Enjoy the Blues, Brews & Local Roots BBQ then pick up a set of vintage tavern-style lager beer glasses of your own.
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Local Roots Blues, Brews & Evening Dining BBQ
August 8, 2014 (6:30pm-9pm, Dinner 7pm) in Greenfield Village Pavilion
Blues, Brews and Local Roots BBQ
This extraordinary one-night-only, backyard-style event takes place in the heart of Greenfield Village. The food — all locally sourced — is the focus, but you can also enjoy a refreshing Michigan beer as you listen or dance to the great sounds of the Front Street Blues Band. Prepared by our award-winning culinary staff, these locally sourced culinary adventures pay tribute to the farmers and regional food producers supported by The Henry Ford’s Local Roots food initiatives.

The Greenfield Village Pavilion is open for your arrival beginning at 6:30pm. Dinner service will start promptly at 7pm. Guests will be given 2 drink tickets to use at the bar. Full cash bar available. Summer dining tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservations today!


Dry rub pork ribs
Peppered braised pork belly
Portobello bacon skewers

Cold Table
Corn and tomato salad
Napa cabbage and apple with chili dressing
Country beet salad
Assortment of bruschetta and crostini

Grill Station
BBQ Pork Ribs
GFV Faygo infused BBQ sauce
Bacon wrapped grilled corn on the cob
Local smoked cheddar and Gouda pinwheels

Grill Station
Slow jam glazed drum sticks
Grilled leg of lamb
Chimicuri and cucumber yogurt sauce
Roast fingerling potatoes

Korean style country beef ribs and sauces
Asian noodle salad
Corn boil

Michigan peach bread pudding with rum sauce
Ice Cream Novelties from classic Good Humor Truck

Each purchased ticket will receive two drink tickets good toward beverages from the bar.

Because of the seasonal nature of our Local Roots dinners, the menu comes together in a flourish closer to the event. We’ve set the theme, and we’re working hard to develop terrific food and beverage pairings that feature the best our local farmers and food vendors have to offer. We’ll post the menu online about two months before the event. That way, we can ensure that our seasonal ingredients are the freshest they can be. Please visit our website two months from your dinner and look for our menu. For more information about our Local Roots dinners, please visit

$68.00 PER PERSON, includes tax and gratuity

what to bring, what to wear
Attire is casual.

Reservations are now being taken for this exclusive event which will seat only 325. Tickets are available through The Henry Ford Call Center (open 7 days a week, 9:00am - 5:00pm) 313-982-6001. Tickets can be mailed when reservations are made 2 weeks or more in advance. Tickets purchased less than 2 weeks out will be held at the Eagle Lane Security station or Eagle Tavern.

The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-4088
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Blvd exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Rd and Oakwood Blvd.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 miles. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive 3/4 miles.

Eagle Tavern parking lot is located directly behind the Tavern inside Greenfield Village. Use the Village Road entrance on the corner of Village Road and Eagle Lane. Stop at the security gate to check in, then drive around the back of the Village to Eagle Tavern.
Metro-Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
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