The Hancock County Arts Council will host its third-annual holiday home tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 17 at different residences in Hancock County.
The Dickens Carolers of the Hancock County Museum - which also be open, although not part of the tour - will ]perform at a reception hosted by the New Cumberland General Federation of Women's Club at the Swaney Memorial Library on Court Street in New Cumberland from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. to begin the tour.
Sites visited in any order include the Weirton homes of Joseph and Maria DiBartolomeo and Robert and Lea Shirer; the New Cumberland home of Marcy Grishkevich; the Homer Laughlin China Co. showroom in Newell; and the historic, early-1900s Chester homes of the former Tallman family, now owned by Robert and Shelly Reed, the former McDonald-Calcott home now owned by Cynthia Jackson and the 2004 Georgian styled home of Joe and Jodie Juszczak featured in this year's West Virginia Magazine Christmas issue.
TAKE A TOUR — The homes of Joseph and Maria DiBartolomeo of Weirton and the residence of Joe and Jodie Juszczak in Chester, along with several other local residences, will be part of the third-annual holiday home tour sponsored by the Hancock County Arts Council and scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 17. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, Main Street and Cove Road in Weirton by calling (304)797-7001; Sharon Neely at (304) 797-1945: or Nancy Wright at (304) 564-3767.
After getting tickets stamped at all seven sites, visitors will leave their ticket at their last location to be entered in a drawing to win a $500 Fiesta gift basket donated by the Hancock County Arts Council, Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors' Bureau and the Homer Laughlin China Co.
Proceeds from the $20 ticket sales are divided among the Weirton and New Cumberland Women's Club, the Chester Arts Council and Homer Laughlin China Co. for community-funded projects.
Tickets may be purchased at the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors' Bureau, Main Street and Cove Road in Weirton by calling (304)797-7001; by calling Sharon Neely at (304) 797-1945: or Nancy Wright at (304) 564-3767.