Welcome in the Christmas Season on Thanksgiving Weekend by visiting five homes on the Christmas Homes tour in Blue Springs sponsored by Blue Springs Historical Society.
The presale $10.00 tickets at the following: Ben’s Lawn and Garden, Memories Tea Room and Cafe ~ Petals & Potpourri ~ Special Events ~ Soda Fountain / Flower Shop ~ St. Mary’s Medical Center Gift Shop ~ The Yellow Strawberry ~ and The Vintage Daisy. Or they may be purchased through Paypal at http://www.bluespringshistory.org/
The candlelight tour on Friday, November 26th is open from 5:00 – 8:00 pm and the daylight tour is Saturday, November 27th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. It is best to view the Grigsby home in the evening to see Pete’s fantastic light display.
The following homes are on the tour:
Shover – 813 N.W. 12th Street, Blue Springs ~ You will be amazed at the abundance of Coke Cola memorabilia in every room! The Christmas Coke displays bring back memories of the past.
Grigsby – 2417 S.W. Clear Creek Court, Blue Springs ~ Our beloved weatherman and Blue Springs School District Media Specialist has opened his home for this year’s tour. Michelle and Pete have a wonderful outdoor Christmas display plus a house full of decorations. Pete says to be sure and come by at night as the sky is lit by all the bright lights. If touring on Saturday, please wait until noon.
Zion – 3909 N.W. Chapman Drive, Blue Springs ~ This home is decorated from top to bottom with collections of Santas, Snowmen and Teddy Bears. A Christmas Bonanza! A must see.
Hose – 1400 N.W. Cedar Court, Grain Valley ~ After Sid retired Frances closed the “Lady Montgomery Tea Room” and they retired to Grain Valley. She still decorated to the hilt. Two life-size Santa’s will be on display.
Warrener – 1017 Magnolia Drive, Grain Valley ~ Just a gently falling snow for a picture perfect Christmas card with this English style cottage home. As you step inside this home, you begin the tour with a Christmas red room.
This year we have Two Bonus Christmas Delights. . .
St. Mary’s Medical Center – 201 N.W. R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs ~ Their 100 year old Nativity set will be on display in the atrium and the chapel will be open in the hospital. Light refreshments will be served.
McGraw Schoolhouse – 1801 N.W. Vesper Road, Blue Springs ~ The school was built to represent all the one room schoolhouses that once stood within the Blue Springs School District. It will be open on Saturday and decorated for Christmas by the Blue Springs School District Cadet Teachers. Their teacher is Betsy Hall. Step back into yesteryear.
For more information contact: Mary Potter 797-4870 or MPotterEducation@comcast.net