• Gingerbread Trail Home Tour

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    Name: Gingerbread Trail Home Tour
    Date: June 2, 2018 - June 3, 2018
    Event Description:
    VISIT WAXAHACHIE AND THE 50TH ANNUAL GINGERBREAD TRAIL.  Queen Anne Victorian, Gothic Revival, Bungalow, Romanesque and Greek Revival are a few architectural styles you'll see in Waxahachie.  The 50th Annual Gingerbread Trail celebrates this architecture on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd, 10 AM to 4 PM.  Tour our special selection of five private homes. Get the inside scoop on restoration triumphs, DIY recommendations and local ghost lore.  Visit historically recognized buildings such as the Ellis County Museum, Sims Library, the Ellis County Courthouse, and the new Ellis County Art Museum on the downtown square.

    EXPLORE THE CENTURY-OLD DOWNTOWN SQUARE IN HISTORIC WAXAHACHIE. Under the watchful eye of the historic Ellis County Courthouse, enjoy colorful shops and culinary treats in Waxahachie's revitalized downtown.
     
    PAINT HISTORIC WAXAHACHIE! The Ellis County Art Association presents "Paint Historic Waxahachie" show and sale of plein air paintings from 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday and noon - 5 PM Sunday at their new gallery, 113 W. Franklin St., on the downtown square. In addition, on Saturday, the Association will host a "Plein Air - The Next Generation"...... Children will paint their "interpretation" of the Ellis County Courthouse on the walkway in front of ART on the Square, 113 W. Frankin St. This FREE event is from 10 AM - noon on Saturday, June 3. For more information, call 972-937-3414 or visit www.elliscountyart.net.


    CLASSIC WHEELS IN GETZENDANER PARK. The Midlothian Classic Wheels will have a benefit car show Saturday, June 2nd, 11 AM - 2 PM in Getzendaner Park. Visit www.midlothianclassicwheels.com for more information.

    A special thanks to our 2018 GINGERBREAD TRAIL SPONSORS:
    Citizens National Bank (CNB)
    Boze-Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home
    Ellis County Abstract and Title Company (ECATCO)
    Fresh Market Coffee
    Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association (WDMA)
    Historic Waxahachie, Incorporated (HWI)
    Acker Construction
    Common Threads Quilting
    KBEC 1390
    Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLC
    Town Square Title
    Living Magazine

    FEATURED HOMES on the 2018 GINGERBREAD TRAIL

    Felty Home
    200 South Hawkins Street
     
    Nehib Home
    1025 West Main Street
     
    Norcross Home
    600 Sycamore Street
     
    Souter Home
    700 West Main Street
     
    Warren Home
    306 Harbin Street

    BONUS SITES:
    Citizens National Bank (Downtown)                                                                                             
    200 North Elm Street
    Celebrating 150 years of banking in Waxahachie!
    Enjoy this rare example of formalism architecture in Waxahachie and visit the bank’s wonderful numismatic display.
     
    Acker Townhouse
    331 West Franklin Street
    Nestled in Waxahachie’s downtown historic overlay district, this structure represents an example of appropriate infill for such an area.

    FOR DISCOUNT TICKETS: Print the form below and mail before May 25th.  Complete form, send self-addressed and stamped envelope with payment to:
    Advanced Tickets, Gingerbread Trail
    P.O. Box 706
    Waxahachie, Texas 75168.
    Or Call: 1-972-937-0681 for credit card orders.
     
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    Tickets good both days and include admission to all Tour homes, "Paint Historic Waxahachie" Show & Sale, Midlothian Classic Wheels, Ellis County Courthouse Tours and other Trail sponsored events.
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    Fees/Admission:
    REVISIT THE PAST, PRESERVE THE FUTURE.  All proceeds from the Gingerbread Trail benefit the Ellis County Museum.  Tickets are available at the Ellis County Museum, and tour homes.  On the day of the Trail, adult tickets are $25; children tickets (ages 5-12) $7.
     
    PLACE AN ORDER BEFORE MAY 25th AND GET A $5 DISCOUNT ON ADULT TICKETS AND A $2 DISCOUNT ON CHILDREN TICKETS.   To receive this special offer, mail payment and ORDER FORM or call 972-937-0681 with credit card orders. For information on accommodations, direct calls to the Chamber of Commerce at 972-937-2390 or visit www.waxahachiecvb.com .
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