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Hudson Tour of Homes includes many holiday events

Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau annual Christmas Tour of Homes & Craft Sale is Friday thru Sunday, Nov. 16-18. The craft sale is Saturday, Nov. 17.

Chamber Director of Communications & Programs Andrea Jorgenson said the weekend is perfect for girls getaway.

"Husband going hunting?" Jorgenson asks. "Sounds like the perfect time for a Girls Getaway"

The popular event is again offering three tour options:

Traditional Tour

The traditional tour is Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. The tour includes five homes plus the Octagon House. This tour offers free shuttle service to each home and a stop at the Craft Sale & Market Place (Saturday only, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) at the Hudson House Grand Hotel. Tickets are $18 if purchased by Nov. 12 (early purchase also qualifies for a grand prize drawing) and $20 thereafter. Tour-goers must be 12 years and older.

Dazzle tour

A Dazzle Tour is scheduled Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event features smaller crowds while touring during the evening hours, when each home sparkles and shines. This tour does not include shuttle service. The Chamber recommends that those on this tour predetermine a route considering the address of each home. Tickets are $35.

Black Tie

A Black Tie event is also scheduled Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 to 11 p.m. Socializing begins aboard a private coach bus while those on this tour enjoy an evening tour followed by a reception at Urban Olive & Vine. Expect an exceptional evening of unique appetizers, delicious desserts, a cash bar and live entertainment by Mia Dorr, a passionate and energetic performer with a repertoire of unparalleled diversity. Limited tickets are available at $75 (reserve as soon as possible). Black Tie admired, but not required.

Craft sale

The Craft Sale and Marketplace is scheduled Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Hudson House Grand Hotel from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The sale will include many for one-of-a-kind, unique gifts. The sale will also include morning entertainment by the Hudson Middle School Orchestra. Craft sale admission is free.


For more information go to Hudson Tour of Homes.

For tickets, call (715) 386-8411 or (800) 657-6775. Info? Visit Hudson Tour of Homes.

There are also special lodging packages available.

Proceeds benefit the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau.