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2nd Annual Alton Restaurant Week

Restaurants in the Alton area will be presenting restaurant week from January 18-27. So bring your appetite as participating restaurants offer up fixed price specials for lunch and dinner. No coupons or special invitations necessary! Just come in and have a seat. All participating restaurants are just a short drive from the Beall Mansion,  so make it an extra special deal. For more information and a list of restaurants please visit visitalton.com or the dedicated page on Facebook.

A Day in Eagle Country

Bluff City Tours provides a full day of eagle and wildlife spotting on multiple days throughout January and February. The tour runs from 8: 30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will include transportation by motorcoach or trolley, tour guide, continental breakfast and lunch at Pere Marquette Lodge. Pickup will be at Alton Square Mall located at 200 Alton Square Mall Dr., Alton, IL. Admission and reservations required.

Please visit BluffCityTours.com for more information.

As always be sure to contact Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn for all of your lodging needs.

Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival 2013

The beginning of the year marks the start of the eagle watching season. Activities will include a live eagle meet and greet, tips on eagle watching and others. This all takes place Sat., Jan 5, 2013 at the Audubon Center at Riverlands from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Why not make a weekend of it and try out those new eagle spotting tips? The Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn is always happy to accommodate you with elegance.  So be sure to book your stay by visiting beallmansion.com or give us a call at 618-474-9100.

24th Annual Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair

You can treat others yourself for the upcoming holidays, with over 200 booths at the arts and crafts fair, there’s bound to be something for that person on your list. Crafters will be at Alton High School on Sat., Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds from the fair benefit the instrumental music program in the Alton School District. Why not treat yourself and stay at the Beall Mansion which is only a few minute drive away from the arts and crafts fair. Not only is the Beall a convenient location for the holiday shopper, if you can’t find the perfect gift, you can give them a gift of elegance with a gift certificate from the Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn.

Admission for the fair is $2 on Saturday and $1 on Sunday. Children under 12 are FREE.

For more information or to purchase a gift certificate visit, beallmansion.com or call us at 618-474-9100.

Get Your Taste of Chocolate

chocolate buffet

A minimum of 21 different chocolates are available at the Beall Mansion.

If you have a sweet tooth, then December 1 is your day! Grafton Winery and Brewhaus is hosting an event filled with homemade chocolate  treats, hot chocolate and coffee from the businesses and residents of Grafton. Be sure to book your stay at the Beall Mansion An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn for that night to make the most of your chocolate loving experience. Our 24 hour all-you-can-eat chocolate buffet is open to our overnight guests and boasts a minimum of 21 different types of chocolates ranging from gourmet to childhood favorites. With elegant accommodations and chocolate abound, who could ask for more!

The event in Grafton is from Noon to 3 p.m and tickets are $7 per person. For more info call 800-258-6645.

For more information or to book a room at the Beall Mansion visit beallmansion.com or call us at 618-474-9100.

Beall Mansion now listed on BnB Advisor

When planning a getaway or vacation the web provides an invaluable amount of information on your destination. The Beall Mansion is proud to announce that we are now listed on bnbadvisor.com. Be sure to check out our listing!

September 12, 2012
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