Mansion Events

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

2018 - "Cinco de Mayo Fiesta"

Wednesday, May 2nd
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us!  Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine as you are serenaded by "Mariachi Ameca" and traditional folk dancers.  Join us for the best Fiesta north of the border, and order a Margarita or "Cervesa Fria" with always, our cash bar is available!

2018 - "Eddie Korosa, Jr. & His Boys From Illinois"

Tuesday, May 8th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Join us for a Polka Party!  Enjoy authentic Polish cuisine and dance to the music of Eddie Korosa, Jr. and his Boys From Illinois!  Celebrating over 50 years of Polka entertainment, Eddie Korosa, Jr. was the 2013 Chicago Music Awards "Lifetime Achievement" Recipient and voted the 2012 Chicago Music Awards "Best Polka Entertainer"!

2018 - "Vintage Fashion Show"

Thursday, May 10th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Enjoy a time capsule of fashion and elegance of so many beautifully preserved "classics' spanning 120+ years!   Learn about the actual people who wore them, including humorous and interesting details, which highlight each garment's individual history.  A perfect combination of history and fashion!

2018 - "Vintage Bridal Fashion Show"

Tuesday, June 5th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Join us for a Vintage Bridal Fashion Show Luncheon, showcasing beautifully preserved wedding, bridesmaid, and mother's dresses from 1870 to 1970.  While exploring the past, you will find that many wedding dresses were memorable and lovely, but not all were the traditional long white gown!

2018 - "Festa Italiana"

Tuesday, June 19th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

ADDITIONAL DATE:  Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Enjoy delicious Italian-style cuisine as we welcome back "The Tenors 3", a trio of classically trained tenor vocalists!  Their diverse musical program, infused with a touch of comedy, encompasses Opera, Broadway, Operetta, Standards Ethnic Favorites, and much more!

2018 - "Oktoberfest"

Wednesday, October 3rd
4:00 PM Lunch Matinee

Willkommen zu "Henry Haus"!

Welcome to "Henry Haus"!  Enjoy an authentic German-style luncheon and show featuring "The Johnny Wagner Band", specializing in traditional Bavarian, Austrian, and Slovenian styles of Polka Music, including Yodeling, performances on the Swiss Alphorn (a 15 foot long horn from the mountains of Switzerland) and the Austrian Cowbells!

2018 - "Fall Wine Tasting"

Thursday, October 25th
12:00 PM Lunch Matinee

Enjoy a delicious luncheon in the historic Jacob Henry Mansion, and taste a selection of 5 different wines for the upcoming holiday season!  After the Tasting, take a self-guided tour of the Mansion, and visit our Wine Station to purchase any of your favorites!

2018 - "For The Love Of Cash" - A Johnny Cash Tribute

Tuesday, November 13th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Following a delicious luncheon on The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, enjoy an acoustic concert in our historic Old Central Church featuring Gary West's "For The Love Of Cash" - a tribute to Johnny Cash's gospel music and classic gems!

2018 - "White Christmas"

Wednesday, December 12th
11:30 AM Lunch Matinee

Join us for our annual holiday celebration inspired by the classic film White Christmas.  This spectacular holiday concert 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.