The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans will present a Holiday Home Tour of eight Garden District homes, plus a bonus house, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with headquarters in Bishop Polk Hall, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans.
The self-guided tour will highlight the history and architecture of the homes, accompanied by live music. At the tour headquarters, there will be a holiday boutique featuring dozens of local artists, craftsmen and retailers, as well as regional cuisine. Boutique hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days, with food service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The homes on the tour will be those of Cynthia and Rich Ashman, 1302 Jackson Ave.; Boo and Sid Charbonnet 2227 Chestnut St.; Friends of PRC, 1407 First St.; W. Howard Moses, 1308 Washington Ave.; Ed and Laura Moise, 3219 Coliseum St.; Luna and Darryl Saunders, 3227 Coliseum St.; Dr. Troy Scroggins Jr., 1330 Toledano St.; and Dr. Michael L. Wheelis, 2800 St. Charles Ave. The bonus house is that of the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association, 2504 Prytania St.
Tickets are $40 in advance, with a $10 discount for PRC members and groups of 10 or more. For advance tickets, call (504) 581-7032 or visit www.prcno.org. Day-of tickets will be $45. The tickets are valid for either day or both days.