2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes

Filed in Events by on April 2, 2016

2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes

The 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24, 2016 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or $20 each for groups of six or more.

“History Happens Here,” as the historic Druid Hills neighborhood comes alive, featuring houses designed by renowned architects, the best of interior planning and decor, Southern fare, concerts featuring local musicians, arts and crafts by Georgia artists and the hospitality of Emory Village merchants. Now, as always, the community culture of Druid Hills is vibrant, inspirational, celebratory, and focused on preserving and extending the vision of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

The 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens 2016 Makers Market features local artists, farmers, and artisans selling items of all media and various themes. This year’s Makers Market will be centrally located for the Tour of Homes and the surrounding neighborhoods. The 2016 Makers Market will be on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10am – 8pm at Slice & Pint parking lot @ 1593 N Decatur Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.

One of the longest running and premiere tour of homes in Atlanta, the 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Makers Market celebrates its 48th year with six homes and one garden that feature the work of master renovators and landscape designers:

  • 393 The Falls Court, Mary Emma and Dan McConaughey
  • 1092 Springdale Road, Melanie and Mac Platt
  • 938 Springdale Road, Joni Winston
  • 940 Springdale Road, Michele & Jimmy Etheredge
  • 1072 Oxford Road, Ann and Stephen Yarbrough
  • 880 Clifton Road, Angela and Brian Orkin
  • 1026 Clifton Road, Lindsey and Dr. Peter Sones

In addition to the Makers Market, the 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens will also feature a series of free events open to the public including:

  • Local Bands on Saturday 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Slice & Pint Parking Lot, Emory Village, featuring 688 Band (Ron Huey, Nic Huey, Charles Calhoun and Price Carlton) and Bradley Cole Smith
  • Druid Hills Youth Music Showcase on Friday 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Emory Village Plaza, featuring the Red Handed Band – CeCe Yarbrough, Charles Eastman and Nate Marquardt; Rowan Kennerly and Friends; duet by Chase Calhoun and Taylor Liebold; and solos by Charles Eastman.
  • Patch Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk and Tot Trot on Sunday 8:00 AM (requires registration and entry fee; proceeds benefit Press On To Cure Childhood Cancer
  • Fernbank Elementary Open House Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Lullwater Conservation Garden Plant Sale

Click here for more information and to buy your tickets to the 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens.

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Aaron Hofmann is the founder of AllAboutAtlantaHomes.com and also a Realtor with Atlanta Communities focused on the Atlanta real estate market. Aaron is a transplant from the Midwest (amazingly not a native Atlantan) and has lived in Atlanta for over 20 years and has developed a love for this city and desire to share with current and new Atlanta residents.

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