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December 2016


All is Bright featuring the Kirby Winter Wellness Walk

December 1, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - January 15, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Experience Allerton after dark! With the generous support of Kirby Medical Center, we will be illuminating a Winter Wellness Walk! Enjoy an enchanting stroll of lights from the Mansion parking lot through the Avenue of the Formal Gardens and Brick Wall Garden to the Visitor Center. The Kirby Winter Wellness Walk will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays from 5-8pm until January 15 to help you stay moving this winter! Come out for the kick off event on December 1 and enjoy festive…

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Gingerbread House Display

December 10 @ 8:00 AM - December 16 @ 5:00 PM

Show off your talents and get in the holiday spirit – while helping us decorate the Mansion for the Holiday Showcase! Gather your family, your co-workers, your grandkids – whoever wants to take on the challenge to build a gingerbread house! The gingerbread houses will be available for viewing from 10am-4pm on the following dates: December 10-12 (must purchase ticket for the Holiday Showcase) and December 13-16. Gingerbread house drop-off: November 21 - December 9 between 8am-5pm If you would…

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$10 - $28


Holiday Showcase

December 10 @ 10:00 AM - December 12 @ 4:00 PM

Celebrate the season at Allerton! Come out anytime from 10am-4pm to shop for gifts, enjoy tours of the decorated Mansion, and relax with friends over lunch. The Showcase will feature artisans and businesses selling their unique products, handcrafted wares, and baked goods. Tours of the historic Mansion will be held on the hour from 10:30am-3:30pm (no registration necessary) and a warm lunch buffet will be available at 11:30am or 1:30pm (advance purchase required). Enjoy complimentary cookies, coffee, and tea throughout…

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$75


A Holiday Affair

December 10 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

This event is now SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest! Click here to sign-up for our enewsletter to stay in touch and find out about future themed dinners and special events! Get in the holiday spirit with an elegant evening at the Allerton Mansion! Enjoy a "welcome" glass of champagne, a cocktail hour with cash bar, dinner with complimentary wine, and live entertainment. Make a night of it and stay overnight in the Mansion! Call 217-333-3287 for lodging information…

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$5


Full Moon Night Hike

December 13 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This event is now SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest! Click here to sign-up for our enewsletter to stay in touch and find out about future public hikes! Bundle-up, grab a thermos of hot beverage and hike the Buck Schroth Trail under a full moon! Discover the magic of nature at night and listen for our numerous and vocal barred owls and coyotes! Dress for the weather! Meet at the Allerton Music Barn Parking…

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Community Yoga

December 15 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Allerton provides the perfect setting to relax and unwind, while strengthening your mind, body, and spirit. All levels are welcome for this donation-based class, focusing on waking up the body. Instructor Josie Heck from Yoga Off the Square will lead students through strength poses that can be done at their own level, and end with cooling postures for the nervous system. 6:30-7:30pm in the Allerton Mansion Library (Suggested arrival time – 6:15pm.) This is a donation-based class. All contributions will…

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$8


Sweets with Santa

December 18 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This event is now SOLD OUT! Thank you for your interest! Click here to sign-up for our enewsletter to stay in touch and find out about future themed dinners and special events! Experience the magic of the Allerton Mansion - and Santa! Children will have the chance to chat with Santa, read a story with Mrs. Claus, create their own crafts, and nibble on festive treats. With an "open house" format, come anytime between 2-5pm to enjoy an afternoon of…

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February 2017


Lunar New Year

February 4, 2017

Save the date! Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster at our inaugural Lunar New Year celebration, in collaboration with the University of Illinois' Asian American Cultural Center. This event will feature opportunities to learn about this traditional Chinese holiday, entertaining performances, and dinner. Additional details and ticket link will be posted here when available. Sign-up for our enewsletter to find out when registration opens.

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Experience the Hops

February 18, 2017 - February 19, 2017

"Fun, educational, and well-run from beginning to end." -attendee from Experience the Hops 2016 Head out to Allerton Park & Retreat Center for a winter weekend filled with education, kinship, and beer! Staff from Against the Grain Brewery, Bell’s, Brickstone Brewery, Revolution Brewing, and Sierra Nevada will be here to cover a wide variety of topics related to beer and brewing. This unique weekend experience will include seminars, dinner, overnights at the Allerton estate, brunch, a Boots and Brew Hike…

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March 2017


Vine to Wine

March 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017

"Great food and wine, interesting seminars, beautiful location." -attendee from Vine to Wine 2016 Save the date! This fun and educational weekend will offer an overview of the wine-making process, dinner, and plenty of opportunities for wine-tasting! Additional details and ticket link will be posted here when available. Sign-up for our enewsletter to find out when registration opens.

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May 2017


Fourth Annual Plant Sale

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - May 7, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Save the Date! Allerton's Fourth Annual Plant Sale will be May 6-7, 2017. The sale is open from 9am-5pm, and will be located next to the Visitor Center.

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