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48th Annual Tour of Homes – June 2, 2018 (Uxbridge)
Trinity United Church Women, Uxbridge present their “48th Annual Tour of Homes”
Forty-eight years of opening doors to some of the beautiful and interesting homes to a community has been a pleasurable experience for the women of Trinity United Church. Such a variety of homes – we remember a tiny two room home, a lovely English manor home, homes featuring fine art or crafts and some with spectacular gardens. Such a variety of homes over those years each with its own special interest. Again this year on Saturday, June 2nd a variety of town and country homes will be on view. There’s a newly renovated farmhouse on a property that has been in the family long enough to be awarded a special Canada 150 award, an elegant home enlarged 2 level in-law suite, a lovely rural property where you may enjoy tea and live music in a renovated barn. There is a beautiful family home in a special location where the owners have combined modern functionality with antique grace. There is even a home where you may enjoy the picturesque views and possibly even spot a bison! You will get more information each week, so keep watching and reading.
- The house tour came to be 48 years ago when a few ladies of the church brainstormed how to fund raise for the church and to help many outreach projects – locally, nationally and internationally. Thousands of dollars have been raised over the past 47 yrs.
- Approx. 350 people attended in 2017
- It takes place mostly within the Town and Township of Uxbridge
- There are a variety of homes on the tour. i.e. farmhouses, modern, renovated, large, small
- It is mostly a driving tour
- Some of the highlights include: a renovated farm house – the farm has just received a 150 year award; a sprawling 4000 sq. ft. grand home; a renovated barn that is used for weddings and other celebrations; a new home on a Bison farm, the original home was demolished and the wood has been used in the new home; an extra side trip- a fine art gallery
Check out this article in The Standard for more information on the tour. Tickets available for purchase before June 2nd at the following locations:
In Uxbridge at:
- PharmaSave Pharmacy
- Shoppers Drug Mart
- Presents, Presents, Presents
- Trinity United Church
In Port Perry at:
- Luke’s Country Store
In Stouffville at:
- IDA Pharmacy
Tickets are also available for purchase on June 2nd at the featured Tour Homes or Trinity United Church.For more information call the Church office at 905-852-6213.
Enjoy the beautiful Uxbridge Countryside
Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
12 noon-5 p.m.
Tickets $25 or $20 if purchased online in advance (tea and cookies included at the church). Passports available at the church as well.
For more info: www.trinityuxbridge.com
905-852-6213 or email@example.com
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