Tickets Available for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

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One of several ticket sellers

You’re invited! We’ve selected seven lovely homes for you to see on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Tickets are available online (anytime) or at several local retailers beginning June 1. Thank you to REStore, Secret Garden Bookshop, Johnson & Johnson Antiques and Sunset Hill Green Market for selling tickets. A limited number of tickets are also available day of the tour.

Purchase your tickets now for this year’s tour, featuring seven vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability. Built by skilled craftsmen, these homes exemplify lasting quality that continues to support generations of Ballard families. This event happens only once every three years, so don’t miss it in 2013!

When: Sunday June 23rd, 2013 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. All tickets are will-call only. Exchange your tickets beginning at 9:30 AM day of tour for a brochure with locations.
Where: Tour starts at Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse, 3003 N.W. 66th Street, Ballard.

We also need tour guides (we call them tour “docents”) to work one shift at a home. In exchange, you’ll receive free tickets for the other half of the tour, to visit all of the homes on the tour. Please contact Lesli Billings at retroreno@comcast.net for details.

About the Tour
The Ballard Classic Home Tour is BHS’ biggest fundraiser, which enables the organization to take part in community projects; present free informative lectures related to Ballard’s History and maintain its archives.

About the Ballard Historical Society
The Ballard Historical Society was formed in 1988 and is dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the unique history and culture of Ballard, Washington. The society is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides community and educational programs and maintains an extensive photo archive.

Tour Guidelines

  • It is a self-guided tour; no transportation is provided.
  • It is not wheelchair accessible; there will be stairs and uneven sidewalks.
  • Guests will kindly remove shoes before entering homes.
  • No children under the age of 12; babes in arms are allowed.
  • No food or drink.
  • No cameras or video equipment.
  • Only a limited number of people will be allowed in a house at a time.
  • Due to the location of a few of the homes, parking may be required some distance away.

Please direct media and other inquiries to tour coordinator Lesli Billings at retroreno@comcast.net. Buy tickets for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

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