At Vrooman Mansion, you will love the beautiful and historic ambiance of a bygone era – a time where silver tea and garden parties, candlelight suppers, and fashionable soirees were the order of the day.
We host many public affairs during the year. From Downton Abbey themed fashion shows, Steampunk brunches, Titanic 9-course dinners, Gone with the Wind and other themed afternoon teas, A Day in Historic Dimmitt’s Grove, to Holiday Christmas tours, these experiences give visitors a special look into the Mansion and Central Illinois.
For all of the above events, ticket sales are limited and on sale a couple months prior to the event. Please check our Facebook page for details. Sign up for our newsletter (signup is in the footer at the bottom of the page) to be notified of upcoming events – you won’t want to miss them!
The Vrooman Mansion is a perfect stop for your group or bus tour to relive the past. Tour the house, learn about its rich history, and enjoy a sit-down lunch. Want additional history and entertainment? The Tea Ladies offer a variety of programs; one is bound to enrich your enjoyment for the afternoon!
UPCOMING EVENTS – be sure to follow us on Facebook for further updates on events
Dinner on the RMS Titanic: Saturday April 14, 2018 . Following a program from The Tea Ladies on dining in 1st class on the Titanic, enjoy a 9 course dinner created and catered on site by Chef Stu Hummell and Epiphany Farms. Seating is limited, formal or Edwardian dress suggested. All inclusive tickets are $150 per person,and include : the Tea Ladies historic Program, a Happy Hour with vintage drinks by a mixologist at the cash bar , 3 wine pairings with Dinner as well as tax and gratuity. Tickets are going fast and must be purchased and paid for in advance by calling Vrooman Mansion at 309-828-8816.
Mother’s Day Tea-“A Victorian Lady’s Beauty Secrets”: Saturday, May 12, 2018. Celebrate all the women in your life with a program by The Tea Ladies as well as a tea buffet. The program will take a look at the sometimes amusing beauty secrets and diet regimens of Victorian ladies. For more details and ticket sales, visit the link above and contact Nancy. Tickets must be purchased in advance and seating is limited.
Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Happening Friday-Sunday, June 1-3 2018. A weekend long celebration of artists and steampunk events. From the Tesla Coil Demonstration Friday night, to the Sunday Brunch at Vrooman Mansion, there is something for all ages. For event itinerary and ticket sales , visit the Cogs and Corsets website.