St. Mary of the Hills has a rich history of philanthropy. The Annual Tour of Homes is the primary fundraising project of the church. 100% of the profit from the tour is donated to charitable organizations in Blowing Rock and Boone.
The 2017 Tour of Homes will be on Friday, July 28. The tour will include five beautiful Blowing Rock homes. Transportation will be provided. Walking to the homes will be an option for guests. The tour begins at 9:00, the last tickets will be sold at 3:00, and the houses close at 5:00.
Tickets may be purchased online, at the Chamber of Commerce, or in the church office. The ticket price is $30. A delicious lunch will be available in the parish hall. A limited number of lunches are available, so be sure to purchase your ticket early. On the church lawn will be tents that house the Bake Sale, Timeless Treasures, the Wall of Wine, and other surprises you won’t want to miss.
The Tour of Homes Patron Party will be held on Thursday, July 13 at 6:00 at the Blue Ridge Mountain Club. Guests will enjoy dinner and music. There will be a silent auction which will include an array of sought-after items. Shuttle buses will be available for guests from the church parking lot and BRAHM. The ticket price of $150 includes a ticket to the tour of homes. A portion of the purchase is a tax deductible contribution.