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September 2018
$40

Painting with the President

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a night of art and ambiance in the garden of The Hermitage!  Bring a friend to enjoy some wine and create your own watercolor masterpiece to take home. Guests will have the chance to learn from master artists Peach McComb and Kathleen Haynes and paint inside the Hermitage’s tranquil historic garden. Admission includes all painting supplies, one drink ticket and light hors d'oeuvres. Additional beverages available for cash purchase.   Space is limited, so reserve your seats…

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$30

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with Washington Irving

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of spooky tales and conversation with Mr. Washington Irving, one of the Jacksonian Era’s premiere writers! Sitting by the fireside in our Cabin by the Spring, guests will hear Mr. Irving read one of his most famous stories, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” He will also share tales of his exciting life and the people he encountered, including mentoring writers like Edgar Allan Poe, as well as his travels through Indian Territory in Oklahoma during Jackson’s presidency. Following the program, guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Mr. Irving.

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October 2018
$35

Hermitage Ghost Tours

October 1 - November 10

Now through November 10 Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM Explore the haunted side of history during our Hermitage Ghost Tours! Follow your guide on an exciting ghost tour as they take you on a lantern-led voyage into The Hermitage mansion and to Jackson’s tomb while telling spooky stories about Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson and the Bell Witch. Ghost Tours run through November 10th at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm. Please arrive early as…

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FREE

6th Annual Fall Fest at The Hermitage

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fall Fest at the Hermitage is a spectacular weekend of art, music, and history at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President.  Proceeds from the festival benefit the Hermitage. Dates and Times 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday, October 6th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, October 7th For more information, please visit the official Fall Fest website. Fall Fest does not include admission into the mansion. TICKETS TO FALL FEST ARE FREE!    

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$30

A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of macabre and mystery with one of the Jacksonian Era’s premiere writers: Edgar Allan Poe! Sit in the ornate 19th-century parlor of Tulip Grove Mansion and hear Mr. Poe regale his audience with dramatic readings both humorous and terrifying.  Following the program, Mr. Poe will be available to mingle with guests and discuss his life and writings while guests enjoy wine in the front hall.  Featuring renowned New England literary historian Mr. Rob Velella, this is a…

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$30

A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of macabre and mystery with one of the Jacksonian Era’s premiere writers: Edgar Allan Poe! Sit in the ornate 19th-century parlor of Tulip Grove Mansion and hear Mr. Poe regale his audience with dramatic readings both humorous and terrifying.  Following the program, Mr. Poe will be available to mingle with guests and discuss his life and writings while guests enjoy wine in the front hall.  Featuring renowned New England literary historian Mr. Rob Velella, this is a…

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$30

A Dark & Stormy Night with Edgar Allan Poe

October 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for an evening of macabre and mystery with one of the Jacksonian Era’s premiere writers: Edgar Allan Poe! Sit in the ornate 19th-century parlor of Tulip Grove Mansion and hear Mr. Poe regale his audience with dramatic readings both humorous and terrifying.  Following the program, Mr. Poe will be available to mingle with guests and discuss his life and writings while guests enjoy wine in the front hall.  Featuring renowned New England literary historian Mr. Rob Velella, this is a…

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The Hermitage Gala

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A Letter from Our Gala Co-Chairs: It is our honor to serve as the 2018 Hermitage Gala Co-Chairs, and to partner with such a worthy organization.  Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is a national historic treasure and a point of local and state pride. Proceeds from this year’s event will help strengthen the Andrew Jackson Foundation’s education and public programming as well as assist the organization with its ongoing preservation and restoration projects. The Hermitage opened its doors as a presidential site…

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December 2018
$40

Holidays at The Hermitage

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of old holiday traditions and spooky tales, musicians and s’mores by the bonfire, and seasonal gift shopping! Doors open at 4 p.m. and close at 9 p.m., and guests are welcome to enjoy some holiday shopping and an evening mansion tour before or after your designated Ghost Story performance. Mansion tours take approximately 40 minutes, so please give yourself plenty of time to enjoy it. For questions, please contact our Director of Programs by emailing…

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$40

Homeschool Days

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us this year for our Homeschool Days! From learning military drills to celebrating the holidays at The Hermitage, our Homeschool Days are full of interactive activities and learning opportunities for the whole family! Below is the full schedule of events and descriptions of each day. For questions, please contact Amanda Gates at eadams@thehermitage.com or 615-889-2941 ex. 243.   Pricing: Adults $16, Children (18 and under) $9 and Family Pass (1 Adult + 3 Children) $40.    December 14—Christmas at…

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