Event Calendar

RHM Battle Creek will be posting exhibits that are at the museum. These exhibits will feature a wide range of the region’s history and culture. The museum will also be hosting educational presentations on the third Saturday of every month at 3:00 P.M. Working With Wool classes will be held on the 2nd Saturday at 2:00 P.M. Please check the schedule below. These presentations are free to the public. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. Donations are accepted. Note: Subject to change without notice.

Third Saturday Videos

The Battle Creek Regional History Museum now has its monthly 3rd Saturday Events recorded and archived for your viewing. These videos are courtesy of AccessVision  The RHM event videos are shown every Saturday at 4 p.m. on Comcast channel 16 / 916, AT&T U-verse channel 99 and streamed on AccessVision’s web site.

To view past event videos please click the triangle drop-down in the upper left-hand corner. 


2019 Third Saturday Programs, 3 pm at the Museum

January 19

WHO is Warren Shepard and WHAT can Archeology Tell Us About Him? 
Speaker: WMU Professor Dr. Michael Nassaney

February 16

Famous African-American Women in the Michigan Hall of Fame 
Speaker: Riley Hubbard

March 16

Village Theatres 
Speaker: Kieth Martin/Galesburg

April 20

Michigan Women in the National Suffrage Movement 
Speaker: Beverly Fish/Ypsilanti

May 11

WHO is Warren Shepard and WHAT can Archeology Tell Us About Him?
Speaker: WMU Professor Dr. Michael Nassaney

May 18

Ed Bringham’s Film Reveals Secrets of the Battle Creek Centennial 
Speaker: Jim Middleton/Battle Creek

June 15

History of the Leila Arboretum
Speaker: Brett Myers/Battle Creek

July 20

One Dollar Miracles of Battle Creek (Patent Medicines) 
Speaker: Jim Middleton/Battle Creek

August 17

Michigan Navy
Speaker: T.R. Shaw/Battle Creek

September 21

Michigan’s First Chiropractor (in BC) 
Speaker: Jeromy Myers, D.C./BC

October 19

Cemeteries & Markers 
Speaker: Emily Powell/Kalamazoo

November 16

History of the BC Central Band Follies (1937-2019) 
Speaker: Tim Elliot/Battle Creek

December 21

BC Charity Fundraisers
Speaker: Linda Holderbaum/Battle Creek

Working With Wool - Classes 2nd Saturday at 10 a.m.

The wool Room at the RHM Batttle Creek has a variety or wool roving for sale that can be used in art projects, felting, spinning, weaving, ect. The familyof Mrs. Jill Copper donated the fiber and it includes merino and merino silk blends. In addition to the roving there are a variety of hand and machine spun yarns that are also available, including some mohair yarns. The proceeds from the sale of fiber and yarn go to the museum.

Mrs. Sonja Stampler is conducting the classes. Come join them the second Saturday of any/every month.

February 11- Socks March 11 - Hat Looming April 15 - Basic Crochet May 13 - Trip to the Farm

Watch the shearing of goats and sheep.