Events

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EMAIL: howerhouse@uakron.edu
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Blanche Bruot Hower’s Fireplace. All of Hower House Museum is decorated for the Holidays. Please let us be part of your celebration, and a unique shopping experience in our exquisite Cellar Door Store!

NOVEMBER 8 –
DECEMBER 29, 2017 

Hower House Museum Holiday Season: Victorian Elegance
Self-guided tour times: Wednesday – Saturday, noon – 3:00 pm
Holiday Sundays, 1:00 – 3:30 pm.

Live musical entertainment on selected days. Admission charged. The entire house is decorated. What a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a Victorian mansion all dressed up for the holidays!

Children 12 and under free with paid adult admission; children must be accompanied by adult.

COST: $8.00 adults, $6.00 senior citizens (65+ years), $2.00 for students (w/valid ID for college students); children six years and under are free with a paid adult admission.

**Scheduled holiday season closings: 11/23 (Thanksgiving); 12/24-25-26, 12/30)**


DECEMBER 2, 2017 (Saturday)

Santa will be here on Saturday, December 2!

Mark your calendar and plan to bring your favorite young person for the day.

The Santa Breakfast will begin at 10 am and ends at 11:45 am. Santa will arrive to visit with everyone before breakfast ends.

Then he’ll be here all afternoon for visitation when you can enjoy half-price tour admission for the afternoon! Bring your list! Santa will also be checking the “Naughty and Nice” book just in case you’re wondering! Call the office for reservations; details TBA. Prepaid reservations due by November 27.


DECEMBER 9, 2017 (Saturday)

Holiday Brunch Tea & Tour
(It’s a Wonderful Life!)

10:00am-Noon (doors open at 9:30am)

It’s a Wonderful Life comes to the Hower House Museum on December 9th.

Join us on Saturday December 9th for a Holiday Brunch! We will be celebrating, It’s a Wonderful Life with sweets and savories/ teas/coffee and wassail in a holiday brunch fit for the angels receiving their wings. (Listen for the bell to ring!)

The cost is $32 for adults/$22 for children ages 8-12.
Prepaid reservations due December 4th.

This year we are endeavoring to help in some small way those in our hometown less fortunate than ourselves through a partnership with a very worthy organization, Haven of Rest. We will have fun and exciting raffle baskets with one hundred percent of the proceeds going to Haven of Rest.

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Hower House, a scrumptious brunch, raffle baskets and shopping in our Cellar Door Store. Every time a bell rings an angel gets their wings…

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Please Note: Here is a tentative schedule of future teas:

  • March 11 or 17, 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Tea & Oscar Wilde Presentation
  • Saturday, May 12, 2018 Mother’s Day Tea – Fairy Tea, Meaning of Flowers
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 Naughty Tea (Naughty Secrets) – the Racier Side of Victorian Life
  • Sunday, October 7, 2018 Secret Societies/Magical Tea

These dates are tentative; details and confirmation will follow!