4th Annual


Sunday, August 17th

6pm -10pm


      The Baker House Historic Mansion & Lakefront Garden, will be the dramatic backdrop for our 4th annual VENETIAN MASQUERADE BALL 2014. 


Party guests will be treated to a fantasy filled evening of
magical entertainment, with Alan Grsiks 18 piece Swing Shift Orchestra from Chicago, decadent dining, cash bar and first class seats to all Venetian festivities to include a spectacular lighted boat parade & grand firework show!


Indulge yourself with savory Mediterranean delights as you stroll throughout the mansion feasting on Venetian inspired cuisine featuring freshly prepared Caesar salad & homemade pasta dishes prepared to order and decadent dessert bar served by our very own strolling"Masked Madame".   


Your cup will surely runneth over with vintage libations featuring Garden Punch Bowls and a full cash bar with Lake Geneva's Greatest Mixologists!   


Music and folly will fill the air through the night and the most entertaining surprises will be sure to delight. As dusk draws near, Venetian Night boats outfitted in decorative lights and elaborate decorations will dazzle guests as they parade in formation past our lakefront garden and to end the night with a BANG a spectacular grand finale of fireworks will illuminate the sky! 


Join Us in Our Lakefront Garden
4pm -9pm Sundays in July & August
 Salads, Small Plates & Grilled Favorites
Mystery Cocktail Party & Dinners


 Immerse Yourself in History, Mystery & Suspense

6pm & 8:30pm

Tickets SOLD OUT for August 22

***More Show Dates being added for October, Novembern

Three Course Dinner & Interactive Show $58.++ per guest

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7pm & 9:30pm 

June 28, July 12, Aug. 2 & 23

Our Cabaret series features an amazingly talented cast of singers, dancers, musicians & entertainers.  Guests can enjoy a delectable prix-fixe dinner at the lakefront Baker House 1885 & a 50 minute Musical Cabaret show performed in the Crystal Ballroom at Maxwell Mansion 1856 ( located just 1 block away).   The new 1880's Apothecary Bar and Garden Lounge provides cocktail service before, during & after all shows.  There are  two performances performed nightly with both combination dinner or show only options;

Three Course Dinner at the Baker House & Musical Show $60.++ per guest /  Show Only $28++

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** Cabaret and Murder Mystery Perfomances

 Are Performed at Maxwell Mansion 1856

  (located 1 block from Baker House)





for 15 - 150 guests



Baker House 1885  

The Nationally Registered Historic Property with panoramic views of Geneva Lake and English-style gardens puts the Baker House in a class all by itself, offering the ONLY lakefront garden and mansion open to the public for private affairs. Comfortably accommodating up to 170 guests in the mansion, its gardens, enclosed wrap-around porch and dramatically designed parlors accented with antique lace, ornate working fireplaces and crystal chandeliers that cast a shimmering glow onto the silk covered brocade walls your guests will first be awestruck by the incomparable beauty (second only to the Bride) and then overwhelmed with comfort by the detailed and attentive staff that will ensure that your special day is truly a stellar event.

  ~ Please also consider our beautiful historic "Sister Property"  ~


Maxwell Mansion 1856

 located at 421 Baker Street ~ 1 block from the lake



Maxwell Mansion 1856

Recently acquired by the owners of the luxury Baker House 1885, this historically significant Italianate Mansion offers an exquisite and historic location for your important day. Built in 1856, the Maxwell Mansion was the first mansion built in Lake Geneva and has long been host to dignitaries and socialites over its history and is now available for your historic event. Comfortably accommodating up to 150 guests, with an intimate library, fire-lit receiving room, crystal laden ballroom, perennial gardens with fountain, 1880’s Apothecary Bar and 1920’s Speakeasy Lounge, the Maxwell Mansion is a dream location for weddings and celebrations of all sizes.  There are also 12 completely renovated sleeping rooms opening June 2014 with 20 more estate property suites available in August 2014.

On-site custom catering as well as approved outside caterers welcome

EMAIL US @ events@BakerHouse1885.com


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