Historic home tour
The York Chester 2012 Historic Home Tour will run 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1 and feature six area homes and Holy Trinity Church in Gastonia’s York Chester Historic District. Advance tickets are $15; tickets are $20 the day of the event. Details: www.yorkchester.org.
Witherspoon Rose Culture will host this workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 1 at 4401 Shopton Road. Supplies are $10 and include ribbon, ornaments and decorative additions like faux berries and birds. Wreaths are not included. Fresh North Carolina wreaths will be available to buy for 15 percent off or participants can bring their own. Details: www.witherspoonrose.com.
A Year of Flowers
The Charlotte Council of Garden Clubs is selling raffle tickets for four custom flower arrangements to be delivered in December, as well as a year of flowers in 2013. Tickets for holiday arrangements are available through Dec. 3, priced at $2 for one or $5 for three. The drawing will be Dec. 7. Tickets for a year of flowers are available through Jan. 10, priced at $5 each or $12 for three. The winner will be chosen in January 2013. For tickets: charlottecouncilofgardenclubs.org/special-events.
To enter the drawings by mail, send a check made out to Charlotte Council of Garden Clubs. Mail to 1820 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204.
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