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Day Out With Thomas™
April 26-27 and May 3-4 and 10-11, 2014
Thomas the Tank Engine™ is the pride of Sir Topham Hatt’s fleet of really useful engines. During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, he is the centerpiece of six days of family fun and entertainment. You can ride Thomas around the village, of course, and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended. Be aware that some time slots sell out very quickly. Members of The Henry Ford receive free Greenfield Village admission and an exclusive opportunity to purchase Thomas ride tickets in advance. Greenfield Village admission is required for nonmembers to ride Thomas.
Railroader's Breakfast
April 26-27 & May 3-4, 10-11, 2014 (8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am)
Start your little engineer’s Day Out With Thomas™ with a hearty Railroader’s Breakfast in Greenfield Village’s A Taste of History Restaurant.

Buttermilk pancakes with a choice of toppings, fresh fruit salad, sausage links and more. It’s a scrumptious early-morning way to prepare for a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!

Your ticket includes breakfast at A Taste of History, special access parking in the Eagle Tavern parking lot ($5 parking fee for nonmembers), admission to Greenfield Village for the entire day and a special 9 am ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™.

Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservations today!
Local Roots Spring Evening Dining
May 2, 2014 (Cash Bar - 6:30pm; Dinner - 7pm) in Eagle Tavern
Come see how the French have influenced Michigan’s cuisine, from traditional cooking techniques to modern molecular cooking trends. 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.

Eagle Tavern 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. Must be 21 or older to attend. Full cash bar available. Spring dining tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservations today!
Macy's 2nd Mondays
Second Monday of each Month (10am –noon)
Introduce your preschool children to the wonders of The Henry Ford — all before nap time. Preschoolers rule during Macy’s 2nd Mondays at The Henry Ford. Storytelling, live entertainment and dozens of hands-on activities related to some of our most memorable artifacts — trains, dollhouses, historic games, even a ride on our amazing Herschell-Spillman carousel. There are seasonal activities, too: Santa in December, Valentine’s Day take-home artwork in February and 19th-century base ball in July (base ball was spelled as two words into the early 1900s). And it’s all free! Give your children’s minds the adventure of their young lives.

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Civil War Remembrance
May 24-26, 2014 (Open Saturday 'til 9pm)
Feel the Civil War come alive all around you as bustling camps, cavalry and period music enliven an entire weekend filled with reenacted events.

Before we immerse ourselves in summer pleasures, we stop to recall the 3 million people who fought in America’s Civil War and the estimated 750,000 people who died — the equivalent of 7.5 million dead today.

This year marks the sesquicentennial of 1864, the turning point and final full year of the war. 1864 witnessed Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s Overland Campaign against Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, the fall of Atlanta and Gen. William Sherman’s subsequent March to the Sea, and the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, a series of battles that led to Lee's surrender.

This weekend in Greenfield Village, hundreds of Union and Confederate reenactors, civilians, musicians and historic presenters — all in period clothing — converge, eager to share their knowledge with you. There are dozens of opportunities to learn more about this pivotal time in American history: exhibits, presentations, battle tactics demonstration, hands-on activities and insights from historians.

Please join us in honoring the sacrifices and achievements of all those who bravely fought and continue to fight in defense of our great nation. The Henry Ford will participate in a national moment of silence at 3 pm Monday as signaled by the Armington & Sims shop whistle.
Historic Base Ball Games
Every Saturday & Sunday June 7-August 17 (First pitch 1:30pm)
We think our games are as good as America’s pastime gets. We play by the rules of 1867. Gloves optional, but certainly not preferred. No designated hitters, either, or domed stadiums. We still have pitchers and batters and home runs. But this is thrill-a-minute base ball in the glorious outdoors. Our grandstand is a grassy hillside shaded by dozens of massive walnut trees. We have live, 19th-century music by the Dodworth Saxhorn Band. And every so often, a Greenfield Village passenger train pulled by a 19th-century steam locomotive chugs along the perimeter of the outfield. It’s classic. This is the way we like it. Stop by a game and enter to win Detroit Tigers tickets.

National Get Outdoors Day in Greenfield Village
June 7, 2014 (10am – 4pm)
Join our historic forest ranger for a day of one-of-a-kind outdoor activities. Hikes. Barn tours. And a hands-on exploration of our environment. For all ages.

It’s summer — time to get out of the house! Come to Greenfield Village for National Get Outdoors Day. With the help of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Forest Service, this annual event encourages healthy, active outdoor fun. We have a full schedule of activities planned: an environmental program in the Village Pavilion, an afternoon nature hike, presentations by our historic forest ranger on horseback. We also open up the usually closed William Ford Horse Barn for tours, as well as offer a wide range of hands-on activities. So come to Greenfield Village and enjoy the out-of-doors.

Motor Muster
June 14-15, 2014 (Open Saturday 'til 9pm)
Make your way to a vintage auto enthusiast’s dream destination: From glamorous classics of the 1930s to brawny muscle cars of the 1970s, Greenfield Village hosts more than 500 gleaming examples.

Motor Muster celebrates one of the grandest and most innovative eras of American automotive history — 1933-1976. For the entire weekend, the streets and lawns of Greenfield Village will be filled with hundreds of classic cars, vintage trucks, motorcycles, military vehicles, bicycles — even a fire engine or two. They’ll all be here, from brawny muscle cars to the straight-out-of-the-showroom cars you and your parents grew up with. Stroll the grounds and meet the owners who lavish attention on these wonders of rolling history. There’s the Saturday night cruise, too, and a live early 1960s dance show with dancing in the streets ’til 9pm. A one-of-a-kind event for cars and the people who love them.

Summer Discovery Camps
Six 1-week sessions from June 23 - August 8, 2014 (9am to 4pm daily, Extended Care is available.)
Imagine having the entire campus of The Henry Ford as your own personal playground. Science, games, hiking, inventors, tours, fishing, robotics – even a chance to perform green experiments. The Henry Ford’s Summer Discovery Camps offer a broad and well-rounded schedule for the kid who is inquisitive, adventurous and filled with boundless energy. Programs are grade-specific for grades 2-9. Discounted pricing for members of The Henry Ford.

Registration is now open! Please click the Buy Tickets button below to register.
Salute to America
July 2-5, 2014 (6-10pm)
A classic Independence Day celebration with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra that’s as full of freedom-loving fanfare as they come.

July Fourth is the quintessential American holiday. It’s the day we became America, after all. What better occasion for a party? A four-day party at that! We’ve got it all: picnics and festive holiday food from our award-winning culinary staff. Plenty of activities for kids, too. And loads of entertaining live preshow music. Then comes the centerpiece of the evening: a concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conducted by music director Leonard Slatkin. For the grand finale, the orchestra plays Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, featuring authentic cannon fire and a spectacular fireworks display accompanied by live patriotic music.
Ragtime Street Fair
July 12-13, 2014 (Open Saturday 'til 9pm)
Savor an American musical original at our newest signature event — Ragtime Street Fair. For one whirlwind of a weekend, we revel in that seductively syncopated music that we know as ragtime! There’s music everywhere you turn. You can learn to dance the one-step or listen to pianos cranking out the hits of the era. Better yet, you can find a comfy seat and listen to live performances by some of the modern-day stars of ragtime, including Taslimah Bey, "Perfessor" Bill Edwards, John Remmers, River Raisin Ragtime Revue and Jerry Perrine. It’s sassy, jazzy, hot and live. When you’re ready for a rest, stop and snack on fresh hot buttered corn, Greenfield Village Cherry Chicken Sausage slathered with our very own red onion marmalade and a truly decadent summer treat — hot fried dough doused with creamy ice cream. And to take advantage of those exquisite long summer nights, we’ll stay open until 9 pm Saturday.
Local Roots Blues, Brews & Evening Dining BBQ
August 8, 2014 (6:30pm-9pm, Dinner 7pm) in Greenfield Village Pavilion
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!
World Tournament of Historic Base Ball®
August 9-10, 2014
Experience the original passion of America’s national pastime! Catch the world’s greatest exhibition of historic base ball live in Greenfield Village.

It’s a championship like no other. Every summer, we commemorate Detroit’s 1867 World Base Ball Tournament with a gathering of teams that play America’s game by those long-ago rules. It is unquestionably the nation’s greatest two-day exposition of historic base ball. This is as good and as pure as America’s pastime gets. Gloves optional. Gentlemanly play always expected. No designated hitters. Don’t worry, though. We still have pitchers and batters and home runs. And for two days, we also have game after game of thrill-a-minute base ball until finally, just one team is left. The World Champions. Add some live period music, food and a bit of drama, and you’ve got a memorable weekend made for the diehard sports fan. It’s base ball as you’ve never seen it before.

Old Car Festival
September 6-7, 2014 (Open Saturday 'til 9pm)
Rev it up with hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932 at America’s longest-running antique car show. Open ’til 9pm on Saturday night!

For one weekend a year, we celebrate the triumphs of the earliest years of the automotive industry. It is a glorious spectacle, as the streets and grounds of Greenfield Village fill with the sights, sounds and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles made from the 1890s through 1932. Wander through the village and talk to owners about their treasured vehicles. Watch drivers engage in games of skill, see a Model T assembled in just minutes, or just sit back and enjoy our experts sharing "car talks" while historic vehicles parade past. There’s the Saturday Gaslight Tour, too, and a live orchestra performing favorite dance tunes of the 1920s ’til 9pm. A one-of-a-kind event for cars and the people who love them.

Registration opens May 1, 2014
Fall Flavor Weekends
September 27-28 & October 4-5, 2014
If you love to eat, you’ll love Greenfield Village’s Fall Flavor Weekends. Come celebrate the glories of traditional American food from farm to table, share in cooking demonstrations and browse the delights at our Saturday Local Roots Farmers Market.

You don’t have to be a foodie to enjoy Greenfield Village’s Fall Flavor Weekends. You just have to love to eat. Each weekend, several of our historic homes will host cooking demonstrations. At Firestone Farm, for instance, you’ll learn the secrets of a 19th-century meal of ham noodles, apples and onions with southern cabbage and Irish potatoes. Over at the Susquehanna Plantation, they’ll prepare a crab gumbo, along with sauerkraut baked with apples, ginger biscuits and cherry pudding. If all that food talk gets you hungry, then stop at the Village Store where they’ll be offering free tastings of our Greenfield Village specialty foods. When you’re ready for a break from all that food, wander outside and wonder at the demonstrations of century-old threshing techniques and plowing with steam and horses.

Farmers Market
September 27 & October 4, 2014
A farmers market for the 21st century. Local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds and more.

Take home your own private bounty when you visit Greenfield Village. We invite our favorite farmers and food suppliers to bring their remarkable wares to share. Local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds, handmade pastas. Revel in the abundance and variety of Michigan’s artisanal food masters. You’ll also find finely crafted kitchen accessories, everything from handmade brooms and autumnal wreathes to recycled barn wood tables and glass candy. Members of Greenfield Village’s Herb Society will also be on hand, selling a variety of traditional handcrafted creations. This event will take place rain or shine.

Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village
October 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26, 2014 (Time slots are every 1/2 hour 6:30pm-9pm Fridays & Saturdays. Sundays 6:30pm - 8pm)
Stroll down streets and alleys haunted by over 1,000 carved jack-o’-lanterns and lavishly costumed characters during America’s most spooktacular Halloween event.

Enjoy our historically themed Hallowe’en event. Follow a mile-long, curving path illuminated by the flickering light of hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns and meet classic costumed characters along the way. Feel the chilly whoosh of air as the Headless Horseman rides out of the shadows of Firestone Farm’s fields, and banter with witches, wizards and dancing skeletons. They’re everywhere along Jack-o’-Lantern Boulevard. The good news is that you can bring the entire family. This is a kid-friendly, nightmare-free Halloween gathering.

Tickets go on sale beginning August 13, 2014 for members and August 20, 2014 for nonmembers.
Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village Dinner Package
October 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25, 2014 (6pm - 7:30pm)
The perfect Halloween evening: a sumptuous harvest supper, some vigorous music, a few classic parlor games and a charming historically-themed Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village.

Outside it’s ghoulies and ghosties. But inside the famed Eagle Tavern, it’s an evening of 19th-century Hallowe'en fun. Visitors from the past will fill your evening with music and harvest games. Once you complete your sumptuous candlelit harvest supper, we invite you to stroll into the moonlit evening, walk along an enchanted path illuminated with hundreds of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and revel in the sights and sounds of Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village. Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservations today!

Reservations available beginning August 13, 2014 for members and August 20, 2014 for nonmembers.
Local Roots Fall Evening Dining
November 7, 2014 (Cash bar 6:30pm-9pm, Dinner 7pm) in Lovett Hall
Come celebrate with us and be wowed by an elegant wild game dinner. Our award-winning culinary team presents an impressive and intriguing menu filled with the familiar and not so familiar. These locally sourced culinary adventures pay tribute to the farmers and regional food producers supported by The Henry Ford’s Local Roots food initiatives.

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres begin promptly at 6:30pm when Lovett Hall opens for your arrival. Dinner service will start promptly at 7pm. Guests will be given 2 drink tickets to use at the bar. Must be 21 or older to attend. Full cash bar available. Fall dining tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Contact our Call Center at 313.982.6001 to make your reservations today!
Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village
December 5-7, 12-14, 18-23 and 26-27, 2014 (6:30pm - 10pm)
Step into a Christmas card from the past. Don’t miss the most popular holiday event in the area, complete with candlelit paths, live entertainment, costumed presenters, horse-drawn wagon and Model T rides, delightful holiday shops, Santa and live reindeer, ice skating, a spectacular fireworks display and more. It’s America’s premier holiday celebration! Members of The Henry Ford receive discount admission and an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets in advance.

Tickets go on sale beginning August 27, 2014 for members and September 10, 2014 for nonmembers.
Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern
December 5-7, 12-14, 18-23 and 26-27, 2014 (2 seatings available, 5pm and 8pm)
Treat your family to a delectable holiday feast in Eagle Tavern. The proprietors of this 1850s stagecoach stop will delight your palate with an authentic holiday meal served by costumed presenters and enhanced by seasonal décor and live music from the period. In addition to dinner, your package includes admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village. These packages often sell out early, so don’t wait!

Reservations available beginning August 27, 2014 for members and September 10, 2014 for nonmembers.
Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package
December 5-7, 12-14 and 18-23, 2014 (Dinner 4:45pm-6:30pm; Event 6:30pm-10pm)
Following your horse-drawn wagon ride to A Taste of History Restaurant, your family will partake in a casual buffet-style holiday turkey dinner perfect for kids! You’ll also be able to make a festive table decoration and hear a fun story to get you in the mood for your visit to lantern-lit Greenfield Village. As a separate treat, Santa Claus will be on hand and make a personal visit to each table!

After dinner, experience Holiday Nights in the rest of Greenfield Village. Holiday Nights tickets are included with your dinner reservation.

Reservations available beginning August 27, 2014 for members and September 10, 2014 for nonmembers.


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