The Ellwood House Museum presents a variety of special events throughout the year.

Music at the Mansion

Music at the Mansion is a free summer concert series presented in partnership with FunMe Events and Kishwaukee Fest. Concerts take place on select Wednesday evenings from 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. on the front porch of the mansion. Seating is available on the front lawn, and guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Beer, wine, soda, and water will be available for purchase by Fatty's Catering of DeKalb. Please see below for the 2018 Music at the Mansion series schedule.


Broadway at the Mansion
featuring Mary J Harris Trio

Wednesday, June 13, 7:00 P.M.
Sponsored by DeKalb County Online

POPS at the Mansion
featuring US Navy Pops Band

Wednesday, June 27, 7:00 P.M.
Sponsored by the Ellwood House Museum

Blues at the Mansion
featuring Johnny & The Boomers
Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 P.M.
Sponsored by Claesson Carpet Cleaning

Rat-Pack at the Mansion
featuring Chicago Rat-Pack Tribute Band

Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 P.M.
Co-sponsored by Joseph Koch and Kishwaukee Fest

Margaritaville at the Mansion
featuring Mr. Myers Band

Wednesday, August 1, 7:00 P.M.
Sponsored by Michael Coghlan Law Firm

Big Band at the Mansion
featuring Jazz in Progress
Wednesday, August 15, 7:00 P.M.
Sponsored by Bill Finucane Family

Ellwood Summer Festival
Sunday, August 5, 2018

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Wine on the Terrace
Saturday, September 22, 2018


Holiday Traditions
November 15 - December 2, 2018