Things To Do
Weapon Demo Days!
July 13, August 10, September 14 & 28, 2013Demonstrations at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm. Learn about Black Powder Cannons, Muskets and Rifles used during the War of 1812.
See the steps involved in preparing to fire a cannon with a cannon crew and learn the drilling techniques to fire a musket.
Bring your ear plugs!
Photo taken by Lana Emerson
Native-American Storytelling & Games
Join Panoka Walker at 11am on August 24, 2013 for traditional Native-American storytelling and games.
Children will delight in the mesmerizing tales and games all the while learning about the traditional Native-American ways.
Panoka Walker is of mixed Anishinabe descent from the Deer Clan; her traditional name is Waa-bskaa Waa-waash-keshi, White Doe. Panoka strongly identifies with her Native-American roots as a traditional storyteller and song carrier, as well as crafts.
Did You Know?
“Major Muskrat” for dinner?? Oh no! The rodent, common to southeastern Michigan, helped early European settlers ward off starvation during the lean years of the War of 1812. And muskrat remains a local delicacy. Typically, it’s parboiled with vegetables, cut in half and then fried with onions. More...