Windmill Point
Grosse Pointe Historical Society
Local History Brought to Life!
Upcoming Events

Second Saturdays
  • On the Second Saturday of each month, you are invited to drop in between 1 and 4pm at 376 Kercheval to tour the 1823 Provencal-Weir house. The tour is free of charge but donations are appreciated. Weekday tours are available and require at least 48 hours notice.

  • Be sure to visit La Belle's Country Store. The Grosse Pointe Historical Society's Country Store is located in the Provencal-Weir House at 376 Kercheval in Grosse Pointe Farms. The shop is open Second Saturdays from 1 - 4pm and by appointment. Call 313-884-7010 for more information.

  • Blue Star Museums Pass Holders are welcome and admitted to the 1823 Provencal-Weir house between 1-4pm. Please call 313-884-7010 for available dates:

Izzy's Second Saturdays

All Saturday events will take place from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Provencal-Weir House, 376 Kercheval. Cost is $20.00 per session for members, $25.00 for non-members. Reservations must be made by the Friday before each event. Ask for Izzy at 313-884-7010

October 21, 2017 Create a Halloween table runner. Felt and templates will be provided for you to craft your own design. They are sure to be boo-tiful!
November 11, 2017 Decorate 2 mason jars with colorful fall leaves. Put on your mantle or set at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Tea-lights will be provided.
December 9, 2017 Sew and stuff a felt ornament for your Christmas tree. Pick a reindeer or gingerbread man.
January 13, 2018 Be prepared when the snow comes! Build your own snowman kit. Fimo clay will be used to make the mouth, nose and eyes; fleece for your scarf and a hat will be provided for his cap.
February 10, 2018 Warm your home by making a heart garland for your mantle. Polymer clay will be used for the hearts of any color attached to ribbon.
March 10, 2018 Sew and stuff the Michigan Horned Owl. This is the 6th in a series of stuffed animals native to Michigan. Start your collection now!
April 14, 2018 Decorate your new umbrella using permanent Sharpie colored pens. Come rain or shine, your umbrella will be one of a kind!
May 12, 2018 Make homemade wind chimes with beads and lovely bells. Adorn your porch or put on a tree. They will make beautiful sounds with a soft breeze.