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BIRD ISLAND CLOSED TODAY (12/1)
Bird Island is temporarily closed for your safety due to tree damage. The island will be reopened to all visitors soon! Thank you for your understanding.
Ford House will be closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (Jan 1).
Holiday Festivities for the Whole Family!
Cookies and Breakfast with Santa, holiday teas, specialty tours, and more! Members, you get early access to tickets on 10/4. General tickets available the week of 10/10.
Listen to nature-themed poems by the writers at InsideOut Literary Arts. Then, try your hand at writing your own poem inspired by the natural beauty of the landscape around Ford House. This program will be an hour and half and will include a chance to share your writing if you would like. Supplies will be provided. This program will take place outside, weather permitting, so please dress for the season.
Peter Markus is the Senior Writer with InsideOut Literary Arts. Markus is the author of a number of books of fiction, among them We Make Mud and The Fish and the Not Fish, which was selected as a Notable Michigan Book in 2015. Markus‘s most recent book is the collection of poems, When Our Fathers Return to Us as Birds, which explores the death of his father and how this experience shaped Markus to see the world through sharper eyes.
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