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Christmas at Kemper

November 24, 2018 – January 13, 2019

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Christmas at Kemper
Christmas at Kemper
Christmas at Kemper

Christmas at Kemper is a series of holiday events at the historic Kemper Center, which includes Durkee Mansion and Anderson Arts Center. Events include:

 

22nd Annual Opening Night Gala

Anderson Arts Center

November 24, 2018

6 p.m.

An exhibition, auction and raffle of designer-decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations. $25 per person.

 

Gallery of Trees

Anderson Arts Center

November 25-December 2, 2018

Weekends 1 to 5 p.m. and Weekdays 1 to 7 p.m.

Offering raffles & auction items throughout the gallery, and all the 8th Annual Art/Coloring Contest Entries & Winners. The Annual Winter Juried Show is also on exhibit. Free admission, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Durkee Mansion Open House

Durkee Mansion at Kemper Center

November 25-December 2, 2018

Weekends 1 to 5 p.m. and Weekdays 1 to 7 p.m.

PLUS Extended Hours: December 3-9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, January 5, 6, 12, 13 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Historical mansion lavishly period decorated in celebration of Christmas. Free admission, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Mrs. Claus Café

Founders Hall at Kemper Center

November 25, December 1, 2 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and December 8, 9 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Offering coffee, tea and pastries for purchase.

 

8th Annual Snowflake Jazz Concert

Simmons Gymnasium at Kemper Center

December 1, 2018

6 p.m.

Featuring The John Crawford Jazz Band. Free admission.

 

5th Annual Christmas Ballroom Dance

Simmons Gymnasium at Kemper Center

December 8, 2018

7 to 10 p.m.

Featuring Big Band Music by The Southport Sound. Tickets: $15 each.

 

Durkee Mansion, Founders Hall, Simmons Gymnasium: 6501 Third Ave.

Anderson Arts Center: 6603 Third Ave.

Call ahead for weather cancellations.