The 2017 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes features five private homes, First Christian Church, three historic sites and the History Center Museum. There are three Hospitality Sites, where tour goers can stop in for a free refreshment and restrooms. Dates for this year’s tour are November 24 & 25 and December 1 & 2. Hours for … more
10am-5pm A juried shopping experience featuring a variety of goods by local artisans at Little Golden Fox.
The 2014 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes will feature six private homes, two churches, the Lanier Mansion, the Schofield House, and the JCHS History Center. There will also be three Hospitality Sites with restrooms, where tour goers can stop in for a free refreshment. Hospitality sites include the Attic Coffee Mill Café, Something … more
Enjoy old-fashioned Christmas fun for children and their families at The Spirit of Christmas Past on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the historic Lanier Mansion State Historic Site and Lanier-Madison Visitors Center, located on the north bank of the Ohio River. “This year’s program is extra special,” explained Site Manager Gerry … more
The holiday season is already kicking into gear in Madison. Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes takes place November 29 & 30 and December 6 & 7 in historic Madison, Indiana. This year’s holiday tour features six beautiful private homes, five public sites, a church and 2 hospitality sites. Madison is known for its … more
There is a lot of emphasis lately to buy local. This is a wonderful practice for many reasons. One reason that is sometimes overlooked is the element of experience. There are good shopping experiences and there are bad shopping experiences. This is well documented in Facebook rants from the angry shoppers of Wal-Mart and Macy’s. … more
For the past few years, my husband and I have made a tradition of selecting and cutting our own Christmas tree. Dan grew up in Michigan, so the pungent evergreen scent carries him back to the days of his youth. After all, a big part of Christmas is recalling the wonderful Christmases of long ago. … more
A few short years ago I had the pleasure of devoting a small amount of time to on a unique and fascinating project. Hundreds of dolls and artifacts from around the world waited for me to tag and identify them for their grand purpose of educating children and the community. The dolls were part of … more