One hour dramatized tour of servant life and Christmas preparations in a Gilded Age mansion.
The World War One Christmas Truce of 1914
During the first Christmas of World War I, a spontaneous truce broke out along the front lines among the German, English and French troops. Popular historian James Neagbour returns to the James J. Hill House to recount this extraordinary event through photos and testimony.
Victorian Christmas Stories at the Hill House
12/14/14 To 12/14/14
Costumed actors bring 19th-century Christmas literature to life.
12/18/14 To 12/20/14
Ride Mill City Museum’s Flour Tower elevator from floor to floor for each scene of this comic and heartwarming theatrical performance guided by the Ghost of Mill City Past. Based on true stories of the 1920 Washburn Crosby holiday party culled from the pages of the employee newspaper, The Eventually News! , the play ranges from romance and danger to the origin of the company’s marketing slogan, “Eventually-Why Not Now?” A ticket includes same-day admission to Mill City Museum, though the play itself runs after public hours conclude.
Victorian Christmas Carols at the Hill House
12/20/14 To 12/21/14
Costumed singers present seasonal holiday songs in the art gallery.