Mansion Events

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

2017 - "Mystery in the Mansion"

Wednesday, September 27th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Additional Dates:  October 5, 2017
                                   October 24, 2017
                                   November 8, 2017
                                   December 12, 2017
Join us at The Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet, Illinois, for a fun filled, light hearted, personalized package where guests unknowingly become entangled in an intriguing web of drama and suspense as they become the victims, suspects or….The KILLER!  Small groups and individuals are welcome!
Private Group Tour Mystery available upon request.

2017 - "He Had the World on a String!"

Wednesday, October 4th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Nick Pontarelli, Chicago's #1 entertainer and interpreter of Frank Sinatra's sound, has put together a fantastic show featuring the songs and sounds of "Old Blue Eyes" himself. Enjoy classic tunes and stories that are sure to have you singing and dancing the afternoon away!

2017 - "Oktoberfest"

Wednesday, October 11th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Willkommen zu "Henry Haus" - Welcome to the "Henry Haus"!

Join us for our "Oktoberfest" event, featuring The Johnny Wagner Band and German-style cuisine!  

2017 - "Medium at the Mansion"

Thursday, October 26th
12:00 PM Lunch Matinee

Enjoy a delicious luncheon, prepared for you on our historic estate, and participate in a "Group Reading" by Psychic Medium Michael Gourley, one of the "Top 10 Chicago Psychics".  Michael will explain how he uses his gifts to deliver messages from loved ones in spirit, and will deliver any messages that come through for our guests - there may even be a message for you!


2017 - "Beatlerama!"

Wednesday, November 1st
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

"Beatlerama" is a Beatles Tribute that blends the energy and youth of an actual Beatles show with note-for-note performances of the group's most classic numbers.  Not only do the boys sound like the real thing, they also portray the look of the Beatles with costume and vintage guitars!

2017 - "Veteran's Day Tribute"

Tuesday, November 14th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

We welcome back the Ladies for Liberty as we celebrate our annual Veteran's Day Tribute Show!   Remember "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," "Shoo Shoo Baby," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree"?  Those songs along with "Alexander's Rag Time Band," "Oh Johnny Oh," and "Lullaby of Broadway" are just a few melodies sure to bring back old memories for some and establish new ones for all!

2017 - "For The Love Of Cash" - A Johnny Cash Tribute

Wednesday, November 15th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Additional Date:  Thursday, November 16, 2017

We continue our American Holiday Spiritual series with a tribute to the Gospel and Folk Music of Johnny Cash!

Following a delicious lunch, enjoy "For The Love Of Cash", performed by the talented Gary West, in our historic Old Central Church.  This remarkable acoustic show is a tribute to Johnny Cash's gospel music and classic gems!

2017 - "The Gathering Room" Victorian Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, November 29th
12:00 PM Lunch Matinee

Additional dates:  Thursday, November 30th & Tuesday, December 5th

Enjoy the ambiance and tradition of Marshall Field's "Walnut Room" in Joliet's own Gathering Room on the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate.  The Jacob Henry Mansion's very own 26 foot fully decorated Christmas tree and live music is sure to set the perfect atmosphere for your new holiday tradition!  Afterword, guests will move to our Old Central Church for an organ concert on our 2,200 bellow original 1897 pipe organ!

2017 - "White Christmas"

Wednesday, December 6th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Join us for our annual holiday celebration inspired by the classic film, White Christmas.  This spectacular holiday program will take you on a musical journey from a World War II performance for the troops, to the glamour of a Florida nightclub and finally the charm and simple beauty of a New England town.

2018 - "All That Jazz" Mardi Gras Party

Tuesday, February 13th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Bring your Boas, Beads and Umbrellas to the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate! Enjoy delicious Cajun cuisine and the New Orleans style "Four Star Brass Band" as they bring their 'Louisiana sizzle' to Joliet!