Events

September 8, 2015
Victorians’ Board Meeting
Time: 1:00 PM

September 15, 2015
Victorians’ General Meeting & Program
The Fashions of Downton Abbey presented by Laura Lowe, local expert on Victorian & Edwardian lifestyles.
Laura is no stranger to Hower House and always provides an entertaining and informative program with lots of delightful visual aids.  Bring along a friend or three, enjoy some light refreshments following the program and short meeting.
Members free; guests $5 each at the door.
(Please call if attending)

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Holiday Committee Meeting
Time:  5:45 pm
Calling all decorators and assistants! Join for a fun and creative meeting of the minds,  Holiday Chair Maryann Henry, has a full agenda planned.  There will be pizza, salad and beverages.  Info packets will be given out to those already signed up.  (Decorating day is Saturday, November 7; the holiday season opens November 11th,

October 11, 2015
ravenEdgar Alan Poe Literary tea & Tour
Time – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Commemorate the 166th anniversary of EA Poe’s death (October 7, 1849) with a spine-chilling Poe-centric program and equally thrilling tea fare!  Included is a walk-through tour of our Victorian Mourning exhibit and shopping in the Cellar Door Store.
Creative & Vintage mourning attire encouraged!
Limited seating with advanced reservations; cost $32 adults/$22 children ages 8-12.

October 23, 2015
“Bassoon-A-Roo” concert
Time:  7:00 PM
Join in the fun for a Halloween theme concert sponsored by the Friends of Hower House.  (Costumes encouraged!)  This is the first in a 4-concert series designed to entertain, raise awareness of Hower House and financially benefit conservation of some of our more delicate collection pieces.    If you plan to attend on October 23, please let us know.  Limited seating.
Deadline for prepaid reservations:  October 19.
Cost per concert: $15/per person; $5 for students with ID
Cost for the entire concert series: $50 per person
(payable to the Friends of the Hower House.)

November 7, 2015
Time:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Holiday decorating day. (Closed)

November 11, 2015
Holiday Preview Party
Time – TBA
Sponsored by the Friends of Hower House and open to all Friends, Victorians, decorators and guests.

November 11 – December 27, 2015
Colours of the Season
Holiday Display

November 17, 2015
Victorian’s Holiday Dinner & Officer Installation
Our annual gathering full of good tidings and festive dinner fare.  Everyone is encouraged to wear their favorite UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER…there will be prizes and much merriment!  Dinner cost and menu details to follow!

December 3, 2015
“Bassoon-A-Roo” concert – Series 2
Time:  7:00 PM
James Marron Guitar Ensemble presents Holiday Music at Hower House
(Holiday attire encouraged)
Please call for reservations.  Limited seating.
Cost per concert: $15/per person; $5 for students with ID
(payable to the Friends of the Hower House.)

February 11, 2016
“Bassoon-A-Roo” concert – Series 3
Time:  7:00 PM
Joe Augustine presents a Valentine piano concert.
Please call for reservations.  Limited seating.
Cost per concert: $15/per person; $5 for students with ID
(payable to the Friends of the Hower House.)

April 21, 2016
“Bassoon-A-Roo” concert – Series 3
Time:  7:00 PM
Graduate Brass quintet will present a Spring-themed concert presented by Mark Dulin.
Please call for reservations.  Limited seating.
Cost per concert: $15/per person; $5 for students with ID
(payable to the Friends of the Hower House.)