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Tickets on sale for Adobe Home Tour

Tickets are on sale for the 7th annual Adobe Home Tour Sunday, March 18, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The tour, which has been featured in Westways and in American Bungalow Magazine, will benefit the Escondido History Center—although its primary function is to celebrate adobe architecture and encourage preservation of these beautiful homes.
The tour will showcase five Adobe Homes, all unique, in the Escondido area.
You can buy tickets at this website: or drop by the Escondido History Center, located at Grape Day Park. The tickets make excellent Christmas gifts.
This year’s tour highlights the architectural contributions of several builders: Forrest Holly; Hyrum Arrowsmith in collaboration with Don M. Burton; George Patterson; Weir Bros. Construction Co.; and Robert Weir (brother of Jack and Larry). All shared a passion for the challenges, historic place and beauty of adobe homes.
Starting January 1, 2018, visitors may purchase tickets online with PayPal or credit card. Tickets will also be sold at the Escondido History Center. After purchase, ticket holders will receive instructions for obtaining the addresses of the starting-place homes, where they’ll receive a program with details of each of the residences and directions.
Online purchase: $25 ( by PayPal or credit card • Purchase tickets at Escondido History Center
This is a self-guided tour. Visitors park in each of the neighborhoods, and at the height of the day may require a short walk. NOTE: These are private residences and may not be accessible by wheelchairs or walkers.

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