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Altadena Guild Home Tour to Take Place Sunday

The walking tour of four Altadena homes on Midlothian Drive goes to benefit research programs at the Huntington Hospital.

The Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital will host its 61st Annual Home Tour on Sunday as part of an annual charity benefit to the Pasadena hospital.

The walking tour will feature four Altadena homes near the intersection of Midlothian Drive and Midwick Drive, according to a press release sent out by the group. Two of the homes were built in 1930.  Pictures and descriptions of the homes, courtesy of the Altadena Guild, can be viewed at right.

The group has the following description of the tour:

The residents of these lovely homes, which include a Monterey Colonial, a Monterey Spanish Revival by architect Wallace Neff, a Georgian Colonial Revival and a single story Contemporary, graciously agreed to open their homes for the Guild’s annual fund raiser.  Spectacular flower arrangements by Guild members will be featured in each home.  Complimentary dessert and beverage will be served at The Tea Garden in one of the gardens on tour.  Vendors will display unique fine art, jewelry and pottery, along with homemade baked goods available for purchase at The Bakery.  Refreshments and sandwiches will also be available at The Altadini Bar.  Music will be provided by a number of local artists including members of the Pasadena Scots and the Scottish Fiddlers.

Interested parties can purchase tickets for $25 at the group's website. They can also be purchased at and .

Proceeds of the tour go to several programs, including the Huntington Medical Research Institute (HMRI), which is devoted to the development of new advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast, colon, and prostate cancer, stroke, heart disease, epilepsy, profound deafness, liver diseases, migraine headache, sleep apnea and brain diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

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