Pandemic weddings: Vowing to go on

Couple married at Ewing Manor

LeErin Humbracht lost hours of sleep obsessing over centerpieces for her June 6 wedding, which she’d been planning over a year. More than 200 guests were expected from as far as the East Coast–and then a global pandemic hit.

Newly digitized collection highlights Bloomington-Normal women’s suffrage history

White dress form wearing a purple, white, and yellow National Woman's Party sash and ribbon reading "Mrs Davis Ewing Illinois Voter Woman's Party."

Hazle Buck Ewing’s activist writings, as well as incoming letters from dozens of other suffragists and materials from the National Woman’s Party and Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, are now freely available online for research and study, thanks to a monthslong digitization campaign by Milner Library and the Ewing Cultural Center.

Trick-or-Treat at the Manor, October 31

Ewing Manor

Ewing Cultural Center will once again host the free Trick-or-Treat at the Manor event from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, October 31. Trick-or-treaters can stroll through the grounds around Ewing Manor, snap some fall photos, and enjoy a sweet treat.

Ewing Manor holiday events in December

christmas tree near a grand piano and fireplace covered in garland and ornaments

Ewing Manor will once again be part of the popular Christmas at the Mansions tour on Saturday, December 8. The tour will also include the David Davis Mansion, and a private residence that will be announced the day of the tour.