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Grand Oak Herb Farm
2877 Miller Rd.
Bancroft, Michigan

(989) 666-7012

Calendar of Events 2017

Grand Oak is becoming a destination for special events. Let us help you plan that special event for your group. We personalize your shower, meeting, tea, luncheon or retreat. We are now taking reservations for 2017. To be assured of openings, register early.

Register for all events by visiting or by calling (989) 666-7012. Reservations are confirmed and held with advance payment by check, credit card, or Pay-Pal, and may only be refunded with a 48-hour notice.

Registration and pre-payment for all events must be made at least one week in advance, unless noted. All reservations are recorded in the order they are received. Payment may be made thru pay pal, a credit card, or a check within 10 days from the time you register.

Notification of cancellation of reservations must occur a minimum of 48 hours prior to events for a refund.

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Please note: All menus are subject to change, (due to unforeseen circumstances). Meals may include one or all the following items, wheat, eggs, milk, soy product, chocolate and peanut oil. We do our best to make our guest visit enjoyable, our menu is served as listed on the schedule, and we are unable to accommodate special request regarding menu.


Note Hours for Sept 1 Thru Dec 15 Wed. thru Sat., 10:00 AM-4:00 PM.

We are offering fun and informative events for the rest of the year. If you would like to join us for any event, you may register by going to our website and registering by PayPal, by calling us and registering with a credit card or by sending a check.

Sept 15th Noon ( Friday) Garden Harvest Vegetarian
High Tea and Preserving The Harvest

Join us today to taste how delicious vegetarian can be. Our program will cover healthy foods such as, the delicious flavor of heirloom and open pollinated vegetables and fruit. Why red, yellow, orange, green, white and brown color of vegetables and fruit are a must in our diet. We will discuss heirloom herbs and vegetables, heirloom seed and plant sources as well as preserving your harvest.

Menu: heirloom tomato and garlic focaccia, cabbage and avocado slaw, creamy spinach and dill soup, onion and roasted tamale pie with Colorado salsa, cranberry beans with rice, fried green tomatoes, butternut squash cake.
$40.00 register and pre-pay



Sept 16th 1;00 PM Tea Society Tea and Meeting
For information call Lois at 810-232-0266. Join use for the fun.

Sept 23rd Noon Holiday Decorating & Luncheon
Demonstrating 50 ideas and instructions for all of these inexpensive decorating ideas. Each person will make 20-22 inch boxwood wreath. We will furnish ribbon and show you how to made a wreath bow. A luncheon of hearty warming garden vegetable chowder, brisket sandwich, and chocolate pumpkin bar will be provided.
$65.00 register and pre-pay


Sept 30th 1:00 PM Holiday Decorating & Luncheon


Oct 7th Noon Harvest Luncheon and Ghost Pumpkin with Snowy Owl
We will meet in the tearoom for a delicious harvest luncheon. Luncheon will be fresh harvest from our gardens. You will experience the taste of heirloom vegetables and herbs.

Menu: heirloom tomato and garlic focaccia, cabbage and Avocado slaw, creamy spinach and dill soup, onion and roasted tamale pie with Colorado salsa, cranberry beans with rice, fried green tomatoes, butternut squash cake.

You will then move to the workshop and be provided a large a ghost pumpkin and decorate it with a snowy owl, and permanentbotanicals, you will love it.
$65.00 register and pre-pay


Oct 14th Noon Garlic Day and Kitchen Wreath
Its time to plant the garlic. You will learn soil preparation, planting, soil type, watering and storage. Garlic bulbs will be available for planting. You will make an 18 inch kitchen wreath using herbs, garlic, rosemary and cayenne pepper. The base of your wreath will be made with Bay leaves.

Luncheon menu: Fresh garden greens with garlic wine vinaigrette, baked garlic parmesan chicken, roasted garlic potatoes, zucchini with dill and garlic yogurt, and apple cake with roasted garlic and honey poached garlic sauce.
$60.00 register and pre-pay


October 15th (SUNDAY) 1PM Aroma Therapy and Essential Oils 102
This is a special one-on-one class/workshop with Beulah and, is limited to 5 people. We will focus on essential oil uses in aromatherapy. You will blend a lavender and eucalyptus room spray, 4 Thieves Oil, Immune Boost, Citrus Synergy, Headache Relief, and Energizing and Focusing. You will take home a bottle of each of the blends that you make. A printed sheet of their uses a ways to use them will be provided.

$95.00 Special event register and pre-pay


OCT 20th (Friday) Noon 3 Stacked Pumpkin Centerpiece and Fall Luncheon
Learn why we should be eating more pumpkin. You will start this event with luncheon at noon. Then we will make a charming 3 stacked mini faux pumpkin table arrangement decorated with a vine wreath, autumn leaves, bittersweet and raffia. This will be arranged in a terra-cotta pot.

Menu for today: coconut pumpkin bread, autumn salad, pumpkin corn chowder, cinnamon pumpkin roll with chocolate filling and apple pumpkin pie.
$65.00 register and pre-pay


Oct. 21st 1:00 PM Tea Society Afternoon Tea and Meeting
For information call Lois at 810-232-0266. This is a no charge event. Very relaxing and informative.


October 28th 12:00 Noon Seeded Eucalyptus And Bay leaf Wreath
This can only be described as Simple Elegance. The wreath will be 24/26 inches and will be made with a preserved seeded eucalyptus and bay leaf base. Accents will be silver and white. Chicken herb salad, fresh melon, cheddar sage wafers, lemon chiffon cake and hot tea will be provided. Meet us in the Tearoom at Noon.
$55.00 register and pre-pay


November 4th 12:30 PM Holiday Horizontal Swag
As Holiday décor fads come and go, Holiday swags still remain elegant and add glamour to any décor. During this workshop you will add berries, pinecones and other holiday items to a 36 inch long swag, rich with permanent botanical greens. Your swag will be perfect as a mantle-topper, a table centerpiece or many other ways you choose to display it. Before we make our swag join us in the Tearoom for a special Holiday High Tea: herbed buttermilk cheddar biscuits, parsnip-potato soup, barbecued turkey with chorizo and cornbread dressing, browned butter mashed potatoes, Beulah’s fresh green bean casserole and sweet potato cake.
75.00 limited seating register and pre-pay


November 11th Noon Traditional Old South Thanksgiving Tea/Dinner
Thanksgiving in the Deep South means family and friends, hospitality and good home cooking as well as giving thanks for the bounty given. We are duplicating an unforgettable Thanksgiving dinner/high tea and remembering all that we have been given. Our menu: rosemary cornbread, thyme biscuits, roasted sweet potato bisque, stuffed turkey tenderloin with turkey gravy, chive and sour cream potatoes, green beans with pancetta, Southern pecan cake and chocolate pecan chess pie. We will show you how to make an adorable Sunflower Fairy.
$45.00 register and pre-pay


Nov 17th (Friday) 1:00 PM Wild Harvest Holiday Wreath
This lovely wreath will be a welcome to all who see it. We start with a vine wreath and add bittersweet, honeysuckle, eucalyptus, berries, hydrangea, and other botanicals. No need for a bow on this wreath it is beautiful without it. Menu for today: creamy squash soup, turkey sandwich with basil pesto, and hot spicy apple cinnamon tea .
$54.00 register and pre-pay


Nov 18 1:00 PM Tea Society Tea/Meeting
This will be the last event for the Tea Society for 2017. This annual event is lots of fun. Call Lois at 810-232-0266


Nov 25th 1:00 PM Celebrate Winter With an Afternoon Tea
This will be a fun ‘Proper Tea’. Wear your hat (if you haven’t got a hat, we have some, cleaned and ready for you to use). We will offer a charming presentation of food and a simple touch that will add panache to our Afternoon Tea. Our menu: salted caramel scones, Devonshire cream, berry jam, creamy potato leek soup, lemony crab cakes with citrus aioli, miniature blue cheese quiche, cucumber avocado tea sandwiches, apple tartlet with brown sugar cream, red velvet swirl brownies, apple spice tea and rosemary banana tea punch. Recipes provided.
$40.00 register and pre-pay


Dec. 2nd 1:00 PM Grapevine Snowman
Build a grapevine snowman for the front door. Your snowman will be made with two grapevine wreaths that will be of two different sizes. You will add lights, hat, scarf, pine and poinsettia. This will be a delightful Christmas decoration. Refreshments provided.
$45.00 register and pre-pay


Dec. 9th 1:00 PM Grand Oak Herb Farm’s Annual Christmas High Tea and Year End Sale

This is our last event for 2017. We are having this event one week earlier than usual. The bad weather we had last year makes me believe earlier might be better.

As usual we will be having a super sale to clear out all Fall and Christmas merchandise at 50% off. There will be sales on additional merchandise in the giftshop. Everyone attending will receive a gift of our exclusive Holiday Memories potpourri as well as a Victorian Posy that expresses love and remembrance.

Our delicious High Tea menu: apple cinnamon scones with cinnamon Devonshire cream, vegetable and winter savory chowder with sage wafers, chicken marsala over herbed rice, loaded baked potato casserole, Moroccan mint carrots, green bean casserole with gorgonzola cheese, red velvet trifle, chocolate pound cake with buttermilk glaze, mulled cider and spicy Holiday tea.

$45.00 register and pre-pay


Dec. 16th 10:00 AM-4:00PM
Closing for Winter

If you are still looking for that unique gift. Sale prices are offered today. December 16th is our last day until April, 2018.

Feel free to call us at 989-666-7012 or email us