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Onancock Christmas Homes Tour 2017

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Onancock, VA 23417

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Join us for a weekend of holiday festivities in historic, waterfront Onancock, VA, named one of Coastal Living's Top 10 Best Small Towns on the Chesapeake Bay.
The 18th annual Onancock Christmas Homes Tour will be held December 9 from 1-5 p.m. Six private Onancock homes with diverse architectural styles will be decorated for Christmas and open for viewing. Ker Place, built in 1799 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, also will be open to visitors and feature holiday décor.


Historic Cokesbury Church will host a free Music Festival. A variety of musical performances are planned from 2-6 p.m. including a Christmas carol sing-along. Visitors can drop in anytime throughout the event.


Holiday festivities begin the evening of Thursday, December 7 with a 7 p.m. free showing of the 1954 classic movie"White Christmas" in our historic theater, compliments of Roseland Cinema & Entertainment Center and the Roseland Theatre. Join us the next day for shopping and wine tasting, part of Second Friday, and for a special Christmas production ( also on Saturday) at the North Street Playhouse (tickets & times: www.northstreetplayhouse.com/tickets).
Santa arrives at the Onancock Wharf by boat, led by reindeers in kayaks, the morning of December 9 and our Christmas parade, featuring fire trucks, floats, ponies and more will be held on Sunday, December 10 at 5 p.m. Throughout the weekend, shop for unique, Shore-made gifts and dine at one of our many restaurants.
The town and wharf will be illuminated with Christmas and nautical-themed lights. Onancock, Virginia, chartered in 1680, is one of the oldest towns in Virginia. Homes tour proceeds benefit the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society and the Historic Onancock School Community & Cultural Center.

Additional information about all events will be published as available under Events at www.onancock.org


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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no age limits to enter the event, but rates are the same for children as well as adults.

Where can I park?

Parking is available at the Historic Onancock School Community and Cultural Center, 6 College Ave, Onancock, VA 23417

Can I walk the route to each home? Is there a shuttle bus?

Yes, you can walk to each home. Shuttle buses also will be available between locations on the tour. They start at the Onancock, Historic School at 6 College Avenue and run about every 20 minutes.

Will there be restaurants and shops open during the tour?

Yes. The tour brochure will contain information about places to eat and shops to visit while you are walking through downtown Onancock. Also visit www.onancock.org for a listing of specials that businesses will be running.

Can I attend only the homes tour?

Yes, your ticket is for the homes tour. The music festival is free. However, we've built enough time into the events for you to attend both. We encourage you to drop by the music festival, as well as visit our shops and restaurants, throughout the day.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email onancockholidays@gmail.com or call 757. 710. 6353

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes


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