Church Hill Vespers, Holiday Ball, and Historic House Tour set for Dec.11-13

11/08/2009 11:33 AM by

The Church Hill Association’s Holiday Weekend is coming up on December 11-13 and this year for the first time you can buy tickets online to the Church Hill Holiday Ball and/or Church Hill Historic House Tour. Keep reading for more info…

Church Hill Vespers and Candlelight Walk on Friday, 11 December

Vespers Service at St. John’s Church (N 25th and East Broad Streets) beginning at 7:00 PM on 11 December.  Admission is free.  After the traditional Service, holiday carols start at St. John’s Church followed by a candlelight walk through the streets of historic Church Hill.  Participants are lead by bagpipers through the neighborhood to Libby Hill Park for more carols.

Church Hill Holiday Ball on Saturday, 12 December

A Church Hill Holiday Tradition, the Church Hill Ball will be held 12 December in the beautiful ballroom of the Holocaust Museum. The event begins with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live jazz from 8 until 10 p.m., followed by dancing with music by a DJ until midnight. Dress is creative black tie.
Individual tickets for the Ball are $50.00 in advance or $60 the day of the Ball; buy them now by clicking on the button below:


Church Hill Historic House Tour on Sunday, 13 December

Church Hill, one of the nation’s most historically significant neighborhoods, will host the annual Historic Holiday House Tour on 13 December from noon until 5 p.m. This year’s tour focuses on homes constructed in the 1800s, including several antebellum (pre-Civil War) homes. Many of the homes have never been opened to the public; all have been beautifully renovated and will be decorated for the holidays. Knowledgeable docents provide points of historical and architectural significance for each home.  Journey back in time as you stroll through St. John’s Old and Historic District in Church Hill complete with a variety old-fashion carriages and carolers in period costume.

Individual tickets for the Tour are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the Tour; buy them now by clicking on the button below:

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