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Sonnenberg Holiday Home Tour

Saturday, December 8, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Advance Tickets $22/person,  $25/person day of event
Reserve online (online option available until Dec. 6) or call (585) 394-4922 for reservations
PLEASE BE SURE TO PICK UP YOUR TOUR BOOKLET (YOUR TICKET TO THIS EVENT) AT THE GARDENER'S COTTAGE AT SONNENBERG (first building on LEFT after entering main gate at the end of Howell St.).  The Gardener's Cottage is open 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday and will be open on the day of event from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM. 

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park is conducting a beautiful tour of seven homes and historic sites on December 8th from 11:00 - 4:00. Participants are able to enter the homes and sites. Drive yourself (sites will be marked with wreaths on garden hooks in front of each home) or enjoy traveling to these locations by free shuttle bus. Sonnenberg Mansion will also be open to the public on the day of the tour.  At 2:00 PM carolers from the Canandaigua Middle School will perform in the Mansion, and cookies and punch will be served throughout the day.

1st Congregational Church

1st Congregational Church - North Main St., Cdga.  Celebrating its 200th anniversary.  Tour includes the balcony, both chapels, all social and office areas and a special look at the original foundations under the original church.

2630 East St.

2630 East St. - home of Richard and Laurie Riedman - once owned by Fredrick and Mary Clark Thompson.  They lived here while the present Sonnenberg Mansion was being built between 1885 and 1887.  The house is set back in the woods across from the rock garden at Sonnenberg.

324 Gibson St.

324 Gibson St. - owner Kathleen Hendrix - a 14 room beautifully decorated home that sits next to the exit driveway of Sonnenberg.

128 Park Place

128 Park Place - Owners Dick Manley and Kay Howard - 1845 Federal Style home with 12 rooms including a pottery studio, 2 dining rooms and 5 bedrooms.  When you walk in, you feel like you’ve walked into the past.

116 Park St.

110 Park St. - owners Brad & Martha Bjorklund.  A beautiful 1938 Colonial Revival home. Originally owned by a Mr. Sutherland, a trustee for the 1st Congregational Church and later by Malcolm Campbell, a well-known Canandaigua jeweler.

79 Gibson St.

79 Gibson St. - owners Dr. Peter & Nancy deLancey Galvani - an 1830 Federal Style home.  The land was sold by Nathan Barlow to Henry B. Gibson in 1828 for $500.  Presently Nancy is an interior designer and her eclectic style of decorating makes this home a real treat to visit.

39 Dungan St.

39 Dungan St. - home of Steve & Judy Flamini - built in 1887 by local builder Roda Hogan for his own family this Hogan home has 11 rooms on 3 floors.  You will be treated to beautiful windows including 2 dormer ones on the 3rd floor and many special architectural features throughout the home.

Price is $22 per person or $25 day of tour.  Ticket booklets may be purchased at the Gardener’s Cottage at Sonnenberg, most Canandaigua National Banks, Sweet Expressions, Renaissance Goodie II, and The Furniture Doctor.  Etiquette while visiting homes:  No smoking, use of bathrooms (restrooms will be available in the Sonnenberg Carriage House), parking in driveways, photographs, or pets. You must wear booties to protect floors or carry your shoes and wear stocking feet.  We're very sorry, but homes are not handicap accessible.

Thank you for supporting Sonnenberg, your community nonprofit!



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Latitude 42.89 ( 42°, 53') - Longitude -77.27 (-77°, 16')

151 Charlotte Street • Canandaigua, NY 14424
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