FLORENCE, S.C. — Tickets are on sale now for the seventh annual Holiday Homes Show, which is held in 2 to 5 pm on Sunday, Dec. 3.
The series will comprise five houses in the city of Florence.
Advance tickets cost $15 and Can Be Bought in First Reliance Bank (Palmetto Street Branch-Florence), Taylors Nursery and Garden Shop, Talbots, BNance Fine Gifts, Cynthia Apparel and Shoes and Forest Lake Greenhouses, or by simply phoning 843-661-2541.
Day-of tickets cost $20 and can be bought in the many houses on tour. Each ticket has a Holiday Homes brochure attached providing a map along with a write-up of each home.
The Holiday Homes Tour is among two fundraisers for your Florence Symphony Guild, a not-for-profit organization that is in its 47th. The guild is the most significant donor of the Florence Symphony Orchestra and offers assistance to other musical jobs in the Florence area.
Every one of those five houses is unique in design and reflects the different architectural designs located in the area.
>> 600 Wensley Court can be found in Windsor Forest. This age-old home has an open floor plan with tasteful lighting and complex ceiling moldings. The kitchen and living room open to an open porch and pool.
>> 1325 Hillside Avenue was bought by the current owners from 2010. A Charleston-style backyard was designed and installed by Mitch Howell. A library was inserted and the kitchen was completely remodeled. A mixture of antiques and new treasures collected from other areas furnish this residence.
> > 1011 Mimosa Drive is a 15-year-old home. The house was designed by Scott Collins. Cherished family heirlooms and antiques fill out each square inch for Christmas.
> > 839 Chaucer Drive is 20 years old. “Chip and JoJo” HGTV touches are apparent throughout the house. The Christmas tree in the music studio features falling snow.
> > 1812 Jason Drive in Windermere was custom built in 1984. It’s the charm of yesteryear. Christmas is celebrated together with eight custom trees.
Christmas decorating in each home will highlight the character of the home and the homeowners. Numerous Christmas trees will be decorated with theme ornaments in addition to heirloom treasures, along with the trees will vary in dimension.
This calendar year, each dwelling will feature musical entertainment. Some houses may have pianists and violinists. One home will feature the Florence Men’s Choral Society, and lots of houses will comprise the pupils of the Florence Darlington Strings.