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Kimball House Open House
Sunday, June 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.


Battle Creek Fire Department
Saturday, June 20
Battle Creek Fire Department  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Tom Cummins


Metal Detector Finds
Sunday, June 21
Metal Detector Finds  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  A talk by Scott Bailey who will display treasures found at the Sanitarium dump and other local sites.  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; Students is $3.00.



World War II Battleships
Saturday, July 18
World War II Battleships  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Charles Bradley


Battle Creek Baseball
Sunday, July 19
Battle Creek Baseball  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  Talk at 2:00 PM on the history of baseball in Battle Creek. 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; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, August 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.


National Register of Historic Places, the Milton, formerly the Heritage Tower
Saturday, August 15
National Register of Historic Places, the Milton, formerly the Heritage Tower  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Jill Anderson


Women in Their Own Voices, Readers Theater
Sunday, August 16
Women in Their Own Voices, Readers Theater  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  At 2:00 readers theater will read from journals highlighting the life of women coming to the area in the 1800’s.  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; Students is $3.00.



Memories of Hamblin Project, Restoring Stories from the Bottoms
Saturday, September 19
Memories of Hamblin Project, Restoring Stories from the Bottoms  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Kim Holley


Annual Meeting of Sojourner Truth Institute
Sunday, September 20
Annual Meeting of Sojourner Truth Institute  (STI)
1:00 pm to 4:15 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 at 2:00.  Featured speaker is Kimberly Holly who will talk about the Sojourner Truth Institute future along with a youth choir.. Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.  Hosted by the Sojourner Truth Institute.
Admission for non-members is $5.00; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, October 4
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.


The Dodge Brothers Start in Battle Creek
Saturday, October 17
The Dodge Brothers Start in Battle Creek  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Robb Gillespie


Penniman Castle
Sunday, October 18
Penniman Castle  (HSBC)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  A talk by Martin Ashley on a unique residence in Battle Creek.  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; Students is $3.00.



Kimball House Open House
Sunday, November 1
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.


Life During the Great Depression
Saturday, November 14 through Sunday, November 15
Life During the Great Depression  (HSBC)
1:00 am to 4:00 pm
Open House from 1:00 to 4:00.  KCC Students will give a talk at 2:00 PM, Sunday, on Life During the Great Depression.  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; Students is $3.00.


History of the Local Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi
Saturday, November 21
History of the Local Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037



Kimball House Christmas Open House
Saturday, December 12 through Sunday, December 13
Kimball House Christmas Open House  (HSBC)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
196 Capital Ave., NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017
This Victorian era home, in the Queen Anne style in period furnishings to reflect the upper-middle class lifestye from 1886 to the beginning of the first World War.  Rooms also display artifacts relating to Sojourner Truth, the Battle Creek Sanitarium and the Kellogg company.  Staffed by HSBC volunteers to conduct tours and answer questions.
FREE ADMISSION - "Our Holiday Thank You" to the community from the Historical Society of Battle Creek.


Willard Library
Saturday, December 19
Willard Library  (BC Area)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
307 Jackson St. W, Battle Creek, MI 49037
by Matt McCulloch