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Amelia Island Museum of History Holiday Home Tour

Oct 30, 2015 02:00AM
Mark your calendars now for the Amelia Island Museum of History’s most anticipated event of the year. The 9th Annual Holiday Home Tour will take place on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A high point of the Fernandina Beach festive yuletide season, this year will be a Special Holiday Home Tour which will showcase six private beach homes located along the stunning Amelia Island coastline. These beautiful and unique homes will be decorated by professional florists and designers. Free trolley service will transport guests from a central parking area to the featured homes while costumed carolers and musicians entertain them with seasonal selections.

Tickets will be available starting the first week of October at the Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 South 3rd Street, online at www.ameliahometours.com and at the following Island locations: • Amelia Island Visitors Center (Old Train Depot), 102 Centre Street • Peterbrooke Chocolatier (near Publix), 1427 Sadler Road • The Plantation Shop (Palmetto Walk Shopping Center), 4828 First Coast Highway

Prices: $25 before December 4; $30 on days of the tour. For more information and group rates for 10 or more guests, call the Museum at 904-261-7378 x105. Parking will be available at Peters Point with free trolley service provided to all venues.

Award winning floral designer Brooke Raulerson of Artistic Florist will display holiday table decor at her “Holiday Showcase of Tablescapes”. A catered breakfast or lunch will be served at her shop, 1875 South 14th Street (near the intersection of South 14th and Park Avenue). Tickets must be purchased in advance at Artistic Florist or at the Museum. Seating is limited.

Breakfast: 9 a.m. on Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5. Price: $25 Lunch: 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 3. Price: $30