header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
57°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
September 26
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4


homeTour

File photo

[KHTS] – Four Santa Clarita Valley homes will be decked out in spectacular Christmas fashion during the 33rd annual Holiday Home Tour to benefit Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.

The Home Tour will be held 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Tickets are $30 each and the event is open to adults and children over age 12.

his year’s theme is “Open Homes and Giving Hearts,” said Barbara Sanguinetti, president of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation Home Tour League. “Home Tour events have raised more than $740,000 to benefit Henry Mayo’s Women’s Services. This year the money will benefit the construction of a new maternity ward and to help fund women’s services at Henry Mayo.”

The four homes open for public viewing this year are located in Westridge, Stevenson Ranch and Wiley Canyon. Opening their homes to the community are: David and Lori Cantrell, John and Ellen McDonald, Andrew Wedemeyer and Jenny Guthrie and Brian and Sarah Daly.

Highlights of the four homes:

The Cantrells share their love of Christmas with several impressive displays of Dept. 56 miniatures, in addition to the Christopher Radko hand-blown Disney ornaments, which adorn the central fireplace.

holidayhometour1“My husband suggested I share my Dept. 56 village,” said Lori Cantrell. “You put so much work into it. I know it is for a good cause, too.”

The McDonalds worked with designer Patrick Tremblay and his team (Sharon Higgins, Carolyn Empero, Karla Canepa and Maggie Limbaugh) to use traditional Scottish and Welsh décor as their inspiration. The 6,400-square-foot manor home also features a Harry Potter room.

“I wanted to make sure the home fit with their style, we used a lot of fabric, a lot of trees and kept it very rustic,” Tremblay said. “I had a great team and great homeowners to work with.”

Ellen McDonald said she wanted to give back to the community and being part of the Home Tour was the perfect way to share “the Christmas spirit.”

The traditional ranch-style home of Wedemeyer and Guthrie features an advent calendar made of birch branches and a dining room table set for Christmas in a room of golds, reds and greens. The table is from the TV series, Sister Kate. Guthrie, who is a Hollywood set designer, said she spent nearly 100 hours decorating the home.

Guthrie said she was happy to share her home with the community because “it’s for such a good cause.”

The Daly home features a home with a vintage “vibe” and Margaret Ferlong Christmas ornaments hanging from the centrally-located Christmas tree.

Tami Reyna, chairwoman of the Home Tour, said she expects everyone to have a “fantastic time” this year.

“We are very excited about the beautiful homes we have this year on Home Tour,” Reyna said. “They are expertly decorated and we’re excited for everyone to see the homes. We also have a fantastic boutique this year.”

Reyna said a highlight of this year’s Home Tour will be a raffle of 70 prizes donated by Santa Clarita Valley businesses. Tickets will be available for purchase at each of the homes on the Home Tour or at the boutique. Raffle tickets are $1 each.

If you can’t wait for the public tour on Saturday consider the Friday night Preview Gala which will be held 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. beginning at the Tournament Players Club. Gala tickets (sold only in advance) are $125 each and include dinner at TPC. To purchase Gala tickets call 661-253-8051.

A Holiday Boutique, featuring nearly 40 vendors, will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pico Canyon Elementary School, 25255 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch.

The Home Tour is open to adults and children over 12 years of age. For safety reasons, guests are requested to wear flat shoes only. For more information and locations of ticket sales outlets visit henrymayogiving.com.

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

0 Comments

You can be the first one to leave a comment.

Leave a Comment


SCV NONPROFIT LINKS

NONPROFIT HEADLINES
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Monday, Sep 13, 2021
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.

Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
After news reports detailing sexual assault allegations against a Newhall massage therapist on Sept. 2, a half-dozen additional victims have come forward, according to sheriff’s investigators.
Additional Victims Come Forward in Newhall Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Investigation
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, welcomed news of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of Assembly Bill 616 on Wednesday.
Newsom Vetoes Agricultural Worker Union Elections Bill Opposed by Wilk
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Announces Pfizer Booster Available to Eligible Residents; 35,524 Total SCV Cases
Yair Haimoff, SIOR and Randy Cude of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to announce a recent 71,874-square-foot ground lease located in Valencia, CA.
Spectrum CRE Completes Ground Lease with Tenant In-N-Out Burgers
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
Cougars Football Continuing with Community Invite Tradition
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 2: American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
At least one person was reported wounded in a shooting in Newhall Wednesday night, prompting a response from law enforcement and medical personnel.
Newhall Shooting Sends One Person to Hospital
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
Betty Reid Soskin Named California’s Newest Education Ambassador
The Mojave Area California State Parks  recently announced status updates for public use.
Status Updates Released for Mojave Area State Parks
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
SCVNews.com
%d bloggers like this: