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Homes for the holidays

Unique properties along Red River decorate to support Nova House By Tania Moffat

lush boughs of fir and pine, snow-white candles glisten through dark window panes while dazzling silver and gold orna- ments shimmer on the tree by their light. Wood crackles in the fireplace as it warms the room and guests gather

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quietly while sipping mulled wine or rich eggnog. Carollers stroll from home to home in their garbs of old singing the gay songs of the season. This year, for the first time, you can

see these images come to life, enjoying luxuriously decorated homes and heritage sites along the north Red River, all while donating to a worthwhile cause. Soak in the magic of the season as

you drive down the historic River Road to Lockport. Between the town and the Highway 4 Bridge, known as the “bridge to nowhere”, nine homes and heritage sites will be decked out in their holiday finest. Homeowners have been working with

skilled decorators, designers, florists, landscapers and crafters putting extra effort into their decorating as they prepare for the Homes for the Holidays: House and Heritage Tours slated to begin this November. They will open their doors for three days of self-guided tours. Visitors will enjoy custom Homes for

the Holidays coffee, sweets, bannock and tea along the route. You can even take in some carolling and do a little pre-Christ- mas shopping at the sites! “There are some magnificent proper-

ties in our communities up and down the Red River and they look so fabulous

Modern white and black decor.

he holidays invoke images of lavishly decorated homes where mantles overflow with

Festive entrances welcome you.

during the holidays that we thought it would be good way to launch the season and get a sneak peek into places we might not be able to see otherwise,” said Heath- er Hunter, Co-Chair of Homes for the Holidays: House and Heritage Tour. “Tours like this are quite common in

southern Ontario and we’ve modelled our work after some great successes in that region,” says Hunter. Homes for the Holidays: House and

Heritage Tour is being created as a new tourism initiative under Red River North

All set for a cherry Christmas dinner.

Tourism. This year the proceeds will go to Nova House, the women’s shelter serving the Interlake and North Eastman region, as it prepares to build a new $2.3 million home for women and children escaping domestic violence. For Anna Pazdzierski, Nova House Executive Director, the proj- ect is a perfect fit at a perfect time, “When you think about the importance of a safe and happy home in all our lives, the gift of opening up a home to help fundraise for our new home is a very appropriate gift.”


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