The Beaufort Historical Association will host the Ninth Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour Saturday, December 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The tour showcases Beaufort’s holiday hospitality and provides a rare glimpse into private historic homes, several inns, bed & breakfasts as well as churches, all elegantly decorated for the season. These private homes represent a wide variety of Beaufort’s unique architectural styles from different periods of the town’s history.
In addition to beautiful private homes being open for tour, Lennar at Beau Coast community will be hosting a special Winter Wonderland from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m on Shearwater Lane with warm beverages, decorated model homes and a space for the community to gather in holiday cheer.
Tickets & maps of the tour and information on the homes are available at the BHA Visitors Center at 130 Turner Street online at www.beauforthistoricsite.org. Christmas Candlelight Tour tickets are $16 per person. Guests will have the opportunity to stroll through candlelit streets or join the carolers aboard the BHA’s 1967 English double-decker bus for a free ride to their destinations.
Early in the afternoon on December 9th the Beaufort Art walk celebrates the season for its seventh year, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Art Walk, held in conjunction with the Christmas Candlelight Tour, will begin at the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery located at the Beaufort Historic Site, 130 Turner Street where Art Walk maps will be available. The Art Walk is free of charge and is a great opportunity to find one of a kind holiday gifts.
For more information or to purchase tickets for the Christmas Candlelight Tour, please call (252) 728-5225, (800) 575-7483, stop by the Beaufort Historic Site Visitors Center at 130 Turner Street