A local Christmas tradition featuring some of the area’s most beautiful residences is scheduled next weekend, with multiple items up for grabs in an accompanying benefit auction.
The 2019 Altrusa Tour of Homes is scheduled from 1 until 4:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, with a reception set between 1 and 5 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 5500 Sayle St. in Greenville.
Between 300 and 600 people annually attend the event, which this year will feature five homes in Hunt County.
Advance tickets are Tickets are $15 per person in advance or $18 on the day of the tour. Tickets are available at Greenville Floral and Gifts, 6008 Wesley Street; Adkisson’s Floral, 3410 Wesley; Alliance Bank, 6609 Wesley; D. Earls Tax Service in Quinlan or from any Altrusa Club member.
On Dec. 8, the tickets will be available at the reception or at any of the homes included on the tour.
The reception will include live entertainment, a silent auction, prize drawings and more.
An online auction is also being offered this year, with items up for bid including visits to Six Flags Over Texas Holiday In The Park, a rustic wine basket, a bath/spa basket, a certificate to the Choctaw Casino and many more.
Bidding on the auction ends at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, The full list is available on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Altrusa-Of-Greenville-Tour-of-Homes-Auction-104336094377289/?tn-str=k*F
The first $10,000 of the proceeds from the tour and auction will go to the Hope Center of Greenville, and the rest of the proceeds will go to fund different Altrusa service projects.