Summer Solstice Ghost Tours and Paranormal Conference

Paranormal investigation of the house and farm. *New this year, Paranormal conference!! 1pm to 4pm Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd. Kelly McCarville – Moonspinner, and Chad Derry of Augusta Paranormal well be speaking on their experiences. The house and yard will be open for you to investigate on your own. $5 per person, pay at the gate. Tours both evenings. Group size is limited to 10. Must be over 16. Two-hour tours $20 starting at 6, 7, and 8pm both evenings. Extended length tour 9pm to midnight $40. Must register! Tours fill up and we don’t usually have room for walk-ins. Call or text 309-221-9803 to book.

Summer 2019 Painting Classes

We are planning to have 2 painting classes offered this summer.

Led by artist Amy Provine, we will walk you step by step through creating your own masterpiece.  $25 per person. Class size is limited, so you must register in advance. We provide paints, brushes, and canvas. Bring your own drink and snacks. Learn impressionist brush strokes and coloring. Open to all skill levels. Classes last 3 hours. We are offering two opportunities for this painting. Friday evening at 5 pm, or Saturday afternoon at 1pm. Call or text 309-221-9803 to book.

Cezanne inspired still life will be July 26th at 5pm and also offered July 27th at 1pm

Monet Hay Stacks Landscape will be August 23rd at 5pm and also offered August 24th at 1pm

Summer Solstice Ghost Tours 2019



Paranormal investigation of the house and farm. Tours will be in the evening of June 21st and June 22nd. Group size is limited to 10. Must be over 16. Check back for more details closer to the date.

Memorial Day Open House 2019

Third annual open house and craft show will be May 27th from 10am-4pm. Come enjoy a day at the Cambre House! The house will be open all day for free tours. Vendors will be set up in the yard with crafts and food.
If you are an artist or a crafter that would be interested in showing at our open house, we would love to host you.  Contact us at for more information

Thank you for a great year!

We just wanted to share how pretty our autumn trees are and thank everyone for a great year at the Cambre House!  From Memorial Day to Midsummer, all the painting parties and ghost tours, we had a wonderful time sharing our place with you.  We will be taking time off for holidays and winter and will plan on starting to post 2019 events early next year.  Can’t wait to see you again!  If you didn’t get a chance to join us this year, we hope to catch you next year!

Plan for our 3rd annual Memorial Day open house and craft sale on May 27th, 2019!

Have a wonderful holiday season!  See you soon!

Truck painting party October 20th

New painting class! October 20th at 1pm. The truck painting!!

With special guest artist- Carol Leenerts! Enjoy a fall afternoon painting with us. The truck painting can be personalized with your name, special initials, or a word. We will walk you step by step through this painting. Class is designed for all skill levels beginner through expert! We will walk you step by step through the painting. We provide all materials and supplies. Just bring yourself…. We will provide some drinks and snacks, but feel free to bring something to share! Cost is $25 for this 3 hour class. Now taking sign ups! Call or text Amy at 309-833-5282 to make reservations.



Fall Ghost Tours



During this 2 hour tour learn the history of our house and the Cambre family, how to do a paranormal investigation, and then go with our investigative team on a paranormal investigation using our equipment. $20 per person. Must be older than 16. Must make reservations, tours do sell out. Call or text 309-833-5282 to make reservations.

October 19th at 7, 8, 9 or 10pm
October 20th at 7, 8, 9 or 10pm

October 26th at 7, 8, 9 or 10pm
And after Bootiful Nauvoo! on October 27th at 9 or 10pm  We will open up later tours on this night, too!

Painting Parties and Ghost Tours!

Hello!  We are so excited about our upcoming events!  I just wanted to drop a quick note and say that spaces are filling up fast!!!  If you are interested in either the June 22nd painting party or the June 22nd ghost tours – I do have a few spots left.  Contact us at to reserve your spot!

Midsummer Ghost Tours

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Due to popular demand, we are adding a couple nights of ghost tours in June.  These tours will be two hours in length and include some historical stories about the people that have lived (and died) at the Cambre House, information about paranormal investigation, instruction on how to use paranormal investigation tools, and a chance to try these tools out inside the house with a team of paranormal investigators.  There will be a total of 4 tours with a limit of 10 people per tour.  Ages 16 years and up.  $20/person.

June 22nd at 9pm and 10pm
June 23rd at 9pm and 10pm

Please register by emailing

June painting parties


We are now accepting sign ups for our June painting parties!

We will have two different sessions to do the Bee Grateful painting.  You can customize your painting with any “Bee” quote…. Bee grateful, bee kind, bee joyful, etc.  We will walk you through each step and make it as easy and fun as possible.  This class is appropriate for all ages and talents!

Choose either June 22nd at 5pm or June 23rd at 1pm, there is a limit of 8 people per class.  Come with a friend or on your own.  Be ready to have fun.  Bring a snack or drink of your choice.  In the past we have done sign ups through Event Brite, but in order to eliminate the added fee we will do sign up through emailing: we will accept payment of $20 before class through paypal or you can pay $25 the day of class.