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Fall Mountain Home Tour to Benefit Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

Fall Mountain Home Tour to Benefit Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Guild is presenting its 5th Annual Fall Mountain Home Tour, a fundraiser to support educational programs at the not for profit museum.

Mark your calendars for Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 for a fun-filled day in the mountains touring three magnificent homes that combine history, elegance, artistry and natural mountain beauty in the Townsend area. Heritage Center buses will pick up tour participants at the Barn Event Center of the Smokies on Hwy. 321, transport them to each home and then back to the Barn Event Center where they will enjoy a delicious lunch with a complimentary glass of wine offered by Cades Cove Cellars. Tours begin at 9 a.m. and the last tour bus leaves at 1 p.m.

“The 2015 Fall Home Tour to benefit the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center promises to be a delightful display of architectural styles, décor and natural settings, said home tour event coordinator Mary Ann Everett.

Homes featured on the 5th Annual Fall Mountain Home Tour are:

Fall Mountain Home Tour Richmont Inn

Townsend’s Richmont Inn is the rare B & B that is rustic, yet stylish. Styled as an Appalachian cantilever barn, the Inn’s fourteen themed rooms honor eminent Appalachian people and individual decor depicts their culture and history.

Fall Mountain Home Tour Smoky Mist Ridge

“Smoky Mist Ridge” offers intriguing architectural details that take advantage of its beautiful location and features exquisite furnishings and antiques appropriate for gracious mountain living.

Fall Mountain Home Tour Generals Summit

“The General’s Summit,” atop one of Laurel Valley’s highest peaks contains military memorabilia and master craftsman furniture you do not want to miss.

“The Annual Fall Home Tour is the second of two major fundraising events presented by the Guild each year in support of the Heritage Center,” said Melody Silverberg, Guild president. “It is an unequaled opportunity to tour unique mountain properties, surrounded by stunning fall color. All proceeds go to support the educational programs presented by the Heritage Center and allow visitors of all ages to gain an appreciation for the historical significance of the Great Smoky Mountains in our nation’s development.”

Fall Mountain Home Tour tickets go on sale September 8 for $75 per person. Tickets are limited so make your reservation early! To reserve your time, call the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center at 865-448-0044.

About Candice Fitzgibbons

I am a Sevier County resident and active in my local community. I've spent more than 20 years as a graphic designer and copywriter, creating marketing materials to help small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations achieve their goals. I have a passion for equality, the environment and animal rights.