41st Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

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You are invited to usher in the holiday season with a special Christmastime evening tour of homes on Saturday, December 14, 2024 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM. The evening will feature Oaklands Mansion dressed in all of its holiday splendor. This special holiday tradition will take you through Murfreesboro’s East Main Street Historic District, to some historic homes on adjoining streets and then to Oaklands Mansion. The Middle Tennessee State University Raider Express will make the rounds at no charge to our guests. You are also welcome to drive yourself and park on the street sides following all City of Murfreesboro parking regulations. Free parking is also available at Oaklands Mansion and Oaklands Park.

At Oaklands, Murfreesboro Little Theatre members will be found throughout the mansion sharing short stories and special tidbits of information about the historic structure. Oaklands staff and board members will greet you and further discuss this nationally registered historic site and its impact on our community.

In the front parlor, Santa will greet guests of all ages for photographs. Elaine Winters and Rob Pearcy from The Home Sweet Home Band will play Christmas standards and old holiday favorites. Oaklands Museum Shop will be open for unique holiday shopping.

Local food trucks will be parked at Oaklands Mansion where seating will be provided as well as a self-serve s’mores bar. Find free cookies, hot drinks, and other refreshments in Maney Hall provided by members of Central Christian Church. Christmas face painting will be available for kids of all ages in Maney Hall.

Admission is $30.00 per adult and $10.00 per student ages 6-12. The evening is free for ages 5 and under.

To inquire about including your property, or to sponsor the event, please email events@oaklandsmansion.org or call 615-893-0022.