Events

Open Hours

The Museum is closed each January and February for cleaning and administrative work.  Please call or email with any questions.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 11 – Monthly Board Meeting
1:00 pm at the museum. Board meetings are open to the public.  We welcome your involvement.  Join us to find out how we’re making history!  Please call or email with any questions.

Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5 – “Spring Into the Past” Tri River Historical Museums Tour
11:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Averill Historical Museum and other Tri River museums.  All museums in the Tri River group will be open that weekend and all will be FREE.  The theme this year is “Getting From Here to There.” The museums are located in Barry, Eaton, Ionia, Kent, and Montcalm counties.  The 2019 booklets will be available at all the museums.

Thursday, May 9 – Monthly Board Meeting
1:00 pm at the museum. Board meetings are open to the public.  We welcome your involvement.  Join us to find out how we’re making history!  Please call or email with any questions.

Tuesday, May 21 – TRI RIVER SMALL MUSEUM NETWORK MEETING
10:00 am at the museum. AHS hosts the monthly Tri River meeting.

Tuesday, June 11 – Music On the Lawn featuring Palooka Brothers
7pm on the museum grounds. All-timey String Band – traditional fiddle tunes with popular songs of the 1960s. More on the band: www.facebook.com/ThePalookaBrothers/

Thursday, June 13 – Monthly Board Meeting
1:00 pm at the museum. Board meetings are open to the public.  We welcome your involvement.  Join us to find out how we’re making history!  Please call or email with any questions.

Tuesday, June 25 – Music On the Lawn featuring The Adams Family
7pm on the museum grounds. Acoustic Folk Rock.More on the band: www.theadamsfamilyband.com
www.facebook.com/theadamsfamilyband

Tuesday, July 9 – Music On the Lawn featuring Nick Ayoub/The Family
7pm on the museum grounds. Jazz/swing standards, top hits from the 60’s, 70’s 80’s,

Tuesday, July 23 – Music On the Lawn featuring Semi Dave
7pm on the museum grounds. 60s & 70s pop hits – covers.

Tuesday, July 30 – Music On the Lawn featuring Chris Collins
7pm on the museum grounds. Blues – Folk – Rock.

Tuesday, August 6 – Music On the Lawn featuring Daves at 7
7pm on the museum grounds. West Michigan based Americana-esque group playing acoustic driven, original songs. More on the band: www.davesat7.com.

Tuesday, August 20 – Music On the Lawn featuring Bucket o’ Maybes
7pm on the museum grounds. Classic Rock/Yacht Rock – family friendly, very familiar songs you can sing along with or dance to, mostly 60’s 70’s and 80’s, audience participation. More on the band: www.bucketomaybes.com.

Fridays, June 21, July 19, & August 16 – BEERS AT THE BRIDGE
6:00-9:00 pm at the Ada Covered Bridge. The 5th year’s the charm for this fun and family-friendly event. Check out the line-up, the many vendors, and sponsors at the Ada Village website: www.adavillage.org/

Saturday, June 29 – SPECIAL EVENT!
Afternoon time TBD at the museum. AHS is cooking up something special, along with some hot dogs, antique exploration, and the grand opening of new permanent exhibits. You won’t want to miss this community open house gathering. More details to come.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
Do you love to take photos? Do you enjoy posting on social media? Or would you simply like to help us preserve Ada history?

The village is undergoing significant change and will continue to grow. If you take any photos of the changes, consider sharing a copy with AHS and we will add them to our community archives. Buildings coming down and going up, you and friends enjoying new amenities or sites in the village, even favorite photos of the last few decades in Ada, digital or printed photos. Please drop by the museum, email, post to our Facebook, even mail to the museum–whatever it takes!