Easter Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion

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. The mansion will be open for self-guided tours as well. Admission is $9/adults; $7/youth (age 3-12). We recommend you purchase your Arbor Lodge Mansion tickets in advance here.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222

And don’t miss our Easter Brunch Buffet at Timbers on April 17. Reservations are required at 402-873-8740

History of Games at Arbor Lodge

In celebration of National Board Game Day (April 11), Arbor Lodge will host two weekends of fun and games for the whole family. Various historic games will be set up throughout the mansion for you to enjoy. Learn the history behind such games as Mansion of Happiness, Checkers, Dominos, Fox and Geese, Tic-Tac-Toe, Tiddlywinks, and many more. The Morton’s valued family time together, and their journals include accounts of games and entertainment they enjoyed. Sitting down with family members and friends to enjoy a board game or cards is proven to help build relationships and memories.

Activities included with your Arbor Lodge admission. Questions? Call Call 402-873-7222.

History of Games at Arbor Lodge

In celebration of National Board Game Day (April 11), Arbor Lodge will host two weekends of fun and games for the whole family. Various historic games will be set up throughout the mansion for you to enjoy. Learn the history behind such games as Mansion of Happiness, Checkers, Dominos, Fox and Geese, Tic-Tac-Toe, Tiddlywinks, and many more. The Morton’s valued family time together, and their journals include accounts of games and entertainment they enjoyed. Sitting down with family members and friends to enjoy a board game or cards is proven to help build relationships and memories.

Activities included with your Arbor Lodge admission. Questions? Call Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Quilts Month

National Quilting Day is March 19!

To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. Learn about the history of quilting and see how a once utilitarian craft has evolved into a true art form. Demonstrations will occur throughout the weekend, plus adults and children will enjoy creating quilted make-and-take activities.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Quilts Month

National Quilting Day is March 19!

To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. Learn about the history of quilting and see how a once utilitarian craft has evolved into a true art form. Demonstrations will occur throughout the weekend, plus adults and children will enjoy creating quilted make-and-take activities.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Quilts Month

National Quilting Day is March 19!

To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. Learn about the history of quilting and see how a once utilitarian craft has evolved into a true art form. Demonstrations will occur throughout the weekend, plus adults and children will enjoy creating quilted make-and-take activities.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Mystery at the Mansion

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the beautiful setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. It’s a whimsical whodunnit! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Information about the theme for the evening coming soon.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check back here for ticket information.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

Celebrate Quilts Month

National Quilting Day is March 19!

To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. Learn about the history of quilting and see how a once utilitarian craft has evolved into a true art form. Demonstrations will occur throughout the weekend, plus adults and children will enjoy creating quilted make-and-take activities.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Valentine’s Tea at Arbor Lodge

Join us in the sunroom of Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special Valentine’s Tea during Celebrate Love Month. Enjoy an assortment of teas and dainty brunch and dessert selections, along with musical entertainment and a brief history of Valentine’s Day greetings. In addition to the tea, participants can explore the mansion and view the special “Celebrate Love” exhibit, featuring displays of Morton Family weddings and vintage Valentine card collections.

Teas will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea. Tickets must be purchased in advance here.

Call 402-873-7222 for more information.

Mystery at the Mansion

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the beautiful setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. It’s a whimsical whodunnit! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Information about the theme for the evening coming soon.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check back here for ticket information.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Winter Fun Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, snowmen, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

World Day of the Snowman is recognized on January 18. Throughout the month, our young guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a few indoor snowman activities to celebrate.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Go here for current hours.

Winter Fun Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, snowmen, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

World Day of the Snowman is recognized on January 18. Throughout the month, our young guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a few indoor snowman activities to celebrate.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Go here for current hours.

Winter Fun Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, snowmen, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

World Day of the Snowman is recognized on January 18. Throughout the month, our young guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a few indoor snowman activities to celebrate.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Go here for current hours.

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the beautiful setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. It’s a whimsical whodunnit! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Information about the theme for the evening coming soon.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check back here for ticket information.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

Winter Fun Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, snowmen, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

World Day of the Snowman is recognized on January 18. Throughout the month, our young guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a few indoor snowman activities to celebrate.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Go here for current hours.

Winter Fun Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, snowmen, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

World Day of the Snowman is recognized on January 18. Throughout the month, our young guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a few indoor snowman activities to celebrate.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Go here for current hours.

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.

**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.

Living History Weekend at Arbor Lodge – Vintage Halloween

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during Living History Weekends at Arbor Day Farm.

The weekend is full of Vintage Halloween frivolity as we celebrate Halloween history, customs, and games throughout the 52-room mansion. Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Demonstration hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Living History Weekend at Arbor Lodge – Table Creek Rendezvous

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during Living History Weekends at Arbor Day Farm.

Join us for our Annual Table Creek Rendezvous (Mountain Man Encampment). Enjoy demonstrations of blacksmithing, fabric dyes and printing, seed beadwork, rigid heddle weaving, leather crafting, dutch oven cooking, fire building, skins & skulls, and more on the grounds of Arbor Lodge State Historical Park.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12).

Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance here.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at Deadwood Saloon

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Wear your own western duds or select from our props.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check availability and purchase tickets here.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at the Juice Joint

Travel back into the 1920s with Murder at the Juice Joint – an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Dress as a flapper or gangster or select from our props.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check availability and purchase tickets here.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

The Morton Family Goes to the Fair – Arbor Lodge

“Come to the Fair” at Arbor Lodge Mansion, and get a glimpse of the Morton family’s involvement in the organization of Nebraska’s territorial, county, and state fairs. Learn about the family’s impact through journal entries, certificates, photographs, and other documents. For more information, call 402-873-7222.

Arbor Lodge Mansion is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Purchase tickets in advance here.

Mystery at the Mansion

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Wear your own western duds or select from our props.

$25/person. Space is limited. Check availability and purchase tickets here.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Ticket price includes tax. Adults only please.

International Picnic Day

International Picnic Day is Friday, June 18. Where better to celebrate than at the picturesque Arbor Lodge State Historical Park?! Pack your basket and come explore the grounds, mansion, and carriage house. Throughout the weekend, we’ll have several yard games (including croquet, yard darts, checkers, and bocce ball) set up for you on the front lawn of Arbor Lodge. Inside the mansion, embark on a self-guided tour and check out the History of Picnics display. It’s a picnic-perfect spot for beauty, relaxation, and fun.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222. Purchase tickets to visit Arbor Lodge Mansion here. No admission or park permit is required to tour the grounds.

Arbor Day Weekend Celebration

Celebrate the tree planters 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.

At the Tree Adventure:

  • Explore the tree canopy as you make your way from treehouse to treehouse at the one-of-a-kind Treetop Village.®
  • Hike wooded trails.
  • Sail through the air on the ZipKrooz and climb a giant spider web.
  • Create a tree cookie critter to take home, and help us gift wrap a tree! Make an Arbor Day game to play with friends. Discover how tree seeds travel and chase a helicopter seed across the sky.
  • Decorate a container and plant a tree seedling to take home. Just $3 per person. Or $8 per person without Tree Adventure admission. Learn more
  • Become a Junior Arborist! Learn about trees and do fun and educational nature activities to earn your very own Arbor Day Farm Junior Arborist patch. Great for kids ages 5-12. Free activity; Tree Adventure admission not required. Learn more.
  • Purchase Tree Adventure tickets in advance here.

At Arbor Lodge Mansion:

  • Explore the 52-room mansion and learn about the history of Arbor Day.
  • Get a peek into spring planting on the Morton Farm and view vintage post cards of Arbor Lodge.
  • Take part in the grand opening of the Women of Arbor Lodge display in a newly restored and newly opened area of the mansion.
  • PLUS Receive free Arbor Lodge admission April 30-May 2, courtesy of the Arbor Day Foundation!

Advance tickets will not be available for the mansion this weekend. Capacity will be controlled at the door. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is open for visitors, too. Take an inspiring, up-close look at the home of Arbor Day. No park entry fee is required.

At the Apple House Market (currently located inside the Tree Adventure building)

Sip (or gulp!) Arbor Day Farm apple cider and shop for tasty treats including jams, jellies, salsa, honey, pies, and other tasty treats. Shop for Arbor Day Farm wine, or better yet, head to the Historic Barns for a wine tasting on Saturday and Sunday.

At Lied Lodge:
Relax, retreat, and gather together at Lied Lodge with beautiful, nature-inspired guest rooms, an indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, and on-site spa. For availability and reservations, call 800-546-5433.

At Steinhart Lodge:

Join us Saturday evening for the Farm and Forest Dinner in the beautiful, rustic setting of Steinhart Lodge. A four-course, prix fixe (and Arbor Day-inspired) menu has been artfully crafted by our Timbers culinary team. Learn more.

Go here to learn more about other Arbor Day events happening throughout Nebraska City. Activities include a parade, Bloody Mary competition, Arbor Day run & walk, and more!

Free Admission to Arbor Lodge Mansion

There’s no better place to celebrate Arbor Day than at the very spot where it all began – Arbor Lodge in Nebraska City! Check out the 52-room mansion for FREE all weekend long, April 30-May 2, courtesy of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Take a self-guided tour of this magnificent home and learn about the history of Arbor Day. Experience the grand opening of the Women of Arbor Lodge display in a newly restored and newly opened area of the mansion. Get a peek into spring planting on the Morton Farm and view vintage post cards of Arbor Lodge.

The park grounds are open as well and are a beautiful place for walking, exploring, and learning. There is no cost for park entry.

Claim your free ticket here beginning April 23. Some walk-up tickets will be available based on capacity. Hours for Arbor Day Weekend are Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at Deadwood Saloon

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Wear your own western duds or select from our props.

Due to COVID concerns, participants must wear a mask. $25/person. Ticket price includes taxes. Adults only please.

Murder at Deadwood Saloon Mysteries will be held on February 19, March 12, and April 17. Or you can join us for Murder at the Juice Joint on March 13 and April 16. Check availability and purchase tickets here. Space is limited.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at the Juice Joint

Travel back into the 1920s with Murder at the Juice Joint – an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Dress as a flapper or gangster or select from our props.

Due to COVID concerns, participants must wear a mask. $25/person. Ticket price includes taxes. Adults only please.

Murder at the Juice Joint Mysteries will be held on March 13 and April 16. Or you can join us for Murder at the Deadwood Saloon on February 19, March 12, and April 17. Check availability and purchase tickets here. Space is limited.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Easter Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion

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. The mansion will be open for self-guided tours as well. Admission is $9/adults; $7/youth (age 3-12). We recommend you purchase your Arbor Lodge Mansion tickets in advance here.

Questions? Call 402-873-7222Arbor Lodge Mansion

National Quilting Day Celebration

National Quilting Day is March 20!

To celebrate, Arbor Lodge Mansion will host a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. Learn about the history of quilting and see how a once utilitarian craft has evolved into a true art form. Members of the Heritage Needlework Guild will offer demonstrations throughout the weekend. Adults and children will enjoy creating quilted make-and-take activities.

In addition, award-winning, best-selling novelist Stephanie Grace Whitson will join us for a special presentation on Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Author of The Shadow on the Quilt, Whitson will utilize quilts, blocks, and quilt tops from her personal collection to pay tribute to our pioneer foremothers. Her presentation includes readings from pioneer women’s diaries, reminiscences, and unpublished archival papers. Whitson will be available for signings and to visit with guests throughout Saturday and Sunday.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at the Juice Joint

Travel back into the 1920s with Murder at the Juice Joint – an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Dress as a flapper or gangster or select from our props.

Due to COVID concerns, participants must wear a mask. $25/person. Ticket price includes taxes. Adults only please.

Murder at the Juice Joint Mysteries will be held on March 13 and April 16. Or you can join us for Murder at the Deadwood Saloon on February 19, March 12, and April 17. Check availability and purchase tickets here. Space is limited.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at Deadwood Saloon

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Wear your own western duds or select from our props.

Due to COVID concerns, participants must wear a mask. $25/person. Ticket price includes taxes. Adults only please.

Murder at Deadwood Saloon Mysteries will be held on February 19, March 12, and April 17. Or you can join us for Murder at the Juice Joint on March 13 and April 16. Check availability and purchase tickets here. Space is limited.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Mystery at the Mansion – Murder at Deadwood Saloon

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Participants will receive a character to portray as they arrive at Arbor Lodge Mansion. Wear your own western duds or select from our props.

Due to COVID concerns, participants must wear a mask. $25/person. Ticket price includes taxes. Adults only please.

Murder at Deadwood Saloon Mysteries will be held on February 19, March 12, and April 17. Or you can join us for Murder at the Juice Joint on March 13 and April 16. Check availability and purchase tickets here. Space is limited.

Add to the fun with dinner at Timbers and a stay at Lied Lodge. Make your room reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Dining reservations are required. Reserve your table here or call 402-873-8740.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air at Arbor Lodge Mansion each weekend in February. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton family through photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine’s Day cards.

On February 13 and 14 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., guests are invited to make their own special Victorian Valentine.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Purchase tickets to Arbor Lodge Mansion here. 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 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.

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.

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.

Living History Weekend – Frontier Times

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, Hard Cider Tasting, and Live Music will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

Pioneers of many ethnic origins traveled their way to Nebraska. This weekend, join us as we celebrate the rich heritage of our ancestors with demonstrations and displays including frontier education, wagon train dolls, frontier medicine displays, and more.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Living History Weekend – Victorian Era

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian fashions, harp music, soap making, the language of the fan, and more.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Living History Weekend – Victorian Era

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, journey back to the Victorian Times and enjoy displays of Victorian fashions, harp music, soap making, the language of the fan, and more.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Living History Weekend – Old-Fashioned Quilting Bee

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, join us for a special Quilt Exhibit from the Arbor Lodge collection Learn about the history of quilting and meet special guest author and quilter, Stephanie Whitson. Stephanie will be sharing her quilting knowledge and doing book signings.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Living History Weekend – Old-Fashioned Quilting Bee

PLEASE NOTE: For your convenience, Arbor Lodge Mansion, the Tree Adventure, Wine Tasting, and Hard Cider Tasting will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited to help ensure safe social distancing. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Reminder: Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only.

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Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside Arbor Lodge Mansion and out on the beautiful grounds during our 40th year of Living History Weekends.

This weekend, join us for a special Quilt Exhibit from the Arbor Lodge collection Learn about the history of quilting and meet special guest author and quilter, Stephanie Whitson. Stephanie will be sharing her quilting knowledge and doing book signings.

Please call Arbor Lodge: 402-873-7222 for more information. Mansion admission is $9 adults, $7 youth (age 3-12). Purchase Arbor Lodge tickets in advance at arbordayfarm.showclix.com.

Safely Visiting Arbor Day Farm

We are committed to providing a safe space for everyone who visits and works here. Please help us make that possible.

  • Wear a mask in all indoor public spaces
  • Maintain 6-ft social distancing
  • Wash/sanitize hands frequently

Valentine’s Tea at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Join us in the sunroom of Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special Valentine’s Tea during Celebrate Love Month. Enjoy an assortment of teas and dainty brunch and dessert selections, along with musical entertainment and a brief history of Valentine’s Day greetings. In addition to the tea, participants can explore the mansion and view the special “Celebrate Love” exhibit, featuring displays of Morton Family weddings and vintage Valentine card collections.

Reservations for the tea are required by February 12 and can be made by calling 402-873-7222. Cost is $18 per person and includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea.

Mystery at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Join us for an evening of murder and mayhem in the Wild West as Arbor Lodge Mansion transforms into the Deadwood Saloon. It’s an old-fashioned whodunnit in a magnificent setting! Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends.

Event tickets are $25/person (adults only). Reservations required at 402-873-7222.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Request the Mystery at the Mansion package and receive two tickets to the event with your overnight accommodations. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

Arbor Lodge Christmas Tea

Enjoy Christmas at the Mansion with a special Sunday afternoon 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. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 402-873-7222.

$18 per person includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea.

Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Join us Memorial Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special display featuring vintage American flags of the Arbor Lodge collection. Guests can also participate in a patriotic scavenger hunt and trivia activity.

Activities included with regular Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. For more information, call 402-873-7222.

Mother’s Day Tea at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Celebrate Mother’s Day during a special tea presented in the beautiful sunroom of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Enjoy an assortment of teas and tasty selections, while learning about the strong and amazing women of Arbor Lodge. In addition to the tea, participants can embark on a self-guided tour of the mansion. China painting demonstrations and special music will also be offered throughout the weekend.

Reservations for the tea are required by calling 402-873-7222. Cost is $18 per person and includes your mansion admission and entrance to the tea.

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

 

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

 

Make it a Getaway: Christmas at the Mansion Overnight Package

 

Want a really unique holiday experience? Choose the Christmas at the Mansion Overnight Package, which includes either a Friday or Saturday night stay at Lied Lodge, plus two tickets for the after-hours tour (6:30 – 8:00 p.m.) of Arbor Lodge, beautifully trimmed with vintage décor. Learn about holiday traditions of yesteryear, find tour hosts in their best holiday finery, and enjoy Christmas tunes and treats as you explore the historic home. Transportation from Lied Lodge to the mansion is included in the package. To reserve: call 800-546-5433, or reserve it online now.

 

Arbor Lodge Mansion will be closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1.

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Christmas at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Step back in time and experience the holidays the way J. Sterling Morton did with a one-of-a-kind Christmas at the Mansion experience.

Arbor Lodge Mansion: Open for Weekend Visitors

See the 52-room 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. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daytime admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12)

Special after-hours Mansion viewings (beginning November 30)

Fridays & Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Evening admission: $12 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Mystery at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Put your best sleuthing hat on and join us for an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends. Event tickets are $25/person (adults only). Reservations required at 402-873-7222.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Request the Mystery at the Mansion package and receive two tickets to the event with your overnight accommodations. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

Mystery at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Put your best sleuthing hat on and join us for an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends. Event tickets are $25/person (adults only). Reservations required at 402-873-7222.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Request the Mystery at the Mansion package and receive two tickets to the event with your overnight accommodations. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

Mystery at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Put your best sleuthing hat on and join us for an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends. Event tickets are $25/person (adults only). Reservations required at 402-873-7222.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Request the Mystery at the Mansion package and receive two tickets to the event with your overnight accommodations. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

Mystery at the Mansion at Arbor Lodge

Put your best sleuthing hat on and join us for an old-fashioned whodunnit in the magnificent setting of Arbor Lodge Mansion. Solve clues, look for evidence, and break the case while mingling with new friends. Event tickets are $25/person (adults only). Reservations required at 402-873-7222.

Add to the fun with a stay at Lied Lodge & Conference Center. Request the Mystery at the Mansion package and receive two tickets to the event with your overnight accommodations. Make your reservation online or by calling 800-546-5433. Guests may use their ticket throughout their stay to return to the Mansion.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm

Show Mom how much you care with a visit to Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City. Here are a few ways to make Mother’s Day memorable this year:

  • Enjoy a decadent Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 13, served 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Timber Dining Room at Lied Lodge. Call 402-873-8740 for your reservation.
  • Take Mom on a nature hike filled with flowering trees and fresh air at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure and tour the 52-room historic mansion at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park. Spring Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sundays 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Admission applies.
  • Soothe her spirit with a spa treatment at Lied Lodge. View the spa menu and request an appointment online. Call 800- 546-5433.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air all throughout Arbor Lodge Mansion. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton’s with photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine cards.

Join us weekends in February from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Celebrate Love Weekends at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Love is in the air all throughout Arbor Lodge Mansion. Step back in time and discover weddings related to the Morton’s with photographs, newspaper articles, and diary entries. Learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and view vintage Valentine cards.

Join us weekends in February from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Event is included with Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Winter Fun Exhibit at Arbor Lodge Mansion

Weekends Only in January, explore special displays filled with antique ice skates, sleds, snow shoes, and more. Learn the history of these favorite winter pastimes and playthings, including diary excerpts on the Morton family’s winter activities.

This event is included with your Arbor Lodge Mansion admission. Questions? Call 402-873-7222.

Living History Weekend – Vintage Halloween at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

This weekend is full of Vintage Halloween fun frivolity as we celebrate vintage Halloween customs, games, crafts, and décor from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222.

Admission to the park is free and no longer requires a park entry permit; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Living History Weekend – Vintage Halloween at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

This weekend is full of Vintage Halloween fun frivolity as we celebrate vintage Halloween customs, games, crafts, and décor from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222.

Admission to the park is free and no longer requires a park entry permit; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Living History Weekend – Victorian Times at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

Join us on October 7 & 8, from 11 am-4 pm for displays of Victorian dresses, lacemaking, parlor music, parlor games, the language of the fan, and yard games.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222.

Admission to the park is free and no longer requires a park entry permit; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Living History Weekend – Pioneer Days at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

Pioneers of many ethnic origins traveled their way to Nebraska. Join us September 23 and 24 as we celebrate the rich heritage of our ancestors with demonstrations and displays including vintage farm equipment, rag dolls, kitchen gadgets, and frontier education.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: 402-873-7222. Mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Arbor Day Weekend Celebration at Arbor Day Farm

We’ve made a few changes to our Arbor Day Weekend lineup. The steady rainfall is great for the trees, but it calls for a slight adjustment to our scheduled outdoor activities.

Enjoy these fun activities this weekend:

At the Tree Adventure:

  • Make a Woodland Critter craft
  • Learn “What Comes From a Tree”
  • See “Trees Up Close and Personal”
  • Uncover the world of “Pelts and Skulls”
  • Talk to a Master Gardener
  • Tree Adventure admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12). Includes a tree seedling to plant at home.

At the Apple House Market and Pie Garden:
Sip Arbor Day Farm’s newest wine varieties while you shop for jams, jellies, salsa, honey, pies, and other tasty treats. Enjoy an apple slushee and light lunch.

 At Lied Lodge:
Relax, retreat, and gather together at the all-new Lied Lodge. Fully-updated guest rooms, indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, and on-site spa. For availability and reservations, call 800-546-5433.

 Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is open for visitors, too. Take an inspiring, up-close look at the life and legacy of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day. See more than 200 varieties of lilacs during guided tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

 At the Morton Mansion:

  • Explore the 52-room mansion and learn about the history of Arbor Day and spring planting on the Morton farm
  • Enjoy parlor entertainment and fresh flowers throughout the mansion
  • Mansion admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Enjoy the full Arbor Day Farm experience with the All-Access Day Pass

  • Morton Mansion, Tree Adventure, and the Apple House Market are open Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Admission: $15 adults; $11 youth (age 3-12)

Living History Weekend – Ethnic Festival at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park

Step back in time to see historic trades, talents, and other demonstrations come alive inside the mansion and out on the beautiful grounds of Nebraska City’s National Historic Landmark.

It’s an Ethnic Festival, October 1 & 2, from 11am-4pm. Celebrate the rich heritage of our ancestors:  Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project, Mid-Summer Scandinavian Committee, Omaha Czech Cultural Club, International Society of Germans from Russia, and Scottish Bagpipes.

Questions about Living History Weekends? Please call the mansion: (402) 873-7222.

Admission to the park is free and no longer requires a park entry permit; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 youth (age 3-12).

Civil War Reenactment at Arbor Lodge

Join us at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park on June 25 & 26, as Civil War reenactors return to Nebraska City. View a Civil War encampment throughout the weekend complete with programs and demonstrations.

On Saturday, The First Nebraska Infantry, Company A will setup camp at Arbor Lodge and join other demonstrators for activities at Nebraska City’s Civil War Museum. Sunday, view various demonstrations and share in the history at their encampment.

The 52-room mansion is open for self-guided tours and fun Civil War era activities; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 children (age 3-12). Questions? Call Arbor Lodge at (402) 873-7222.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Arbor Lodge

Your dad will appreciate the celebration of “All Things Manly” at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19.
•Historic Vehicles from the Nebraska and Iowa Studebaker and Hudson Clubs
•Leathercraft demonstrations by Tandy Leather Company
•Antique razor display
•Display of Morton family photographs and letters

The 52-room mansion is open for tours on Father’s Day from 11am-5pm; mansion admission is $8 adults, $6 children (age 3-12). Questions? Call Arbor Lodge at (402) 873-7222.

Arbor Day Celebration 2016 at Arbor Day Farm

Celebrate the tree planter’s holiday where it all began — right here at Arbor Day Farm, Nebraska City.

Celebrate at Arbor Day Farm:
All across this 260-acre campus, opportunities abound to play, learn, taste, and shop – all in celebration of trees.

At the Tree Adventure, open 9am to 5pm:
•Tree climbing; music; face painting; assorted hands-on activities and learning opportunities for all ages.
•Climb aboard the Discovery Ride – an informative and fun guided journey into the backwoods of Arbor Day Farm.
•Tree Adventure admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12).
Includes a tree seedling to plant at home.

At the Historic Barns, open Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm:
Find hand-crafted treasures at the multi-vendor Craft Fair.

At the Apple House Market and Pie Garden, open 9am to 5pm:
Sip Arbor Day Farm’s newest wine varieties while you shop for jams, jellies, salsa, honey, pies, and other tasty treats. Enjoy an apple slushee and light lunch.

At Lied Lodge:
Relax, retreat, and gather together at the all-new Lied Lodge. Fully-updated guest rooms, indoor pool, award-winning restaurant, and on-site spa. For availability and reservations, call 800-546-5433.

Arbor Lodge State Historical Park:

Take an inspiring, up-close look at the life and legacy of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day.

At the Morton Mansion, open 9am to 5pm:
•Explore the 52-room mansion and countless artifacts
•Mansion admission: $8 adults; $6 youth (age 3-12)

Enjoy the full Arbor Day Farm experience with the All-Access Day Pass
•Morton Mansion and Tree Adventure are open Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm
•Admission: $15 adults; $11 youth (age 3-12)

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.