If all you want for Christmas is a special evening out with friends or a loved ones, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) has the perfect solution this holiday season – an elegant Candlelight Stroll paired with a sumptuous dinner in the Cotswold Cafe.
The estate will be aglow on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning December 14 for the Candlelight Strolls. Luminaries lining the drive will welcome guests as they arrive, while twinkling holiday lights and candles illuminate the inside of the elegantly decorated home. The festive sounds of live holiday music performed by local student musician will fill the halls to enliven the evening. As guests exit into the winter wonderland of the Apple Court terrace, they will enjoy hot cider and can sing along with carolers.
The Cotswold Café, open for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings through Saturday, Dec. 29, boasts a new holiday dinner menu featuring modern twists on home-style favorites, along with traditional fare. Hearty and delicious meals like the new Butternut Squash Ravioli, Cotswold Turkey Meatloaf and Apple Cider Pork Chops join long-time favorites such as the Roasted Michigan Beet Salad and Signature Burgers.
In addition to the new spin on traditional favorites, the Cotswold Café will also feature wine and beer offerings that complement the culinary dishes.
Dates for Ford House Candlelight Strolls are: Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. Cost is $15 per person.
Cotswold Café is also open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Holiday dinner hours run every Friday and Saturday evening through Saturday, Dec. 29, 5—8 p.m. Tour admission is not required to dine at the Café.
Advance reservations are encouraged for Candlelight Strolls and can be made at www.fordhouse.org. For dinner reservations in the Cotswold Café call 313.453.2037.