Holiday Event Schedule

Updated Kemper Center Holiday Hours for the 2017 Season

November 25: Christmas at Kemper Opening Night Gala, 6 -10 p.m. at Anderson Arts Center, 6603 Third Ave. Featuring an exhibition, auction and raffle of designer-decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations. This is the 21st annual event. Admission is $25 per person.  Cash bar will be available. 

November 26 – December 3: Gallery of Trees at Anderson Arts Center, 6603 Third Ave. Stroll through an amazing display of beautifully, creatively decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and mantle pieces throughout the entire mansion. Free admission.

  • Nov. 26: 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 27-Dec. 1: 1 – 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 2-3: 1 – 5 p.m.

November 26 – January 14: Durkee Mansion Open House at Kemper Center, 6501 3rd Ave. “Woodland Birds & Berries” is the theme this year. The historic mansion is lavishly decorated for the period in celebration of Christmas. The former home of Senator Charles Durkee was built in the 1860’s and is decorated for the holiday season by dedicated and talented volunteers. Free admission.

  • Nov. 26: 1:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 27-Dec. 1: 1:30 – 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 2-3: 1:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 4-8: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 9-10: 1:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 16-17: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 22-23: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Dec. 29-30: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Jan. 6-7: 1:30 – 4 p.m.
  • Jan. 13-14: 1:30 – 4 p.m.

 Mrs. Claus’ Café. Featuring café refreshments and cookie decorating at Kemper Center.

  • Nov. 26: 1:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 2-3: 1:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Dec. 10: 1:30 – 5 p.m.

December 2: Snowflake Jazz Free Community Concert, Doors open at 6 p.m. in Simmons Auditorium at Kemper Center, 6501 3rd Ave. Concert runs from 7 – 9 p.m. Free Admission

December 9: Kemper Center Christmas Ball, 7 – 10 p.m. in Simmons Auditorium at Kemper Center, 6501 3rd Ave. Admission is $15 at the door.

Christmas Themed Group Lunch Tours.  To inquire about pricing and availability, please call Robin at 262-925-8040

 

 

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Durkee Mansion open April – October

1st and 3rd Weekends

1:30 – 4 p.m.

Tours available by appointment, 262-925-8040