Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3pm-9pm. Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5. Sponsored by the VisitMadison, Inc., 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956.
Fridays 5-9pm and Saturdays 3-9pm. Celebrate the Christmas season while touring public sites and historic private homes. Adult tickets $20, children (5-12) $5. Sponsored by the Visit Madison, 800/559-2956 or 812/265-2956.
The 2016 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes features five private homes, Trinity United Methodist Church, three historic sites and the History Center Museum. There are four Hospitality Sites, where tour goers can stop in for a free refreshment and restrooms. Dates for this year’s tour are November 25 & 26 and December 2 … more
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
Are you trying to find fun things to keep the kids occupied during Spring Break? The City of Madison, local organizations and Visit Madison have teamed up to give you some suggestions. We know the weather is NOT cooperating this year but many of these activities happen inside so that will help. There is still … 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
This Christmas season, give that child an opportunity to imagine himself or herself living in Victorian times. That Victorian Christmas experience can be theirs from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8. For the seventh year, the Lanier Mansion in Madison is offering a special afternoon just for children, called “Spirit of Christmas Past.” … more
If you are ready to get in the Christmas spirit, Madison has a great weekend coming. This first weekend in December is filled with activities for children as well as adults. Since Christmas is for children, let’s start with them. Without spending much money at all, families can enjoy a train ride with Santa, supervised … more