A Fireside Chat With Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln - Apple Holler


A Fireside Chat With Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln

An inside look at Abraham and Mary Todd’s life with dinner at Apple Holler

January 11, 2019, Racine, WI – In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday and President’s Day, Apple Holler invites guests to join the Lincolns on February 23 at 7 p.m. for a time travel experience back to the White House in 1865. An in-depth, entertaining performance will give an exclusive look at not only Abraham and Mary Todd’s courtship and early marriage, but also the memories they have of starting a family, the development of Mr. Lincoln’s political career, his presidency and the tumultuous years of the Civil War.

“At Apple Holler, we are all about nostalgia,” owner and CEO Dave Flannery said. “This performance shows guests how politics have evolved and offers interesting perspectives from more than 100 years ago.”The Lincolns’ stories will reveal the personal traumas they endured, with focus on the significant event at Ford’s Theatre that became an integral part of our history.

The performance takes place in the main dining room of Apple Holler’s Red Barn Restaurant warmed by its grand fieldstone fireplace. This opportunity to witness living history is $39.95. The package includes the performance, your choice of prime rib, chicken Veronique or baked salmon for dinner, caramel apple pie for dessert (of course!) and a beverage. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be available at an additional cost. Price does not include tax and tip. For reservations, please call (262)-884-7100 or make reservations online today!
About Apple Holler Family Farm and Red Barn Restaurant:

Apple Holler is located between Milwaukee and Chicago, off I-94 on Sylvania Avenue (the west frontage road), just north of the highway KR exit (#337) in Sturtevant, WI. Apple Holler is a farm to table restaurant, bakery, gift shop, orchard, and family farm, with pick your own apples, peaches, pears, and pumpkins. Visitors can enjoy four seasons of family fun and activities including: orchard and farm tours, children’s shows, school field trips, hayrides, sleigh rides, barnyard animals and outdoor play areas. Apple Holler is a perfect indoor/outdoor wedding venue and agritourism destination. Call (262) 884-7100, or visit www.appleholler.com

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  1. Face Masks Recommended: Face masks are recommended, but not required when coming indoors at Apple Holler. 
  2. Vaccinations: Vaccinations are highly encouraged.
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  5. Wash Your Hands Thoroughly When You Arrive: Please use hand sanitizer & hand washing stations (indoor & outdoor) upon arrival and often. We have dispensers placed for your convenience.

We are committed to keeping your family, our family, and our employees safe. There remains an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present and we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed. Regular sanitizing, access to sanitizer and handwashing, and daily health checks of our employees are just some of the precautions we are taking.