Monday, December 10, 2007

Tickets now on sale for Mesa Historic Home Tour

[Source: East Valley Living] -- If you’re looking to buy a holiday gift that is unique, highlights Mesa’s historic roots and benefits a great cause, you might consider purchasing tickets to Mesa’s 8th Annual Historic Home Tour. Tickets are now on sale for the tour, which is scheduled for Saturday January 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s tour will be in the West Second Street Historic District and will showcase 9 private homes along with several historic buildings, including the Sirrine House, Antique Wedding House and Irving School.

Tickets are available now at the Mesa Historical Museum, 2345 N. Horne, or you can buy them online. Tickets are $25 per person and include a tour of more than a dozen historic buildings, complimentary lunch at RigaTony’s, a visit to the Mesa Historical Museum and dessert. All proceeds benefit the museum. As part of the tour, the Mesa Historical Museum produces an information-packed book, which is given to all tour participants. The book includes information on the styles of homes on the tour as well as the individual histories of the homes. The City of Mesa, RigaTony’s, The Arizona Republic, SRP and Americopy sponsor the 8th Annual Historic Home Tour. For more information, contact Mesa Historical Museum President and CEO Lisa Anderson at 480-835-7358.