Public Programs

Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at the Heritage Museum, 601 Main Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

Thursday, November 9, 5-8pm
Community Pint Night featuring “1920s Benton Harbor” Talk
At the Livery Microbrewery (190 5th Street, Benton Harbor)

What’s better than history and BEER?! Raise a glass and help us raise some funds. A dollar from every pint enjoyed will be donated to the Heritage Museum!

Please join us for a fun evening at the Livery and meet the new HMCC Executive Director Liz Andrews! To kick off this Pint Night, Heritage Museum Curator Tracy Gierada will present a brief PowerPoint talk on “1920s Benton Harbor” from 5:30-6:00pm!


Thursday, November 16, 6:30pm, Free
The Legend of St. Nicholas

You’d better watch out!! The historical Bishop of Myra, St. Nicholas, the protector of children throughout the ages, shares the traditional stories and legends about himself. Learn about the origins of St. Nicholas characters in various countries and other popular Christmas symbols. Great for all ages!

Free Admission; a suggested donation of $5 supports the mission of the Heritage Museum and Cultural Center.

Many thanks to Comfort Suites of Stevensville-St. Joseph for generously sponsoring this event!


Wednesday, November 29, 4-9pm
Heritage Museum Night at Silver Beach Pizza

On Wednesday, November 29, it will be easier than ever to give the Heritage Museum a “pizza” your heart. During our Give Back Night at Silver Beach Pizza, 10% of their entire sales will be donated to the Heritage Museum! This includes all sales, including take-out orders, from 4:00 to 9:00pm. Please be sure to mark your calendar, take a night off cooking, support HMCC, and enjoy some delicious Silver Beach Pizza with us!