Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the tour at any tour home. Tickets also are available at The Gipson Girl, The Potpourri House and from AAUW members or go online to aauwtyler.org.
The tour is a major fundraiser for Tyler AAUW.
Proceeds help fund scholarships the chapter awards to women to attend Tyler Junior College, The University of Texas at Tyler and Texas College and the annual Expanding Your Horizons conference that exposes middle school girls to women in careers involving math, science and technology, said information from Karena Love, AAUW Publicity spokeswoman.
Featured on the tour are: The Carnes Home, 2417 Pollard Drive; Clark/Ortiz Home, 5513 Westchester Drive; O'Toole Home, 7014 Walden Drive; Bugay Home, 3100 Lakepine Circle; and Clark Home, 4321 Madera Drive, the announcement said.
The Clark/Ortiz Home will feature antiques and Asian artifacts with decor by The Gipson Girl. Holiday touches will include a Christmas tree in teal and orange and beautiful wreaths. A collection of “Around the World” dolls will also be on view.
In the Carnes Home, the dining room will feature Mrs. Carnes' wedding china and other fine accessories. FRESH by Brookshire's will furnish the flower arrangement. The Christmas tree will display family mementos and ornaments collected from all over the world.
The Clark Home will showcase decor by The Gipson Girl. The home will display decorative Christmas items in shades of red and green. The Christmas tree will feature a collection of Santas and vintage elves.
Gold, green and red accents will be found throughout the interior of the O'Toole Home.
Decorative accents and decor will be provided by Red Barn Flowers Gifts and Home Accessories.