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December 2016
$20

For Kids By Kids Family Tour

December 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Bring the family for a special tour on Saturday, December 3.  See the Mansion through the eyes of a child.  This tour will be lead by Junior Docent, Owen Ossman of Mendota. Tickets are $20 and include two adults plus children.  Children must be accompanied by adult or guardian.  Additional adult tickets are $10. Advanced ticket purchase required as space is limited. Click here for $20 Family tickets  

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Pilot Island: The Case of the Christmas Cactus

December 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Pilot Island presents: A Radio Days Christmas A Christmastime radio reader’s theater play and musical. The performing ensemble “Pilot Island” will present their holiday show, a live 1940’s-style radio broadcast, complete with commercials.  The audience will get a nostalgic taste of what it was like to see a group of actors create a piece of “theater of the mind” using only their voices, musical instruments, and live sound effects. The radio show itself will be called “The Case of the…

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$20

Hegeler Carus Insider Holiday Tour

December 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Be the first to see the Hegeler Carus Mansion's halls fully decked in Victorian Christmas splendor! Enjoy a cup of cheer and see the Mansion during the most wonderful time of the year. Save $2 by purchasing your tickets online. For Tickets Click Here!

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$10

December’s Death: A collection of fireside tales

December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Ah, December.  Barren trees.  Desolate landscapes.  Dark evenings and darker nights.  What a perfect time to gather for a ghostly tale or two.  Settle in for an evening of stories written by the masters of the macabre.  Tricia Kelly will read aloud tales from gaslight authors like Bierce, Poe, Stevenson, James, etc.  Each tale is long enough to let the creeps set in, but short enough to please the 21st century attention span.  Cost per guest: $10. Save $1 if…

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$25

Holiday Vignettes December 16

December 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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You are cordially invited to the Hegeler family's annual Christmas party. Step back in time to 1887 and be whisked away by the staff as you peek into the family's and guests' party preparations. Then, experience the fun of the party with carols, stories, and more. Guests at this event will tour the Mansion and will be guided through a play by one of our maids, meeting the Hegeler family and friends as the story unfolds. Actors in period dress…

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$25

Holiday Vignettes December 17

December 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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You are cordially invited to the Hegeler family's annual Christmas party. Step back in time to 1887 and be whisked away by the staff as you peek into the family's and guests' party preparations. Then, experience the fun of the party with carols, stories, and more. Guests at this event will tour the Mansion and will be guided through a play by one of our maids, meeting the Hegeler family and friends as the story unfolds. Actors in period dress…

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April 2017
$100

Hegeler Carus Insider: The Curiosity Tour

April 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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The Curiosity Tour Have you ever wanted to see more of the Mansion than what's on the regular tour? Become a Hegeler Carus Insider! Supporters who donate $100 or more annually receive complimentary tickets to guided behind the scenes tours, parties and other events as well as advanced notice and special discounts for regular events.  Insider Tours are a $140 value!* Hear stories and see areas that are typically off limits and unavailable by making a donation today. You can…

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May 2017
$100

Hegeler Carus Insider: The Art and Artifact Tour

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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Have you ever wanted to see more of the Mansion than what's on the regular tour? Become a Hegeler Carus Insider! Supporters who donate $100 or more annually receive complimentrary tickets to guided behind the scenes tours, parties and other events as well as advanced notice and special discounts for regular events.  Insider Tours are a $140 value!* Hear stories and see areas that are typically off limits and unavailable by making a donation today. You can become a Hegeler Carus Insider by clicking HERE …

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June 2017
$5

Summer Sunset Concerts 2017

June 9 @ 5:30 pm - September 1 @ 9:00 pm
Hegeler Carus Mansion, 1307 Seventh St
LaSalle, IL 61301 United States
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It's SO much cooler on the lawn! Join us every Friday night, ALL SUMMER LONG! Grounds open at 5:30 p.m. for picnics and the music starts at 7:00 p.m. Bring your friends, a lawn chair or blanket, snacks and drinks and listen to the very best in local music. Admission to the lawn is $5 or buy a season pass for all thirteen events for $50. Click here for a season pass For more information and a list of upcoming events click…

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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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