Grand Christmas Brunch Buffet

A holiday-inspired buffet in beautiful surroundings . . . that’s the Grand Christmas Brunch Buffet at Timbers at Lied Lodge. Leave the details — and the dishes — to us and enjoy a scrumptious holiday meal. The Grand Christmas Brunch Buffet is served on Christmas day from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Reservations are required at 402-873-8740. $49 per person. Price includes dinner, tax, and service charge.

Brunch and Santa

One of Santa’s favorite stops is at Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farm. Bring your children (and their wish lists) for this holiday tradition. Enjoy Christmas tunes while visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Lied Lodge Lobby or savoring a very special Brunch at Timbers.

Brunch and Santa will be available 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on December 12 and 19. We’ll also be collecting canned food items for the Nebraska City Food Bank; all non-perishable items are welcome.

For brunch reservations, please call: 402-873-8740, or reserve a table online here.

Book an overnight stay for an extra special getaway. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve now.

Very Merry Mixer Holiday Adventure

A couple’s excursion. A girl’s weekend. Or any other reason to take a break. Head to Arbor Day Farm for holiday fun on an adult level. You may even pick up a few tips for hosting your own holiday party! We’ve wrapped up the perfect weekend with charcuterie making and wine pairing with our Lied Lodge experts as well as an opportunity to make some sweet treats to take home. Available December 11–12 and 18–19.

Guests can book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person here. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book now. When booking online, click on Best Available Rate after selecting your room preference, then choose the Very Merry Mixer package. You can also call 800-546-5433.

Here’s the weekend itinerary:

Saturday

  • 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Christmas Caramel Making
  • 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Charcuterie Board Designing & Wine Pairing
  • 4:00 p.m. Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Hard Cider or Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner on your own (reservations required if dining at Timbers Restaurant by calling 402-873-8740)
  • Optional Add-on – T’was the Night Before Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner at Arbor Lodge Mansion
  • 8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. Holiday Mixology Social

Sunday

  • Breakfast on your own (reservations required if dining at Timbers Restaurant by calling 402-873-8740)
  • 11:00 a.m. Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

 

Optional activities can be booked at the end of your ticket purchase process.

Must be 21 or older to participate. Package must be reserved one week in advance.

Ho! Ho! Go! Holiday Adventure – For Families

— Available December 11–12 only; the December 18–19 event is sold out 

There’s plenty for families to love about the holiday season at Arbor Day Farm. Ornament decorating, fudge making, sweet treats, live reindeer, and special moments with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. It’s a fun-filled memory-making adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Created especially for kids, this experience includes a variety of activities and fun stops around the farm.

Guests can book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person here. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book now. When booking online, click on Best Available Rate after selecting your room preference, then choose the Ho! Ho! Go! package. You can also call 800-546-5433.

Here’s the weekend itinerary:

Saturday

  • 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Holiday Craft Creating, Holiday Dessert, and Hot Cider with Santa’s Elves | Historic Barns
  • 3:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. Sweet Treats Making with Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge
  • 4:00 p.m. Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 5:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet | Lied Lodge
  • 6:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m. Storytime & Cookies with Santa | Arbor Lodge Mansion
  • 7:00 p.m. –8:00 p.m. Hot Cocoa with Santa’s Reindeer | Lied Lodge

Sunday

  • 8:00 a.m. –10:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet with Santa and Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge
  • 11:00 a.m. Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 11:00 a.m. Admission | Tree Adventure

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket is required for all guests aged two and older. Any guests under the age of two will require a ticket if they will be participating in the activities and/or meals.

Space will be limited, and packages must be reserved one week in advance.

Glass Blown Ornament Making

Start a new holiday tradition with your friends and family! Join glass blowing experts to create your own pieces of holiday art. Each participant will create up to five ornaments, packaged in a festive holiday bag ready to gift. Available December 11 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Reserve your ticket soon as space is very limited. $80 per person.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 19 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

**Add to the fun by taking part in a Christmas Tea on December 12 and a Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner available December 10, 11, 17 and 18. Space is limited; watch for ticket sales here.

Brunch and Santa

One of Santa’s favorite stops is at Lied Lodge at Arbor Day Farm. Bring your children (and their wish lists) for this holiday tradition. Enjoy Christmas tunes while visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Lied Lodge Lobby or savoring a very special Brunch at Timbers.

Brunch and Santa will be available 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on December 12 and 19. We’ll also be collecting canned food items for the Nebraska City Food Bank; all non-perishable items are welcome.

For brunch reservations, please call: 402-873-8740, or reserve a table online here.

Book an overnight stay for an extra special getaway. Call 800-546-5433 or go online to reserve now.

Ho! Ho! Go! Holiday Adventure – For Families

— Available December 11–12 only; the December 18–19 event is sold out 

There’s plenty for families to love about the holiday season at Arbor Day Farm. Ornament decorating, fudge making, sweet treats, live reindeer, and special moments with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. It’s a fun-filled memory-making adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Created especially for kids, this experience includes a variety of activities and fun stops around the farm.

Guests can book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person here. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book now. When booking online, click on Best Available Rate after selecting your room preference, then choose the Ho! Ho! Go! package. You can also call 800-546-5433.

Here’s the weekend itinerary:

Saturday

  • 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Holiday Craft Creating, Holiday Dessert, and Hot Cider with Santa’s Elves | Historic Barns
  • 3:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. Sweet Treats Making with Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge
  • 4:00 p.m. Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 5:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m. Dinner Buffet | Lied Lodge
  • 6:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m. Storytime & Cookies with Santa | Arbor Lodge Mansion
  • 7:00 p.m. –8:00 p.m. Hot Cocoa with Santa’s Reindeer | Lied Lodge

Sunday

  • 8:00 a.m. –10:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet with Santa and Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge
  • 11:00 a.m. Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 11:00 a.m. Admission | Tree Adventure

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket is required for all guests aged two and older. Any guests under the age of two will require a ticket if they will be participating in the activities and/or meals.

Space will be limited, and packages must be reserved one week in advance.

Very Merry Mixer Holiday Adventure

A couple’s excursion. A girl’s weekend. Or any other reason to take a break. Head to Arbor Day Farm for holiday fun on an adult level. You may even pick up a few tips for hosting your own holiday party! We’ve wrapped up the perfect weekend with charcuterie making and wine pairing with our Lied Lodge experts as well as an opportunity to make some sweet treats to take home. Available December 11–12 and 18–19.

Guests can book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person here. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book now. When booking online, click on Best Available Rate after selecting your room preference, then choose the Very Merry Mixer package. You can also call 800-546-5433.

Here’s the weekend itinerary:

Saturday

  • 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Christmas Caramel Making
  • 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Charcuterie Board Designing & Wine Pairing
  • 4:00 p.m. Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Hard Cider or Arbor Day Farm Wine Tasting
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner on your own (reservations required if dining at Timbers Restaurant by calling 402-873-8740)
  • Optional Add-on – T’was the Night Before Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner at Arbor Lodge Mansion
  • 8:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. Holiday Mixology Social

Sunday

  • Breakfast on your own (reservations required if dining at Timbers Restaurant by calling 402-873-8740)
  • 11:00 a.m. Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

 

Optional activities can be booked at the end of your ticket purchase process.

Must be 21 or older to participate. Package must be reserved one week in advance.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 19 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

**Add to the fun by taking part in a Christmas Tea on December 12 and a Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner available December 10, 11, 17 and 18. Space is limited; watch for ticket sales here.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 19 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Special after-hours Mansion viewings are available December 3 and 4 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Join us for special treats and live music.

**Add to the fun by taking part in a Christmas Tea on December 12 and a Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner available December 10, 11, 17 and 18. Space is limited; watch for ticket sales here.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Available December 5, 12, and 19.

Questions? Please call the Mansion at 402-873-8722 during regular hours Friday through Sunday. $75 per person (adults only) includes your mansion admission, dinner, and participation in the murder mystery. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today online.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Glass Blown Ornament Making

Start a new holiday tradition with your friends and family! Join glass blowing experts to create your own pieces of holiday art. Each participant will create 4-6 ornaments that will be available to be picked up at the Lied Lodge front desk the following day in a holiday festive package ready to gift. Reserve your ticket soon as space is very limited. $75 per person. Timeslots are 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Ho! Ho! Go! Holiday Adventure – For Families

There’s plenty for families to love about the holiday season at Arbor Day Farm. Ornament making, cookie decorating, sweet treats, live reindeer, and special moments with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. It’s a fun-filled memory-making adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Available December 5–6, 12–13, and 19–20 and created especially for kids, this experience includes a variety of activities and fun stops around the farm. Take a look:

Saturday

1:00 p.m. – Ornament Making with Santa’s Elves | Historic Barns

2:00 p.m. – Hot Cider and Apple Pie at Santa’s Workshop | Apple House

3:00 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Pasta Dinner Buffet | Lied Lodge

6:00 p.m. – Storytime & Cookies with Santa | Arbor Lodge Mansion

7:00 p.m. – Hot Cocoa with Santa’s Reindeer | Depot

Sunday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Breakfast Buffet with Santa and Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

Complimentary admission to Tree Adventure | Admission time reservation included with registration

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve.

Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Very Merry Mixer Holiday Adventure

A couple’s excursion. A girl’s weekend. Or any other reason to take a break. Head to Arbor Day Farm for holiday fun on an adult level. You may even pick up a few tips for hosting your own holiday party! We’ve wrapped up the perfect weekend with charcuterie making, mixology, cookie decorating, and more. Take a look:

Saturday

1:30 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Chef | Lied Lodge

2:30 p.m. – Charcuterie Board Designing & Wine Pairing with Chef | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Hard Cider or Wine Tasting | Apple House

7:30 p.m. – Dinner on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): T’was the Night Before Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner | Arbor Lodge Mansion

9:00 p.m. – Holiday Mixology Party | Lied Lodge

Saturday Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): Glass Blown Ornament Making | Apple House

Sunday

10:00 a.m. – Brunch on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $75 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve. Available December 5-6, 12-13, and 19-20. You can book the optional activities at the end of your ticket purchase or overnight reservation process.

Must be 21 or older to participate. Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Experience a true whodunnit with a seasonal twist in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion! Join us for dinner and a holiday-themed evening of mystery and mayhem as you work to solve clues and break the case. Available December 5, 12, and 19.

Questions? Please call the Mansion at 402-873-8722 during regular hours Friday through Sunday. $75 per person (adults only) includes your mansion admission, dinner, and participation in the murder mystery. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today online.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Glass Blown Ornament Making

Start a new holiday tradition with your friends and family! Join glass blowing experts to create your own pieces of holiday art. Each participant will create 4-6 ornaments that will be available to be picked up at the Lied Lodge front desk the following day in a holiday festive package ready to gift. Reserve your ticket soon as space is very limited. $75 per person. Timeslots are 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Ho! Ho! Go! Holiday Adventure – For Families

There’s plenty for families to love about the holiday season at Arbor Day Farm. Ornament making, cookie decorating, sweet treats, live reindeer, and special moments with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. It’s a fun-filled memory-making adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Available December 5–6, 12–13, and 19–20 and created especially for kids, this experience includes a variety of activities and fun stops around the farm. Take a look:

Saturday

1:00 p.m. – Ornament Making with Santa’s Elves in the Barns | East Historic Barn

2:00 p.m. – Hot Cider and Apple Pie at Santa’s Workshop | Apple House Market

3:00 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Pasta Dinner Buffet | Lied Lodge

6:00 p.m. – Storytime & Cookies with Santa | Arbor Lodge Mansion

7:00 p.m. – Hot Cocoa with Santa’s Reindeer | Depot

Sunday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Breakfast Buffet with Santa and Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

Complimentary admission to Tree Adventure | Admission time reservation included with registration

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve.

Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Very Merry Mixer Holiday Adventure

A couple’s excursion. A girl’s weekend. Or any other reason to take a break. Head to Arbor Day Farm for holiday fun on an adult level. You may even pick up a few tips for hosting your own holiday party! We’ve wrapped up the perfect weekend with charcuterie making, mixology, cookie decorating, and more. Take a look:

Saturday

1:30 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Chef | Lied Lodge

2:30 p.m. – Charcuterie Board Designing & Wine Pairing with Chef | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Hard Cider or Wine Tasting | Apple House Market

7:30 p.m. – Dinner on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): T’was the Night Before Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner | Arbor Lodge Mansion

9:00 p.m. – Holiday Mixology Party | Lied Lodge

Saturday Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): Glass Blown Ornament Making | Apple House Market

Sunday

10:00 a.m. – Brunch on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $75 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve. Available December 5-6, 12-13, and 19-20. You can book the optional activities at the end of your ticket purchase or overnight reservation process.

Must be 21 or older to participate. Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Arbor Lodge Christmas Tea

Enjoy Christmas at the Mansion with a special Christmas Tea. Guests will enjoy tea delicacies and beverages in the beautiful sunroom, while learning how the Morton family celebrated Christmas. In addition to the tea, participants can tour Arbor Lodge.

Two tea times are available: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Reservations are required as space is limited. Questions? Please call the Mansion at 402-873-8722 during regular hours Friday through Sunday. $19 per person includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea. Purchase tickets here.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Experience a true whodunnit with a seasonal twist in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion! Join us for dinner and a holiday-themed evening of mystery and mayhem as you work to solve clues and break the case. Available December 5, 12, and 19.

Questions? Please call the Mansion at 402-873-8722 during regular hours Friday through Sunday. $75 per person (adults only) includes your mansion admission, dinner, and participation in the murder mystery. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today online.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Glass Blown Ornament Making

Start a new holiday tradition with your friends and family! Join glass blowing experts to create your own pieces of holiday art. Each participant will create 4-6 ornaments that will be available to be picked up at the Lied Lodge front desk the following day in a holiday festive package ready to gift. Reserve your ticket soon as space is very limited. $75 per person. Timeslots are 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Ho! Ho! Go! Holiday Adventure – For Families

There’s plenty for families to love about the holiday season at Arbor Day Farm. Ornament making, cookie decorating, sweet treats, live reindeer, and special moments with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. It’s a fun-filled memory-making adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Available December 5–6, 12–13, and 19–20 and created especially for kids, this experience includes a variety of activities and fun stops around the farm. Take a look:

Saturday

1:00 p.m. – Ornament Making with Santa’s Elves in the Barns | East Historic Barn

2:00 p.m. – Hot Cider and Apple Pie at Santa’s Workshop | Apple House Market

3:00 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Pasta Dinner Buffet | Lied Lodge

6:00 p.m. – Storytime & Cookies with Santa | Arbor Lodge Mansion

7:00 p.m. – Hot Cocoa with Santa’s Reindeer | Depot

Sunday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Breakfast Buffet with Santa and Mrs. Claus | Lied Lodge

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

Complimentary admission to Tree Adventure | Admission time reservation included with registration

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $95 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve.

Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Very Merry Mixer Holiday Adventure

A couple’s excursion. A girl’s weekend. Or any other reason to take a break. Head to Arbor Day Farm for holiday fun on an adult level. You may even pick up a few tips for hosting your own holiday party! We’ve wrapped up the perfect weekend with charcuterie making, mixology, cookie decorating, and more. Take a look:

Saturday

1:30 p.m. – Cookie Decorating with Chef | Lied Lodge

2:30 p.m. – Charcuterie Board Designing & Wine Pairing with Chef | Lied Lodge

4:00 p.m. – Check-in | Lied Lodge (overnight stays only)

5:00 p.m. – Hard Cider or Wine Tasting | Apple House Market

7:30 p.m. – Dinner on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): T’was the Night Before Christmas Murder Mystery Dinner | Arbor Lodge Mansion

9:00 p.m. – Holiday Mixology Party | Lied Lodge

Saturday Optional Add-on (pre-registration required): Glass Blown Ornament Making | Apple House Market

Sunday

10:00 a.m. – Brunch on Your Own | Reservations required for dining at Timbers. 402-873-8740 or reserve online.

11:00 a.m. – Check-out | Lied Lodge

 

Book an Activities Only package for just $75 per person. Or, make it the ultimate holiday getaway by adding an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book your package with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge here, or call 800-546-5433 to reserve. Available December 5-6, 12-13, and 19-20. You can book the optional activities at the end of your ticket purchase or overnight reservation process.

Must be 21 or older to participate. Package must be reserved one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Groups will be placed at their own table based on registration information shared during the ticket purchase process and according to current DHM guidelines.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Christmas at the Mansion

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way the Morton family did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience. See the 52-room Arbor Lodge Mansion at its festive best during the holiday season. Enjoy vintage décor, special holiday-themed collections on display, and holiday music to get you into the spirit of the season.

This activity is available each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through December 20 and is included with your Arbor Lodge ticket purchase. Admission: $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Ticket purchases can be made up to one week prior to your desired date.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Brunch with Santa at Lied Lodge’s Timber Dining Room

One of Santa’s favorite stops is at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. Bring your children (and their wish lists) for this holiday tradition and enjoy live Christmas tunes on our grand piano, along with very special “child friendly” Sunday Brunch Buffet selections in the Timber Dining Room.

Brunch with Santa is served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We’ll also be collecting canned food items for the Nebraska City Food Bank; all non-perishable items are welcome.

For brunch reservations, please call: 402-873-8740, or reserve a table online here.

Brunch with Santa at Lied Lodge’s Timber Dining Room

One of Santa’s favorite stops is at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. Bring your children (and their wish lists) for this holiday tradition and enjoy live Christmas tunes on our grand piano, along with very special “child friendly” Sunday Brunch Buffet selections in the Timber Dining Room.

Brunch with Santa is served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. We’ll also be collecting canned food items for the Nebraska City Food Bank; all non-perishable items are welcome.

For brunch reservations, please call: 402-873-8740, or reserve a table online here.

Holiday Trolley Tour of Lights at Lied Lodge & Conference Center

Back by popular demand — it’s the Holiday Trolley Tour of Lights in Nebraska City.

Weekends this December, climb aboard the Arbor Day Farm trolley for a one-hour tour of Historic Nebraska City and the best show of Christmas lights.

During the ride, you’ll enjoy a reading of a classic Christmas book.
The trolley departs the Lied Lodge lobby at 6:00 p.m. sharp and returns approximately one hour later.

Price is $15.00 + tax for adults; $10.00 + tax for children age 3-12. Those under 3 ride free.

2017 Holiday Trolley Tour Dates are every Friday and Saturday, December 1-30.

This popular activity fills up quickly, so reserve your seats on the holiday trolley by calling Lied Lodge: 402-873-8733.

*Want to make it a memorable holiday getaway? Ask for the Holiday Trolley Tour Package, which includes the trolley ride / tour of lights listed above for up to four people, plus an overnight stay at the all-new Lied Lodge. Please call to reserve: 800-546-5433.

Watch: “Pure Nebraska,” featuring Arbor Lodge’s Christmas at the Mansion

Tune in — or set your DVR — for some great programming all about Arbor Lodge’s “Christmas at the Mansion” holiday events this month.

KOLN-KGIN 10/11’s “Pure Nebraska” show recently filmed several segments at Nebraska City’s Arbor Lodge mansion, each one highlighting a different aspect of the time-honored traditions and seasonal fun during J. Sterling Morton’s era — and how you can experience them yourself this season at the mansion.

Watch “Pure Nebraska” for Arbor Lodge experts Lucille Sharp and Laura Steinman on the following dates and times, highlighting their vast knowledge on Nebraska City’s crown jewel:

Tuesday, December 8, 2015:
Lucille Sharp on the history of the house; this will be on near the beginning of the show.

Thursday, December 10, 2015:
Laura Steinman on Christmas traditions; this will be on in the middle of the show around 9:30 a.m.

Friday, December 11, 2015:
Laura Steinman discusses the “Christmas at the Mansion” events, available thru December 20 at Arbor Lodge.

Can’t tune in to see the segments? You can also find them archived on the “Pure Nebraska” website — posted by the afternoon of their respective air dates.

Special thanks to the Nebraska Tourism Commission for their support in bringing KOLN-KGIN to Nebraska City for these segments.

 

Sunday Brunch with Santa at Lied Lodge – Dec. 7, 14, & 21

One of Santa’s favorite stops is in front of the fireplace in the Lied Lodge lobby — and he’ll be here on December 7, 14, and 21.

Bring your children for this holiday tradition and enjoy live holiday tunes played on the grand piano and a Sunday Brunch Buffet, served 11am – 2pm in the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge. The younger set will appreciate kid-friendly buffet items like macaroni & cheese, mini corn dogs, cookies and more.

Brunch with Santa is offered on December 7, 14, and 21; price is $18 for adults, $9 for age 5-12. Children age four and younger dine free.

To reserve a table, please call the Timber Dining Room at 402-873-8740, or reserve a table online now.
Happy Holidays!