Today at Ford House
Don't Miss This
Rose Garden Closed
During our 'Home for the Holidays' event, the Rose Garden will be closed.
Get your 'Home for the Holidays' tickets!
Join us for a magical lighted walk around the historic estate!
Lake Fest 🌊
Spend the day on the shores of Lake St. Clair as you enjoy Lake Fest, an experience to learn about the lake and the wildlife that makes it home.
This fun and educational opportunity is designed to engage kids in cool activities that help them understand the importance of our natural surroundings. Our community partners from the DNR Adventure Center, Michigan Science Center, and the Coast Guard will have interactive activities and resources to help us celebrate Lake St. Clair!
- Scavenger Hunt: first 200 kids to find at least 4 things get a prize.
- Coast Guard: They will have life vests for kids to try on, learn about water safety, coloring books
- Storytime (4 readings)
- DNR Adventure Center-Juvenile sturgeon on hand
- Learn about the Ford House shoreline project
- Michigan Science Center- Play a game of Foodweb Jenga to learn how the smallest issue can cause a toppling effect in the food web.
- Learn about beavers and see if you can build a beaver dam.
- Frog Jumping-see how far you can jump!
- Water examination: Come check out water from Ford Cove and see what microorganisms call Lake St. Clair home!
- Sensory Table: This station is for our younger visitors. Play with some water beads and wetland animals.
- Art Station: make a turtle to take home.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!