Central City Opera Guild’s
2017 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour
in Denver’s Historic Cranmer Park/Hilltop Neighborhood
November 17 and 18, 2017
DENVER, Colo. (October 2, 2017) – The 2017 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour returns this holiday season to Denver’s historic Cranmer Park/Hilltop neighborhood. This much anticipated two-day tour is Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, from 10 am until 4 pm. Five magnificent homes will be beautifully decorated for the holidays by the metro area’s most accomplished florists and table designers.
This popular fundraising event, now known as one of Denver’s signature holiday events, benefits Central City Opera and is organized by the Central City Opera Guild. For more than forty years, L’Esprit de Noël has invited tour guests to see private homes of architectural interest decorated for the holiday season.
Each home on the Tour will be lavishly decorated by one of Denver’s premier floral and tabletop designers. Floral designers participating this year include Bouquets, Birdsall and Co, City Floral, Flower Power, and The Tended Thicket. Table Designers in this year’s tour are City Floral, Dwell Antiques, The Lark, The Tended Thicket and lulu’s furniture and decor.
Sponsors of the 2017 L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour include presenting sponsor Coldwell Banker Devonshire, The City of Glendale, and Land Title Guarantee Company, as well as Media Sponsors: The Denver Post, Colorado Expression, The Villager Newspaper and Country Club Neighborhood Living.
Attendees of the Patron Party and Tour on Friday, Nov. 17th will have the only chance to view the homes at night. The homes will be open for tours between 6:00 and 7:30 pm followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Cableland, the official Residence of the Mayor of Denver, 4150 Shangri-La Drive. Tickets for the Patron Party are $250 for benefactors, $150 for patrons and juniors (under 35) for $90 and are available by invitation or may be purchased through Central City Opera by calling Jenaveve Linabary at 303.331.7012.
Tickets for the Home Tour are available in advance for $23 through Central City Opera at centralcityopera.org/lesprit or from Jenaveve Linabary at 303.331.7012 and for $25 at local King Soopers. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $25. For more information, please visit lesprithometour.com.
Proceeds from the L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour support Central City Opera including its annual professional summer Opera Festival, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program, the preservation and maintenance of the historic Opera House and more than thirty additional historic properties in Central City, and its education and community engagement programs. These programs serve more than 80,000 people each year through performances in schools, community centers, senior residences and theaters.
Central City Opera Guild (CCOG) was established in 1974 to assist Central City Opera, the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States, with historic preservation, education, cultural and social events, and fund raising. The Guild’s many programs include: Take a Child to the Opera Days, the Opera House Gardens, Victorian home preservation, Apprentice Artist support and opera preview dinners. For more information, please visit centralcityopera.org/guild.