The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Welcome Back Birds! - Sold Out

April 24, 2016 @ 8:00am - 1:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Road

Welcome Back Birds! - Sold Out

Ticket Options
Qty. Price
Member - Child (ages 3 and up)
SOLD OUT $8.00
Child (ages 3 and up)
SOLD OUT $10.00
Member - Adult
SOLD OUT $12.00
SOLD OUT $15.00
Boxed Lunch - Ham
SOLD OUT $9.00
Boxed Lunch - Vegetarian
SOLD OUT $9.00

Celebrate Spring and the return of our feathered friends with a day filled with bird-themed activities on the grounds of the estate!

We’ll also celebrate the Fords’ continued dedication to wildlife conservation and the Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial!

Activities include:
- Games and hands-on activities for all members of your family to enjoy throughout the day!
- Birdwatching 101 by the Grosse Pointe Audubon Society
- Guided bird walks by Wild Birds Unlimited of Grosse Pointe Woods
- Demonstration of bird banding by author Allen Chartier, Birds of Detroit
- Live birds of prey presentation by the Leslie Science & Nature Center in Ann Arbor
- Make a woodpecker feeder to take home.

The event is rain or shine, with the exception of bird-banding activity. See a full schedule of events here.

Pre-order a boxed lunch, and picnic on the grounds. Choose either a Ham Sandwich or Roasted Vegetables and Cream Cheese Sandwich, plus all boxes include chips, cookie and water.

The Cafe also will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 for children, children 2 and under are free. Members get a discounted admission, $12 adults and $8 children.