2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour this Sunday

photo courtesy of Laura Cooper/Ballard Historical Society from NW Home Magazine article

This year’s Ballard Historical Society Home tour will be featuring vintage Ballard residences of unique character and modern livability. Built by skilled craftsmen, these modest homes exemplify lasting quality that continues to support generations of Ballard families. This event happens only once every three years and is not to be missed in 2013.

Buy tickets for 2013 Ballard Classic Home Tour

When: Sunday June 23rd, 2013 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tickets $20. All tickets are will-call only. Exchange your tickets beginning at 9:30 AM day of tour for a brochure with locations.
Where: Tour starts at Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse, 3003 N.W. 66th St., Ballard.

About the Tour
The Ballard Classic Home Tour is BHS’ biggest fundraiser, which enables the organization to take part in community projects; present free informative lectures related to Ballard’s History and maintain its archives.

About the Ballard Historical Society
The Ballard Historical Society was formed in 1988 and is dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the unique history and culture of Ballard, Washington. The society is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides community and educational programs and maintains an extensive photo archive.

About Ballard
Ballard was a separate city until 1907, when it was annexed to Seattle. Ballard had its own city government, complete with City Hall and Mayor. Ballard Historical Society’s photographic archives, with over 1,000 images, document this interesting history.

Alternative Ticket Outlets
Tickets will also be available for purchase by cash and check at local Ballard businesses starting June 1st, 2013: REStore, Secret Garden Bookshop, Johnson & Johnson Antiques and Sunset Hill Green Market. A limited number of additional tickets will be available day of the tour, June 23, at the Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse. Please note all tickets must be exchanged for the tour booklet on June 23 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse, 3003 N.W. 66th Street.

For more details, check out BHS’s event page.