48th Annual Christmas Home Tour - 2013 PDF Print E-mail

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Thank You!

The Christmas Home Tour Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers - church and local community members, who worked so diligently in making the Home Tour a success this year. Whether you were a homeowner, a craftsperson, a baker, a hostess, a committee chair, a decorator or a "behind the scenes" presence, we know who you are, and we could not do it without each and every one of you. It literally takes hundreds to pull it off.

THANK YOU! - Fran Wahl, Dede Alspaugh, and Judy Miller

"The Magic of Christmas"

Friday, Dec. 6      10:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday, Dec. 7 10:00am - 5:00pm

Complimentary Tea and Sales of Specialty Foods, Baked Goods, and Holiday Decor at the Church located at 9th and Francis.

Tickets

Adult tickets are $10.00 in advance, available at the church office, Ace Hardware, Meals on Wheels (Senior Center), and area King Soopers stores. On tour days, tickets are $15 and are available at the church office and tour homes. Tickets for children under 10 are $2.00 and sold at tour homes only.

2013 Featured Homes

  • 1615 Stardance Cir.
  • 927 Third Ave.
  • 2251 Mariner Dr.

To volunteer at any of these three homes or at the church on tour days please click here.

Magic is happening on the 2013 Home Tour scene.  We are excited about …

  • Three magnificent homes to tour—thanks to the Strongs, the Hendersons and the Gleitzes. See photos below.
  • An Enchanted Forest in the Fireside room with silver and gold decorations. Come to the workshop in Fellowship Hall on Sat., Nov. 9 from 9:00am to noon to help make some. Materials, instructions, and project leaders will be on hand to help. Crafty middle schoolers and older are welcome to attend.  Childcare for younger children provided. 
  • A bake sale. Anne Kear’s Curried Pickles will be there.
  • Tickets to be sold. Tickets are $10.00 before and $15.00 on tour days. 
  • American Girl doll clothes at the Strong home. 
  • Raising money for our mission to combat homelessness in our community.  

It takes many church and community members working together to produce this much loved tradition in Longmont. Join the group for planning & fellowship on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:00pm, at Judy Miller’s home (1262 Carolina AV.)  —Dede Alspaugh, Fran Wahl, and Judy Miller

Contact the Tri-Chairs: Dede Alspaugh (303-776-9729), Judy Miller (303-651-3764), and Fran Wahl (303-684-0830) to learn more!

The Christmas Home Tour is a Longmont tradition and a great way to start the holiday season. Take along a friend, family member, or significant other and go tour three of Longmont's most beautiful homes decorated for Christmas. 

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Thanks to our many volunteers! Please see 2013 Home Tour Volunteer Sign Up to find a time on this year's schedule for the three homes and at the church in the Fireside Room.

Proceeds from Home Tour are donated to many non-profits in Longmont such as The OUR Center, A Woman's Work, the Inn Between, Meals on Wheels, Housing First, Safe Shelter and more. Some of the proceeds go to the church and youth groups, also.

Purchases may be picked up on Friday, Dec. 13 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in Fellowship Hall.

2013 Home Tour Homes

Henderson Home - 2251 Mariner DR

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Strong Home - 1615 Stardance Circle

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Gleitz Home – 927 Third AV

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Home Tour Purchases

Home Tour purchases may be picked up (date TBD) in Fellowship Hall at the church on 9th and Francis. The profits of Home Tour go to entities that combat homelessness.  Checks from the proceeds from past tours have been distributed the following: Housing First, Safe Shelter, A Women’s Work, Soft Voices, Meals on Wheels, Salud Clinic, OUR Center, Inn Between, Voices for Children, and UCC Longmont.

Home Tour History

Please see Home Tour History 2005 for the 40th anniversary publication by Terrie Kirkpatrick. 

The Christmas Home Tour is ...

• a fun way to kickoff the holiday season
• a chance to see some of Longmont's most beautiful homes wonderfully decorated for Christmas
• a one of its kind shopping experience at the homes and the artisan market at the church
• a unique opportunity to support several Longmont charities
• a distinctive fundraiser that unites many people and organizations in Longmont