2015 EVENTS


 

History Scavenger Hunt

May 1st through August 23


Join the Brown County Historical Society and "History on the Spot" for this fun-filled family adventure! Download or purchase a 2015 History of Brown County Scavenger Hunt & Toru for kids, their families, and history lovers of all ages. Use clues to answer history questions, and when you've visited all the sites bring your completed book to Hazelwood and earn an official "History Hunter" certificate!

 

Once you've completed the History Scavenger Hunt, join us at Hazelwood for an ice cream social to celebrate your accomplishment!

 

For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.netHistory



 
    
 

History Treasure Tour

May 14th

5:00-8:00

 

Join Hazelwood Historic House and other Brown County Federation of History Museums for the History Treasure Tour! Visitors during this event will recive FREE admission to seven museums and archives, while enjoying drinks and light refreshments, special performances, and behind-the-scenes tours. Whether you plan to check out a museum you haven't toured yet or plan to re-visit an old favorite (or both!), this event is a great way to reconnect with the exciting history of Northeastern Wisconsin.

 

While visiting Hazelwood, enjoy a tour of the house given by our knowledgeable docents, and then mingle with members of the Martin family while enjoying refreshments on the lawn overlooking the Fox River.

 

Participating organizations: Hazelwood Historic House, Green Bay & De Pere Antiquarian Society, Heritage Hill State Historical Park, National Railroad Museum, Neville Public Museum, Oneida Nation Muesum, and the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center



 
    
 

"Astor Neighborhood Walking Tour"

Saturday, May 16, 2015
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Hazelwood Historic House Museum
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

Join guides on a walking tour of the Astor Historic District, one of Green Bay's earliest neighboorhoods.

Admission
Individuals: $5.00/person --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.netHistory


 
    
 

"Petals & Porcelain"

A Celebration of Flowers, Art and Fine China

 

Fresh arrangements by local florists take inspiration from Hazelwood's own collection of Haviland china, exquisitely hand painted in the early 1900s by Green Bay raised and New York trained artist Frederika Crane. Participate in flower arrainging workshops, purchase art by local artists, and enjoy refreshments on our back lawn over looking the Fox River.

 

Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7, 2015
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hazelwood Historic House Museum
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

 

 

Floral Presenters: Enchanted Florist, Echota Gardens, Petal Pushers, Schoeder's Flower, Astor Park Floral, Twigs

 

Admission
Individuals: $7.00/person (no charge for BCHS members)
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net


 
    
 

"If Tombstones Could Talk"
Fort Howard Cemetery Walk

June 10th & 11th, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Fort Howard Memorial Park
1350 North Military Avenue, Green Bay

Here's an opportunity to go back in time and meet several of Green Bay's past residents, who now rest at Fort Howard Memorial Park. Some of the names will be familiar to you, some will not - but all of their stories are fascinating glimpses into life in earlier eras. Hear first person accounts of their lives, loves and experiences.

Walking tours through the cemetery will be led by volunteer guides along pre-determined routes. Complimentary cookies an lemonade are available after the tour.

Please note: The tour involves walking and standing. Lightweight, portable lawn chairs and flashlights are recommended.
Admission
$7.00/person -- $14.00/family (2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 17) --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net



 
    
 

Celebrating the 4th at Hazelwood

With the Heritage Players, "Civil War Stories"

 July 4, 2014

1:00 PM

Hazelwood Historic House Museum
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

for more information: Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net

General Admission Rates Apply



 
    
 

"If Tombstones Could Talk"
Allouez Cemetery Walk

August 5th & 6th, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Allouez Catholic Cemetery
2121 Riverside Drive, Green Bay

Here's an opportunity to go back in time and meet several of Green Bay's past residents, who now rest at Allouez Catholic Cemetery, some dating back to the fur trade era. Many of the names will be familiar to you, some not - but all of their stories are fascinating glimpses into life in earlier eras. Hear first person accounts of their lives, loves and experiences.

Walking tours through the cemetery will be led by volunteer guides along pre-determined routes. Complimentary cookies and lemonade are available after the tour.

Admission
Adults: $7.00/person $14.00/family (two adults and up to children 5 - 17) --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net


 
    
 

"Flower Fairy Tea Party"

Enjoy tea, lemonade, and fairy sandwiches and snacks served elegantly on the back yard of Hazelwood overlooking the Fox River. Following the tea, fairies will be able to make a fairy wand and magic crown, participate in a treasure hunt, play games and visit with the Fairy Princess to recieve a special treat! 

Saturday August 8, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

HAZELWOOD HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

Admission
Individuals: $12.00 adults/$8.00 children --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net


 
    
 

History Scavenger Hunt Party

 

Have you found all of Brown County's historic markers? Stopped by Hazelwood to recieve your official "History Hunter" certificate? Now you're ready to celebrate all your hard work!

 

Join us a Hazelwood for an ice cream social taking place on the back lawn!

 

This event is FREE for finishing the scavenger hunt, however reservations are required.

 

Contact: Brown County Historical Soicety

(920) 437-1840   bchs@netnet.net



 
    
 

"If Tombstones Could Talk"
Woodlawn Cemetery Walk

Wednesday, September 9 & Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. / Saturday, September 12, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m.

Woodlawn Cemetery
1542 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay

Here's an opportunity to relish the past by listening to some of Green Bay's past residents, who now rest at Woodlawn Cemetery. Their stories are fascinating glimpses into life in earlier eras. Hear first person accounts of their lives, loves and experiences.

Please note: The Tour involves walking and standing. Lightweight, portable chairs and flashlights are recommended.

Admission
Adults: $7.00/person $14.00/family (2 adults and up to 4 children under the age of 17) --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net HHis


 
    
 

"Holiday Victorian Tea"

Friday, December 4, Saturday, December 5, & Sunday, December 6, 2015

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

HAZELWOOD HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

Admission
$20.00/person --- Reservations Required
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net


 
    
 

"A Dickens of a Christmas"

December 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th, 2015

Saturdays 12:00-4:00 & 5:30-8:00, Sundays 12:00-4:00

Join the Brown County Historical Society and Hazelwood Historic House for A Dickens of a Christmas! See the house decorated in Victorian Splendor, visit with charachters from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, play classic Victorian parlor games, and much more!


HAZELWOOD HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM
1008 South Monroe Ave, Green Bay

 

Admission
Adults: $7.00
Senior Citizens: $6.00
Children (ages 5-17): $5 (children under 5 are free)
BCHS members: free
For more information:
Call 920-437-1840 or email at bchs@netnet.net


 
    
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