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Deliciously Michigan

Join us on a virtual journey through the unique foods of Michigan

February 24 – May 2, 2021

Pasties, fudge, and square pizza are just a few of the delicacies known to Michiganders. Food traditions from many cultures and over many years have blended together to form our unique combination of favorite eats!

Michigan has a rich heritage with diverse foods, beverages and dishes that have become so much a part of the culture that we often are not even aware of their origins. Immigrant populations and Native Americans have contributed many food traditions that seem almost ubiquitous, while we continue to diversify local cuisine as newcomers arrive in the “mitten.”

Agriculture has also shaped the food landscape of Michigan with staples like potatoes, cherries, rhubarb and so much more! Sold in stores, at roadside stands and iconic landmarks like Detroit’s Eastern Market, the produce and food products made in Michigan are also significant drivers of the state’s economy.

These virtual presentations are free and open to the general public; however, preregistration is required. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom presentation. Register Today

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Let's Play! Toys, Game and Culture

Have you ever wondered how the game Monopoly got started? Or when the first Barbie was made? Was your favorite childhood toy a popular sensation? Are you aware there is a link between gaming and cognitive skills? Designed to be both a walk down memory lane and a critical look at how toys and games influence our culture and society, this exhibit features displays, artifacts, information and ideas that give a nod to our past and a look to the future. Take a virtual tour now!

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Lorenzo Cultural Center
Macomb Community College-Center Campus | 44575 Garfield Road | Clinton Township, MI 48038-1139
Office Hours: 8am-5pm |
Contact Us: 586.445.7348 |