Grieg for Hardanger and Piano
Sep
20
to Sep 21

Grieg for Hardanger and Piano

SEPTEMBER 20, 11:00 AM AND 2:00 PM AND SEPTEMBER 21, 2:00 PM

Hearthstone Historic House Museum is proud to present the next installment of our year-long live music series “Period Music, Period Instruments, Period Room” with a Grieg recital for hardanger and piano. The salon-style recitals (please see the times listed above) are included with paid admissions to the museum.

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Haunted Hearthstone - Sequential Killers of the Victorian Age - Part II
Oct
5
to Oct 31

Haunted Hearthstone - Sequential Killers of the Victorian Age - Part II

Back by popular demand is our theatrical glimpse into 19th century serial murders and the beginnings of murder investigation as seen through the eyes of detectives, the victims, and the perpetrators who stalked them!

A new cast of nefarious real-life murders are central to this year’s production along with new tellings of two famous killers with a connection to Hearthstone. As you tour the historic mansion, lead by Victorian police detectives, you will meet the killers and their victims, hearing their tales of maliciousness and woe.

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Champagne, Cake, and Kitty - You're Invited!
Sep
14
5:30 PM17:30

Champagne, Cake, and Kitty - You're Invited!

On Wednesday, September 4, Appleton saw, as the Appleton Crescent reported, “the most notable wedding in the history of Appleton society.” Kitty Rogers, a beautiful young daughter of Henry and Cremora Rogers, married Frank Pietsch, the scion of a wealthy Chicago family. The couple and their families and guests then celebrated the nuptials with a sumptuous reception at the Rogers’ home, now known as Hearthstone, where according to the Appleton Weekly Post, “the surroundings were rendered as entrancing as a fairy realm.”

Hearthstone invites everyone to help us commemorate this momentous day. Everyone is invited to join us on Saturday, September 14, 2019 to celebrate the 130th anniversary of Kitty’s Wedding. We have filled the house with flowers, just like on that day, to re-create the wedding reception and what the Appleton Weekly Post called “magical and poetic in its inspiration.” Kitty will be there in our thoughts and we will serve light refreshments including a piece of wedding cake and a flute of bubbly for everyone in attendance.

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Champagne, Cake, and Kitty - A Member Only Event
Sep
4
5:00 PM17:00

Champagne, Cake, and Kitty - A Member Only Event

On Wednesday, September 4, Kitty Rogers, a beautiful young bride, walked the aisle to marry a handsome young groom, Frank Pietsch. The couple and their families then celebrated the nuptials with a sumptuous reception at the Rogers’ home, now known as Hearthstone, where according to the Appleton Crescent, “the rooms never looked so lovely as on this occasion.”

Hearthstone museum members are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to celebrate the 130th anniversary of this momentous occasion. We have filled the house with flowers, just like on that day, to create what the Appleton Weekly Post called “an effect that was magical and poetic in its inspiration.” Kitty will be there in our thoughts and we will serve light refreshments including a piece of wedding cake and a flute of bubbly for everyone in attendance.

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Summer on the Veranda - Aug 9
Aug
9
5:00 PM17:00

Summer on the Veranda - Aug 9

Relax in Victorian splendor while you stroll the veranda with a lemonade or mint julep in hand while listening to performances on our 1875 square grand piano. Ladies are encouraged to wear their best Kentucky Derby-style hat as beautiful hats were de rigueur for Victorian ladies. Of course, if you don’t have one, we will gladly supply one. Gents can sport their own bowler or boater or wear one of ours as well. Our docents will be dressed up too and playing the roles of the Rogers servants as they welcome you into the home while serving you lemonade, ice tea, or mint juleps. The evening is about slowing down the pace of life while being immersed in the lavish surrounding of our beautifully restored 1882 Queen Anne Style home. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are available on-line.

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Summer on the Veranda - July 12
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

Summer on the Veranda - July 12

Relax in Victorian splendor while you stroll the veranda with a lemonade or mint julep in hand while listening to performances on our 1875 square grand piano. Ladies are encouraged to wear their best Kentucky Derby-style hat as beautiful hats were de rigueur for Victorian ladies. Of course, if you don’t have one, we will gladly supply one. Gents can sport their own bowler or boater or wear one of ours as well. Our docents will be dressed up too and playing the roles of the Rogers servants as they welcome you into the home while serving you lemonade, ice tea, or mint juleps. The evening is about slowing down the pace of life while being immersed in the lavish surrounding of our beautifully restored 1882 Queen Anne Style home. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are available on-line.

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Mystery at the Mansion - June 15
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Mystery at the Mansion - June 15

Mystery, Mayhem, Murder! Join us for a live game of “Who dun it?” in the unmatched surroundings of Hearthstone’s beautiful interiors. Guests assume the persona of characters in an Agatha Christie-type mystery to try to solve (or sometimes commit!) murder. Please check here for complete details and ticketing information

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Summer on the Veranda
Jun
7
5:00 PM17:00

Summer on the Veranda

Relax in Victorian splendor while you stroll the veranda with a lemonade or mint julep in hand while listening to performances on our 1875 square grand piano. Ladies are encouraged to wear their best Kentucky Derby hat (the Derby is the following day!) or we will supply one. Gents can sport their own bowler or boater or wear one of ours. Our docents will be dressed up too and playing the roles of the Rogers family and their servants as they welcome you into their home. The evening is about slowing down the pace of life while being immersed in the lavish surrounding of our beautifully restored 1882 Queen Anne Style home. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are available on-line.

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Sunday is for Schubert
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Sunday is for Schubert

Celebrating the tradition of nineteenth-century Viennese parlor music gatherings, Hearthstone Historical House Museum presents an afternoon of solo and chamber works by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Performers include Lorna Stephens (mezzo-soprano), Erin Bryan (soprano and flute), and Kris Bryan (piano).

Tickets are $18 and include the price of a tour of Hearthstone.

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Mystery at the Mansion
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Mystery at the Mansion

Mystery, Mayhem, Murder! Join us for a live game of “Who dun it?” in the unmatched surroundings of Hearthstone’s beautiful interiors. Guests assume the persona of characters in an Agatha Christie-type mystery to try to solve (or sometimes commit!) murder. Please check here for complete details and ticketing information.

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Summer on the Veranda
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Summer on the Veranda

Relax in Victorian splendor while you stroll the veranda with a lemonade or mint julep in hand while listening to performances on our 1875 square grand piano. Ladies are encouraged to wear their best Kentucky Derby hat (the Derby is the following day!) or we will supply one. Gents can sport their own bowler or boater or wear one of ours. Our docents will be dressed up too and playing the roles of the Rogers family and their servants as they welcome you into their home. The evening is about slowing down the pace of life while being immersed in the lavish surrounding of our beautifully restored 1882 Queen Anne Style home. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Tickets are available on-line.

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Mystery at the Mansion
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Mystery at the Mansion

Mystery, Mayhem, Murder! Join us for a live game of “Who dun it?” in the unmatched surroundings of Hearthstone’s beautiful interiors. Guests assume the persona of characters in an Agatha Christie-type mystery to try to solve (or sometimes commit!) murder. Please check here for complete details and ticketing information.

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Mystery at the Mansion
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Mystery at the Mansion

Mystery, Mayhem, Murder! Join us for a live game of “Who dun it?” in the unmatched surroundings of Hearthstone’s beautiful interiors. Guests assume the persona of characters in an Agatha Christie-type mystery to try to solve (or sometimes commit!) murder. Please check here for complete details and ticketing information.

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Mystery at the Mansion
Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mystery at the Mansion

Mystery, Mayhem, Murder! Join us for a live game of “Who dun it?” in the unmatched surroundings of Hearthstone’s beautiful interiors. Guests assume the persona of characters in an Agatha Christie-type mystery to try to solve (or sometimes commit!) murder. Please check here for complete details and ticketing information.

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