Events by Month

September 2023

September 4, 2023

Labor Day Holiday Hours

1:00pm to 5:00pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum will be open with special holiday hours from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, September 4. Even better - admission will be free!

Walk-in visitors are welcome, no pre-registration is necessary.

September 8, 2023

Eastern Market Walking Tour

10:00am to 11:00pm

Limited tickets still available!

Feel the hustle and bustle of vendor weekends as we explore the history of Eastern Market. Take in the history of many of the buildings and businesses, former neighbors, and a few of the murals, all of which make the market a unique and essential part of Detroit’s history.  

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September 10, 2023

The Hustle: Youth Opportunities Panel Discussion

2:00pm to 3:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Meet some of the incredible people creating educational and support experiences for Detroit students outside of traditional classrooms.

Featuring Khali Sweeney of Downtown Boxing Gym, Emmanuel Smith AKA “Mr. E in the D,” and Alanna Tremble of She Too STEM. Moderated by Marc Bland, Chief Diversity Officer for S&P Global - Mobility and Detroit Historical Society Trustee.

Included with museum general admission (free for members!)

September 15, 2023

Boston Edison Walking Tour

10:00am to 11:00am

Limited tickets still available!

September 17, 2023

Coloring & Coffee: A Farewell to Boom Town

10:00am to 12:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

As the Detroit Historical Museum's Boom Town: Detroit in the 1920s exhibition draws to an end, we're celebrating all things 1920s with a special event featuring custom, exhibition-themed illustrations drawn by Sherrie Savage of Naturally ILLustrated.


Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring, coffee, treats, and docent-led tours. 

September 18, 2023

5th Annual Course of History Golf Classic Presented by Burns & Wilcox

11:00am to 7:00pm

Monday, September 18, 2023

11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start

Country Club of Detroit 

220 Country Club Dr, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236


The Course of History Golf Classic Presented by Burns & Wilcox returns this fall to the Country Club of Detroit, deemed one of Detroit’s crown jewels of golf. 

September 22, 2023

River Raisin Battlefield

10:30am to 12:00pm

On sale now!

Remember the Raisin! Join us as we head downriver to the River Raisin National Battlefield, where we will learn about the impact of the War of 1812. This is the only designated battlefield remembering this historical event, and the stories will be illustrated by a National Park Service guide.

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September 23, 2023

Black Baseball Book Talk: Jay Caldwell and Vanessa Ivy Rose

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Vanessa Ivy Rose, Detroit Stars player Turkey Stearnes' granddaughter and author of Hall of Fame DNA: The Legacy of Norman "Turkey" Stearnes and Jay Caldwell, author of Black Baseball in Living Color: The Artwork of Graig Kreindler will join artist Graig Kreindler, Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium founder Gary Gillette, and Detroit Stars player Turkey Stearnes' daughte

September 26, 2023

Detroit Cultural Center Educator's Night

4:30pm to 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Calling all K-12 teachers! The Detroit Cultural Center is hosting its first-ever, district-wide Educator’s Night!

The Carr Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Michigan Science Center will be hosting over 30 arts, cultural, and educational institutions who will be sharing resources exclusively for teachers. Learn about field trip opportunities, traveling educational programs, summer camps, and experience guided tours and other interactive activities.

September 28, 2023

Members Only Reception & Tour

10:00am to 11:30am
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Join us for a casual reception at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum to meet other members while enjoying music, refreshments, and docent-led gallery tours.