Tour of Homes to be held January 31

December 14, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse

To the Editor:
The Boca Grande Historical Society will once again present their Tour of Homes and Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Luncheon will be at The Gasparilla Inn & Club at 11 a.m., the tour of homes will take place between 2 and 4:30 p.m., and a cocktail reception and raffle drawing will take place at Hill Tide Estates (south end of the island) between 4 and 6 p.m. Luncheon tickets are $50 each and are limited, so act now.
If you wish to form a party with your friends, tickets for the party need to be purchased by one person. The Inn has tables that seat two, four, six, eight and 10. Request the size table that will accommodate your party as soon as possible, as there are a limited number of each size.
Tour tickets are $60 for members, $70 for nonmembers. Log in to purchase at your member discount. Tickets may be picked up at the History Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the day of the tour, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. If you are not a member, join now to get a discount on your tour tickets. The complimentary cocktail reception and raffle drawing at Hill Tide Estates will be courtesy of Hill Tide Estates, BCB Homes Seagate Development Group. Each home tour ticket includes a free raffle ticket. The drawing for prizes will take place at 5 pm. You must be present to win.
Call 964-1600 or visit 170 Park Ave. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday with questions. Also, Gasparilla Adventures is offering a discount price on golf cart rentals for the Tour of Homes and Luncheon. Carts seating four or six passengers will rent for $60 for eight hours.
You may reserve a cart by calling (941) 964-0711.To obtain the home tour discount, use the coupon code “housetour.” We recommend that you use a golf cart. Your cart will be waiting for you at the History Center when you pick up your tickets on tour day.
Mary Bess
Boca Grande Historical Society Boca Grande