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floor planHistoric Mansion Tours
Fridays at 1:00pm & 2:30pm
$10.00 per person, payable in advance or at the door (cash, check or card)
*Children 12 & under and school groups are free

563-265-2753 or director@haubergcenter.org to reserve your spot.

Please call in advance for groups of 10 or more


black and white photo of Hauberg Center on a hillHistory Talk - Douglas Park in Rock Island, IL
Thurs, 9/13/18  •  7-8pm
Do you know where Douglas Park got its name? What event drew 4,000 people to the park? Do you recognize the names Jim Thorpe, Curly Lambeau or George Halas?  What is the park’s connection to the NFL?  Who were the Rock Islanders? What is happening at the park today? Where can I learn more about the Friends of Douglas Park?  Learn the answers to these questions and more at a program on Historic Douglas Park that will be presented on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Hauberg Estate as part of the Hauberg History Series.  The program is sponsored by Friends of Hauberg Civic Center and Rock Island Preservation Society.  Cost is $5.00 at the door, but free to the members of FOHCC, RIPS and Friends of Douglas Park.


QC BrewingHistory Talk - Tapping Into The Quad Cities' Brewing History
Thur, 10/11/18  •  7:00pm-8:00pm  •  $5.00 at the door (Free to FOHCC & RIPS members)

The brewing industry in the Quad Cities has a long and storied history that dates back to pre-Civil War days. Are you familiar with Old Blackhawk or Bull Frog beer? Who were George Wagner and Ignatz Huber? Where were our local beer gardens? What happened during prohibition? Mike Wenth, a local brewing historian, will walk us through this history with stories, photos and artifacts. This program is sponsored by Friends of Hauberg Civic Center and Rock Island Preservation Society.

Haunting graphicWhat's Really Haunting Hauberg? - A Halloween Scavenger Hunt
Choose Fri, 10/12 OR Sat, 10/13  •  6:00pm-11:00pm

The beautiful, historic Hauberg Estate has a secret. It's haunted! But by whom? What happened and why are there bones in the basement?! Bring your friends and work together, searching the house for clues to solve the mysterious puzzle. As you follow the clues, you will also learn details about the real history of the Hauberg family—philanthropists who were always looking to learn. But don't forget that curiosity killed the cat…

$35 (in advance) • $45 (at the door)
Click on ticket links below or mail a check to Hauberg Estate. 1300 24th St. Rock Island, IL 61201.

Costumes encouraged. A buffet will be provided (included in ticket price) and a cash bar will also be open to adults 21 and older with a valid ID.

Ability to navigate stairs on all floors required in order to fully participate in event. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

All proceeds support restoration efforts and operations for the historic Hauberg Estate.

Tickets for Friday, 10/12 --- Tickets for Saturday, 10/13


Extended Paranormal Investigation
paranormal programSat, 10/27/18  •  5:00pm-1:00am
Join the Rock Island Paranormal investigative team as they conduct a full, in-depth investigation of the Hauberg mansion, using all of their professional techniques and equipment. You will have the opportunity to observe their work in progress, ask questions and learn how it all works!

No food or alcohol will be served at this event, however participants are welcome to bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks. Must be able to navigate stairs in order to fully participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All proceeds support restoration efforts and operations for the historic Hauberg Estate.

For Tickets: This event is being offered in 3 different sessions. Please click on the appropriate link to purchase tickets online. Call 563-265-2753 for more information. Checks can be mailed to Hauberg Estate. 1300 24th St. Rock Island, IL 61201.

8-hour session (5pm-1am): $40
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extended-paranormal-investigation-8-hrs-tickets-49952555438

4-hour session (5pm-9pm): $20
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extended-paranormal-investigation-5-9pm-tickets-49952666771

4-hour session (9pm-1am): $20
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extended-paranormal-investigation-9pm-1am-tickets-49952840290


An Evening with GershwinAn Evening with Gershwin
Sat, 11/10/18  •  6:00pm-10:00pm  •  $50 in advance ($60 at the door)
Let the music of celebrated composer, George Gershwin, sweep you away at this special performance by professional pianist/vocalist, Freddy Allen. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be open to adults 21 and older.

$50 in advance ($60 at the door).
Purchase tickets online, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-gershwin-tickets-49923654996

Or mail a check to Hauberg Estate. 1300 24th St. Rock Island, IL 61201.

All proceeds support restoration efforts and operations for the historic Hauberg Estate.

 

Friends of Hauberg Civic Center
PO Box 3174
Rock Island, IL 61201
(563) 265-2753

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