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

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601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
812-265-3526

October 2018

Lanier/Madison Ghost Walk

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$7 – $15

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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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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$7 – $15

SOLD OUT. 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…

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November 2018

An Evening with the Hoosier Songbook

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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Free

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Nov 1st. Join us for An Evening with the Hoosier Songbook featuring compositions by Indiana-born composers Hoagy Carmichael, Cole Porter, Albert Von Tilzer and Paul Dresser, as well as a few of performer Tom Roznowski's original songs. Roznowski will be singing and sharing stories on both the compositions and the songwriters. This event is FREE, but donations are encouraged. Reservations are REQUIRED by Nov. 1 and can be made by calling (812) 273-0556. This event is open…

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Behind the Scenes Tour

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$5 – $12

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) , 812-265-3526 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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Holiday Magic at the Mansion

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$30.00

Experience a night of magic in the mansion. This event will be a show by magician Richard E. Darshwood, an interactive entertainer with quite literally, a few tricks up his sleeve. His performance will take place in the Lanier Mansion's Double Parlor. There will be a cocktail hour while he does table side tricks during the mingling portion of the event, as well as a full sit down performance. Guests will also have a chance to walk through the mansion…

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December 2018

Behind the Scenes Tour

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$5 – $12

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) , 812-265-3526 There will not be a standard 4 p.m. tour.

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Lanier Christmas Open House

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street
Madison, IN 47250 United States
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$3 – $5

Guests have the opportunity to explore the Lanier Mansion decorated for the holiday season. The tours are not guided but docents and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. On display will be the "Santa Claus Letter," an artifact found in the fireplace and written by one of the Lanier children. Light concessions will be available at the Visitors Center and the gift shop will be fully stocked for Christmas purchases. There will be a letters to Santa writing…

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