Model T Birthday Celebration
Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Model T Birthday is the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant’s largest event of the year. Fun for the whole family! This free event includes free admission to the Ford Piquette Plant, cupcakes, car show, and Model T rides. Plus, a new kid zone!!
This year we are opening the car show to Milwaukee Junction automobiles up to 1947. If you are are a proud owner of a :
If you would like to participate in the car show please register online.
2019 Speaker Series
Ticket prices: $6.00 for members and $12.00 for non-members. Tickets are available online now and at the door. Light refreshments will be provided.
Special offer – All four talks: $20.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members.
A Tale of Two Henry’s: Henry Ford, Fredrick Henry Royce and Their Impact on the 20th Century
July 24, 2019
Pierce Reid joins us to discuss Henry Ford and Frederick Henry Royce. Each was at the forefront of technology in their era. Henry Ford: by putting the world on wheels. Henry Royce: through engineering achievements that would one day save England and, arguably, the free world.Better Made in Michigan
September 12, 2019
Bite into the flavorful history of Michigan’s most iconic chip as author Karen Dybis explores how Detroit “chipreneurs” rose from garage-based business to snack food royalty.Henry and Edsel: The Father and Son Behind Ford
October 10, 2019
Matt Anderson will provide brief biographies of Henry Ford and Edsel Ford. Dive into the personal and professional struggles between the two men during the formational and development of Ford Motor Company.Terror in the City of Champions
November 14, 2019
Author Tom Stanton will discuss the subjects of his New York Times bestselling book, revolving around mid-1930s Detroit. It deals with the true intertwining stories of Detroit’s athletic successes – the Tigers, Lions, Red Wings, and Joe Louis – and the rise and fall of a murderous secret society.
Ghost of Piquette Tours
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Time TBA
Hear fascinating stories told by the characters that worked in the plant.
Sunday, November 10, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free admission for active and retired military service members and their families!