December 2023 … 

Vaile Mansion to host Champagne and Chandeliers fundraiser

Put on your most festive holiday otfit, it’s time for the Vaile Mansion’s big Christmas fundraiser, Champagne and Chandeliers, in Independence.

The Vaile Victorian Society will host the twilight tours on Dec. 2, between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Come and enjoy the mansion’s Christmas ambience while sipping champagne and nibbling appetizers. Tour guides will be available to share the mansion’s history.
Tickets for the event are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. You can purchase tickets at

In adddtion, the entire mansion will be decked out for the “Royal Victorian Christmas,” and open for tours Thursday-Saturday 10-4 ; Sunday 1-4 thru Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 23-25).

For more information on the fundraiser and the mansion itself, visit


Champagne and Chandeliers

The annual Champagne and Chandeliers fundraiser will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Vaile Mansion in Independence. Enjoy a glass of champagne, nibble on some appetizers, and tour the mansion, decorated for Christmas. (Image courtesy of Eventbrite)