A Candlelight Evening on Delaware Street
- Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
- Time: 5:30pm to 9:30pm
- Cost: $80 per person; $75 members
Description: Join us for A Candlelight Evening on Delaware Street fundraising event of historic house tours and elegant dining. This event is a lovely way to celebrate the Winter Holidays with family or friends! Gift certificates are available as a Candlelight Evening on Delaware Street makes a lovely gift to give and receive.
Each building's history will be shared, and guests will be able to walk through and explore each location. This is a walking tour that includes the use of stairs to fully view each location.
The schedule for this year's event includes:
The New Fishback House, 1101 N. Delaware Street
The first stop on the tour is that of William P. Fishback, law partner of Benjamin Harrison. Guests will enjoy appetizers and a tour of this finely restored home, currently the offices of CMC Global, Inc.
Bals-Wocher House, 951 N. Delaware Street
The second stop of the tour is the Cline Farrell Christie and Lee Law Firm located in the historic Bals-Wocher Home. Guests will be treated to a guided tour and hisotry of this revitalized manion bedecked with beautiful Christmas decorations throughout the home.
The University Club, 970 N. Delaware Street
A gourmet dinner and wine will be served at the University Club as our third stop on the tour. Guest will hear a verbal history of the home and have a chance to see inside this private club. The menu for the evening includes:
Poached Pear Salad
Braised Chicken Leg Quarter with Dijon Cream Sauce (Vegitarian/Vegan Option available by request), Chef's famous Smoked Gouda Scalloped Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 N. Delaware Street
The final stop of the evening will be at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site where guests will enjoy live music, a tour of the Harrison Mansion dressed in its holiday finery with coffee and dessert.
The event will sell out! Reservations are required.