There’s no place like home for the holidays, and area residents won’t have to roam far to feel all of the warmth of the season as they are welcomed into four exquisite homes during the Owensboro Symphony’s 14th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes sponsored by Jagoe Homes.
Those who take the self-guided tour on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. are sure to get loads of holiday decorating ideas, as each home is spruced up with uniquely adorned Christmas trees, holiday wreaths and an array of twinkling lights, garlands, bells and bows and several unexpected surprises.
This season’s homes are located at: 1316 Allen Street, 517 Griffith Avenue, 702 Griffith Avenue, and 1724 Celebration Circle.
First Presbyterian Church at 1328 Griffith Avenue, will also be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m for day-of ticket sales. Light refreshments will be provided at the church throughout the day.
In addition to the tour, the Symphony will again offer a raffle for designer Christmas Trees donated by several area businesses and designers. Raffle tickets for the trees, created by and displayed in the designer’s storefront, are on sale now.
Trees are located at:
- The Bakers Rack, 2690 Frederica Street;
- Kuntry Kutter Gallery, 122 East 18th Street;
- Smith House Floral, 117 N. Main Street, Beaver Dam, KY 42320;
- Studio Slant, 624 Emory Drive;
- Welborn Floral, 920 East 4th Street;
- Lynn Turner and Larkin Hayden will have trees displayed at the Owensboro Symphony Academy, 211 East Second Street.
Tickets for the self-guided tour are $25 per person in advance or $30 the day of the tour.
Raffle tickets for a designer tree cost $10 per tree.
Both tour tickets and raffle tickets can be purchased at each of the previously mentioned business locations.
Tour tickets are also available at the Symphony Office or call 270-684-0661 or can be purchased online at TheOSO.com. Tree winners will be announced on Monday, December 11, 2017.
The annual Christmas Tour of Homes is the Symphony’s largest fundraising event. Proceeds from the Christmas Tour of Homes support the education and community engagement programs of the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra.