Junior League Of Chattanooga Hosts 8th Annual Tour Du Jour: A Very Merry Holiday Home Tour

Monday, September 30, 2013

Junior League of Chattanooga announced its 8th annual Tour du Jour: A Very Merry Holiday Home Tour, a self­-guided tour of the Chattanooga area's premier kitchens with the latest in culinary design and state of the art appliances as well as other areas of the homes spectacularly decorated for the holidays.

The Tour will be held over three festive days beginning Friday, Nov. 15, with a Holiday Cocktail Party at the newly-renovated Black Creek Clubhouse from 7-10:30 p.m.  A Holiday Tour of Homes will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will wrap up on Sunday, Nov. 17, with Sunday with Santa at the Pinnacle Home, sponsored by Scarlett’s Cabinetry, from 2-4:30 p.m. 

Tickets are available for $20 per person for a one-­day pass for the tour of homes or Sunday with Santa, $30 per person for the Holiday Cocktail Party, or a multi­day ticket for $30 per adult with access to the Saturday and Sunday events. Tickets may be purchased online at www.jlchatt.org or by calling or stopping by the Junior League of Chattanooga office during business hours, at 622 East Fourth Street, Chattanooga 37403. The day of Tour du Jour, tickets will be available at the League office and each of the kitchen locations.

Tour participants will receive a Tour guidebook, with photography by Cansler Photography, outlining each kitchen's design and material details. Plans for the 8th annual Tour du Jour are still being finalized, but at least six different kitchens and several entire homes will be featured. This year's Tour sponsors include Scarlett’s Cabinetry, Black Creek, Cansler Photography, Classic Cabinetry, Haskell Interiors, First Tennessee, Groome Transportation, Pratt Home Builders, The Tile Store, and Stone Source. 

Previous tours have included presentations by Sushi Nabe, Fischer Evans Jewelers, River Gallery and many other local businesses.

Tour du Jour is one of the JLC's three signature events. The others are Kids in the Kitchen, a free fun-­filled day for children and families to learn about healthy eating habits and exercise, and Clean Sweep, a rummage sale to be held spring 2014.


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