The Old Mandeville Historic Association (OMHA) presents perfect event for Mother’s Day: the 9th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour, on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Programs and starting point at Jean Baptiste Lang House, 605 Carroll Street.
The self-guided tour of private residences in Old Mandeville is from 2pm to 5pm. The theme this year is “Eclectic Old Mandeville: Homes from 1850 to Present.”
In addition to the tour, patrons can buy original artwork and prints by artists displaying their work on the porches or in the yards of the private homes on the tour, this year a group of artists will have a show at the tour headquarters (the Lang House Museum, 605 Carroll Street) and in the adjoining park (the Kierr Family Garden). Artists at the private homes will exhibit during the tour only (2-5pm); artists at the Lang House and Kierr Garden will display 12-5pm.
In the event of rain, the art show will move to the Mandeville trailhead by the Mandeville Trailhead Cultural Interpretive Depot Museum at 675 Lafitte Street.
Admission is $20 for adults, $12 for children 12-18, and children under 12 are admitted free.
Tickets go on sale the day of the tour at noon at the Lang House Museum and Gift Shop, 605 Carroll Street. Tickets available in advance at Das Schulerhaus 611 Girod Street, and Jean Baptiste Lang House and Gift Shop, 605 Carroll Street in Mandeville.
Old Mandeville Historic Association (OMHA) is a nonprofit corporation (501c3) founded to preserve and promote the history and cultural heritage of Old Mandeville for future generations. The tour celebrates the cultural and architectural heritage of Mandeville and encourages historic preservation.
Updates and more information can be found on OMHA’s Facebook page.
SHOWN: Jean Baptiste Lang House, copyright Chad Chenier for OMHA (2016).