Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tour Of Geneva, Illinois

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Just a train ride away from downtown Chicago is the charming getaway of Geneva, Il. This river town has miles of bike path and outdoor sports like kayaking. It’s loaded with cultural events and has a variety of locally owned boutique shops and award-winning restaurants. Their great hometown spirit, make it a safe place to raise a family.

 

 

 

Christmas House Tour in Geneva, IL

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The House Tour takes place on Friday, December 7  from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Quoted from the Geneva Chamber website…”Five distinctive homes decorated for the holidays will open their doors to visitors for self-guided tours. A traditional tea at the Congregational Church in Geneva and a keepsake decorating and entertaining ideas booklet are also included in the tour.”

House tour tickets are $30 per person. For more information on the House Tour contact the Chamber Office at (630) 232-6060.

Along with the house tour, the traditional Christmas Walk begins on December 7 at 6:00 pm when Santa Lucia, the Swedish symbol of the season, and her attendants arrive by horse-drawn carriage to offer Swedish cookies to visitors. Santa makes his appearance to light the Great Tree on the Courthouse lawn and officially opens his Gingerbread House at 6:30 pm.