Join The Empress of Little Rock on Sunday, December 10th at 3:00 p.m for the first annual Holiday Christmas Grand High Tea and Tour of the Hornibrook Mansion. Start your holiday season in the elegant “Quapaw Quarter” with a tour of the beautiful and elegant “Hornibrook Mansion” now known as The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast, in the Quapaw Quarter section of Downtown Little Rock. There will be magical Victorian decorations depicting the 1890’s era of the Hornibrook Mansion, known regionally as “The Grande Dame of the Ozarks” for it’s elaborate detailed Gothic Queen Anne Architecture.
After an elegant repast of American Grand High Tea, including many refined traditions lost to us in our modern “technological” world, a detailed history of the family that took such pleasure in building this amazing architectural triumph and a tour and discussion of 1890’s Christmas traditions will follow. This is a time to enjoy customs and family values that made us who we are today. Bring your Granddaughters, yours Mothers, your Grandmothers to experience the joy of an 1880’s Christmas to begin your holiday season.