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 Events 

 Updates will be posted here as they become available. 

 

 Keep an eye out for information on our group Facebook page! 

Annual Events

The Chesterfield Historical Society hosts a number of activities each year. Each Easter the historical village is open in conjunction with the Chesterfield Township Easter Bunny Breakfast. The Ste. Claire Voyageurs, 1750 era fur traders have an overnight encampment on the village lawn. History Alive! is a timeline of historical reenactors in period clothing with encampments and displays which tell the story of Macomb County history, from the early days of the fur trade through the war on global terror. Michigan Log Cabin days is the last Saturday in June. The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society participates in a World War II reenactment of Operation Cobra in July. The event features both an Allied and Axis encampment for public displays with two public battles. The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society returns in August for a Vietnam era reenactment. Heritage Days is the third Saturday of September and includes pioneer games candle making, rope making, corn grinding, and a scavenger hunt. Each Christmas season the schoolhouse is open in conjunction with Chesterfield Township’s annual tree lighting ceremony on the first weekend in December.

Please note event details are subject to change.

Event Calendar

Village Winter Walk

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DEC JAN

 2-31

Friday, December 2, 2022

               to

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The historical village will be open for visitors to stroll through our winter holiday themed village with sponsored pre-decorated lamp posts and ground displays.


Click here to learn more about the Village Winter Walk

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Ste. Claire Voyageurs & History Alive

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JUN

 10-11

Saturday, June 10, 2023

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 11, 2023

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Come see the Ste. Claire Voyageurs, 1750 era French fur trade reenactors and History Alive! “A Timeline of Historical Re-enactors.” Historians in period clothing, encampments and displays will tell the story of Macomb County’s history, from the early days of the fur trade through the war on global terror. A donation of $1 per person or $2 per family is suggested. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

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World War II Reenactment

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JUL

  8-9

Saturday, July 9, 2023

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, July 10, 2023

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

We will host the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society in public demonstration of authentic World War II combat, encampment life and vehicle displays. The event will feature both an Allied & Axis encampment for public displays with two public battles on both days (11 am & 2 pm). Military vehicles will be on display. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.

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Michigan Log Cabin Day

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JUN

   25

Sunday, June 25, 2023

1 - 4 p.

Join us!

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Vietnam Era Reenactment

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AUG

12-13

Saturday, August 12, 2023

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday, August 13, 2023

10 a.m. - 3 p.m

Presented by the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.

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Heritage Days

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SEP

   17

Sat., September 17, 2022

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Look for 2023 info soon

Enjoy hands on activities, photos and games, a “Kids Tent” and candle making, rope making, corn grinding, scavenger hunt, washing clothes and hanging them out to dry. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.

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Info

Duane & Kathy Vosburg | 586-949-3810

Rick DeClaire | 586-296-2363

Adam Mueller | 248-872-2642

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