Hillforest
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
April
  3Hillforest Opens for 62nd touring season
Featured Exhibit: Hairlooms - The Victorian Art of Hairweaving
  14Springtime in Paris Tea
1:00 p.m Tickle your taste buds at a French inspired three-course tea that is completely indulgent and tres chic. Included is a tour of Hillforest and featured exhibit \"Hairlooms-Victorian Art of Hair Weaving.\" Prepaid reservations are required.Cost: Hillforest members $30, non-members $35.

May
  5Mommy and Me: Stories & Tea
11:00 a.m. Kids and their favorite grown-ups will enjoy a fun-filled tea featuring storytime, a craft, and tour of Hillforest. Cost: Members $20, Non-members $25, Children 12 and under $15.
  6Hillforest’s Community Appreciation Day
1:00—5:00 p.m.
Hillforest thanks the community for their support with $1.00 tours of Hillforest. Bring the whole family to explore Hillforest.

June
  11 - 12Hoosier Time Travelers Camp
(2-day camp)9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon \"Hoosier Time Travelers\" will \"race\" through history as Indiana\'s pioneers at the Harris Cabin, downtown Aurora, and Hillforest. Activities include: meeting a Civil War doctor, exploring early architecture, and experiencing fun hands-on activities from an era gone by. Ages 6 & up Cost: $30 member, $35 non-member Reservations are limited.
  30Best of the Border-Mexico
6:30 p.m.—10:30 p.m. Join a fun Fiesta and experience Mexican culture,dishes,entertainment,and much more. Come for the Fiesta...stay for the show as the evening will end with a\"BANG\" with the viewing of Aurora\'s Fourth of July fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. from the greatest vantage point in all Aurora. Reservations required. Cost: Hillforest and Indiana Landmark Members $45.00, Non-members $50.00. Hillforest thanks Indiana Landmarks Foundation for hosting this event at Veraestau to benefit Hillforest Museum.   more info

July
  16 - 19“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 (any doll)are invited to attend. Cost: $30.00 members, $35 non-members. Reservations required. Camps are one day. Please specify which day you would like to reserve. Advanced payment required.   more info

September
  8Color Me Zen Tea
10:00 a.m. Learn of the calming and relaxation affect of Zentangle. Guests will color & design shopping wallet. Tea& pastry bar and tour included. Cost: Members $25, Non-members $30. Reservations required.

October
  12Designer Bag Bingo- Featuring Vera Bradley
7:00 p.m. Ladies... this is not your Grandma\'s Bingo. Join us for a fun \"Girl\'s Night Out\" event and the opportunity to win a beautiful Vera Bradley bag. This event benefits Hillforest and The Dearborn County Convention, Visitor, & Tourism Bureau\'s \"Tour for the Cure\" program for breast cancer research. More details are forthcoming.
  25Aurora 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 includes a low-light tour of Hillforest and refreshments. Call 812-926-1100 for reservations. Cost $10.00
  26 - 27Mystery at the Mansion Dinner Theater
6:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun filled evening of mystery and intrigue featuring The Rivertown Players. 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

November
  17Gingerbread Tea Time
11:00 a.m. Kids and parents will enjoy a fun Gingerbread man themed tea, touring Hillforest as it is decorated for the holidays, and creating a special Gingerbread craft. Cost: Members $20, Non-members $25, children 12 and under $15.
  20 - 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. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.   more info

December
  1Hillforest 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. Last tour beings at 4:30 p.m.
  4Victorian 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 $30.00, Non-members $35.00
  6Victorian 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 $30.00, Non-members $35.00
  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 $30.00, Non-members $35.00

Hillforest | 213 Fifth Street | P.O. Box 127 | Aurora, Indiana 47001 | Phone: 812-926-0087 | Fax: 812-926-1075