The 40th Anniversary of the Candlelight Tour at Oaklands Mansion

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You are invited to usher in the holiday season with a special Christmastime evening tour of Oaklands Mansion on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM. The evening will feature Oaklands Mansion dressed in all its holiday splendor.

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 also be present to greet you and further discuss this nationally registered historic site and its impact on our community.

Santa will greet guests of all ages in the front parlor 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.

Southern Classic Kitchens and The Spaghetti Monster 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. Give a Little Christmas will also have a table set up where guests can bring toy donations or sign up to sponsor a family. They are a group of artists for community transformation who help spread Christmas magic by providing gifts for kids. They focus on families with last minute emergencies and temporary setbacks.

Admission is $25.00 per adult and $10.00 per student ages 6-12. The evening is free for ages 5 and under.