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From tours to trivia night! Our education programs are perfect for the entire family.
Ford Cove Project
Ford House, the historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, is teaming up with the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a project to restore disappearing wildlife habitats along the shoreline of Ford Cove on Lake St. Clair — part of Michigan’s Great Lakes waterway.
Maple Syrup: Tapped, Shaken, and Served (Sold Out)
5: 30 p.m.
About this event:
Join us at Ford House for an unforgettable maple-infused experience! Delve into the art of maple tapping in our Maple Syrup: Tapped, Shaken, and Served event, a guest favorite! Engage in a fascinating journey, from understanding the process of tapping maple trees to savoring delectable maple-themed cocktails.
Explore the nuances of maple syrup production, learn tree identification techniques, and witness a live tapping demonstration in our scenic “sugar bush.” Be captivated by the history and craftsmanship behind making maple syrup as you observe the boiling process firsthand at our wood-fired syrup evaporator.
Indulge your taste buds with tantalizing syrup tastings at various stages of production. Cap off the experience with specially crafted maple syrup-inspired cocktails and cozy warm beverages. Please note that this immersive program takes place outdoors, so dress accordingly for varying weather conditions.
Don’t miss this 21+ event at Ford House, where nature, history, and exquisite flavors converge for a syrup-filled adventure!
- Friend of Ford House/Member Adult: $25
- Public Adult: $32
Please read our ticketing & admission policies thoroughly.
An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, pre-sale access, exclusive events, and more.
Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Motor Company Fund and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.
Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.