The proceeds for many of our events go toward preserving and restoring the Bulloch Hall home and grounds. Bulloch Hall will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Dec. 31- Jan 4.
2018 Events and Exhibits at Bulloch Hall
Here Comes the Bride Exhibit May 13th - August 31st
Bulloch Hall, in partnership with the Roswell Historical Society, exhibits a variety of historic wedding gowns, which will be displayed throughout the house. The gowns on display are from the mid-nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth century. Included with regular admission.
Magnolia Ball June 9th
The Friends of Bulloch, Inc. and Malon D. Mimms will host the 2018 Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 9th, at a private club in Buckhead. Proceeds from the Ball will provide scholarship support for the many historical, environmental, and educational programs offered at Bulloch Hall. In addition, our top priority will be the continued preservation of the Bulloch Hall property including “Orchard Hill.” The 33rd Annual Ball with honor the memory of Bill W. Gray, past President of Friends of Bulloch, Inc.
Co-Chairs, Nancy Alterman and Karen Schwank, along with the Magnolia Ball Committee, promise a special evening of cocktails, silent auction, dinner and dancing to music by Fly Betty Band. This year's theme is the wedding of Mittie and Thee complete with wedding cake by Rhodes Bakery, recently voted best cake in Georgia by Food Network. The event will highlight the Bulloch/Roosevelt Letters, Volume II by Connie M. Huddleston and Gwendolyn I. Koehler. This is the not to miss event of the season! Individual reservations and sponsorships are available. Please call 770 992-1731 ext. 2 for more information. $150 per reservation.
Photography Class June 15th
Join us for a Photo Fun Class at Bulloch Hall taught by award winning photographer, Gittel Chase Price. Learn to take better images, use filters, and work with phone apps. Also learn the best ways to store and post process your images. You will need a camera, but if one is not available, you may also use the camera on your phone. $25 per person. Call 770-992-1731 for more information or
Moonlight, Music, and Martinis in Mittie's Garden July 27th 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Join us on Friday, July 27th for a full moon, martinis, and light appetizers in Bulloch Hall’s garden on the hill. Reservations are $25 per person and includes one free martini (additional ones are $10). Relax and enjoy music, your martini, and a garden exhibit of local artists’ works. Then stroll over to Bulloch Hall and have a self-guided candlelight tour of the summer exhibit called “Here Comes the Bride.” This exhibit includes bridal fashions through the years. For more information and reservations, go to our website www.bullochhall.org. The event is from 8- 10 p.m. and is rain or shine. In case of rain, the event will take place in Bulloch Hall and the Osage Terrace Room on the grounds. For more information, please call 770 992-1731 ext. 2
Decorative Arts of the 19th Century Special tour by appointment only. Learn intriguing details about style and furnishings of the 19th Century at Bulloch Hall. Available after Sept. 26, 2018. Call 770-992-1731, ext. 4 for details. Adults - $8, Seniors - $7, Children - $6
Home School Day, “Let’s Explore!” Sept. 7, 2018 Dig, hike and create at Bulloch Hall. Visit the slave garden to help rake, dig, and learn about fall crops planted for winter. Learn about the use of gourds. Hike the Nature Trail and identify trees while collecting dry sprigs for a fall wreath. At the end of your hike, make a cornhusk doll for your wreath. Gather at the Orchard Hill Pond to hear stories by Mother Nature and then take a turn hauling up a pail of water from the well. The Blacksmith will give demonstrations and show woodworking of the 19th century at the carriage house. Children may try on period clothing in the Osage Terrace room with an opportunity for parents to take photos. Tours of Bulloch Hall are on the hour.
A Night at the Museum Oct. 20, 2018 Night at the Museum, a Family Night where history comes alive at Bulloch Hall. Tour the house by candlelight and meet President “Teddy” Roosevelt and his mother Mittie and other family members. Tours of the house are every 20 minutes beginning at 6:30 p.m. On the grounds you can participate in pumpkin rolling races, ring toss and miniature golf in the Goofy Graveyard that will make you laugh. At the pavilion enjoy hot dogs, chips, a drink, and roasted marshmallows by the fireplace while listening to old Halloween songs and storytelling. Reservations for tours must be made in advance. Adults $12, children $6. Call 770 992-1731 ext. 2 for reservations. Click here for tickets.
Holiday Self-Guided Tours of Decorated House Museum. This year’s theme is The Music of Christmas (Guided Tours will resume in January). November 10–January 1 (Holiday Hours will vary). Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Fees: $8.00 Adult, $7 Senior, $6 Children
Wreath Making Workshop (rain or shine). Saturday November 3 from 10 a.m. to noon Make your own natural wreath using cuttings from Bulloch’s grounds. Hot cider served. Held at the pavilion’s fireplace. Ages 12 and up, $10 charge Dress accordingly. Reservations by www.bullochhall.org or call 770 992-1731 ext. 2. Limit 15 people .
Portraits with Santa Claus Nov. 9-11, 2018. Photographer Rod Kaye. Call 404-786-4136 for information and reservations.
SOLD OUT Christmas for Kids Saturday Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-noon Non-stop fun for kids ages 5-11. Hunt the yule log, make a seasonal craft, participate in the Candy Cane hunt & Christmas sing-along, enjoy a light snack, and listen to stories! We'll have very special visitors -Santa and Mrs. Claus! Tour of the house included. Tickets $15. Reservations required.
Homes for the Holidays A Southern Trilogy Family Christmas December 9, 2018. $15 per person, 12 and under free Bundle up and bring the family when Bulloch Hall opens its doors after hours for twinkling lights, greenery of the season, and sounds of the 19th century drifting throughout the rooms. Then huddle up by the outside fireplace next to the pavilion and roast some marshmallows, drink some Mulled Cider, and make a candy cane ornament while celebrating Christmas at Bulloch.
Kudzu Playhouse’s “A Christmas Carol” Bulloch Hall and Kudzu Playhouse. Present the Christmas tradition, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol in the Osage Terrace Room at Bulloch Hall. This intimate setting sells out quickly. Tickets are $18 (plus a $2 handling fee) Reservations can be made here. Dec. 7 (8 p.m.), Dec. 8 (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.), Dec. 9 (3 p.m.), Dec. 13 (8 p.m.), Dec. 14 (8 p.m.), Dec. 15 (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.), Dec. 16 (3 p.m.), Dec. 18 (8 p.m.), Dec. 20 (8 p.m.), Dec. 21 (8 p.m.), Dec. 22 (3 p.m. and 8 p.m.) and Dec. 23 (3 p.m.).
SOLD OUT High Tea at Bulloch Hall Dec. 4, 6, 11 and 13 at 4 p.m. Bulloch Hall’s annual High Tea event includes servers in period clothing who present guests with a main course of gourmet sandwiches and a dessert course of homemade sweets and traditional tea delicacies. The High Tea also includes a tour of Bulloch Hall. During the month of December Bulloch Hall is decorated for the holiday season and guests see the original displays created by local organizations who sponsor various rooms in the house. Tickets are $50 per person. Call (770)992-1731, ext. 2 for reservations.
The 1853 Living History Wedding of Mittie and Thee Dec. 19, 2018 You are invited to attend the 1853 wedding of Mittie Bulloch to Theodore Roosevelt (Sr), where the spirit of romance is created through drama and historical accuracy. The evening consists of the wedding in Bulloch Hall, storytelling in the quarters and a wedding cake with a special cold dessert! Weddings at 6, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 and 8:30 p.m. (lasts 1 hour and 10 mins.) Only tickets remaining are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Reservations required. Call 770 992-1731 ext. 2 or make reservations here.
Bulloch Hall is owned and operated by the City of Roswell and supported by Friends of Bulloch, Inc., a GA 501(c)3 non-profit organization.