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Coffee with the Curator

Kick off your First Friday in style with this 30-minute event. While you enjoy coffee and donuts, you will get a glimpse our most interesting, amazing and unexpected collection items.

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Happening This Year

Each year we offer various events open to the community and members alike.
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Apr 5+
Various Days

Coffee with the Curator

First Friday of each Month

Kick off your First Friday in style with this 30-minute event. While you enjoy coffee and donuts, you will get a glimpse our most interesting, amazing and unexpected collection items.

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Photograph of a hitch hiker holding a suitcase.
Apr 13+
Various Days

Murder and the Macabre

April 13-14, 26-28 May 3-4

This trilogy of one-act thrillers, rotating through the Presidential mansion, complete with candlelight, historical artifacts and the rich ambiance of President Harrison’s original furnishings, is a one-of-a-kind theatre experience.

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Apr 13
One-Night Only

Presidential Egg Roll

April 13

Join us for Indy’s only egg roll! Children will race to roll their decorated eggs through the grass as the Easter Bunny cheers them on.

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May 23
One-Night Only

Pop-Up Garden Party

May 23

Join us for a pop-up garden party in late May, date TBD! Take a stroll through ten meticulously maintained gardens at the home of our 23rd President.

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Jun 1
One-Night Only

Wicket World of Croquet

June 1

Join us for one of the most fashionably unique events in Indy! Don your game whites and hit the court for a wicketly competitive day of historic elegance and modern indulgence.

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Jul 12+
Various Days

Night Watch

July 12-14, 19-21

What did Elaine Wheeler see out her living room window? Find out in July 2019 as Candlelight Theatre presents Lucille Fletcher’s riveting thriller.

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Oct 11+
Various Days

Ghost Tales of the Civil War

October 11-12, 18-19, 26-27 Learn more Buy Tickets
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