Light and Joy in the Holiday Season

Exhibit at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation®

  • November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free for members or with museum admission.

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Featured Programs and Guests

Saturday, December 10, 2:30 p.m.

A short and “suite” modern take on The Nutcracker. Performers from Dance Theater Studio of Ann Arbor will perform three pieces from the classic Christmastime tale in the styles of musical theater, ballet, and hip hop. 
 
Saturday, December 17, Noon - 4 p.m..

In recognition of Winter Solstice, members of the Ford Amateur Astronomy Club, including a NASA Solar System Ambassador, will connect science and archaeology. Archeoastronomy studies how people of the past have looked to the skies for knowledge, and what role the sky played in their culture.
 
Sunday, December 18, Noon - 4 p.m.

Join JHSM (Jewish Historical Society of Michigan) and The Bubble Club for a family-friendly program on the history and culture of Hanukkah, told through music, stories, and arts and crafts.

Tuesday, December 27, Noon - 4 p.m.

Mama Jahra shares the principles of Kwanzaa through storytelling for all ages.

Saturday, December 31, 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Join us for our "Noon Year's Eve" party! Celebrate the end of the year with family-friendly crafts, activities, and story time. Story time begins at 11:30 and will culminate with a bubble wrap stomp at noon to bring in 2023.



Members Are Our VIPs

Membership is more important than ever. Show your support for The Henry Ford, and enjoy free admission to the museum and village all year. Not a member yet?

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

    Member Non­member
Senior (62+) Free $24.25
General Admission (12-61) Free $27.00
Youth (5-11) Free $20.25
Children (4 & Under) Free Free

* Ticket prices are subject to change.

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village - Fireworks

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.

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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.
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MICHLUG LEGO DISPLAY - Calendar Event

MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.

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MichLUG LEGO Building Display

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Don’t miss this annual LEGO display from one of our favorite communities of passionate fans, tinkerers, dreamers and doers who inspire others to build new things.
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The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 25-December 23 (while supplies last) | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.

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The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 25-December 23 (while supplies last) | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.
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