CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR 2013
The Christmas Tree Festival and Homes Tour Sponsored by Friends of Jim the Wonder Dog will be held on Sunday, December 8 from 12 noon to 5 pm in Marshall. This year's tour will feature more than 20 themed trees and other decorations in the new Jim the Wonder Dog building on the northwest corner of the square. There will be a free drawing for a center piece donated by Country Floral and Keepsakes. Father Christmas will be present to add to the festivities. Refreshments will be available.
In addition to the Christmas Tree Festival, there will be 4 private homes on the homes tour. These homes will be decked out for the season:
Brian and Cynthia Henke, 524 E. Eastwood
Jeff and Bethany Harris, 703 E. Eastwood
Wes and Lori Craig, 719 E. Eastwood
The DIGS Home, 580 S. Lyon
Tickets for the Christmas Tree Festival and Homes Tour are available at Country Floral and Keepsakes, Square Corner, and Cadwell's One Scoop or Two. Tickets can also be purchased at each location on tour day. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the tour. Proceeds from the tour support the Jim the Wonder Dog Garden in Marshall.
For additional information on the event call 886-8191.
Friends of Jim the Wonder Dog are developing the building on the northwest corner of the square to be the Marshall Welcome Center and Jim the Wonder Dog Museum. The building is expected to open in the spring on a regular schedule. Information will be available in the Welcome Center on attractions and events in the Marshall and Saline County area. The museum will present artifacts and information on the story of Jim the Wonder Dog.