Young Students Time Travel

To begin the month of May, nine second grade classes traveled back in time via a visit to the Deacon John Grave House. Interpreters of history in colonial dress toured the deacon’s home with 180 guests. As has often been the case, the hidden room captured each visitor’s imagination. Once […] Read more »

Madison Lyric Stage Announces New Season

“Madison Lyric Stage is thrilled to announce their twelfth season of live professional theater on the shoreline” said Marc Deaton, artistic director of Madison Lyric Stage. “From musical theater to opera to concerts, we plan to give audiences an eclectic mix of popular arts and entertainment.” Freedom – The Music […] Read more »

Children’s Holiday Festivities Return to the Grave House

To celebrate the winter holidays, adults and children stepped into the colonial setting for festive activities from times past. The stormy afternoon did not interfere with the cheerful spirit in the Grave house. The Deacon’s guests decorated cookies baked at the hearth, created beeswax candles, and added fragrant cloves to […] Read more »

Join us for A Colonial Holiday 2023 on December 10th from 2 to 4 pm

Join us on for our sixth annual Children’s Holiday Open House. Enjoy an old-fashioned holiday afternoon full of cookie decorating, holiday crafts, roasting chestnuts, live music, storytelling and refreshments. Create winter memories with the whole family! Admission is free. Click here, here, here and here to see all the fun of previous […] Read more »

2023 Theater Season’s Grand Finale on the Grave House Grounds!

Madison Lyric Stage concluded their season under the tent at the Grave House with The Women of Opera. Mid-October’s weekend event featured seven amazing divas performing renown arias. The guest artists sang work from The Marriage of Figaro, Madame Butterfly, Carmen, Der Rosenkavalier, Die Walküre, among others. Audience members at […] Read more »

Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Greatest Hits on the Deacon’s Grounds!

An impressive and large cast from Madison Lyric Stage presented many of the beloved works by Rodgers & Hammerstein. Greatest hits from this stellar creative team included favorites from Carousel, Cinderella, Oklahoma, South Pacific, Sound of Music…among others. Sold out performances took place under the Madison Lyric Stage tent, as […] Read more »