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Holiday Home Tour

Join us for the 2017 Highland Christmas Home Tour.

Two days, two different tours of some of the most interesting and beautiful homes located in Highland and Fairfield Historic Districts.

Individual tours are $20 per person or $15 for Highland Restoration Association or Fairfield Historic District Association members. A package deal for both tours is $35. Discounts for association members are only available with prepaid tickets. 

Saturday – Candlelight tour 5-9 p.m. Dec. 9 
C&C Electric, 2430 Line Ave., tour begins and holiday tram pickup. A 1950s building housing a host of local treasures.

C & C Electric
2430 Line Avenue

C & C Electric Interior
2430 Line Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

847 Robinson Place -Built in 1916, this home is filled with heirlooms of multiple generations of a Shreveport family.

853 Robinson Place – Queen Anne cottage built by the McAney family in 1904

2439 Fairfield Avenue – A 1905 Victorian that now operates as a B&B

832 Kirby Place – Renovated 1923 residence

847 Robinson Place

853 Robinson Place

2439 Fairfield Avenue

 

832 Kirby Place

Sunday – A Very Merry Christmas tour 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 
St. George Greek Orthodox Church, tour begins and holiday tram pickup.

St. George Orthodox Church, 1719 Creswell Avenue – 
Built in 1938, this is the only Byzantine-style building in Shreveport.

424 Dalzell Street – This artistically decorated prairie-style home was built in 1919.

1535 Irving Place – 1897 Queen Anne cottage

240 Boulevard Street – A 1928 cottage

662 Wichita Street – Built in 1898, the former home of Mayor Hazel Beard still has its original elevator on site.

2631 Highland Avenue –  A newly renovated 1945 cottage

1710 Creswell Avenue

424 Dalzell Street

1535 Irving Place

240 Boulevard Street

For more information contact Christmas tour chair Michele Marcotte at 318-313-7176 or [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

 

Restoration University

Details:  “Garden Restoration and Southern Heirloom Plants for Today’s Gardener”, by Margie Caplis
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, at 10am
Location: C&C Electric’s event room, 2430 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71104
** Note this presentation is a natural paring with the upcoming NWLAMG Le Tour de Jardins on May 6-7.

2nd Saturday Highland Cleanups

Saturday April 8, 2017

8AM – 11AM

Great American Cleanup Day! Join us at Highland Park. Parking available on Olive Street.  Groups will receive directions and instructions on which blocks to clean that day.   Trash bags and grabbers will be provided. Bottled water will also be provided. Bring your gloves!

Call for Volunteers! Join Highland Restoration Association, Fairfield Historic District, Highland Jazz & Blues Festival, and the City of Shreveport: Community Development as we work together to beautify our lovely neighborhood of Highland.

Every 2nd Saturday we will meet at 8am to work for a couple of hours. Each month we will focus on a different “zone” of Highland.

Take PRIDE in your neighborhood, LOVE your city, and BLOOM where you’re planted.

We appreciate the efforts of all the organizations including Shreveport Green. They helped spearhead Shreveport’s anti-litter campaign, Don’t Be Trashy, Keep It Classy! This multi-faceted approach to litter awareness focuses on the individual’s responsibility. This is our way of supporting their year-long efforts to beautify our city!

2017 General Meetings

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SAVE THE DATE: March 23, 2017

WHERE: Noel UMC – 520 Herndon Avenue

TIME: 6:45 pm – Approximately 8:00 pm

Light refreshments will be served.

 

SAVE THE DATE: June 22, 2017

WHERE: Noel UMC – 520 Herndon Avenue

TIME: 6:45 pm – Approximately 8:00 pm

Light refreshments will be served.

 

SAVE THE DATE: September 21, 2017

WHERE: Noel UMC – 520 Herndon Avenue

TIME: 6:45 pm – Approximately 8:00 pm

Light refreshments will be served.

 

 

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