Christmas at the Mansions is a community-wide tour of the David Davis Mansion, Ewing Manor, and one “mystery house” in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. See these gorgeous homes decorated in period Christmas finery.

Tours run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 10.  Tickets must be purchased for one time slot. Visit the Christmas at the Mansions website for additional information and ticket purchasing.

The tour is an opportunity to take in the architecture, history, and postcard scenes of decorated evergreen trees, Christmas wreaths, and poinsettia plants. Hosts dressed in period costumes will help walk visitors back in time to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Music and other surprises will complement the tours.

Free parking and free shuttle service are available at the David Davis Mansion State Historic Site, 1000 Monroe Drive, Bloomington; or at St. John’s Lutheran Church parking lot across from Ewing Manor, 617 E. Emerson Street, Bloomington.