Tickets are available until one hour before the start time of the Literary Parlor

Literary Parlor

The Mansion is hosting a Victorian Literature Book Club a.k.a. “Literary Parlor.” Everyone is welcome to join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, for a lively discussion.

Join us on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 1:30 PM for a Victorian Christmas Party at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion. The afternoon festivities kick off with authentic Christmas caroling in the parlor. 19th-century bibliophile Kate Howe will then regale you with a classic holiday tale that will delight all ages. Guests will be invited to sample a luscious Twelfth Night cake and everyone goes home with a party favor. Step back in time and enjoy the Christmas traditions of the Victorian era in a beautiful period setting that will leave you glowing with holiday cheer.

Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 1:30 PM

Cost: $15


Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë

Brontë’s masterpiece tells the story of Jane, orphaned as a child, who feels an outcast her entire life. Her courage is tested once again when she arrives at Thornfield Hall, where the brooding, proud Edward Rochester has hired her to care for his ward Adèle. Jane finds herself drawn to his troubled yet kind spirit. She falls in love. But there is a terrifying secret inside the gloomy, forbidding Thornfield Hall. Is Rochester hiding from Jane? Will Jane be left heartbroken and exiled once again? Join bibliophile Kate Howe for a lively discussion.

Sunday, November 13, 2022, at 1:30 PM

Cost: $10 – Reservations are required


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