Special thank you to our sponsors

Alpine Worldwide Chauffeured Services, Brad & Vandy Reh Fine Jewelry, DEANE, Inc., Designs by Lee, Dr Jordan Terner of Manhattan Plastic Surgery, Elise Landscapes & Nursery, The Emerald Initiative, Gardiner & Larson Homes, Gregg's Garden, Merry Thornton, PA-C of Element Medical Aesthetics, Riverside Design + Build, Roche Bobois, Weed & Duryea / Northeast Building Supply

COVID-19 PROTOCOL

We are thrilled to welcome in-person visitors to the Holiday House Tour this year. The health and comfort of visitors and homeowners is critical, and we are taking steps to help keep our community safe. Masks will be required at all times inside all homes. We will also be enforcing social distancing measures by managing the number of visitors inside each home. Please note that you may be asked to wait outside prior to entering a home; we will do our best manage wait times. If you have COVID-19, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, we request that you do not attend the tour. 

CHECK-IN PROTOCOL/TICKETS

- We will scan the code on your ticket at the first home on your selected route. We will then provide you with a guidebook, which will be your “ticket” for the remaining four homes. Please keep this with you. Tickets are non-transferable.
- Upon arriving to each home, you will be provided with booties to cover your shoes. If there is inclement weather, we ask that you please remove your shoes entirely. Thus, flat shoes are strongly recommended.
- Certain items may not be brought onto the premises including: Children under 12 years of age, pets, food and beverages,  smoking materials, personal photography or recording devices, bundles, and containers of any kind.
- The Newcomers Club of New Canaan and its officers and members (“Newcomers”) reserve the right to inspect all bags prior to entry and exit of each house on the House Tour. Newcomers also reserves the right to deny entry to any Ticket Holder who does not abide by the above mentioned instructions.

ROUTE INFORMATION

- Please follow the route and day/time slot on your ticket. This is to adhere to social distancing measures in the homes and minimize wait times.
- We suggest no more than ~30 minutes at each home to keep on schedule.

- Route A: 549 Oenoke Ridge → 727 Oenoke Ridge → 311 Mill Road → 95 Devonwood Lane → 255 Brushy Ridge
- Route B: 311 Mill Road → 95 Devonwood Lane→ 255 Brushy Ridge → 549 Oenoke Ridge → 727 Oenoke Ridge
- Route C: 727 Oenoke Ridge → 549 Oenoke Ridge → 95 Devonwood Lane → 255 Brushy Ridge → 311 Mill Road

PARKING INFORMATION

- Parking directly at the homes is largely not permitted. Please see below for where to park:
* House #1 (727 Oenoke Ridge): parking available on Oenoke Ridge Road 
* House #2 (549 Oenoke Ridge): parking available on Hemlock Hill Road
* House #3 (255 Brushy Ridge): parking available on Rosebrook Road 
* House #4 (95 Devonwood Lane): parking available on Devonwood Lane
* House #5 (311 Mill Road): parking and shuttle available at the Silvermine Arts Center at 1037 Silvermine Road in New Canaan. Per the New Canaan Police Department, parking is not permitted anywhere on Mill Road. A shuttle will bring you to and from the home.

















FAQ’S 

1. Do I need to follow my registered route? 
YES! In effort to maintain appropriate distance and traffic in the homes, we ask all participants to follow their assigned route and time slot. Guests registered for the morning slot should exit their last home by 1pm and guests for the afternoon
slot should not arrive prior to 12pm. We suggest ~30 minutes per home.

2. Can I bring children on the Tour?
Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on the tour. All children 12 and older, are required to hold a ticket if they plan to attend the tour.

3. Can I bring pets on the Tour?
No, pets are not permitted; however, service dogs are allowed.

4. Are bathrooms available?
No, bathrooms are not available on the Tour unless it is an emergency.

5. Will there be food on the tour? Can I bring my own?
Some homes will serve small treats and we ask that you consume them in designated areas. There are no formal tour meals or food services available. Please do not bring food or beverages into the homes.

6. May I take photographs?
No, personal photography is not permitted.

7. Where do I park? 
Please refer to the note above for detailed parking instructions. Per the New Canaan Police Department, please follow the above parking guidelines. Should you require special assistance, please contact the committee and we will authorize parking closer to each home (nchht@gmail.com).

8. Can I buy tickets day of?
There are a limited number of tickets for each time slot due to our Covid-19 protocols. If tickets are still available on the day of the tour (*), they can be purchased online for $125 or in person at The Silvermine Arts Center. *FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 10 AM - 1 PM IS SOLD OUT

9. Where do I pick up my copy of the Holiday House Tour guidebook? 
Please pick up your guidebook at the first home on your selected route, which is new this year. Similar to previous years, the guidebook will be your ticket to the remaining four homes.

10. Where can I purchase items viewed during the Tour?
Items on display will be a mix of the homeowners’ own personal items and those generously provided on loan by local retail stores. Please look for onsite signage for items provided by our sponsors and we encourage you to visit
them for more information.

COVID-19 PROTOCOL

We are thrilled to welcome in-person visitors to the Holiday House Tour this year. The health and comfort of visitors and homeowners is critical, and we are taking steps to help keep our community safe. Masks will be required at all times inside all homes. We will also be enforcing social distancing measures by managing the number of visitors inside each home. Please note that you may be asked to wait outside prior to entering a home; we will do our best manage wait times. If you have COVID-19, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, we request that you do not attend the tour. 

CHECK-IN PROTOCOL/TICKETS

- We will scan the code on your ticket at the first home on your selected route. We will then provide you with a guidebook, which will be your “ticket” for the remaining four homes. Please keep this with you. Tickets are non-transferable.
- Upon arriving to each home, you will be provided with booties to cover your shoes. If there is inclement weather, we ask that you please remove your shoes entirely. Thus, flat shoes are strongly recommended.
- Certain items may not be brought onto the premises including: Children under 12 years of age, pets, food and beverages,  smoking materials, personal photography or recording devices, bundles, and containers of any kind.
- The Newcomers Club of New Canaan and its officers and members (“Newcomers”) reserve the right to inspect all bags prior to entry and exit of each house on the House Tour. Newcomers also reserves the right to deny entry to any Ticket Holder who does not abide by the above mentioned instructions.

ROUTE INFORMATION

- Please follow the route and day/time slot on your ticket. This is to adhere to social distancing measures in the homes and minimize wait times.
- We suggest no more than ~30 minutes at each home to keep on schedule.

- Route A: 549 Oenoke Ridge → 727 Oenoke Ridge → 311 Mill Road → 95 Devonwood Lane → 255 Brushy Ridge

Route B: 311 Mill Road → 95 Devonwood Lane→ 255 Brushy Ridge → 549 Oenoke Ridge → 727 Oenoke Ridge

Route C: 727 Oenoke Ridge → 549 Oenoke Ridge → 95 Devonwood Lane → 255 Brushy Ridge → 311 Mill Road










PARKING INFORMATION


- Parking directly at the homes is largely not permitted. Please see below for where to park:
* House #1 (727 Oenoke Ridge): parking available on Oenoke Ridge Road 
* House #2 (549 Oenoke Ridge): parking available on Hemlock Hill Road
* House #3 (255 Brushy Ridge): parking available on Rosebrook Road 
* House #4 (95 Devonwood Lane): parking available on Devonwood Lane
* House #5 (311 Mill Road): parking and shuttle available at the Silvermine Arts Center at 1037 Silvermine Road in New Canaan. Per the New Canaan Police Department, parking is not permitted anywhere on Mill Road. A shuttle will bring you to and from the home.

FAQ’S 

1. Do I need to follow my registered route? 
YES! In effort to maintain appropriate distance and traffic in the homes, we ask all participants to follow their assigned route and time slot. Guests registered for the morning slot should exit their last home by 1pm and guests for the afternoon
slot should not arrive prior to 12pm. We suggest ~30 minutes per home.

2. Can I bring children on the Tour?
Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on the tour. All children 12 and older, are required to hold a ticket if they plan to attend the tour.

3. Can I bring pets on the Tour?
No, pets are not permitted; however, service dogs are allowed.

4. Are bathrooms available?
No, bathrooms are not available on the Tour unless it is an emergency.

5. Will there be food on the tour? Can I bring my own?
Some homes will serve small treats and we ask that you consume them in designated areas. There are no formal tour meals or food services available. Please do not bring food or beverages into the homes.

6. May I take photographs?
No, personal photography is not permitted.

7. Where do I park? 
Please refer to the note above for detailed parking instructions. Per the New Canaan Police Department, please follow the above parking guidelines. Should you require special assistance, please contact the committee and we will authorize parking closer to each home (nchht@gmail.com).

8. Can I buy tickets day of?
There are a limited number of tickets for each time slot due to our Covid-19 protocols. If tickets are still available on the day of the tour (*), they can be purchased online for $125 or in person at The Silvermine Arts Center. *FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 10 AM - 1 PM IS SOLD OUT

9. Where do I pick up my copy of the Holiday House Tour guidebook? 
Please pick up your guidebook at the first home on your selected route, which is new this year. Similar to previous years, the guidebook will be your ticket to the remaining four homes.

10. Where can I purchase items viewed during the Tour?
Items on display will be a mix of the homeowners’ own personal items and those generously provided on loan by local retail stores. Please look for onsite signage for items provided by our sponsors and we encourage you to visit
them for more information.