For Immediate Release

35th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes in Weatherford, Texas

WEATHERFORD, TX -- The Parker County Heritage Society presents its 35th Home Tour, Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce located in the old Santa Fe railroad depot located at 401 Fort Worth Highway just East of the Courthouse as well as at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford as well as online at Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center at 1400 Texas Drive, the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce at 410 Fort Worth Highway or online at Tickets purchased online can be picked up at the Doss Center on tour day.
“The venues on this year’s tour represent a wide variety of styles and vintages,” said Abby Hamessley chair of this year’s Candlelight Tour. “We have beautiful Victorians, a historic schoolhouse as well as a tiny house on tour this year,” she continued. “There’s truly something for everyone.”
Jamie Bodiford Brinkley President of the Heritage Society said, “Our committee has put together a great tour this year. I can’t wait to hear from each of the homeowners about the rich history of their home. And all of the tour proceeds benefit historic preservation projects around our area. If you’ve driven by our beautiful historic homes, this is your opportunity to come inside and see the beauty that is within each of them. It’s a really special treat that shouldn’t be missed.”
Tour sites and sponsors include:
• Russell/Blowers Home - 414 West Spring
• Altfather/Belanger Home – 410 West Spring
• Zacharias/Main Home - 211 West Oak
• Richards/Moorman Home, 405 West Lee Avenue
• Mount Pleasant School - 213 Raymond George Way
• Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive
• Chandor Gardens, 711 West Lee Avenue
• Underwood Tiny House - Southeast Quadrant Downtown Square

Tour sponsors this year include1st National Bank as the banner sponsor and Suncrop Landscape and Irrigation as the print sponsor. House sponsors include: Rosa’s Café, Cyberhorse Construction, Jamie Bodiford Brinkley, Realtor - Century 21 Judge Fite, First Financial Bank, Parker County Today Magazine, PlainsCapital Bank, Tate’s Total Training and Texas Bank. Weatherford is located 30 miles west of Fort Worth on Interstate 20. For more information and photos of the tour locations, visit the Heritage Society’s website at

Melissa Moorman