Wine Lovers Weekend

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
  • Accommodations for Saturday Night
  • Voucher for a Bottle of Eagle Ridge Private Label Wine
  • Wine Tasting Seminar Saturday Afternoon
  • Wine Dinner Saturday Night in Ballroom
  • Brunch in Woodlands Restaurant on Sunday Morning
  • Prices start at $484 based on double occupancy
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Cannot be combined with any other offer and based on availability.  

Seminar & Dinner

Phone 815.776.5073 for more details and pricing (non-booking questions)

President General Grant's Birthday Weekend

Package includes accommodations for 1 night in a hotel room, and 2 tickets to the President General Grant’s Birthday dinner.  This package is based on double occupancy.

The event (dinner) will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Eagle Ridge.  

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Complete Event Schedule

The schedule for President Grant’s 197th Birthday Celebration offers numerous opportunities to join in on fun. Unless specified, the activities are free of charge.

Friday, April 12

5 6 p.m. – The popular Grant Home Lamplight Tour, at the Grant Home State Historic Site, 500 Bouthillier St., gives participants the opportunity to see Grant’s home as he and his family saw it – by the soft light of gas lamps.

Saturday, April 13

9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. –  Galena & U.S. Grant Museum, 211 S. Bench St., free admission and refreshments.

10 a.m.& noon – Main Street Walking Tour with General Grant; meet in DeSoto House Hotel lobby, 230 S.  Main St.; $15 per person.

11 a.m. – Home Front Pie Auction at Gateway to History; dozens of locally donated pies will be up for auction.

Noon – The trial of the “Nefarious Plot to Capture General U.S. Grant ,” and more events to come at the History Museum.

6 p.m. – Social Hour for President Grant’s State Dinner, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa; 7 p.m. dinner.; 8:30 p.m. concert and dancing.

Sunday, April 14

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Birthday cake and refreshments at the History Museum.

10 a.m.& Noon – Main Street Walking Tour with General Grant; meet in Desoto House Hotel lobby, 230 S. Main St.; $15 per person.

10:30 a.m. – Historic Methodist Service, with circuit-rider preacher, at the Galena Untied Methodist Church, 125 S. Bench St., where the Grant family worshipped. Potluck to follow service.

“As the weekend approaches, connect with us on our website,, and follow how Grant Birthday Weekend develops on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,” Breed said. “This is an exciting time of year as we kick off Galena’s busy season, and look forward to welcoming visitors from near and far. This is a time to see Galena shine, and Grant Birthday Weekend is a major part of that.”

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