Mantua – The seventh bi-annual Mantua Christmas Tour of Homes kicks off this weekend. Four area homes are on the tour, including the home pictured above. Owner Christina Thompson and cousin, Cara Jean Somoskey with the help of other family and friends, decorated to the theme ‘Christmas at home with Christy at Fieldstone Cottage’. The wonderfully eclectic decorating style displays beautiful artwork, antiques and mementos from Christy and her family’s worldly travels. From the Henry VIII room, to the Victorian bedroom showcasing a whimsical Alice in Wonderland tree, your senses will be engaged. The Mantua Christmas Walk Tour is sponsored by the Mantua Rotary. A Craft Show at the old village school and lunch at the Lutheran Church are also available during the tour hours. Proceed benefit the Rotary’s Scholarship Fund and other local school organizations. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the caboose at the Mantua Station Drug Store across from the high school on State Route 44. Tour is opened November 4, 5, 6 and November 11, 12, 13, the hours are Friday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.