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In celebration of its 35th anniversary and commitment to conserving the beautiful Turtle Creek corridor, the Turtle Creek Association (TCA) is excited to announce a virtual experience for the 19th Tour of Homes. After postponing the original event in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TCA is moving the Tour of Homes to an online experience in order to provide a safe viewing environment for everyone. 

The 2020 Tour of Homes is the primary fundraiser for the non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing, preserving and protecting Dallas’ 87 acres of greenways and park land along the Turtle Creek Corridor. In recent months, Dallas residents have flocked to the corridor for exercise, fresh air and breathtaking scenery amid quarantine. The importance of preserving the wildlife and greenery along the corridor is now more important than ever. 

A Virtual Experience – TV personality Jocelyn White will navigate virtual attendees behind the doors of luxurious homes located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, one of Dallas’ most scenic and prestigious addresses. 

Not only will you learn about the creative process from the architects and designers during this event, but Jocelyn's interviews with the homeowners will dive deep into an emotional connection as the owners share personal stories about their art, antiques, heirlooms and other cherished collections. This additional acumen is what makes the Turtle Creek Association's Tour of Homes such an intimate experience. 

You will also hear from homebuilder Mark Molthan and interior designer, George Bass, who are both well known for their unique custom styles that seamlessly balance luxury with livability as seen in the Regency Row Home.

“The virtual experience we have curated will highlight the beautifully designed homes along the Turtle Creek corridor and most importantly keep everyone safe,” said JD Trueblood, CEO of Turtle Creek Association. “Funds raised from the tour will be used to continue our efforts to re-landscape the medians along the Turtle Creek corridor. Our focus is on reducing our environmental footprint through the installation of a new drip line irrigation system that we estimate will save 5.5 million gallons of water per year.  We believe this investment is a critical step forward in creating a sustainable use of natural resources while balancing the beautiful aesthetic of the Turtle Creek Corridor. That’s why our goal is to raise $300,000 by the end of 2020 to complete the sustainability transformation of this iconic city owned area.” 

Premiere Event - This year the Turtle Creek Association will host a live-in person or virtual “Premiere Event” showcasing Casa de Sueños, the spectacular Spanish Colonial residence of Lynda and Brian Roughton. Additional details regarding the “Premiere Event” is included in the ticket details below. 

Special Note: if the governor’s current ordinances for events and gatherings DOES NOT change, the in-person event will NOT be held and this event will become a virtual only event.  

TICKET DETAILS 

Virtual Tour of Homes Ticket: $40 (Online access begins Oct. 10 at 1 p.m.)

  • Exclusive access to the Virtual Tour of Homes

  • Local business discounts and/or coupons when you present your ticket to the following local businesses: 

*Discount Details: Jalisco Norte Mexican Kitchen + Bar (Complimentary Appetizer at $10 value), Barking Hound Village (20% off services at Cedar Springs location), Taylor J's Cleaners (10% off first order), Pet Supermarket (10% off one-time purchase), and Classic Pilates (one free class)

Premiere Event Package: $125 (Online access begins Oct. 10 at 1 p.m.)

  • Access to both virtual Tour of Homes and the in-person or virtual Premiere Event home tour

  • Toast with us! A bottle of wine and a charcuterie board provided by Salum Restaurant will be delivered to your door.  ***Delivery is limited to Turtle Creek Residents Only, pickup options can be arranged with restaurant***

  • Merchant discounts associated with Tour of Homes ticket (see details above)

  • Online art auction - featuring art from the Roughton Gallery in Dallas, TX. Proceeds benefiting Turtle Creek Association.

  • One entry for a chance to win an exclusive VIP Experience: a chauffeured Bentley for the evening (courtesy Park Place Motors), dinner for two at Fearing's Restaurant at the Ritz Carlton and one free night stay at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in a newly remodeled Manor Suite with breakfast provided the next morning 

Raffle: $50 

  • One entry for a chance to win the exclusive VIP Experience mentioned above (you may enter the raffle as many times as you like to increase your odds!) 

Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/turtle-creek-associations-virtual-tour-of-homes-tickets-117352158465 to purchase tickets. All previously purchased tickets will be honored and the Turtle Creek Association will share more information with patrons directly. 

Turtle Creek Memberships for individuals begin at $100, with several levels and benefits available. For more information call 214-526-2800.

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