Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 17, 2014
The Druid Hills Civic Association announces the 2014 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Callanwolde Artist & Pottery Market, May 2-4, 2014. The premiere tour of homes and gardens in Atlanta, the tour celebrates the evolution of the architecture and design of the Druid Hills neighborhood. The tour will feature the following homes and gardens:
- Ann Critz, 797 Springdale Road
- Jim and Gloria Boone, 965 Springdale Road
- Susan Muller and Steve Budnick, 1209 Springdale Road
- Claudia and Jeffrey Keenan, 1236 Springdale Road
- Katie and Sedgie Newsom, 815 Oakdale Road
- Kelley Moore and Scott Godfrey, 1198 Oakdale Road
- Franklin Johnson and Heather Renfro-Johnson, 1137 Briarcliff Road
- Lullwater Conservation Garden Plant Sale, 984 Springdale Road
- Callandwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road
New this year, the tour will feature a series of informational Bar Talks at Emory Village including:
- Frank Neely of Frank G. Neely Design Associates at Slice & Pint, Friday, May 2, 4:30 PM
- Eric King & Holly Brooks of King Landscaping LLC at Saba, Saturday, May 3, 5:30 PM
- Larry Bosarge of Southern Outdoor Construction & Design at Ink & Elm, Sunday, May 4, 4:30 PM
The Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens will celebrate its 46th year with seven elegant homes that feature renovation, restoration, and the work of master gardeners. We are delighted to announce our collaboration with the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, which will host the Artist & Pottery Market and open the Callanwolde home to tourgoers. For the first time this year, Emory Village will also be a stop on the Tour for lunch, shopping, lectures and more.
The tour events take place Friday, May 2, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Saturday, May 3, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; and Sunday, May 4, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Callanwolde Artist & Pottery market events take place Friday, May 2, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Saturday, May 3, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM; and Sunday, May 4, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the website: druidhillstour.org. Proceeds from the tour and events benefit the Druid Hills neighborhood, which the noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed during the late 19th century. The neighborhood is on the National Register of Historic Places.
About The Druid Hills Civic Association
The Druid Hills Civic Association was founded in 1938 to preserve Atlanta’s Druid Hills neighborhood and to protect its unique heritage of parks and architecture. The Association carries out these responsibilities by exercising vigilance in zoning matters, maintaining a liaison with local governing bodies, informing the citizens of community issues, and promoting the general welfare of the community for the enjoyment of its residents today and in the future.