We know how to throw a party! We’ve been doing this since 1809….there is ALWAYS something to do when you come to Madison. There are home tours, music events, garden tours, holiday events, parades, arts/crafts shows, 5Ks, car shows, food & wine tastings, and beer on tap – just to name a few.

Our largest events include Madison River Jam (formerly RiverRoots), Madison Regatta, Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew Festival, Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes, and Wonderland in the Park.


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CANCELLED – A Merry Christmas Tea

December 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Due to COVID-19 (Corona-virus) this event has been cancelled.

In the tradition of Ellen Shrewsbury and Ann Windle, graciously welcoming Madisonians into their home since 1849–come enjoy the 4th in the 2020 Hats & High Tea Series at the award-winning, restored Shrewsbury-Windle House, a National Historic Landmark.


Enjoy four courses of spectacular sweets & savories, live music, vintage china, stunning architecture — includes house tour.

Hats, dresses, coats, jackets and ties recommended; ABSOLUTELY no jeans or stilettos, please.

Sunday, December 13, 1—3 p.m.— $35 per ticket
Hurry and save $10 when you purchase tickets before Dec. 1!

Limited seating. Call 812-265-2967 for more info.

Proceeds benefit the ongoing care of Shrewsbury-Windle House.

Contact us at sw@historicmadisoninc.com for more information, or to book a private event.


December 13, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Historic Madison Inc


Shrewsbury-Windle House
301 W. First Street
Madison, IN 78641 United States
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