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Easter, Sunday April 20th

Join us for our traditional Easter Celebration Buffet.

Serving from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Reservations Highly Recommended

Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th

Plan to treat Mom to our annual Mother’s Day Celebration Buffet

A flower for every Mom!

Serving from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Reservations Highly Recommended

Women of Courage and Commitment

Join us in 2014 for another Celebrated Season!

May 17th – Tea with the Grand Duchess

June 21st – Self Defense Program with Professor Reed

July 19th – Regular Program

August 16th – Civil War Program with special guest Mrs. Grant

September 20th – Fun Facts and Fashion

October 18th – One Woman Show – Civil War Letters

November 15th – Haunted Program

December 13th Christmas Tea


All performances begin at 2:00 p.m. with Tea, Coffee and Dessert.
$15.00 Per Person

Please call 815-777-0090 to reserve your tickets.
(Call early as performances do sell out)

Roof-Top 4th of July Celebration

Enjoy Burgers, Brats, Hot Dogs, Beer, Wine & More!

See Galena’s Fireworks from our Rooftop.  Sing and dance to your

favorite music with Diskotek Enetertainment.

6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Get your tickets early.  Always a Sold Out Event.

Lincoln on our Balcony – Saturday, July 5th

Join us at 5:30 p.m. as Mr. Abraham Lincoln will address the People of

Galena from his place on the Historic Balcony of the DeSoto House.

An Evening with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln – Sat, July 5th

Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln invite you to join them in the Ballroom at

6:30 p.m. for Dinner and Theater.

Tickets are $35.00 per person

Purchase tickets early – this will be a sold out performance

Country Fair Weekend – October 11th & 12th

Make reservations early for the busiest weekend in Galena.

Enjoy the Craft Fair right outside our back door and all Galena has to offer.

Galena Ghost Tales Come Alive – Sat, October 25th

Cash Bar 7:30 p.m. – Dinner & Program 8:00 p.m.

Come join us after the parade for dinner and a “live” performance.

Just real documented facts – no hocus pocus!

A unique and spooky time

Tickets $35.00 per person – Get tickets early – usually a sold out performance

Galena Halloween Parade, October 25th

Make your reservations early and plan to see our Galena Halloween Parade on Main Street.  A fun weekend for all ages.

2nd Annual Swing & Sweets – Sat, November 8th

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Join us for a wonderful evening of dancing and desserts.

River City Six will be here to get you on the dance floor and

Galena area restaurants will be supplying an array of desserts.

Tickets are $20.00 per person

Nouveau Weekend – November 21st-22nd

Join in Galena’s celebration of Galena Cellar’s Nouveau Wine.

We will be offering a special luncheon at 1:00 p.m. on Friday,

November 21st and specials throughout the weekend in our restaurants.

Call early for reservations.

Thanksgiving Buffet – November 27th

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Buffet with all the traditional favorites.

Reservations highly recommended

Luminaria – December 13

Join us for a candlelight dinner in our Courtyard enchanted by white twinkling lights and magical decorations.  We will also be serving in our Generals’ Restaurant with a special menu and entertainment.
Reservations Highly Recommended

Breakfast with Santa – December 14

Enjoy the splendor of Christmas with our holiday decorations while enjoying our breakfast buffet with Santa!
9:00 a.m. – Noon.
Make reservations early