Get in the holiday spirit by seeing Spiegel Grove light up for Christmas. Sip warming hot chocolate and snack on popcorn by the campfire. See the “Hayes Train Special” model train display. Visit with Kris Kringle, the name President Hayes used for Santa. (Lighting, train exhibit, visits with Santa and refreshments are free. Donations can be made for refreshments but are not required.)
Take a tour of the first floor of the Hayes Home while it is lightly decorated for Christmas in a historically accurate manner, and learn about some of the holiday traditions of the Hayes Family. Tickets are required for Hayes Home tours. Enter and vote in the online gingerbread contest. Additional details TBA. Lights of Spiegel Grove is part of A Presidential Christmas, a series of holiday events at Hayes Presidential. A Presidential Christmas is sponsored by Mosser Construction, Inc.