Saturday, December 8, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, and Sunday, December 9, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – New Bedford Preservation Society’s Holiday House Tour

To herald the holiday season, residents of New Bedford’s historic neighborhoods will once again be opening their beautifully restored homes for the New Bedford Preservation Society’s signature fundraising event – the 21st Annual Holiday House Tour. The elegant parlors of the magnificent Rotch-Jones-Duff House will be featured along with several historic residences that have never before been open for the tour, all beautifully decorated for the holidays. An unlimited array of design ideas abound in the varied architecture and interiors which are as diverse as the owners. Advance tickets: $19; $17 Society Members.  At the door, ALL tickets: $23

• Start at the Wamsutta Club, 427 County Street, New Bedford
• Pre-tour brunch ($17) on Sunday from 11am-1pm (reservations recommended but not required, call 508.997.7431)
• Holiday Raffle will be held at the club during tour hours
• Spot the Peppermint Pig Scavenger Hunt