Homes for the Holidays puts patrons in spirit


Where: Five homes in El Dorado Hills

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday and Dec. 8

Admission: $20 adults, $10 children under age 12


Hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills, this fourth annual tour features five elegant and festively decorated homes in El Dorado Hills, including a magnificent Italianate mansion. But there are many more highlights. A forest of decorated trees fills one home. Another features “Mrs. Santa” baking cookies. Windwalker Vineyard offers wine tasting, and a candy bar will tempt visitors. Proceeds supports the league’s programs for children and families. Get tickets in advance at Pottery World in Rocklin and El Dorado Hills, California Welcome Center in El Dorado Hills, Caffe Santoro in Cameron Park, Winterhill Olive Oil in Placerville, and Dorothea’s Christmas in Folsom. Or order tickets online via the league’s website.

– Debbie Arrington