In an effort to raise money for the community and to celebrate its rich history, the Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce the 1st Annual EastMont Holiday Home Tour. The tour will be held on Saturday, December 10th from 12:00-6:00 pm.There are currently six homes in eastern Montgomery County scheduled to be on tour.
Each of the homes will be beautifully decorated for the holidays and open to all ticket holders. Each of these homes have a rich history in our community. In Alleghany Springs, the Wickham House, in Elliston the Barnett House (former home of Joe Stewart) and in Shawsville the following houses will be included: The Inn at Fort Vause (Pappas House), The Ryan Home Place (Childress House), The John Farm House, and Edge Hill Farm (Sandy House). The oldest house was built in 1754 and the the other homes were built in the 1800's and early 1900's. You can tour the houses in any order. Start at which location is convenient for you.
The Barnett House c. 1805 (Big Spriing Farm)
8919 Roanoke Road, Elliston, VA
The Childress House c. 1895 (Ryan Homeplace)
3643 Old Town Road, Shawsville, VA
The John Farm House c. 1900
4052 John Farm Road, Shawsville, VA
The Pappas House c. 1754 (Inn at Fort Vause)
4074 Old Town Road, Shawsville, VA
The Sandy House c. 1939 (Edge Hill Farm)
6247 Roanoke Road, Shawsville, VA
The Wickham House c. 1900
2438 Fisher's View Road, Alleghany Springs
For more detailed information on each of the houses please visit Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation.
Tickets will go on sale beginning November 1st. Advance tickets are $30 and available at the Waldron Wellness Center, 267 Alleghany Spring Road, Shawsvile, and online with Eventbrite. Tickets will be available the day of the tour for $40 at the homes.
Proceeds from the tour benefit the Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation which focuses its efforts and resources on projects and activities that sustain and enhance the quality of life in eastern Montgomery County. Examples of the Foundation’s work includes: the renovation of abandoned buildings for community use, awarding scholarships to local students and providing grants to nonprofit organizations and schools. In all of its activities, the foundation is dedicated to fostering a sense of community and special identity. Every Holiday Home Tour ticketholder will play a part in this vital community strengthening.
Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation is a nonprofit organization that meets the qualifications of IRS Code 501(c)(3). Contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes.
For more information or to donate, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (540) 268-1623 or visit www.mountainvalleycf.com. You can also find additional information on Facebook: EastMont Virginia (Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation).
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Ticketholders will provide their on transportation.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No photography is allowed inside the homes
No outside beverages allowed in the homes.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Mary Ann Cole at email@example.com
Charlotte Hawes, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountain Valley Charitable Foundation at 540.384.2801
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
The registation and ticket are for one entry to each of the houses.Each home will be checked off upon entry.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, you must have a ticket to enter the home.
What is the refund policy?
There is NO inclement weather date.
The ticket will then be tax deductible.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
The ticket can be used by anyone, but the the ticket can be used only once at each house.