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Tours, Tea & Treasures at Julia-Ann Square Historic District

Tours, Tea & Treasures at Julia-Ann Square Historic District

Celebrate the season with the Julia-Ann Historic District's four-day event. From carriage rides to home tours, carolers and lantern-lit streets. this is one event you won't want to miss!

The Concise Schedule is as follows please see below for a more detailed outline:

November 29 – December 2

Special Event Thursday:

      Sip & Savor Reception - $100  (6 – 9 p.m.)

  • Early Admission to the Antique Show
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet
  • Carriage Ride
  • Self Guided Tour (to be used on Saturday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. or Sunday from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Special Event Friday:

                Antique Show ($2 or Free with purchase of Home Tours Ticket) (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.) 

                Luncheon (Reservation Only, Price TBD) (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

                Lamp Light Processional (FREE) (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

                Carriage Ride ($10)

 

Special Event Saturday

                Antique Show ($2 or Free with purchase of Home Tours Ticket) (10 a.m. – 9 p.m.)

                Carriage Ride ($10)

                Victorian Home Self-Guided Tour & Tea ($15) (1 p.m. – 5 p.m.)

                Candlelight Guided Home Tour ($20 - Limited Admittance Purchase in Advance) (6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Special Event Sunday

                Antique Show ($2 or Free with purchase of Home Tours Ticket) (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

                Carriage Ride ($10)

                Sunday Brunch (Price TBD, Reservations Required) (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

                Victorian Home Self-Guided Tour & Tea ($15) (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

            

Call Judith Smith at (304) 488-8729 for questions, ticket purchase or reservations.


Thursday, November 29, 2018

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Sip & Savor Reception held at the Wade-Webb Mansion located at 1034 Ann Street sponsored by the Blennerhassett Hotel.

*Early admission to the Antique Show held throughout this reassured unique historical home. An exclusive ticket allows the holder to sip and savor while viewing Christmas ornaments, furniture, furnishings, décor, clothing, jewelry and period wares presented by dealers from across the area.

Strains of music will fill the halls as guests make their way to the third-floor ballroom to enjoy vignette performances by the Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet, a beloved District fixture in residence at the Willard-Nash Elementary School, c. 1895-1901

Your ticket includes a carriage ride by the Hardly Able Carriage Company available throughout the evening. You will view the District’s architectural splendor and holiday décor. What other sound can evoke that turn-of-the-century holiday atmosphere more than a horse-drawn carriage traveling the district’s lantern-lined brick streets?

Your Ticket also includes admittance to the Julia-Ann Square tour of homes. This is a self-guided tour of beautiful historic home within walking distance on either Saturday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. or Sunday from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tickets and reservations for this special evening are available for $100 to benefit the Julia-Ann Square Historic District. Please refer to Ticket and Reservation Information below.

 

Friday, November 30, 2018

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Antique Show & Art Exhibition by Resident Mike Penn at the Wade-Webb Mansion, 1034 Ann Street

*Admission is $2 or free with the purchase of a Saturday or Sunday Tour of Home’s Ticket. See ticket and reservation information below.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Luncheon, by reservation only. This Friday only event will introduce what we hope will become the District’s signature beverage, “The Julia-Ann”, a non-alcoholic refresher blended of apples, cranberries, and spices in the right delectable proportions just for this occasion. See Ticket and reservation information below.

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Lamp Light Processional to Kickoff the Holiday Tour festivities in the District, Julia Ann Square will be hosting its newest event – The Lighting of the Lanterns. Come and join us for this free event as hundreds of lanterns will gleam throughout the district. The Lamp-lighting Processional will begin at the District entrance, 9th and Juliana Streets at 6 p.m. headed by period lamplighters and joined by district residents dressed in period finery riding in carriages, strolling carolers and musicians. The processional will travel the length of the district and will end at the bottom of Ann street in a dazzling display reminiscent of the bygone era.

*Carriage rides by the Hardly able carriage company continue all day and evening (except during the Lamp Light Processional) at a cost of $10 per person.

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018

10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Antique Show & Art Exhibition by Resident Mike Penn at the Wade-Webb Mansion, 1034 Ann Street

*Admission is $2 or free with the purchase of a Saturday or Sunday Tour of Home’s Ticket. See ticket and reservation information below.

*Carriage rides by the Hardly able carriage company continue all day and at a cost of $10 per person.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Julia-Ann Square Historic District Self-Guided Victorian Tour of Homes & Tea served in the Wade-Webb Mansion, 1034 Ann Street. Tickets are $15 and will be available at the featured homes the day of the event. See 2018 featured homes listed below.

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The Candlelight Tour of Homes and Tea escorted by guides in period attire. Tickets for this magical tour are $20. They are limited and advance purchase is encouraged! Please see below for ticket purchase information.

The Candlelight Tours will meet at the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana Street at 5:30 p.m. for your tour group assignment. You will begin your tour with beautiful music of residents Bob and Melissa Hercog at the Church.

 

Sunday, December 2, 2018

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Antique Show & Art Exhibition by Resident Mike Penn at the Wade-Webb Mansion, 1034 Ann Street

*Admission is $2 or free with the purchase of a Saturday or Sunday Tour of Home’s Ticket. See ticket and reservation information below.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday Brunch is available at the Wade-Webb Mansion, by Reservation only, prepared by Valley Catering. See Ticket and Reservation information below.

*Carriage rides by the Hardly able carriage company continue all day and at a cost of $10 per person.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The Julia-Ann Square Historic District Self-Guided Victorian Tour of Homes & Tea, served in the Wade-Webb Mansion, 1034 Ann Street. Tickets are $15 and will be available at the featured homes the day of the event. See 2018 featured homes listed below.

 

2018 Featured Tour Homes include:

1034 Ann Street, hosts Timmy Mazza & Carole Hanlon

1025 Juliana Street, hosts Richard and Deborah Shaffer

1024 Juliana Street, hosts Norm and Judith Smith

1214 Ann Street, hosts John and Lynn Nicholson

 

Ticket and Reservation Information

  • Call Judith Smith at (304) 488-8729 for questions, ticket purchase or reservations.
  • Details and pricing for the lunch and brunch will be available soon.
  • Tickets are available at the Wade-Webb Mansion, designated outlets and online at Juliannsquare.org or on Facebook at: @juliaannsquare
  • Tickets for the Saturday and Sunday Afternoon Self-Guided tour of homes will be available at the featured homes during the designated hours of the tours.

Please Note: Due to the age and structures of the homes in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District, most homes are unable to be handicap accessible. This includes the Wade-Webb Mansion.

 

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