Louisville, KY -- The Spirit Ball, a Victorian-inspired masquerade, is the annual fundraiser for the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum. The evening begins in the mansion's grand foyer at 7 p.m.
Throughout the evening, ghosts guests will wander the three floors of the mansion to visit the palmist and tarot card reader, have their faces painted, socialize, and bid competitively for a coveted auction item. Guests will enjoy solo musicians scattered throughout the house, a champagne toast, plentiful appetizers, a jazz ensemble with dancing, an open bar and bourbon tasting.
The Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is open to the public year-round for tours and special-events. When it was built in 1895, locals named it "Conrad's Castle." This turreted richly carved stone Richardsonian-Romanesque mansion remains a treasure-among-treasures in Old Louisville.
Victorian Homes Magazine (August 2011) described the mansion as a "design template," for homeowners who seek "a bit of formality, elegance, refined craftsmanship and a respect for decorative arts."
Author David DominÃ© will host the gala event. DominÃ©'s popular ghost books and tours have enlivened the historical, architectural, and paranormal features of Old Louisville.
The ticket price is $150. Proceeds from ticket sales and auction purchases go directly to the operation of the mansion.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 502-636-5023 or clicking here.
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