Gardens and Good Things to Eat

Everyone loves a good meal, including the historic residents of Michilimackinac! Join historic interpreters to tour and help maintain the fort’s gardens, assist with running the outdoor bread oven (and taste the results!), watch meals cooked over an open fire, and learn more about the unique food cultures of Michilimackinac’s French, British, and Native American residents.

Daily Events Schedule August 10-11

9:00 a.m. – Colonial Michilimackinac open for the day
10:00 a.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration
10:30 a.m. – Chocolate at the Commanding Officer’s House
11:00 a.m. – Artillery Firing Demonstration
11:30 a.m. – “The Pleasures of the Table:” A French-Canadian Dinner at the Merchant’s House
12:30 p.m. – Gardens of Michilimackinac Tour
1:30 p.m. – A Taste of the 18th Century: Samples and Snacks
2:30 p.m. – Design a Formal Garden Activity
3:00 p.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration followed by Soldier’s Diet Tour
4:00 p.m. – Tea at the British Trader’s House
5:00 p.m. – Gardens of Michilimackinac Tour
6:00 p.m. – Artillery Firing Demonstration
6:30 p.m. – Musket Firing Demonstration

All special events and tours included with regular admission to Colonial Michilimackinac. Click here to purchase tickets.