[St. Petersburg, Fla. ~ October 30, 2013] Five homes on St. Petersburg’s Snell Isle will open their doors welcoming visitors to scenes of holiday glitter and glamour on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event proceeds will benefit The Florida Orchestra.
Advance donations for tickets are $20, payable by check to The Florida Orchestra Guild,St. Petersburg, and sent to The Florida Orchestra Guild, c/o Janet Burnett, 720 49th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33703. Tickets at the door, available at all five Tour homes on December 7, are $25, payable by cash or check.
The Tour’s co-chairs, Claire Mazzella and Maritza Smith, have planned a special preview reception for Friday, December 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at a home on Coffee Pot Riviera NE. The reception, including wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres catered by Parkshore Grill, is limited to the first 50 people with reservations confirmed by December 2nd. The $60 individual donation covers both the reception and a ticket to the Tour of Homes on December 7. Individual patron tickets are also available for $125 and include a listing in the Tour printed program. For more information on ticketing for both the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Preview Reception, call Janet Burnett,
Sponsorships are available at the Platinum ($1,000), Gold ($500), and Silver ($250) levels. All include ticketing for the Preview Reception and Tour of Homes. Opportunities for Platinum and Gold levels come with program ads; Silver level includes a listing in the printed program. The 5” x7” program book offers full-page ($100) and half-page ($50) ads. For more information on sponsorships and program ads, call Claire Mazzella at 727-527-0057.
The Florida Orchestra Guild, St. Petersburg, Inc., is a non-profit organization founded 50 years ago to support orchestral music in the community. The primary focus is on supporting the Orchestra through fundraising activities such as the Tour of Holiday Homes. Individual memberships in the Guild are $35 per year. For information on joining the Guild, call Marty Hallas, 727-898-6640.