Reynolda Road homes, gardens dress up for the holidays

By Maggie Barrett
November 23, 2005

Graylyn International Conference Center, Reynolda Gardens, Reynolda Village, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) and Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for viewing during the Reynolda Road Holiday Estate Tour 1-5 p.m. Dec. 11.

Some of the attractions include live musical performances, new exhibits at Reynolda House, Santa and Mrs. Claus at Reynolda Village and for the first time, visitors may tour the greenhouse at Reynolda Gardens and purchase a variety of holiday plants including poinsettias and amaryllis.

Tickets for the tour may be purchased in advance by contacting Graylyn at (336) 758-2428. Tickets may also be purchased on Dec. 11 at any of the participating locations. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 each in groups of at least 12. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult are free.

Visitors may park at any of the participating properties and a free shuttle service will take visitors to each destination. For more information, call Reynolda House at (336) 758-5150, or visit the Web site at