Events by Month

November 2023

November 3, 2023

Chazzano Coffee

10:00am to 11:30am

On sale now!

Travel the world without leaving Michigan as we take a tasting tour with Chazzano Coffee in Berkley. Their expert owner will share how their coffee is procured from around the globe, roasted in-house, and served in our community. This special event will include a coffee cupping party, where we will taste several of Chazzano’s own roasted blends. 

Read our refund policy

November 4, 2023

The Hustle: Entrepreneur Resource Summit

10:00am to 4:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us for a FREE day-long Resource Summit for entrepreneurs of all ages! Designed to bring Detroit’s entrepreneurial community together with resource providers, the day features lectures, networking and panel discussions with some of Detroit's outstanding entrepreneurial talent, opportunities for 1:1 discussions, and a Marketplace in the Streets of Old Detroit.

Learning, resource, and networking opportunities follow multiple tracks, designed for youth, emerging entrepreneurs and small business owners ready to level up.

November 10, 2023

24th Annual Lost Mariners Remembrance

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

For the twenty-fourth consecutive year, the Detroit Historical Society and the Great Lakes Maritime Institute are pleased to host the Lost Mariners Remembrance program at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle. Sponsorship is provided by the Lake Carriers’ Association and the International Ship Masters Association, Detroit Lodge #7. 

November 11, 2023

Edmund Fitzgerald Special Event Station

11:00am to 3:30pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

To Commemorate the 48th Anniversary of the sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald, LARC will operate Special Event Station W8F "live" from Dossin Great Lakes Museum Saturday Nov. 11, 11 AM-3:30PM EST.

November 12, 2023

Curtis Chin Book Talk

2:00pm to 4:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us as we celebrate the release of Curtis Chin's memoir, Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant, which coincides with Detroit Historical Museum's newest Community Gallery exhibition Detroit's Chinatowns

Now a filmmaker and writer living in LA, Curtis Chin spent his youth amidst the bustling Chinese restaurant his parents owned in Detroit's Chinatown neighborhood, and his new book explores the lessons and experiences gleaned from his unique upbringing.

2:00-3:30pm  Book Talk - Auditorium

November 15, 2023

Annual Meeting and Recognition Reception

4:00pm to 7:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Notice of Annual Meeting
The Detroit Historical Society’s 2023 Annual Meeting will occur at 6 p.m. on November 15, 2023 at 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202 for the purpose of electing trustees and conducting other business. 


November 23, 2023

America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® at the Detroit Historical Museum

7:00am to 12:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum


We're back! Come see the parade as it steps off right in front of the Detroit Historical Museum!


This exciting event features: