A limited number of tickets are still available for the 2016 Wake Forest Christmas Historic Home Tour.
The Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) and the Wake Forest Woman’s Club will present the biennial tour on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 7 p.m. – rain or shine.
Offered only in even-numbered years, the Christmas Historic Home Tour is a self-guided tour featuring several Wake Forest homes and other properties decorated for the holidays and open for viewing. This year’s event will also offer wonderful Christmas music and more.
Advance tickets are on sale for $18 (price includes tax). Tickets are available for purchase online at www.wakeforestnc.gov/christmashometour.aspx and at the following area locations:
The Cotton Company, 306 S. White St.
For Old Times Sake Antiques, 223 S. White St.
NC General Store, 150 S. White St.
Ollies, 213 S. White St.
Page 158 Books, 158 S. White St.
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce, 350 S. White St.
Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St.
Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.
Tickets are limited to a total of 2,000 to ensure the best possible experience for everyone and may not be available for purchase on the day of the tour.
Well-mannered children under the age of 12 will be admitted free.
Android and iPhone users can have a handy pocket guide to this year’s Christmas Historic Home Tour in the palm of their hands by downloading the Town of Wake Forest app and using the app’s “Christmas Historic Home Tour” function. Designed to provide smart phone users with useful information about this year’s tour, the function offers instant access to contact and ticket information, as well as tour directions and news.
IPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android users can download the town’s free app by searching for “Town of Wake Forest” on iTunes, in the iPhone app store, or in Google Play or by scanning the appropriate QR code provided at www.wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx.
Wake Forest is also offering email updates about this year’s tour through E-Notifier, the town’s free email subscription service. Anyone interested in receiving announcements about the tour can sign up for free at www.wakeforestnc.gov/enotifier.aspx.