Events

Upcoming 2014 Events

Hower House presents
A vision to share, a story to tell
Summer exhibit dates: June 25 – September 20, 2014
Explore the fascinating world of children’s books, their authors and illustrators from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Items on view from the Hower Collection and private collectors.

Available during tour times (Wednesday – Saturday, noon – 3:30 pm) and by appointment
Group rates available; call for details. Call ahead for availability.

August 17, 2014
Victorian/Edwardian tea ala Downton
Step back in time to a more elegant and formal time.
Limited seating with advanced reservations, $30 adults/$18 children ages 8-12
Prepaid reservation deadline: August 11. (period attire encouraged)
Call Hower House at 330.972.6909

VICTORIAN AND FRIENDS EVENT:
August 19: Victorians & Friends’ Day Out: Summit County Historical Society tour & lunch (venue TBA) Let us know if you plan to attend. We need to let SCHS know by August 14.

Please note this is open to all Victorians as well as the Friends of HH Board Members. Anyone wishing to attend should contact us via email (howerhouse@uakron.edu or by phone 330.972.6909)

HOLIDAY MEETING
August 20
: Holiday meeting at 5:30 pm. Bring a covered dish; table service and beverage provided.

VICTORIAN MEETING
AUGUST 24:
Annual Meeting & Program at HH (hosted by the Victorians), 11:00 am until 1:00 pm; the cost per person is $24 for Sunday brunch & program. Prepaid reservations due by August 19.

September 23, 2014
Hower Community Service Award reception
(sponsored by the Friends of Hower House) (details TBA)

October 1 – 18, 2014
Victorian Mourning – a mini exhibit (details TBA)

November 5 – Hower House holiday season (thru December 28) (theme TBD)

November 9, 2014
Holiday Brunch Tea & Tour, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm (details TBA)

Santa_Photo_from_12-15-12December 6, 2014
Breakfast with Santa

LAST YEAR WE SOLD OUT EARLY SO GET YOUR RESERVATIONS IN!

Our Santa Breakfast is planned for Saturday, December 6th at 10:00am (until 11:45am) followed by a walk-through tour (included in price) of the House. The jolly old elf will be present at the breakfast so the children can visit with him. The Santa breakfast cost for children – TBA (ages 3-12); adults TBA. Children 2 and under are free with paid adult. Please note we do not offer high chairs.  Limited seating, so call and get your prepaid reservations in early! Reservations will close when all seats have been sold. Call Hower House at 330.972.6909. Children are welcome to leave a letter for Santa during their visit.  Cameras are also welcome in Santa’s Workshop only for personal photos of your children with Santa.