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Events at the Castle

Ultimate Fan Package

The Ups and Downs of Service a la Downton at Henderson Castle

April 19, 2014

Cost: $389 per person + tax & gratuity

For Reservations Call: 269-344-1827

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Includes overnight accommodations in room of your choice with early check-in at 1pm and Admission to both the Afternoon (Low) Tea and the Formal 5-course Dinner later that evening. Specially Priced at $389 + tax & gratuity (a $439 value). The Castle will be offering a very limited number of packages including overnight accommodations. Please call 269-344-1827 for package inquiry and availability.

Edwardian traditions are fascination to the modern sensibility and palate. A chance to walk into the past, and experience a day in the life at an Edwardian Estate. Guests are encouraged to attend in period dress and may assume a persona appropriate for the time period.

Ellie and Mark will appear as Mrs. Eaton and Mr. Howe to perform their Cookery and Service Course for those wishing to enter service and their Manor House Management Training for the Aristocrats in attendance. Certifications are provided for the attendees as a take-away. Explore period cooking techniques, tools, recipes and ingredients.

Ellie is also an avid Downton Abbey, Manor House and Upstairs Downstairs viewer and is able to discuss those programs extensively.

The day begins with Afternoon, or Low, Tea. In addition to the entertainment and history it will include selections of sweet and savory items and tea service. The formal, five-course dinner such as would be served in a great house or estate, c. 1920. European Lords and Ladies, Captains of Industry and Wealthy Matrons, Socialites, even Suffragists; all may attend. In keeping with history, the menu will be based on seasonal items that are available to us and will be decided a few weeks before the event. The courses: Soup, Fish, Entree, Roast and Game, Dessert. A wine pairing, a selection of beer and vintage cocktails will be served at a cash bar.

Princess Tea Party

Next Date: May 18, 2014 - 1-3 PM

Cost: $25 per person + tax & gratuity

Princess tea party event

The castle will be transformed into a magical world where Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Prince Charming and many more favorite characters come together to entertain our little guests over tea, petite four and savories, pictures , story telling, dancing and guided tour of the Castle with the princess. Limited space available .

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Murder Mystery Dinner

Next Date: Apr 18, 2014 - 6-9 PM

Cost: $65 per person + tax & gratuity

Murder mystery event

You are invited to the Celebration of the Year! Hosted at the Eight Ball Night Club by none other than Lou Mischelli. Come join the celebration as we honor Betty Bendova and the infamous Golden Triangle in their recent good fortune in defeating Asst. District Attorney Kyle Wormwood. Not only was the famed Madame found not guilty, but now, the oldest profession is legal within the city limits thanks to a favorable ruling by Judge Roy Bean. But, everything is not as it seems...

Prepare for an evening of intrigue, lies, and deception as you try to unravel all the clues and solve a case of murder. All this while socializing with the cremé de la cremé of this city’s high society, friends, loved ones and... Hey, why does that waiter have a gun?

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