Here's the latest on the 2013 edition of the Athens Historic House Museum Association's award-winning Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour on Saturday, December 14:
This special holiday version of the Museum Mile Tour will transport participants to Christmases past with a focus on Southern holiday traditions spanning the 19th Century in Athens, Georgia.
The tour includes live period music at the Church-Waddel-Brumby House, professional theatre with a Rose of Athens Cobb Family performance at the T.R.R. Cobb House, light
refreshments provided by the Junior League of Athens at the Taylor-Grady House, and culminates with a glorious Victorian Christmas at the Ware-Lyndon House. During this festive tour of four house museums, participants will experience music, theatre, and delicious fun, along with an opportunity to learn more about the Federal, Greek Revival, and Victorian periods in Athens from a professional tour guide.
|Athens Welcome Center|
The Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour will depart by bus on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 each for the two-hour tour and are available with reservations through the Athens Welcome Center at 706-353-1820or online at www.athenswelcomecenter.com. Space is limited, so you are encouraged to reserve your seats early. This tour is hosted by the Athens Historic House Museum Association, a committee of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation.
|T.R.R. Cobb House|
What a great Georgia Christmas season outing for anyone who loves house tours, architecture, Antebellum culture, and seasonal decorations!