November 20th and 21st
DENVER, Colo. (October 12, 2015) – The 39th annual L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour returns this holiday season to Denver’s historic Country Club neighborhood. This much anticipated two-day walking tour is Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21st, from 10am until 4pm. 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.
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 Celebrated Gatherings, City Floral, Flower Power, The Twisted Tulip and Swank Stems. Table Designers in this year’s Tour are Celebrated Gatherings, City Floral, Hutch & Fig, The Lark, Swank Stems and The Stationery Company.
Sponsors of the 39th L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour include presenting sponsor Coldwell Banker Devonshire, as well as Media Sponsors: The Denver Post, Colorado Expression, The Villager Newspaper and Country Club Neighborhood Living.
Candlelight and cocktails will set the stage for an elegant evening at Denver Country Club for the Patron Party and Tour on Friday, Nov. 20th. Attendees 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 Denver Country Club. 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 Alicia Holt Corliss at 303-331-7014.
Tickets for the Home Tour are available in advance for $23 through Central City Opera at www.centralcityopera.org/lesprit or from Alicia Holt Corliss at 303-331-7014 and for $25 at local King Soopers. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door for $25. For more information, please visit www.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 www.centralcityopera.org/guild.