Guests can peruse garage sale-like event and purchase breads, plants, and more
DEARBORN – The Dearborn Historical Museum will host two sales events May 11.
The Dearborn Herb Study Association will host its plant, bread and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the McFadden Ross House, 915 S. Brady.
Bedding plants, herbs and an assortment of baked goods and crafts will be available for purchase.
Perennial flowers and herbs such as parsley and chives will be offered for sale on the front porch of the McFadden Ross House. Guests can then make their way inside the house, where they can purchase a wide variety of baked goods, including herb bread and butter, lavender cookies and even pet treats.
Various crafts, such as herb sachets, will also be for sale.
Museum Office Manager Marguerite Baumgardner said the homemade herb bread is popular.
“That’s a big pull for people,” she said, adding that it usually sells out within the first few hours of the sale.
At the same time, the Historical Museum will host its third annual Trunk Sale in Lizzie’s Pasture on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Brady Street, south of McFadden Ross House. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents can rent out a space, load up their trunk with various items from their home, then park their car in the lot and sell their items.
“It’s almost like having a garage sale in your trunk,” Baumgardner said.
The vehicles will be lined up in two rows with the trunks facing each other, so patrons can walk up and down the aisle to shop.
A 10-foot-by-20-foot space costs $15, or $10 for members of the Historical Museum or the Dearborn Hills Civic Association. To reserve a spot, call the Historical Museum at 313-565-3000.