Fancy Fun for All this November at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House

Learn about etiquette, mixology and gingerbread-house-making at the Manor House this November – there’s something for visitors of all ages!

For the kids, the Manor House is hosting two events that will teach children two essentials for the holiday season – good manners and gingerbread-house making. On November 12th from 3pm to 4:30pm at the Gingerbread House Workshop, each child (ages 8 – 15) will design their own one-of-a-kind gingerbread house to display for the holiday season. The cost is $27/member and $30/non-member, which includes all supplies and equipment.

On November 16th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Manners at the Manor, children ages 5 to 13 years old will get professional etiquette training. Participants will learn about greetings, table manners, phone etiquette, and more. A light snack will be included. The class fulfills the Listening to the Past and Etiquette Scout badges. Cost is $13/member and $15/non-member.

For adults, the Manor House is hosting a mixology workshop on holiday-themed cocktails on November 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Join friends and family for this fun and festive night where you can taste and learn how to make three signature holiday drinks, while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres. The menu will include such tasty offerings as spanakopita, a winter cheese plate, beef tenderloin medallions, grilled polenta with tomatoes and basil, and dark chocolate pot d’crème. Recipes for the cocktails will be provided at the event. The cost for is $45/member and $50/non-member.

More information for each event is available at All events will be held in the W.K. Kellogg Manor House, located at 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr., in Hickory Corners. Reservations are required for all Manor House events. To learn more, visit, call 269-671-2400 or email

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is part of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS), Michigan State’s largest off-campus educational complex. KBS is a world-class research institute where students and faculty are working to understand and solve real-world environmental problems.

For nearly a hundred years, KBS has served as a liaison between Michigan State University and the public, providing the community with examples of science’s crucial role in sustaining natural and managed communities. To learn more about KBS, visit us online at