According to past visitor evaluations, the Florence Historic Home Tour is one of the best in Arizona. Comments included those who praised the layout and quality of the historic homes as well as the available food vendors and accompanying events.
The 34th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour on Saturday, February 9, 2019 will continue this reputation as an excellent event. The tour is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Day-of ticket sales begins at 9:30 a.m. at Jaques Square which is located at 291 North Main Street.
Visitors may walk the tour route or ride trolleys to the outlying historical structures. The theme for the Home Tour, “Small Town, Big History – Living Within Adobe Walls” describes the historic significance of this small community as well as the lives and stories contained within the walls of the various historic homes.
Starting at 10:00 a.m., the Pinal County Historical Museum will present its Vintage Quilt Show until 4:00 p.m. Quilts representing historic Florence will be displayed.
The Florence Arts and Culture Commission will offer its 4th Annual Florence Quick Draw Art Event. Competing artists create a piece of art in just 150 minutes in front of onlookers beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Jacob Suter House, 270 N. Pinal Street. Artists have until noon to create their portrait or landscape. The finished products will then be auctioned off at the end of the contest. Spectators are welcome to watch as these talented artists, create impressive works of art.
Advance tickets are only $15 for adults and $20 the day-of. Advance tickets are available locally at the Pinal County Historical Society and Museum, Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and the Florence Library and Community Center. Online advance tickets may be purchased at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3605805.
For more information, contact the Florence Community Services Department at (520) 868-7040.
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