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Berrien County Horse Shows

Berrien County Horse Shows

Photography exhibit featuring the work of Vasilisa Kiselevich

Photographer Vasilisa Kiselevich turns her eye towards the rich tradition of horse shows in Berrien County. From the Youth Fair and beyond, the special relationship between a horse and its rider is on full display. This exhibit is free to visitors and prints will be available for sale beginning in September.

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Horse Shows of Berrien County Closing Reception

Horse Shows of Berrien County Closing Reception

Horse Shows of Berrien County Closing Reception

After a successful two month run, the community is invited to view the exhibit one last time and meet with photographer Vasilisa Kiselevich. Light refreshments will be available and prints purchased during the run of the exhibit can be picked up at the end of the event. This program is free and great for all ages. Community members are encouraged come and share their own memories of county horse shows.

Kindle Your Christmas Spirit

Kindle Your Christmas Spirit

Kindle Your Christmas Spirit

Kick off the Christmas Season with the annual town celebration. Join the History Center and the Trinity Lutheran Schools for carols in the courthouse, log cabin living, exhibit in the Sheriff’s Residence, and blacksmith demonstrations in the forge. Members will have even more reason to celebrate with a 25% off sale in the gift shop! Free Admission

Sweet Traditions: Winter Holiday Desserts from Around the World

Sweet Traditions: Winter Holiday Desserts from Around the World

No matter where you go in the world, we celebrate with food, creating inter-generational traditions that last for decades. Learn about some of the traditions inspired by secular and religious holidays during the winter months! Light refreshments will be available and guests are encouraged to bring their own stories (and goodies!) to share!

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Educational Programs and Services

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Educational Programs

Outreach programs are available for either day or evening presentations, depending on staff availability. To schedule a program for your organization, call the Berrien County Historical Association at (269) 471-1202, or email us at info@berrienhistory.org.

Program fees: Outreach programs are $60 each. Multiple programs on the same day and location are $60 for the first program and $30 for each additional program. Mileage is charged for programs presented at locations outside of Berrien County.

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Gift Shop

New Gift Shop

Welcome to the History Center's New Gift Shop

The Museum Store carries a varied selection of local and regional history books, children’s books, American Girl books, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, home décor, and much more!

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Historic Walking Tour of St. Joseph

Historic Walking Tour of St. Joseph

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