Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 23, 2014
2014 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Callanwolde Artist & Pottery Market: May 2-4
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. Homes featured on the tour this year include:
This year’s tour will also feature Emory Village as a stop for lunch, shopping, lectures and more. A series of informational Bar Talks and entertainment at Emory Village include:
In partnership with Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, the tour will also offer an Artist & Pottery Market and open the Callanwolde home to tourgoers. Stop and shop, visit the onsite coffee shop and café, and tour the 27,000-square foot Tudor Revival mansion built in 1920 for Charles Howard Candler, an heir to the Coca-Cola fortune.
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.