The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 1, 2012

Waverley association to host holiday homes tours


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Waverley Historic Neighborhood Association will host a family friendly and fun-filled celebration of the historic district’s rich history and culture Friday and Saturday during its Holiday Festival.

The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Friday with special night tours of five Waverley Historic District homes lit up and decorated for the holidays. Visitors also will enjoy singers and stories during the tour.

The tour will be 5-8 p.m. Houses featured Friday are 1402 W. Maine, 1308 W. Maine, 1102 W. Oklahoma, 1502 W. Cherokee and 1417 W. Broadway. Six homes will be part of the tour noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Houses featured Saturday are 1702 W. Oklahoma, 1308 W. Maine, 1402 W. Maine, 1601 W. Broadway, 1203 W. Broadway and 1302 W. Garriott.

Check out a photo slideshow of the homes HERE

Guests can visit Old Saint Nick, listen to Christmas carolers, enjoy some hot cocoa and cookies, and listen to holiday stories of homes.

Tickets are $10 for a one-day pass and $15 for a two-day pass. They can be ordered online at www.enidwaverley.com or can be picked up at 1402 W. Maine the day of the event. Tickets also can be purchased the days of the event at any of the featured homes.

Complete tour lineups are available online at the website and the Waverley Historic Neighborhood Facebook page.

Buying a two-day pass guarantees visitors will get to see all nine homes. Event-goers can enjoy some holiday shopping at the Vintage Fair with items including home decor, restored items, crafts, holiday items, jewelry, clothing, antiques and collectibles.

Admission is free, and the event will be noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of West Broadway. Proceeds from the Vintage Fair will benefit the association, which will use the funds for repairs and homeowner scholarships, many that will benefit limited-income elders.