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Saturday, June 4
Circus Stories of the 1800’s  (BCRHM)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
307 W. Jackson St, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Michael Delaware


Kimball House Open House
Sunday, June 5
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.


Cereal Fest
Saturday, June 11
Cereal Fest  (BC Area)
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Longest Breakfast Table and Entertainment for the whole family


Saturday, June 18
Del Shannon History  (BCRHM)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 W. Jackson St, Battle Creek, MI 49037
James Popenhagen


Freedom City
Sunday, June 19
Freedom City  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  A program on Slavery, Emancipation Proclamation, Juneteenth and more.  Come early or stay after the presentation to tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
Admission for non-members is $5.00


Wednesday, June 22
A History of the Navy in Michigan  (BCRHM)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
307 W. Jackson St, Battle Creek, MI 49037
T.R. Shaw


Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival
Thursday, June 30 through Monday, July 4
Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival  (BC Area)

Air Show with the U.S.A.F. F-22 Raptor Team; Balloons, 2 Balloon Illumes, 2 Amazing Firework Shows, Skerbeck Carnival, Vendors Galore - Family Fun for Everyone.




Ice Cream Social
Sunday, July 24
Ice Cream Social  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.  NOTE: Not regular Sunday schedule!
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, August 7
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.


Veterans Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery
Sunday, August 21
Veterans Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Jim Jackson will give a talk at 2:00 PM on Civil War Veterans buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, including two MOH recipients.  Come early or stay after the presentation to tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
Admission for non-members is $5.00



Sunday, September 18
Annual Meeting  (STI)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Battle Creek.  Program to be announced.
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, October 2
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.


Victorian Funeral Customs
Sunday, October 16
Victorian Funeral Customs  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Victorian Funeral Customs.  Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Program on Victorian Funeral Customs presented by Jody Owens.
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, November 6
Kimball House Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00. Tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
 
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.
 
FREE Admission for Veterans as our "Thank You" for serving and WELCOME HOME!


Volkstrauertag
Sunday, November 20
Volkstrauertag  (BC Area)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Fort Custer National Cemetery; German Section
During World War II, Fort Custer housed 4,000 German Prisoners of War.  Sixteen of these POW's were killed when a truck collided with a train in Blissfield, MI.  Ten other prisoners died of natural causes.  This annual memorial service is the only one of its kind, outside of the memorial services held at cemeteries in Germany. 


Sojourner Truth (the REAL SoJo)
Sunday, November 20
Sojourner Truth (the REAL SoJo)  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Come early or stay after the presentation to tour this Queen Anne style mansion with period furnishings. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
Admission for non-members is $5.00



Kimball House Christmas Open House
Saturday, December 10
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
"Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.
Look for some special holiday events outside of the Kimball House this year.


Kimball House Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 11
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
"Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.
Look for some special holiday events outside of the Kimball House this year.