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An Edwardian Christmas


The Sauk County Historical Society will host An Edwardian Christmas at the historic Van Orden Mansion at 531 Fourth Avenue in Baraboo. Festivities will kick off with a Wine & Appetizer Premier on Friday, December 13, followed by the Jingle Bell Open House on Saturday, December 14.  Guests at both events will experience the mansion filled with eleven real Christmas trees decorated to the theme of “The Lands of Christmas.”

Reservations for the premier on Friday, December 13 at 7 pm are strongly encouraged.

Tickets for the open house on Saturday, December 14 from 12 to 7 pm can be purchased at the door and are $7 for non-members and $5 for members with children ages 12 and under admitted free. The open house will include live music throughout the day, holiday treats in the dining room and jingle bell horse-drawn rides from 2 pm until dark. This family-friendly event has delighted thousands of visitors over the years and is sure to do so again, as people experience the sights, sounds and tastes of an old-fashioned Christmas in an Edwardian-era mansion.

For more information on holiday events at the Van Orden mansion please contact the Sauk County Historical Society at 608-356-1001 or visit