Read this description thoroughly and do not hesitate with your RSVP. There are two parts to this event; you decide how much you want to do.
First is Breakfast served at the Gresham House dining room table. This new homes tour offering includes a complimentary post-breakfast audio tour of the 1892 Bishop's Palace and a ticket for the 45th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. There are only 12 places for this breakfast. IT WILL SELL OUT AND NO MORE ARE AVAILABLE. The ticket for the breakfast is $85 but includes a tour of the Bishop's Palace and your ticket to all 8 of the homes on the Historic Tour.
THIS IS THE LINK FOR THE BREAKFAST: SELECT SUNDAY MAY 5TH
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bishops-breakfast-galveston-historic-homes-tour-tickets-55933666101 Sunday May 5
Seats are limited to 12 total per day, advance registration is required.
The breakfast will be helmed by local chef Bailey Glover. Bailey is a cooking instructor at Kitchen Chick and has been working in professional kitchens such as Central Market, Word of Mouth Catering, and Outward Bound since she graduated from the University of Texas Austin in 2011. She loves being a part of the Galveston cooking community!
After the breakfast; at 10:30am; I will start the tour of the other 8 homes. First house is August Roemer Tenant House, built 1873 - 1416 Sealy
Galveston Historical Foundation opens the doors to Galveston’s architectural history through public tours of privately owned homes during its annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour.
Tours can start at any of the homes and you are able to view them in the order you prefer.
Tickets for the homes tour ONLY are at this link:
The Galveston Historic Homes Tour is held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2019.
Tickets are $30 prior to May 3, 2019. $35 after.
Tickets can be used all four days of the tour, however, you are not able to view a house again after touring it.
You can start at any of the homes on tour. There is not a set path of houses to see in any particular order.
Tickets are also available the day of each tour at any homes on the tour.
Tickets may be used all four days of the tour. Tickets are not sold for individual homes.
Parking is available near each tour home on a first come, first serve basis. No shuttle service is offered.
Please wear soft soled shoes to minimize harm to floors. Hats, umbrellas, and sunscreen are highly suggested.
Smoking, photos, food, drinks, and pets are not permitted.
Participating Homes & Locations:
August Roemer Tenant House, built 1873 - 1416 Sealy
James and Amelia Byrnes House, built c.1881 - Rehabilitation in Progress House: 2113 Ball Street
Conrad and Henrike House, built 1887 - 1807 Avenue L
Allen and Lulu Cameron House, built 1891 - 1126 Church Street
Lucas Terrace, built[masked] - 1407 Broadway
Peter and Augusta Nielson House, built 1915 - 1711 Rosenberg Avenue (25th Street)
Iocopo Niccolai Tenant House, built 1922 -[masked]th Street
Peter and Anna Serini House, built 1903, rebuilt 1923 - 1810 Avenue N ½
($80) Tickets for the Breakfast includes Bishop's House Tour and all 8 homes tour: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bishops-breakfast-galveston-historic-homes-tour-tickets-55933666101
($30) Tickets for ONLY 8 Homes Tour: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/45th-annual-galveston-historic-homes-tour-tickets-53358072431