December, 1 2017 - December 2, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Step back in time and stroll through some of Springfield’s finest historic homes all dressed for the holidays! Encounter Midtown residents dressed in period Victorian clothing and get decorating ideas. The tour includes five Midtown homes, Askinosie Chocolate on Commercial Street and Sacred Heart Church—all built during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
Tickets on sale November 27–December 1 at the following locations: Maschino’s, Enterprise Lanes, Sunshine Lanes and Midtown Pharmacy.
Tickets will be available during the tour at Drury Diversity Center and Sacred Heart Church.
Craft Fair: Visit the 13th annual Sacred Heart Church Craft Sale (1609 N. Summit, 417- 869-3646, built in 1882), Friday evening December 1 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm & Saturday December 2 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
This event occurs within the Midtown Historic District, which is Springfield’s largest nationally recognized historic district. The event is sponsored by the Midtown Neighborhood Association.
Location: Drury Diversity Center in the historic Washington Avenue Baptist Church (corner of Drury Lane & Bob Barker Blvd., built in 1885). Shuttles will be available from the Diversity Center to all stops.