Five area homes featured on Quitman tour


Forever Young Activity Center is again hosting the annual Quitman Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 8 from noon-5 p.m. with five beautiful properties featured on the route. Advance tickets are $10, $12 the day of the tour, and may be purchased at the Forever Young Center, 401 S. Main in Quitman, from any FYAC Associate, or by calling 903-763-8585.  

The Center’s Christmas Country Store will also be open for business from noon-5 p.m. the day of the tour. Featured this year are hand-crafted arts and crafts, Christmas items, a bake sale, and guest vendors. Shop for gifts of the season and homemade baked goods from wonderful local cooks, then venture out to enjoy the beautifully decorated homes on the tour. Tickets to the tour can also be purchased at the Country Store. 

The tour ticket stub includes a chance to win a handmade door prize of a snowman family, a sled painted with Santa and other prizes. Be sure to drop the stub in the jar at the Country Store.  Drawing will take place shortly before the store’s 5 p.m. closing time Dec. 8.

FYAC seeks to meet the needs of the senior communities of Wood County. In addition to offering a place to hone game skills, educational programs and speakers, live entertainment and arts and crafts projects are offered. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, with a Supper Club get-together at 5:30 p.m. every third Saturday.