Special Events

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS – JANUARY 2020 (updated 12/23/19)


Tuesday, January 21 - Stahl Auto Museum - We shall visit the renowned Stahl Auto Museum for a private tour.  The Detroit Auto Show has been moved to June, so this is your chance to see some great automobiles and lift your spirits during January.  The museum also contains a fine collection of organs and musical devices.  Tickets are $40 and include lunch at Dimitrie’s.  Contact Pete Hollinshead for details and tickets.

Tuesday, February 25 - Tour Detroit -will be a tour of the Quicken Loans Building in downtown Detroit.  We’ll get a guided tour and explanation of how Quicken Loans has been such a successful company.  Following lunch, there will be a tour of Ford Motor including their plans to update the Detroit Train Station and redesign buildings on the main Ford campus.  Tickets are $40 and include lunch at La Pita.  Contact Larry Imerman for details and tickets.

Wednesday, April 15 - Mary Poppins at the Bonstelle Theater - we shall see the hit show Mary Poppins at the Bonstelle Theater.  Lunch will be at The Traffic Jam.  Tickets are $60.  Contact Tim McGee for details and tickets.

Wednesday, May 13 - The Big House, - we’ll visit Ann Arbor for a guided tour of The Big House, the U of M campus and the Ford Library.  Lunch will be at Metzgers Restaurant.   Contact Ron Froelich for details and tickets.

Monday, May 18 - Noona Maria’s Restaurant - will be an extra event, dinner at Noona Maria’s Restaurant in West Bloomfield, one of the finest Italian restaurants in the area.   We shall have the restaurant to ourselves as Noona Maria’s is normally closed on Mondays.  This is a self-drive event and tickets are $50.  Contact Malcolm Hendy for details and tickets.

Special Events Committee


The Special Events Committee conducts monthly events for the entertainment and education of our members and guests.  Typical events are a bus trip to a sporting event or play, a visit to a museum or other point of interest, a cruise on one of the local waterways, and a tour of local attractions.


Each event is conducted by a three-or- four man team.  No prior experience running events is needed.  We’ll train you in what to do, and you’ll enjoy doing it!

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