CANDLELIGHT TOURS DECEMBER 3 AND 10
On Saturday afternoons, December 3 and 10, traditional Candlelight Tours will be held from 1 until 4 p.m. The House will be lighted with candles and decorated for a 19th century Christmas. Refreshments will be served.
ILES CHRISTMAS TREE AT GOVERNOR’S MANSION
It is “time” to stop by the governor’s mansion to see the trees decorated by organizations from across the state. The Iles House Tree has a very special theme this year – you will love it!! And - in case you missed it - last year’s tree will be displayed in the Iles House Springfield Museum.
AN HISTORIC CHRISTMAS DECEMBER 17
On Saturday December 17, there is a progressive tour of historic houses. An Historic Christmas will feature the Lincoln Home, Iles House, Lindsay House and Edwards Place. The Sound Celebration Choir will perform period holiday pieces at each site with guests Abe and Mary Lincoln. Be at the Iles House by 2 p.m. for this special performance. The Iles House is hosting a craft sale by Lincoln Memorial Garden (a National Register site) and will have cookie decoratingand crafts for children of all ages.