Home and Garden Briefing November 23, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Holiday home open
to visitors again

Once again, Gladys Fleming will open her home in Olive Branch to visitors who want to come see the elaborately decorated holiday home.
Open house will be Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Dec. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Every room, every shelf, every wall, every door, every floor, every inch of the 6,400-square-foot house is decorated from top to bottom with everything Christmas.
Fleming’s husband, Dave, died recently, but she still decided to go all out this year.
“Even though I lost Dave, I didn’t want to sit around doing nothing,” she said. “I wanted to share at least one more year.”
The home is located at 8384 Dunleith Cove in Olive Branch. A $5 donation is requested and all proceeds go to First Baptist Church in Olive Branch.
For more information, call (662) 895-9595.

Corinth home tour
set for next weekend

The annual Corinth Home and Garden Tour will be a holiday event this year with home tours and other seasonal activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, in downtown Corinth.
This year’s tour features the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Williams, 1302 Taylor St., which was built in 1885 on the Civil War site of Battery Powell. Also included in the ticket prices are performances of Christmas music and demonstrations on creating Christmas centerpieces and gift wrapping. In addition, tour organizers are hosting a sale of baked goods and holiday items in the Holiday Shoppe and the annual silent art auction. The tour raises money to preserve the Verandah Curlee House on Jackson Street.
Tour tickets, $10 each, can be purchased at the Corinth Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau or at the Williams’ home during the tour.
For more information, visit www.corinth.net.

Purchase tickets now
for Holly Springs event

“Christmas in Holly Springs” will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Dec. 1 and 1 until 5 p.m. Dec. 2, featuring five home tours and much more. Tickets are $15 if ordered today and $20 after. Call (662) 252-3669 for more information.
Daily Journal reports