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Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival              
Saturday, October 8
Pumpkin Carving and Activities: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Lighting: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Activities during the day include the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Guy Louis family concert, Stoney Creek High School Drum line, a Rochester Hills Fire Truck and more! Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property and return that evening to see all the pumpkins lighted up!

Admission to the Pumpkin Festival for Museum Members is $5 and for nonmembers is $8 per person and includes a pumpkin.  Kids under 2 years of age are free.   The Museum will provide stencils and carving tools but guests are encouraged to bring their own carving tools from home.


Evening lighting of the pumpkins runs from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and a financial donation in any amount is requested to support the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. 

Scarecrow Building Workshop
If you and your business or local organization would like to be a part of this major community event in a fun and creative way, then join us on October 4th to build a scarecrow that will be on display at the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival. 
Date: Tuesday, October 4th
Time: 11:00 am - 2 pm
Where: Rochester Hills Museum
$50 for businesses
$40 for schools, scouts and other non-profit organizations

The Museum will provide the wooden frame, straw, signage, and all of the moving logistics. You provide the clothing, accessories (including a head for your scarecrow), man-power, and imagination!

Admission Fees

Presidential Lecture Series
The Presidential Election of 1860 presented by Dr. Erin Dwyer
Date: Thursday, October 27th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Rochester Hills Museum
Museum Members: Free
Non-Member Fees

History in Your Backyard Tours
Rochester Water Works presented by Cory Bendick

Date: Saturday, October 1st
Time: 10:00 am
Location: 1625 N. Livernois, 1/2 mile north of Tienken Rd.
Museum Members: Free
Non-Member Admission

Environmental Education Programs     
2016 Calendar  

Michigan Bats
Saturday, October 29th - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Free for Museum Members
Location: Rochester Hills Museum 
Non-Members: $5 | $3 Students/Seniors

Animals We Hunt
Saturday, November 26th - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free for Museum Members
Location: Rochester Hills Museum
Non-Members: $5 | $3 Students/Seniors

Starry, Starry Night
Saturday, December 10th - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free for Museum Members
Location: Rochester Hills Museum
Non-Members: $5 | $3 Students/Seniors

Non-Member Fees
Pick a Program

The Museum hosts many environmental education programs throughout the year.

Ken Elwert
Director of Parks &Forestry

Patrick J. McKay
Museum Supervisor

Ph: 248.656.4663

1005 Van Hoosen Rd. 
Rochester Hills, MI

Open to the Public
Friday and Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
or by appointment

General Admission
Free for Members
Non-Member Adults $5.00
Students/Seniors $3.00

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