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March 2023

Celebrate Quilts Month

March 18 - March 26

To celebrate National Quilting Day, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection all month long!

April 2023

Easter Traditions at Arbor Lodge Mansion

April 1 - April 9

Discover the history of Easter traditions, enjoy fresh blooms, learn about spring planting on the Morton Farm, view a vintage Easter postcard display, and participate in an indoor egg hunt!

Mystery at the Mansion – Cruising for Murder

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into a historic cruise ship. It’s an arousing adventure filled with peculiar passengers and conspiring crewmembers! After a luxurious week at sea, all those onboard the Mystery of the Seas are ready for a night of romance and intrigue at the Captain’s Cocktail Reception. Guests include passengers, crew members, entertainers, and contestants for the Miss Ambassadress Pageant. Adrift on the ocean, there is no better place to escape your troubles…or for a murderer to strike! Trapped at sea, no one is safe and everyone is a suspect.

Arbor Day Weekend Celebration

April 28 - April 30

Celebrate the tree planter’s holiday right here where it all began at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City! All across this 260-acre campus, opportunities abound to play, learn, taste, and shop, all in celebration of trees.

May 2023

Celebrating Women at Arbor Lodge

May 6 - May 21

Join us during the month of May as we celebrate women and mothers everywhere and give a special nod to the Women of Arbor Lodge. This temporary exhibit includes historic photographs and biographies of the Morton women, as well as needlework linens and other handmade items that showcase the skills women used to beautify their homes over the years.

June 2023

Celebrate Dads at Arbor Lodge

June 3 - June 25

Your dad will appreciate the special Father’s Day exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion! View historic photographs of Morton family fathers and sons. Plus see a special display featuring Joy Morton’s sword collection, many of which were purchased during his world travels. These unique, old-world treasures reveal detailed craftsmanship. Cane and razor collections will also be on display.

July 2023

Dolls, Dolls, Dolls at Arbor Lodge

July 25 - August 27

It seems everyone — including men and women and children of all ages — have special memories about childhood dolls and action figures. But, what is the history of this beloved toy? Arbor Lodge will enlighten you while hosting a special display of doll collections throughout the home.

Arbor Lodge Doll Tea Party

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy tea-time at Arbor Lodge in the beautiful sunroom. Feel free to bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal to also enjoy the event! The tea will include a variety of small savories as well as hot and cold brewed tea. The Doll Tea will be offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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