Oakland University
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Happenings at The Hall...

Summer Tours begin May 29

Daily 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30

The Great Estate tour, the ultimate way to experience Meadow Brook Hall, is led by a trained interpreter and focuses on the fascinating history of the family, the collections and life in a grand manor.  This summer, the tour will also incorporate architectural-themed stories and exhibits. The tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours, but leave time to browse in The Hall’s Museum Store.

Twilight Tuesday's
Date: June 26, July 31, August 28
6-9 p.m.

Bring friends and family to experience these special evenings of self-guided house and garden tours and enjoy refreshments, scenic views and background music on the Loggia Terrace, (wine and snacks available for purchase in the Museum Store).

Behind The Scenes Tour
Dates: May - October every Saturday and Sunday
Explore Meadow Brook Hall "behind the ropes" in this guided tour of rarely seen areas including the servant' quarters, closets, playrooms and the secret staircase.

New - Architecture Tour
Dates: June
Discover The Hall’s architectural magnificence in this new interior and exterior guided tour that highlights the fascinating design and construction process that distinguishes Meadow Brook as one of the country finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture.

Jazz in the Garden
Dates: June 21, July 19, August 15
7-10 p.m.
Fee: $30 per person

Summer sizzles at Meadow Brook with live cool jazz in the garden, a summer concert series featuring local jazz musicians. The evening includes light hors d' oeuvres and a main floor tour of The Hall. Cash bar. Reservations required.

Children in Bloom
Date: June 23
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This delightful morning of playing and plating flowers includes tours of the gardens and Knole Cottage (Frances Dodge playhouse), crafts, snacks and fun. This year's program will focus on how animals and bugs use nature's architecture!

For more information about Happenings at The Hall please call 248.364.6263 or visit meadowbrookhall.org. Reservations are required for events but not tours. Be sure to mention you are an OU Alumni to receive special rates!

Created by Amanda Fylan (fylan@oakland.edu) on Thursday, May 10, 2012
Modified by Amanda Fylan (fylan@oakland.edu) on Thursday, May 10, 2012
Article Start Date: Thursday, May 10, 2012