Kiss My Glass- Nightlight Making Workshop/Fundraiser

When: Friday, May 31th, 6:30
Straight Farmhouse Historical Museum
             6221 Merriman Rd.
             Garden City, MI 48135.

Come join us for a DIY jewelry making workshop at The Straight Farmhouse Historical Museum in Garden City. This is GREAT way to give back to your community for this awesome fundraiser!

Come as you are. Everyone welcome and no experience needed. I will bring the supplies and instruct you on how to create your own dichroic glass nightlight. Nightlights are $25 and $5 from each item made will be donated back to the Straight Farmhouse. You get to chose the colors and shape of your choice!!

Come Have fun ~ invite a friend! Appropriate for age 10+ (Children must be accompanied by an adult) Your creations will come home with me to be prepped for 17 hrs of kiln firing. I will deliver them in 12-14 days.

Space is limited. You must pre-register. Sign up and make payment directly on my page. Click here:
Join my Facebook Workshop group here:

News & Events

Posted for our Friends at Wayne County Parks

Explore the hidden treasures of Wayne County Parks with a Park Naturalist. All hikes are on Saturdays

(first hike is May 4) from 10:00 am—12 Noon. Click below to see all dates and for more information!

FGCHM Board of Directors

Below is a list of the newly elected 2019 Board of Directors of
the Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum:

President/Business Manager: Kim Marquette
Secretary: Carol Hill
Treasurer: Sharon Hassett
Director: Beverly England
Director: Rose Freeman
Director: Penny Klei
Director: Mike Lawrence
Honorary Director: John Santeiu Jr.
Immediate Past-President/Consultant: Mark Hammar

2019 Garden City Garden Walk 25th Anniversary Craft Show- Saturday July 20th, 2019; 10am-3pm

The Straight Farmhouse is looking for Vendors for their craft show that will be held the day of the Garden Walk. Vendors must have some items that are garden related (for example, if you are selling t-shirts, some should have flowers on them).  There is NO CHARGE for vendors at this show! For more information, or to reserve your spot, contact Kim at (734) 812-1559. Space is limited.

Reminder- The 25th Annual Garden City Garden Walk is July 20th from 10am-3pm. For more information, visit the Garden Club's website at:

Open Now!

"Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue"

Literally hundreds of hours went into the creation of this exhibit which features over 100 wedding gowns from the

19th Century to as recent as January 2019!  Also on display is a tie-dyed dress and suit, some bridesmaids dresses, vintage wedding licenses, photos, veils, cake toppers, a wedding dress that was on popular TLC Show, and more!

This exhibit runs through May, so be sure to stop by; you DON'T want to miss this, and admission is free!!

Open Regular Museum Hours (Wed. & Sat. noon-3pm) or by appointment.