The proceeds for many of our events go toward preserving and restoring the Bulloch Hall home and grounds.
2019 Programs and Events at Bulloch Hall (may change as events are added)
Super Museum Sunday Super Museum Sunday is an annual event coordinated by the Georgia Historical Society as part of the Georgia History Festival, commemorating the founding of Georgia. This year, there are 101 participating sites in all parts of the state.
A full list of sites and interactive Googlemap are available by visiting georgiahistoryfestival.org
Feb. 10, 2019 from 1:00 p.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free.
Opening of Bulloch Hall’s Azalea Garden Join the staff and volunteers at Bulloch Hall for a lunchtime celebration of their new azalea garden. Lemonade and cookies will be served. Bring your sack lunch for a picnic on the grounds. Date: April 3, 11:45 a.m. Fees: free
Lecture: Georgia's Westward Expansion Learn about the conditions in and early growth patterns of the Southeast. What was the setting in which the Georgia Colony was founded? What were the influences on the Georgia Colony and how did people survive? What were the first towns? A question and answer session will follow the lecture. Date: April 17, 7 p.m. Click here for tickets. Fees: $6 /free for members (must register in advance)
Lecture: From the Bullochs to the Roosevelts The Bulloch family helped shape the history of Georgia. When Mittie Bulloch married Theodore Roosevelt two powerful and influential families merged. Their son, President Theodore Roosevelt, had a profound and lasting influence on our country. Date: May 15, 7:00 p.m., Osage Terrace Room at Bulloch Hall Fees: $6/free for members
Exhibit: Honoring President Theodore Roosevelt Bulloch Hall will exhibit items from Teddy Roosevelt’s 1905 “Tour of the South” and his stop in Roswell to visit his mother’s childhood home. President Roosevelt’s original itinerary for this trip is included as well as other memorabilia and artifacts. Dates: May 8- August 31 Fees: Admission $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children (free for members)
Decorative Arts Tour This intriguing tour teaches you about style and furniture of the nineteenth century based on the collections at Bulloch Hall. You will also learn about the Bulloch family and Roswell history while touring Bulloch Hall. Call 770-992-1731, ext. 4, for information and reservations. Date: June 6, 2:00 p.m. Fees: $10 per person /free for members
Magnolia Ball The Friends of Bulloch, Inc. and Malon D. Mimms will host the 2019 Magnolia Ball on Saturday, June 22nd, at a private club in Buckhead. Proceeds from the 34th annual 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.” Date: June 22, 2019 Fees: $150
A Southern Trilogy Camp Adventure: Passport to the Past - NEW This exciting new camp is your passport to the past where your child will experience new adventures in old 19th century Roswell. Each day campers will meet at one of the Historic House Museum locations. Wednesday - Bulloch Hall, where President Teddy Roosevelt’s mom grew up: experience blacksmithing, woodworking, period clothes and quilts, candle dipping, games including a watermelon seed-spitting contest, and take home crafts. Thursday – Barrington Hall, were the founder of Roswell’s son lived: draw water from a well, fill a tub, heating of water, water wheel equals power, clean & comb raw cotton for spinning, make natural dyes to Tie Dye a t-shirt, technology tour: a blast from the past. Friday –Smith Plantation, where real cotton was grown: help our featured chef, Clarissa Clifton, with open hearth cooking while sampling some great treats, dig for veggies, make homemade butter and ice-cream, play games, and take home crafts including a real Mr. /Mrs. Potato Head. Location: Bulloch Hall, Barrington Hall, Smith Plantation Fees: $94 per child PROGRAM # 41805-01 (register on City of Roswell's website) Ages 8-12, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Wed-Fri, 7/24 – 7/26
Photography Workshop Learn to take better images, use filters, and phone Apps too. Also learn the best ways to store and post- process your images. You will need a camera or if you don’t have one you may use your phone camera. Date: July 26-27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fees: $50/$40 for members
Moonlight and Martinis Join us on Friday, Aug. 16 for live music, a full moon, martinis, and heavy hors d’oeuvres in Bulloch Hall’s garden on the hill. Reservations are $40 per person and include one drink ticket (additional drink tickets are $10). Relax and enjoy music, drinks, 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 about President Teddy Roosevelt’s trip to Roswell in 1905. For more information and reservations, visit our website www.bullochhall.org. The event is from 7:30-10 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 or visit bullochhall.org Date: Aug 16, 2019, 7:30-10 p.m. Fees: $40 per person
Behind the Ropes Tour: Kitchen to Attic Enjoy a peek behind the ropes at Bulloch Hall while learning many intriguing facts about the house, grounds and family. Learn about the construction of the house in 1839 and view architectural details unique to the period. Bulloch Hall, a Greek Revival home, is considered one of the best examples in Georgia of this style. Call 770-992-1731, ext 4, for information or visit bullochhall.org Date: Aug 22, 2:00 p.m. Fees: $10 per person/free for members
Home School Day Sept. 2019 The three historic house museums owned by the City of Roswell collaborate to create fun tours and experiences for children. This event is sponsored by the City of Roswell.
A Night at the Museum Oct. 2019 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.
2019 Holiday Self-Guided Tours of Decorated House Museum. 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/ free for members
Portraits with Santa Claus Nov. 2019. Photographer Rod Kaye. Call 404-786-4136 for information and reservations.
Christmas for Kids Dec. 2019 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. Reservations required.
Homes for the Holidays A Southern Trilogy Family Christmas December 2019, $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” Dec. 2019 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 $20 Reservations will be taken in the fall of 2019.
High Tea at Bulloch Hall Dec. 2019 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 information.
The 1853 Living History Wedding of Mittie and Thee Dec. 2019 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.) Reservations required. Call 770 992-1731 ext. 2
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.