“The Holly and The Ivy” Historic Homes Tour is held on the second Saturday of December. “The Holly and The Ivy” Holiday Homes Tour is NBWC’s major fundraiser of the year. For 15 years, generous home-owners in our charming historic district have graciously been opening their beautifully decorated homes to folks from near and far. The tour has become a holiday tradition for many and truly showcases our lovely town of New Bern.
Homes on 2013 Tour
– Adolphus Franklin House, 511 Metcalf St.
– Cutting-Allen House, 518 New St.
– Hanff House, 406 Hancock St.
– Bradham Rental House, 220 Change St.
– Coor-Gaston House, 421 Craven St.
– Albert Castet House, 817 Pollock St.
– Bonus – Sky Sail Condo Historic New Bern Waterfront
– Date: Saturday, December 14th
– Time: 10:3am – 3:30pm
$15 in advance($18 day of tour)
Purchase Tickets beginning November 23rd at:
Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle Street
Credit Card Phone Orders (252-638-2577)
Harris Teeter, 2019 South Glenburnie Rd
For Ticket/Event Information call Anne Harman 252-638-3623.
All proceeds from this tour go to support local charities and projects in our community.
About the New Bern Woman’s Club:
Since its founding in 1905, the New Bern Woman’s Club has had a rich tradition of service to New Bern and Craven County. From our first civic project of turning Union Point from a city dump into a lovely park, NBWC members have tirelessly continued working to make our community a better place to live and visit. Most recently, the club sponsored the “Women in History” exhibit in the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, highlighting the contributions of women from Eastern North Carolina; some of whom were members of the NBWC. With an active membership of over 90 women, the club supports numerous charities and community service projects. Additionally, we award 4 college scholarships each year to promising young people from the community and celebrate the artistic and musical talents of our Craven County school students with an Annual Student Arts Festival held each January.
NBWC is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization.
Submitted by: Kathy Fannin, President of the New Bern Woman’s Club