Mixing new with old on Candlelight Tour

November 28, 2012

The 29th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes runs Friday through Sunday in the heart of Granbury. The tour features historic homes, new homes in the downtown district and historic public buildings.

Tickets for the Candlelight Tour of Homes are $20 and can be purchased at The Nutt Hotel. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 817-573-5299.

At each property, docents will lead tours with tales of the families who lived there, presenting a fascinating look at Granbury’s colorful frontier history.

Several of the homes and local establishments will feature Christmas music performances, and carriage rides to all locations will be offered.

For more information, contact Brenda Hyde of the Historic Granbury Merchants Association, 817-573-5299, or visit www.granburysquare.com.

FRIDAY SCHEDULE

6 p.m. Opening Concert at First Presbyterian Church with Melody Bells Chorus.

7 to 10 p.m. Homes and tour properties open.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Homes and tour properties open.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Christmas carols and winter songs, performed by various artists at gazebo, Historic Hood County Courthouse Square.

3 p.m. A Children’s Christmas Storytime: Stories for the young and young-at-heart at Mary Lou’s Dinner Palace Theatre at the Nutt Hotel on the square.

4 p.m. The Joy and Peace of Christmas, concert by Granbury Civic Chorus concert in the courtroom, Historic Hood County Courthouse.

SUNDAY SCHEDULE

1 to 8 p.m. Homes and tour properties open.

1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Christmas carols and winter songs, performed by various artists at gazebo, Historic Hood County Courthouse Square.

3:30 p.m. “A Gift of Music at Christmas” performed by Schola Cantorum Chamber Choir, at Granbury Theatre Company Auditorium (Granbury Live).

5 p.m. A Children’s Christmas Storytime: Stories for the young and young-at-heart at Mary Lou’s Dinner Palace Theatre at the Nutt Hotel on the square.

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