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Downtown Holiday Tour 2013: In Photos

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR) presented the Downtown Holiday Tour, rescheduled for Sunday, December 15, 2013.  The Tour highlighted the unique aspects of Harrisonburg’s downtown district. This festive event provided the opportunity to tour a selection of Old Town’s finest homes and visit downtown lofts and work spaces decorated for the holidays while enjoying a diversity of architectural details, festive refreshments, and carolers.

Tours started at the Virginia Quilt Museum. Photo by Trisha Blosser

Tours started at the Virginia Quilt Museum. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Carolers at the Virginia Quilt Museum and Court Square sang holiday favorites. Photo by Trisha Blosser

Carolers at the Virginia Quilt Museum and Court Square sang holiday favorites. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

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Shuttles provided by the Arc of Harrisonburg transported guests throughout the tour. Photo by Eddie Bumbaugh. (Thanks to our amazing volunteer drivers!)

Joel Collier's loft at City Exchange offered a view of the historic poultry plant's adaptive reuse as residential living, office space, and a downtown favorite, Local Chop & Grill House.

Joel Collier’s loft at City Exchange offered a view of the historic poultry plant’s adaptive reuse as residential living, office space, and a downtown favorite, Local Chop & Grill House. Photo by Eddie Bumbaugh.

Matchbox Realty's remodeled interior delighted attendees. The historic renovation has retained original features like the garage doors of the former Buick dealership. Photo by Eddie Bumbaugh

Matchbox Realty’s remodeled interior delighted attendees. The historic renovation has retained many of the original features of the former Buick dealership. Photo by Eddie Bumbaugh.

Entrance on West Market Street o Moseley Architects in Rockingham Motor Company. Photo by Trisha Blosser

Entrance on West Market Street to Moseley Architects in Rockingham Motor Company. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Campbell House on Campbell Street. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Campbell House on Campbell Street. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Volunteer Tour Guide and committee member Kay Arthur. Photo by Trisha Blosser,

Volunteer Tour Guide and committee member Kay Arthur. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Matter home on Franklin Street. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Matter home on Franklin Street. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Homeowners Milt and Kendra Matter generously opened their home. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Homeowners Milt and Kendra Matter generously opened their home. Photo by Trisha Blosser.

Trisha Blosser is the Director of Resources for Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance.

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