April
  1 - Dec 30Hillforest Open for Tours
Open 1:00-5:00 p.m. Featured Exhibit: Focus on the Family Photographs and personal belongings of the Gaff Family will be displayed.

May
  3Hillforest’s Community Appreciation Day
1:00—5:00 p.m. Hillforest thanks the community for their support with a reduced admission price of $1.00 to visit the museum. Bring the whole family to tour Hillforest!

June
  15 - 16Aurora ArchiCamp at Hillforest
9:00 a.m.-12:00noon ArchiCamp provides an introducation to local history and architecture for children ages 8-12 by combining hands-ons crafts, and up-close and personal exploration of Hillforest Museum and other historic locations within Aurora's historic district. Who knew learning could be fun! Cost:$25 for two-day camp. Reservations required.
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  27A Taste of the Tropics
6:30 p.m.—10:30 p.m. At Veraestau historic site. Enjoy an evening in tropical paradise on the Veraestau lawn with delicious dishes with a tropical flair prepared by Three Sisters Catering,beer and wine, live entertainment provided by the Bacchanal Steel Band, and much more. Come for the party...stay for the show as the evening will end with a "BANG" with the viewing of Aurora'a Fourth of July fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. from the greatest vantage point in all Aurora. Reservations required. Cost: Hillforest Members $45.00, Non-members $50.00. Hillforest thanks Indiana Landmarks Foundation for this opportunity.
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July
  8 - 10Art Camp for Kids
9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Participants (ages 7-14) will have the opportunity to further develop their natural creative talents under the direction of Art teacher Ruth Ann Batta. Each child will produce several "works of art" to take home. One day camp $25, three-day camp $60. Families with two or more children attending the three-day camp will receive a $10 discount. Reservation required!
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  20 - 23“The American Girl” Day Camps for Girls
9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Girls ages (5-14) will have a great time learning of the history of the “American Girl” doll series, making a fun craft for themselves and their doll, and participating in a little lady tea. Dolls are invited to attend. Cost: $28.00 per child. Reservations required. Camps are one day.   more info
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September
  12Is It Antique Yet?
Guests are invited to bring an antique to be appraised by a professional appraiser. A tour of Hillforest and refreshments are included. Cost: Hillforest members: Free, Non-members $20.
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October
  23 - 24Hillforest's Mystery Dinner Theater
6:30 p.m. Enjoy an fun-filled evening of mystery and mayhem presented by the Rivertown Players at Hillforest. A three-course dinner is included in the price of the event. Reservations required. Cost: Hillforest members $35.00, non-members $40.00.
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  29Aurora Ghost Walk
7:00 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 will conclude at Hillforest where guests will receive a low-light tour. Call 812-926-1100 for reservations.

November
  20 - Dec 30“A Victorian Christmas”
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas day. 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
  3Victorian 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 $25.00, Non-members $28.00
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  5Hillforest Holiday Open House
Bring the family to tour Hillforest as it is decked out for the holidays featuring costumed docents, refreshments, and entertainment. Regular hours and admission.
  8Victorian 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 $25.00, Non-members $28.00
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  10Victorian 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 $25.00, Non-members $28.00
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  30Last Day to Tour Hillforest in 2015
Don't let another year go by without visiting Hillforest. Admission charged.

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