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October 2017
$32

Mules, Mansion & Mimosas Boat Tour

October 10 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm
Lock 16 Visitor’s Center, 754 First St
La Salle, IL 61301 United States
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Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion. Step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled I&M Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear their stories of life along the canal in 1848, when the I&M Canal first opened and Illinois was a western frontier. After your boat tour come…

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$100

Hegeler Carus Insiders-Behind the Scenes: The Do Not Disturb Tour

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Do you want to see the whole house? Become a Hegeler Carus Insider! Hegeler Carus Insiders are donors who give a gift of $100 or more annually to support the preservation work at the Hegeler Carus Mansion. As a Hegeler Carus Insider, you will be invited to special events through out the year and you will be invited to see behind the scenes and visit areas of the Mansion that are not open to the Public. In October, Insiders are invited to see…

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$20

Twilight Tour-October 19 8:00 pm

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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The Hegeler Carus Mansion at Twilight Join us for "Twilight" tours of the Mansion! If you've seen the grandeur of the Mansion during the day, just wait until it gets dark! Amid diffused lighting and soft shadows, guides will take guests back in time to tell the story of the Hegeler Carus family and their extraordinary home. Pre-Purchased Tickets : $15. Tickets at Door $20 Click here to purchase tickets

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Extreme Vision Paranormal

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Do you believe in ghosts? Consider this while you attend a presentation of strange sounds, unexplainable sightings and ghostly encounters from all over the haunted Illinois Valley by Extreme Vision Paranormal-a local paranormal investigation team. This is not an investigation of the Mansion--we are not haunted. It is a presentation or "reveal" of the findings of Extreme Vision Paranormal. Purchase your tickets by October 18 and save $1. Click here for tickets

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$20

Twilight Tour-October 26 7:00 pm

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Hegeler Carus Mansion at Twilight Join us for "Twilight" tours of the Mansion! If you've seen the grandeur of the Mansion during the day, just wait until it gets dark! Amid diffused lighting and soft shadows, guides will take guests back in time to tell the story of the Hegeler Carus family and their extraordinary home. Tickets purchased by October 24: $15. Tickets at Door $20 Click here to order tickets today.

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$10

Oakwood Cemetery: Victorian Funeral Customs

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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If you were sent back in time to the year 1875, would you know how to prepare for and handle the passing of a loved one?  Would you know that you were supposed to cover the mirror?  Stop all the clocks?  Sit with the deceased for a day and a night?  Would you know what to wear, and for how long?  Would you understand why an hourglass was carved into their headstone? Sit for a spell and let Hegeler Carus Mansion Executive…

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$20

Hometown Halloween Family Tours-Saturday

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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After you trick or treat downtown La Salle for the Hometown Halloween Festivities, come for a family tour of the Mansion. Tours are led by "Junior Docents" who KNOW what your kids will think is cool about this house! Family tours take place just a few times each year and are a great value. $20 admission for your family. Tours start promptly at noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Tours take approximately one hour and include 2 adults and your children.…

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$20

Hometown Halloween Family Tours-Sunday

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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After you trick or treat downtown La Salle for the Hometown Halloween Festivities, come for a family tour of the Mansion. Tours are led by "Junior Docents" who KNOW what your kids will think is cool about this house! Family tours take place just a few times each year and are a great value. $20 admission for your family. Tours start promptly at noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Tours take approximately one hour and include 2 adults and your children.…

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