Altrusa’s annual Holiday Home Tour & Craft Bazaar set for Dec. 8

Altrusa’s annual Holiday Home Tour & Craft Bazaar set for Dec. 8Altrusa International Club Inc. of Indian Wells Valley will hold its 21st Annual Holiday Home Tour and Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, Saturday Dec 8.

The bazaar and bake sale will take place at the Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 502 N. Norma St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts made by popular local vendors will be offered.

Enter the church parking lot entrance off Norma Street during Christmas Parade times.

The home tour will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Eight beautiful homes, all decorated for the holidays, will be featured for private viewing.

“We have selected a variety of unique and lovely homes from different neighborhoods and in different styles for your viewing pleasure this year. You will not be disappointed,” said member Rita Read.

Tickets for the home tour at $15 per person may be purchased at Baxendale’s and Coldwell Banker Best Realty. Tickets will also be available at Grace Lutheran Church on the day of the bazaar.

Each tour participant will receive a list of homes to be viewed including a map that helps locate the homes on the tour.

The tour is self-guided, allowing participants to tour at their leisure. Homes do not have to be visited in any particular order.

Funds raised by the home tour and Christmas bazaar will be used for Altrusa’s ongoing service projects throughout the year, including KidsSpree, Habitat for Humanity, Senior Services of I.W.V., Women’s Center High Desert, the Literacy Council of IWV, Pierce School, school scholarships, the Child Abuse Hotline, the Salvation Army, the Southern Sierra Boys & Girls Club, the Booknook at the Dialysis Center, Rose Varga Discretionary Fund and the High Desert Leapin’ Lizards.

Story First Published: 2012-12-05