SOLD OUT! Experience the finest traditions of Downton Abbey entertaining in the Glessner House dining room as you ring in the happiness and good cheer of the holiday season. Join the head cook Mrs. Eaton and the butler Mr. Howe as they take you back in time to experience life in a grand English manor house, while explaining the intricacies of manor house management.
Well known Chicago performer Ellie Carlson of ElliePresents and her partner Mark Howe are reprising their roles as Eaton and Howe just as the excitement over the return of Downton Abbey heats up. As culinary historians, they combine first-person interpretation with authentic food to give attendees a time travel experience for all the senses.
Menu items include roasted chestnut soup, duck pie, figgie pudding, the traditional Wassail bowl, and, of course, a cup of steaming hot tea.
Seating strictly limited.
$60 per person / $48 for members
12:30pm seating - SOLD OUT
3:30pm seating - SOLD OUT
Image: First Christmas card, printed in 1843.