Upcoming Programs

Join us for the following upcoming programs:

Be sure to also check out our list of upcoming Bus Trips! 


Candlelight Tours of the Fort Gratiot Light Station
Saturdays, November 18th thru December 16th – 5:00PM – 8:00PM*
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

See the fresh greens, décor, winter on the beach and lighthouse tower all decked out for the holidays by lantern light. Includes a rare night time tower climb, weather permitting. Cost is $10.00 per adult, $8.00 per student or senior for a 45 minute tour. 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 just 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.

*Candlelight Tours  continue on Saturdays through 12/16/17

TICKETS: PHM Members: FREE, Adults $10, Students/Seniors(60+) $8, Family (2 Adults, 2 Children Under 18) $25

Preregister by calling 810-982-0891, ext. 110 or purchase your tickets in advance on Eventbrite.com (click here).


“Kinsman Memories”
Saturday, December 9th – 10:00AM
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

After befriending the president of the Kinsman company, Robert Campbell was offered rides on their vessels every year from 1984-1994. Follow Robert Campbell on his trips on four of the Kinsman vessels, including the Kinsman Independent and Kinsman Enterprise.

TICKETS: PHM Members: FREE or Guests: $5 per person

Preregister by calling 810-982-0891, ext. 110 or purchase your tickets in advance on Eventbrite.com (click here).


Holiday Enchantment
Saturday, December 9th – 5PM – 8PM
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

One of our biggest holiday sales of the year, plus an open house for every taste! Join us as we offer 25% off everything in the store (PHM members save an extra 10%)*, free gift wrap, and adult beverages. A great night to shop with a pop! Also, you may want to consider taking a candlelight tour once you’ve shopped**.

*Sale excludes clearance and fundraiser items.
**Regular rates apply to candlelight tours.


Santa is Coming to the Lighthouse – FGLS
Sunday, December 10th – 12PM – 4PM
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

Our Special Guest will be at the Lighthouse with his reindeer! Come get your picture with Santa!
Write your letter to Santa, enjoy some holiday cookies, and get 10% off coupon for the store.
SPECIAL RATE: Lighthouse Tower Climbs are $5 per person!
*Closed-toe shoes are necessary to climb the Lighthouse Tower. Heels are not permitted.


Last Minute Shop and Sip
Friday and Saturday, December 22nd-23rd – 3PM – 5PM
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

We are down to the wire! The creative staff at the Lighthouse Gift Shop will help you with your gift list and even offer you a snack and beverage. We will gift wrap for you! Let us be your elves! Get 25% off your total store purchase; members receive an extra 10% off*! Spend $50 and receive a FREE gift! A great night to shop our sales, gift wrapping and wine!

*Sale excludes clearance and fundraiser items. Sales valid all day, wrapping, snacks, and adult beverages only available from 3PM-5PM. 


Winter Wonderland Art
Thursday, December 28th – 1PM-3PM
Location: Carnegie Center (Main Museum)

Join us on Thursday, December 28th to get your art on! In this fabulous two hour program, explore the world of art through winter themed crafts. Among many other fun snow activities, children will turn a simple white sock into an adorable little snowman. Don’t forget art can be messy, so please don’t come too dressy.

Cost: (materials fee includes child’s admission to the museum)
Guests $8.00 materials fee per child
Members $4.00 materials fee per child (Half price!)
Age Suggestion: 8-12 years old

Preregister by calling 810-982-0891, ext. 110 or purchase your tickets in advance on Eventbrite.com (click here).


Wacky Winter Science
Thursday, December 28th – 1PM-3PM
Location: Fort Gratiot Light Station

It’s all about crazy, cool science! From fizzy melting snowmen to growing crystal snowflakes, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. We’ll get messy and gooey with two hours of winter themed science activities, so please remember to wear play clothes.
Cost: (materials fee includes child’s admission to the museum)
Guests $8.00 materials fee per child
Members $4.00 materials fee per child (Half price!)
Age Suggestion: 8-12 years old

Preregister by calling 810-982-0891, ext. 110 or purchase your tickets in advance on Eventbrite.com (click here).


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