The Rotary Club of Mantua announces its seventh Biennial Christmas Tour of Homes, November 4, 5, 6 and 11, 12, 13. The usual Friday hours have been changed this year to 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. while the Saturday and Sunday hours remain the same: Saturday, November 5 and 12, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 6 and 13, 12:30 to 5:00 . Tickets for the tour are $10.00 and may be purchased at the Caboose, Mantua Station Drug, on Main Street, beginning half an hour before the homes will be open, at 10:00 a,m,, and during the rest of the day. Tickets for children between five and 12 years of age will be $5.00. Homes will not be open before 10:00 a.m.
An accompanying craft show under the sponsorship of Crestwood Band Patrons will be open during tour hours at TLExpress (the old Village School) located on the west side of Main St. The craft show, as always, is open to anyone, those taking the tour and those who are not on the tour and may be visited as many times as visitors wish to shop.
Lunch will be available each day at Christ Lutheran Church, also on Main St.: Fridays, between 4:00 and 7:00, Saturdays, 11:00 to 2:00, and Sundays, 12:30 to 3:30.
The opening event, the Candlelight Tour, will be on Thursday evening, November 3, beginning at 7:00. Hors d’oeuvres and pastries will be served at the lovely home of Architect Lee and Gretchen Prozak.. Reservations are necessary for all Candlelight Tour tickets at a cost of $20.00 and may be reserved at 330–274-2376. Candlelight Tour-goers will also have time to visit the other homes that evening or later during regular tour hours either weekend.