Q: Who can attend a Town Hall presentation/luncheon?
A: Everyone! Port Huron Town Hall is a non-profit corporation founded in 1955 to offer the community a rich cultural and entertainment experience. We offer four daytime lectures, each followed by a luncheon, beginning in September with the last performance in December. Port Huron Town Hall has presented over 335 performances throughout the years. One Town Hall members says, “Once you come to one presentation, you are hooked!”
Q. I noticed your tickets are sold as a series? Can I buy individual tickets?
A: Series tickets consist of four performances. Tickets are subject to availability and prices are subject to change. Click here for more pricing. Subject to availability, individual tickets may be purchased for any performance beginning July 1st at $45 each.
Purchase your series or individual ticket(s) online at www.McMorran.com/shows, in person at the McMorran Place box office, or by phone at 810-985-6166.
Q: How can I purchase tickets?
A: Online: www.McMorran.com/shows (scroll down to Town Hall section)
By mail: Download ORDER FORM, complete & mail with a check or credit card number to 701 McMorran Blvd, Port Huron, MI 48060
By phone: Call (810) 985-6166
In person: Or by filling out an ORDER FORM and delivering it to The McMorran Box office located at 701 McMorran Blvd, Port Huron, MI 48060
*We accept checks and credit card payments by Visa, MasterCard or Discover. All checks should be made payable to “City of Port Huron Recreation Department”.
**Tickets are nonrefundable.
***Processing fees may apply.
Q: I’m a returning participant, will I be ensured my same seat?
A: In order to ensure you receive your same seat, applications must be filled out and submitted no later than February 1st. Applications received after this date will be processed in the order in which they were received. These applications will be filled with the best available seat until all tickets are sold out.
Q: When do I receive my tickets?
A: Speaker Series tickets will be mailed in late August. Tickets purchased after August will be mailed within one week of receipt of payment.
Q: What if I can’t use a ticket(s) I have purchased?
A: Unfortunately, we can’t offer a refund for presentation or luncheon tickets once they have been purchased, however we encourage you gift them to a friend/family member or donate them back to Port Huron Town Hall where we will make every effort to fill the seat.
Q: When and where are performances?
A: Performances are held at The McMorran Place Theater 701 McMorran Blvd. Port Huron, MI. All programs will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the McMorran Auditorium and run for approximately one hour. Outside doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
Q. What if I arrive late to a performance?
A. If you arrive after the performance has started and are seated on the main floor, we ask that you take any open seat in the balcony. Our ushers will be glad to assist you.
Q. What if I don’t agree with a speaker’s views?
A. Port Huron Town Hall’s mission is to offer the community a rich cultural and entertainment experience. Our speakers are chosen to fulfill that mission. The PHTH Board makes every effort to find speakers who are distinguished in their field, can relate unique experiences, and will interest and inform our audience. Our experience is that the speaker who is unfamiliar, or with whom we differ, may end up our favorite for that season!
Q: Is the auditorium handicap accessible?
A: The auditorium is handicap accessible; however, handicap seating is limited. Please call McMorran Place Box Office (810-985-6166) to secure a handicap seat or for more information.
Q: What is the luncheon with the speaker?
A: Port Huron Town Hall offers a luncheon immediately after each lecture, which is another opportunity to share in the speaker’s unique experiences and perspectives. The luncheons are currently held at the Port Huron Golf Club 4101 Fairway Dr, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 and feature question and answer time with the speaker. Reservations must be made in advance as space is limited. Luncheon reservations are for ticket holders only and are non-refundable.
Q. I’m attending the luncheon, who can I contact about my dietary needs?
A: Please contact the luncheon venue which is currently The Port Huron Golf Club (810-385-4447) one week before the performance to make any arrangements for your dietary needs.
Q: Is parking available?
A: There are several parking opportunities around McMorran Theater. Those also attending the luncheon can park at the Port Huron Golf Club 4101 Fairway Dr, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 where the city bus will shuttle to the theater for a nominal fee. The shuttle bus will begin service at the Golf Club at 9:00 a.m. and at McMorran Theater after the performance starting at 11:30 a.m.
Q: When are the speakers announced?
A: Each new speaker season is announced at the November or December performance. The season runs from September to December.
Q: Can I suggest a speaker or program idea?
A: We love receiving speaker suggestions from our supporters; this is YOUR Town Hall and your input is integral to our programming decisions. Please feel free to let us know if there is a particular topic that you feel would be appropriate for a Town Hall program discussion. Or, if you would like to propose a specific speaker for Town Hall, please send us the speaker’s bio, proposed speech title, and a brief abstract on what they would like to discuss. All suggestions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. All speaker suggestions will be discussed by our Program Committee. Please understand that it is possible your suggestion may be outside of our financial means, or the speaker may not be available.
Q: How can I get involved with Town Hall?
A: The Town Hall board members are volunteers selected internally through a nomination process. We add new members regularly as current members complete their term. We currently have 23 working board members. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a board member please send us
Q. How can I support Port Huron Town Hall
A. We have set up a Port Huron Town Hall Endowment Fund through the Community Foundation of St. Clair County. When you donate to this fund, you will help ensure the rich culture and entertainment experiences we have provided for over 60 years!
We are now offering sponsorship opportunities with the choice of five levels. All sponsorships are for an entire season, which includes four speaker presentations per year. Learn how to become a Sponsor.