We know how to throw a party! We’ve been doing this since 1809….there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. There are home tours, music events, garden tours, holiday events, arts/crafts shows, 5Ks, car shows, food & wine tastings – just to name a few.

Our largest events include RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival, Madison Regatta, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew Festival and Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.

 

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Lanier Mansion

Upcoming Events

May 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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  Reservations required! The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will take guests throughout the house, including its eerie basement, and recount stories about spirits that many believe inhabit the home. Then, the group will take to the nearby streets of downtown Madison and stop outside three other locations that are rumored to be haunted. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison.…

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Reservations required! The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will take guests throughout the house, including its eerie basement, and recount stories about spirits that many believe inhabit the home. Then, the group will take to the nearby streets of downtown Madison and stop outside three other locations that are rumored to be haunted. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison. Tickets…

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June 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556

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Free

Music at the Mansion

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Sycamore Community Band, a 65 member all volunteer band from Cincinnati will perform on the Lanier Mansion grounds. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. This concert, in part, is made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Donations encouraged.

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July 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

July 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556

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Donation

Music at The Mansion

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Small Time Napoleon, "one of the most unique and exciting bands." Jazz (ish), swing with modern (ish) roots. Bring a picnic, bring a chair, bring a friend!

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August 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children, 812-273-0556

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Donation

Music at the Mansion

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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The Lick Creek Band from Paoli, Indiana play "eclectic acoustic music."  Sixties, rock, pop tunes and jazz standard. Bring a picnic, bring a chair, bring a friend!

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September 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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donation

Music at the Mansion

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Zercussion. Light jazz. Bring a picnic, bring a chair, bring a friend!

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map

The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will take guests throughout the house, including its eerie basement, and recount stories about spirits that many believe inhabit the home. Then, the group will take to the nearby streets of downtown Madison and stop outside three other locations that are rumored to be haunted. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison. Tickets for the…

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map

Reservations required. The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will take guests throughout the house, including its eerie basement, and recount stories about spirits that many believe inhabit the home. Then, the group will take to the nearby streets of downtown Madison and stop outside three other locations that are rumored to be haunted. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison. Tickets…

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map

The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will take guests throughout the house, including its eerie basement, and recount stories about spirits that many believe inhabit the home. Then, the group will take to the nearby streets of downtown Madison and stop outside three other locations that are rumored to be haunted. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison. Tickets for the…

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October 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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$10.

Night Spirits

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Reservations recommended. Costumed actors portray"spirits" dramatically telling true, 19th century stories of disastrous events in the beautiful Lanier Mansion. $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $5 for children under 18 in advance, $7 at the door. 812-273-0556   Last tour begins at 9:00pm.

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map

The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will recount some of the ghost tales related to Lanier as the guests walk throughout the home, including its eerie basement.  Then, the group will take to the streets of downtown Madison and stop outside several locations that are rumored to host paranormal activity. Guests should be prepared to go up and down stairs and walk on uneven surfaces around downtown Madison. Tickets for the…

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$7 - $15

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will conduct ghost walks beginning at 7 p.m. that will start at the Lanier/Madison Visitor Center.  The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will recount some of the ghost stories related to Lanier as the guests walk throughout the home, including its eerie basement.  Then, the group will take to the streets of downtown Madison and stop outside several locations that are rumored to be haunted. The…

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$7 - $15

Ghost Walk

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will conduct ghost walks beginning at 7 p.m. that will start at the Lanier/Madison Visitor Center.  The first stop on the walk will be the Lanier Mansion itself.  A costumed guide will recount some of the ghost stories related to Lanier as the guests walk throughout the home, including its eerie basement.  Then, the group will take to the streets of downtown Madison and stop outside several locations that are rumored to be haunted. The…

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November 2017
$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children(3-17) , 812-273-0556 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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December 2017
Free

Christmas Open House

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Enjoy the Lanier Mansion at Christmas with period decorations, holiday music, crafts, stories and Father Christmas himself! We will also offer 10% off in the gift shop, exclusions apply. This event begins at the Lanier/Madison Visitors Center. For more info 812-273-4531 Free, but donations are encouraged.

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$5 - $12

Behind the Scenes Tour

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
+ Google Map

Exclusive look into all the nooks & crannies.  Tour goers should be prepared to climb stairs & walk on uneven surfaces.  $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children (3-17), 812-273-0556 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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