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16th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes

November 26, 2012

Usher in the Christmas Season with an enchanting tour of historic homes. The 16th Annual Bristol Christmas Tour of Homes will take place Sunday Dec. 2, 1:30 to 6:30 pm. The tour includes homes that are on the Tennessee side and a church on the Virginia side. The featured homes are 1320 7th Ave., 609 Haynes St., 401 Maryland Ave., 711 Taylor St., 716 Kentucky Ave., 423 Pennsylvania Ave., and 519 Alabama St. First Baptist Church is located at 1 Virginia St., Bristol Virginia.
**Tickets for the self-guided tour are $10 per person in advance or $12 the day of the tour. Tickets are available at Country Gallery Florist, 193 Old Airport Road, Bristol, Va. (276) 669-8099. Grand Antiques, 615 State St., Bristol, Va. (276) 591-3443, One of a Kind Gallery, 604 State St., Bristol, Tn.,(423) 652-2648, Cranberry Lane, 623 State St., Bristol, Va. (276) 669-9899 and State Street Sweets and Eats, 9 Pennsylvania Ave., Bristol, Tn. (423) 844-0014.

Tickets must be presented at each home and can also be purchased at each residence on the day of the tour. To help minimize the potential for accidents, comfortable low-heeled shoes should be worn . The event, co-sponsored by Premier Printing Company, V. N. Bud Phillips, Jewell Williams, Elizabeth Marshall, Carolyn Thomas, Barbara Barker, Diana Cumbo, Gloria Scott, is a benefit for the East Hill Cemetery.
**For more information, call Jewell Williams (423) 652-0163 or Elizabeth Marshall (423) 418-4621.