Special Events

Christmas at the Palace of the South

Tour Hay House and the Decorations

Dec. 1-31; Open M-Sat, 10-4, Sun, 1-4 │ Normal museum admission rates apply

See all three levels, including 14 rooms decorated by artists, interior decorators and designers exploring the Jazz Age theme.

Decorations Sponsored by Riverside Ford and Cox Communications

For Information and Reservations to all Ticketed Events call 478-742-8155 or email [email protected]; For further information see our website at www.hayhousemacon.org

The Christmas Gala

Dec 14th, 7-9 pm │ $30 per person │  Reservations Required

Now in its 5th year, the Gala is the only public evening event at Hay House during the season.  Once again it features a wonderful performance by Theatre Macon and its Christmas Cabaret: this year dressed in Jazz Age costumes and singing Christmas songs of the early twentieth century.    Director Jim Crisp will offer a special holiday reading in a Roaring Twenties fashion.  A lavish reception by Vintage at Macon Marriott and tours of the rooms follow the program.

Sponsored by Macon Marriott

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The Holiday Luncheon

Dec 16th, 12 noon │ $45.00 per person │  Reservations Required

This annual favorite includes a delicious holiday luncheon, prepared this year by Fountain of Juice and served in the spectacular Music Room where pianist Caleb Esmund will play Christmas carols on the Stieff piano.  After lunch guests can enjoy a self-guided tour of the beautiful holiday décor inspired by our theme, “A Jazz Age Jubilee”.

Sponsored by Fountain of Juice

The Christmas Tea Party

 Dec. 18, 4-6pm   │ $25 per young lady (12 and under) and 1 accompanying adult │ Reservations Required

The decorated main rooms of the Palace of the South will be the backdrop for a range of activities for young ladies:    Holiday readings in the Music Room by some of our city’s best storytellers, an elaborate demonstration in the dining room on holiday entertaining,  Christmas crafts in the old kitchen, and a visit with Santa.  Children are asked to bring a book or a dollar donation to benefit Book ‘Em, a Macon/Bibb County based non-profit that puts new and gently-used books in the homes of at-risk children of all ages in our community.