August
  18An Evening of Design & Wine
6:30 p.m. Gather you friends and co-workers to enjoy a beautiful summer evening in the Hillforest courtyard to Design & Wine. Paint a your wine glass under the direction of a skilled art instructor. The event includes wine, a summer cocktail, and appetizers. Cost: Members $20, Non-members $28. Reservations required. This event is sponsored by The Framery, Lawrenceburg, IN.
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September
  16Color Me Zen Tea
10:00 a.m. Learn of the calming and relaxation affect of Zentangle. Guests will color & design a notecard and bookmark. Tea& pastry bar and tour included. Cost: Members $20, Non-members $22. Reservations required.
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October
  14Lingering Spirits Paranormal Investigation
8:00-12:00 midnight Be a ghost hunter for an evening and participate in a parnormal investigation of Hillforest with members of Proof Paranormal. Seek the answer to "who lingers at the mansion?" Cost: $50, Members: $40
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  21Lingering Spirits Paranormal Investigation
8:00-12:00 midnight Be a ghost hunter for an evening and participate in a parnormal investigation of Hillforest with members of Proof Paranormal. Seek the answer to "who lingers at the mansion?" Cost: $50, Members: $40
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  26Aurora Ghost Walk
7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. SPONSORED BY AURORA MAIN STREET Tour the streets of Aurora after dark with historian Jim Waldon and learn of the unseen inhabitants of the town. The tour includes a low-light tour of Hillforest and refreshments. Call 812-926-1100 for reservations. Cost $10.00
  27 - 28Hillforest Mystery Dinner Theater
6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of mystery and intrigue as Rivertown Players presents an original presentation of "The Thunderstorm" at Hillforest. A three-course dinner is included in the price of the event. Reservations required. Cost: Hillforest members $40.00, non-members $45.00.   more info
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November
  18A Teddy Bear Tea
11:00 a.m. Kids and parents will enjoy a fun-filled tea featuring teddy bear treats, touring Hillforest decorated for the Christmas, and creating a take home teddy bear ornament. Teddy bears are invited to attend. Cost $15 per person. Reservations limited!
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  21 - Dec 30“A Victorian Christmas”
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Experience Christmas past and visit beautiful Hillforest decorated for the holidays. Regular admission charged. Last tour begins at 4:30 p.m.   more info

December
  3Home for the Holidays Historic Tour
Come home to Aurora and tour both premier historic homes Hillforest and Veraestau decked out in holiday cheer for a one-time event. Costumed docents, holiday refreshments, and periodic entertainment will be featured. Take advantage of this rare treat to experience Christmas past at both historic sites. Tickets prices and more information TBA.
  5Victorian Christmas Tea Time
1:00 p.m. Tour Hillforest’s Victorian Christmas exhibit and enjoy a festive three-course tea in the Hillforest parlors featuring delicious seasonal treats and flavored tea. Reservations required. Members $28.00, Non-members $30.00
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  7Victorian Christmas Tea Time
1:00 p.m. Tour Hillforest’s Victorian Christmas exhibit and enjoy a festive three-course tea in the Hillforest parlors featuring delicious seasonal treats and flavored tea. Reservations required. Members $28.00, Non-members $30.00
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  9Victorian Christmas Tea Time
1:00 p.m. Tour Hillforest’s Victorian Christmas exhibit and enjoy a festive three-course tea in the Hillforest parlors featuring delicious seasonal treats and flavored tea. Reservations required. Members $28.00, Non-members $30.00
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