at the Raisinville Road bridge
14th: Civil War Book program, 7 p.m. The update of King's Notes on Civil War Veterans, researched and corrected by multiple researchers. Books are available for purchase.
15-16th: Navarre- Anderson Trading Post and Country Store open, 12-5. Free.
16th: The Museum will be at Scout-O-Rama, 10-5:00 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, for "The War Is Over" celebrating the end of the Civil War and Gen. George Custer. Stop by our booth.
21st: Friends of the Museum's 75th Museum Anniversary dinner at the VFW hall. Cost.
22-23rd: Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Country Store open 12-5. Free.
25th: Memorial Day holiday, all sites closed.
29-30th: Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Country Store open, 12-5. Free.
JUNE Navarre-Anderson Trading Post & Martha Barker Country Store museum open Fridays and Saturdays, 12-5. Free. Nickel and dime candy for sale starting this month. Look for special programs.
3rd: Historical Commission regular meeting, 7:00. Use back museum entrance.
5th: Forties on the First Fridays: Fashions and Firearms with a limited time display of 1940s era clothing and historic firearms; to 8 p.m.
16-18th: Civil War: Camp Monroe student event; registration through Ellis library. Free but limited group size.
24th: Tales by Twilight, Trading Post complex 8-10 p.m. Free; registration required 734 240 7780.
26th: Foodways Fridays, Trading Post complex 12-4 p.m. during open hours. Free.
1st: Historical Commission meeting, 7:00 p.m.
3-4th: Please note: all museum sites closed for the county & national holiday.
18th: Toledo War Day at the Trading Post, with military drill, surveying and more. 12-4 p.m. Free.
24th: Foodways Fridays at the Trading Post, 1204 during open hours. Free.
25th: Picnic at the Park, 12-2 p.m. bring your blanket and food and then play games at the Trading Post.
PLEASE NOTE: All dates and times are subject to change, please call the museum for updated information at (734) 240-7780. For images and up to date activities, go to the museum Facebook page at "Monroe County Historical Museums and Archives" and "like" us! Educators, schedule your tours today- ask about our transportation grants!