The Georgia Club Foundation Christmas Tour of Homes welcomes you home for the holidays.

The tour will feature five beautifully decorated homes throughout the Georgia Club.

Sunday December 11, 2022:   Time entry tickets will go on sale October 1, 2022


2022 Christmas Tour of Homes Beneficiaries

                 

The Oconee Area Resource Council

The Oconee Area Resource Council (OARC) is a local 501 (c) # non-profit corporation that serves as the local decision-making body for the Georgia Family Connection. OARC identifies the needs of the community and works to fill those needs by combining resources and services. OARC’s goal is to ensure that all residents of Oconee County will live in a healthy, safe, and stable environment. The areas of focus as a beneficiary of the 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes will be Food for Kids (oconeeconnection.org) and Summer Food for Kids (oconeeconnection.org).  Please visit oconeeconnection.org for more information and on how you can become involved.

The Sparrow’s Nest

The Sparrow’s Nest is a place where those in need can find help in a Christ-centered environment – a hot meal or a bag of groceries shared in love; showers and laundry facilities for the homeless; donated clothing for the needy and vibrant ministries to at-risk children and youth.  A small staff and a large team of volunteers. The areas of focus as a beneficiary of the 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes will be the Clean Streetz Program and Breaking the Cycle. Please visit sparrowsnestmission.org for more information and on how you can become involved.

Please visit www.sparrowsnestathens.org  and www.oconeeconnection.org for more information on both well deserving beneficiaries for TGC Foundation 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes


 

Holiday Gift Market

The Georgia Club Village Hall

Sunday, December 11, 2022

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

Back by popular demand!  The 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes will once again feature the Holiday Gift Market.  We have spent the last several months thoughtfully curating items from local businesses and artisans and can’t wait for you to enjoy a stroll through the Holiday Market.  The market will showcase unique items like original watercolor paintings, handmade jewelry, freshly baked cookies, and more. Come to find the perfect gift for you or someone you love.

The Market is open to patrons of the Tour of Homes as well as anyone who would love a chance to finish their holiday shopping while supporting local charities.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Sparrow’s Nest and The Oconee Area Resource Council.


2022 Christmas Tour of Homes Committee

Robin Hardin and Carol Durham, Co-Chairpersons

Jen Allen
Lynn Baginski
Liz Bell
Kim Davis
Dawn Gray
Dianne Hall
Diane Hand
Trish Harrison
Sharon Jenkins
Michelle Maddox
Melissa McWhorter
Judy Moore
Karen Nasworthy
Ellen O’Brien
Robbie Paine
Sally Presnell
Doug Turner
Chris Wescott

Sneak Peek of 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes

Begin your celebration of the Holiday Season with friends while touring five tastefully decorated homes and gathering decorative ideas to adorn your own home.

After the tour, drop by the Holiday Gift Market in The Village Hall to find that special decoration or gift.  Happy Holidays! 

 

Avery Home

This Colonial Georgian home is clad in white washed cedar shake shingles conveying a New England influence.  The stone steps lead into a generous entry that welcomes all visitors.  Original art and all appointments evoke that classic traditional home that is warm and welcoming.  Special amenities include a wine cellar, movie theatre and children’s play area.

 

 

Hull Home

Relax on the porch swings on the front brick porch which leads to the front entry. Beautiful heart pine floors welcome you into this custom-built modern farmhouse.  The home is designed for comfort and entertaining.  The homeowner is an artist and uses her  studio to create original oil and watercolor paintings.  Special amenities for entertaining include the wood burning fireplace on the back porch that looks out onto the pool and spa area

 

 

Kearney Home

This modern southern farmhouse delivers comfort and delight in exciting use of art and color. Discover brilliant color and creative ways to combine art and objects.  The Interior design details are bright, colorful mixes of styles pushing toward maximalism.  The inspiration for the homes is mainly centered around a collection of art and global rugs and textiles.

 

Leierzapf Home

This 2016 custom built home was inspired by a model home at Reynolds Plantation at Lake Oconee.  This is a traditional home with contemporary touches.  The home offers a blend of clean lines and modern architecture with warm wood elements and natural rugs to make the home feel cozy. The family desired an open floor plan with comfortable and serene surroundings.

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Stevens Home

This Craftsmen meets Cape Cod influenced home offers a special back yard retreat. The home was built in 2018 to reflect the owners love of many architectural styles after a 30-year career in the window treatment industry.  The interiors blend texture and color to reflect a mixture of traditional and contemporary elements in the home.

 

 


2022 Christmas Tour of Home Sponsors

 

Meet our Sponsors


 

Holiday Gift Market

The Georgia Club Village Hall

Sunday, December 11, 2022

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

Back by popular demand!  The 2022 Christmas Tour of Homes will once again feature the Holiday Gift Market.  We have spent the last several months thoughtfully curating items from local businesses and artisans and can’t wait for you to enjoy a stroll through the Holiday Market.  The market will showcase unique items like original watercolor paintings, handmade jewelry, freshly baked cookies, and more. Come to find the perfect gift for you or someone you love.

The Market is open to patrons of the Tour of Homes as well as anyone who would love a chance to finish their holiday shopping while supporting local charities.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Sparrow’s Nest and The Oconee Area Resource Council.

Inaugural Evening Tour of Homes

Exclusively for The Georgia Club Residents

Please join us for the Inaugural Evening Tour! You will see all five homes at their absolute best – fully decorated underneath the stars with lights twinkling and Christmas cheer abounding. It will be the highlight of your Christmas season!

  • Saturday, December 10th at 5:00 PM
  • Exclusively for TGC residents with Friends of the Tour Sponsorship Donation
  • Personal golf carts with operational headlights are the only means of transportation for the Evening Tour.
  • Persons under 12 years of age are not permitted to attend the night tour.

Friends of the Tour Sponsorship $200 – Includes:

  • Two admissions for the Evening Tour, Saturday, December 10, at 5:00 PM
  • Two admissions for the Cocktail Buffet Reception, Saturday, December 10, at 7:30 PM
  • Friends of the Tour Sponsorship recognition in the tour book

Any questions about the Evening Tour, please contact Ellen O’Brien esobrien@earthlink.net or

Kim Davis kimdavis9800@gmail.com

Friends of the Tour Sponsorship

 

2022 Christmas Tour of Homes 

Online Ticket Sales begin October 1, 2022

Tickets