Make plans now to attend the Covington Heritage Foundation’s (CHF) annual History and Holly Home Tour, which will be presented on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. The owners of seven beautiful homes in the E. 15th Avenue neighborhood will open their doors to visitors for this event, which has become a north shore holiday tradition.
History and Holly is being presented in cooperation with the City of Covington Office of Cultural Arts and Events.
This year’s tour will focus on newer homes that exude historic Covington charm. Enjoy this perfect holiday outing with friends and family while walking the pedestrian-friendly route, touring the festively adorned homes, enjoying the sounds of the season from strolling carolers, and sipping wine provided at refreshment stations. Trams will also be available.
The tour will include the following stops: the Eustis home, 831 S. New Hampshire St.; the Pucheu and Lynch home, 319 E. 15th Ave.; the Barousse home, 828 S. Vermont St.; the Brown home, 213 E. 15th Ave.; the Cooper home, 111 E. 15th Ave.; the James home, 109 E. 15th Ave.; and the Carter home, 722 S. Jefferson Ave.
Tickets are $20 each and are limited. They may be purchased at Braswell Drugs, Jefferson House, the Southern Hotel and the Covington Trailhead office. Purchases at these retailers will include the required wristbands for tour home entry. Tickets are also available online at eventbrite.com. Online tickets must be exchanged for wristbands at Jefferson House, 619 S. Jefferson Ave., on event day before visiting the homes. Programs, which include a tour map, will be available at Jefferson House and at each home.
The mission of the Covington Heritage Foundation is to preserve the city’s culture, character and community. Find out more at covingtongeritagefoundation.com.
Become a member today! Call 985-788-4598 and find the Covington Heritage Foundation on Facebook.