Events

Riverview at Hobson Grove hosts several public and private events throughout the year. Please contact (270) 843-5565 to verify fees, dates, times, or to make reservations.

Upcoming Events

Holiday Pictures in the Parlor

Nov 3, 2018, 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Are you looking for an elegant backdrop for your Christmas portraits this year? Riverview has partnered with S & N Photography to offer the opportunity to have your pictures taken in the beautiful front parlor of the Hobson House. We will be decorated for Christmas and a variety of packages including photographs, custom cards, and photo ornaments will be offered. 

Appointments are available Saturday, November 3, 10am-4pm, and Sunday, November 4, 1-4pm. For an appointment and more details, please call S & N Photography at 270-590-8548. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Riverview at Hobson Grove.

Holiday Pictures in the Parlor

Nov 4, 2018, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Are you looking for an elegant backdrop for your Christmas portraits this year? Riverview has partnered with S & N Photography to offer the opportunity to have your pictures taken in the beautiful front parlor of the Hobson House. We will be decorated for Christmas and a variety of packages including photographs, custom cards, and photo ornaments will be offered. 

Appointments are available Saturday, November 3, 10am-4pm, and Sunday, November 4, 1-4pm. For an appointment and more details, please call S & N Photography at 270-590-8548. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Riverview at Hobson Grove.

Vendor/Christmas Shopping Open House

Nov 28, 2018, 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Enjoy a selection of clothing, home décor, books, and homemade goodies, including George Anna McKenzie’s bourbon balls.  When you are finished shopping, enjoy free refreshments and take advantage of our gift wrapping station!  Free admission.

Children's Ornament Workshop

Dec 1, 2018, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Participants will learn sewing skills and come away with a beautiful handmade Christmas ornament!  $12 per child.  All materials provided.  Parents are welcome to stay.  We recommend small children have an accompanying adult for assistance.  Limited spots available.  Call 270-843-5565 for reservations. 

 

Candlelight Tour

Dec 8, 2018, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Our costumed docents will take you back in time to learn about Victorian Christmas traditions as you move throughout the Hobson House, beautifully lit by candles and antique lamps.  This tour is free to the public, although donations are certainly appreciated!  Parking will be at the bottom of the hill at the ballpark and golf course, with shuttles provided to Riverview.  Our gift shop will be open and free refreshments will be provided to our guests. 

Note: Riverview at Hobson Grove is located in the Central Time Zone.

Private Events
Historic Riverview at Hobson Grove is available for use by the community for various purposes as approved by the Hobson House Commission. However, the mission of Riverview as an historic museum, seeking to preserve the property and educate visitors about the Victorian era and lifestyle, shall always be the first priority. Appropriate rental functions may consist of weddings, receptions, teas, picnics, wedding or baby showers, birthday or anniversary celebrations and professional photography sittings.

Indoor functions are limited to the public areas in the basement. No food is allowed on the upper floors of the House. Guests will only be allowed upstairs as part of a tour accompanied by a docent or the Director. Outdoor events should always be planned with an alternate location in case of inclement weather. Please contact the Director at (270) 843-5565 regarding rental policies and applications.

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