Mansion Events

The historic Jacob Henry Estate transforms an ordinary celebration into an extraordinary one

2020 "The 4 C-Notes"

Tuesday, October 6th
11:00 AM Lunch Matinee

Created by John Michael Coppola, best known for his appearance in Chicago's long running production of the Broadway, smash hit Jersey boys, The FOUR C NOTES are the Midwest's only tribute dedicated to recreating the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons! The tribute features off of your favorite hits including: "Sherry," "Big girls don't cry," "Walk like a Man," "Workin my way back to you (Babe)," "Can't take my eyes off of you," "Let's hang on" and many many more....

2020 - "Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas"

Thursday, November 12th
11:00 AM Lunch Matinee

ADDITIONAL DATES:  November 18, 2020

For many Chicagoans, no Christmas season was complete without a visit to Marshall Field's, the city's grand dame of department stores!  This illustrated talk by Leslie Goddard traces the store's beloved holiday traditions, including the Walnut Room Christmas Tree, the holiday window displays, and the toy department! 

After the presentation, enjoy a Holiday pipe organ concert in our Old Central Church!


2020 - "A Victorian Christmas with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln"

Thursday, November 12th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

ADDITIONAL DATES:  November 19th & December 1, 2020

When most people think of a traditional Christmas, they usually mean a Victorian Christmas.  Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln would like to tell you what Christmas was like in America during this time, and how some of the customs we observe today came to be, such as the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus, typical menus and the best Christmas present Abraham Lincoln ever received!

After the presentation, enjoy a Holiday pipe organ concert in our Old Central Church!

2020 "June's Got the Cash" A Musical Tribute to Johnny & June

Tuesday, November 17th
11:00 AM Lunch Matinee

Watch as Johnny and June take the stage and have you believing they still exist! Come "Walk the Line" with America's sweethearts and enjoy watching the recreation of the famous country duo as they take you on a journey back in time! Enjoy all of Cash's hit music and full band meet/greet after the show! Don't forget to bring your camera!  

2020 "It's a Wonderful Life" The Making of a Holiday Classic

Thursday, November 19th
11:00 AM Lunch Matinee

Additional Dates: December 1, 2020 and December 2, 2020

Did you know Cary Grant was supposed to star in "It's A Wonderful Life?" That famous gym floor turned swimming pool was real? That the movie bombed at the box office? Even if you've seen the classic holiday film 150 times, you'll love this fun program that explores the story of the movie's creation including how the script evolved, how the cast was chosen, and the technical challenges that were overcome. You'll find out what happened to the cast and enjoy rare photographs taken behind the scenes. Rediscover Frank Capra's masterpieces like you've never seen it before. After the presentation, enjoy a holiday pipe organ concert in our Old Central Church!