Ever wonder how the Michigan mitten was formed? Interested in delving into the deep history of our state? Well, get the total Michigan experience when you visit the 101 People, Places and Things that Made Michigan exhibit at the Lorenzo Cultural Center in Clinton Township, Feb. 28-May 9, 2015.
In March, you can zoom into an exhibit featuring displays such as a Mustang convertible or a World War II vehicle to uncover its automotive roots. Discover Detroit and its musical heritage by attending the Motown History presentation. Then, tune in and participate with interactive song and dance as you hear stories and legends of Michigan’s Native American and French history.
In April, you can learn about the unknown heroes, teachers, merchants and geniuses who made an impact on Michigan. Then come back to explore the geologic evolution of our state and learn how we became the Great Lakes region.
Did you know the Michigan State Fair – aka one of the coolest family fun places – is the oldest in America? Learn how Michigan became its permanent home in a May presentation.
The exhibits and presentations vary in time and date so be sure to check the Lorenzo Cultural Center’s calendar for more details. Pre-registration is required for all presentations by phone or booking online. All presentations are free.
See the Metro Parent calendar listing for more information on 101 People, Places and Things that Made Michigan at the Lorenzo Cultural Center in Clinton Township.