Upcoming Programs

Join us for the following upcoming programs:

Fridays and Saturdays, November 23rd – December 22nd
at the Fort Gratiot Light Station

See the fresh greens, Christmas décor, winter on the beach, and the lighthouse tower all decked out for the holidays by candlelight. Includes a rare night time tower climb, weather permitting. Cost is $10.00 per adult, $8.00 per student or senior for an approximately 45 minute to 1 hour tour. Port Huron Museum Premier Members at no charge.

The first candlelight tour leaves at 5:00PM with tours leaving every half hour until close. The 7:30PM tour is the final tour of the night and consists of only a tower climb. Closed toe shoes are required to climb the tower; no flip flops, sandals, or high heels will be permitted in the tower. Tower climbs are weather permitting for safety reasons.

Tickets may be purchased in advance using the Eventbrite link below or at the door upon arrival for a tour. For groups of 20 or more people, please call (810) 982-0891, ext. 118 or email reservations@phmuseum.org to reserve your space and receive a group discount.

Cost: Regular tour rate applies.


December 9th, 2018
Noon – 4:00PM at the Fort Gratiot Light Station

Join us Sunday, December 9th for your chance to visit with Santa and his live reindeer! Have a cup of cocoa and a cookie while you fill out your Christmas wish list or wait for your turn to sit on our favorite friend’s lap. Once you’ve seen Santa and his friends, you may even want to climb the tower and see the view from above with our special tower climb offering!

Tower Special: $5.00 per person tower climb

*Cookies, cocoa, and visiting Santa are free. Tours and tower climbs are an optional add-on for an additional fee. Price is valid only during the Santa and live reindeer event. Tower climbing is weather permitting and requires closed toe shoes.

December 15th, 2018
Noon – 2:00PM at the Carnegie Center

Join us for the music video debut of “Lady of the Lake,” written by Price Smith and performed by Paige Elizabeth. “Lady of the Lake” is a haunting melody about the Storm of 1913, as told from the view of the lighthouse calling out to the ships enduring the storm.

Order of Events
Presentation by Robert McGreevy, Author – “Surviving the Storm of 1913: The Howard M. Hanna”
Presentation by Wayne Brusate, Shipwreck Diver – “Exploring the Aftermath: Diving Great Lakes Shipwrecks”
Speaker – Price Smith, Songwriter
Speaker – Justin John, Film Institute
“Lady of the Lake” Music Video Debut
Speaker – Paige Elizabeth, Vocalist
Presentation on the Making of the Video
Closing Remarks

Cost: Suggested donation of $5.00 per person*

*A portion of the donations received will go into Paige Elizabeth’s college fund.

We are always working on new programs and events! Check back soon for more information or call us at (810) 982-0891 ext. 118 to see what we have coming up!

Interested in joining us on one of our regular bus trips? Click here for more information on the trips we currently have scheduled.