As if I didn't get enough holiday excitement with our ride on The Polar Express, I planned an outing for me and a couple of girlfriends to do the Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour on Sunday.
Believe it or not -- this was my first holiday home tour in Charlotte!
*Disclaimer: I've been using my IPhone as my primary camera and I'm still trying to figure it out.
Hence -- all the crooked pictures.
I think I'm going back to my Nikon as my primary even though Brad claims it's not as good.*
Back to the tour.
The tour was in the Fourth Ward neighborhood which is one of Charlotte's cutest.
Historic homes nestled in Uptown.
After picking up our tickets we walked past the Berryhill house where Christmas carolers were singing.
Then past Alexander Michael's Restaurant.
One of my favorite places in Charlotte.
A lot of locals don't even realize this neighborhood exists until being told.
They offered carriage rides to and from the different stops.
Each house was very different but my favorite was this one with an amazing outdoor living space.
I would love to sit in front of that fireplace at night with a glass of wine!
There was a full table with chairs in the area too.
I had other pictures but blogger isn't my friend this week.
After the tour we enjoyed a glass of wine at Alexander Michael's then headed to Founder's Hall where the Bearstein Symphony Orchestra was entertaining area children.
These animatronic bears are too cute for words!
We then made our way to the Ritz-Carlton where we viewed the gingerbread house and enjoyed another glass of wine and some chocolate from Bar Cocoa.
Such a fun day with the girls!
It was so great to see Uptown Charlotte bustling as well.
Families, couples, all sorts of people out and about enjoying holiday festivities.
Now, that I've recapped my weekend I can give a shout out to my LSU Tigers!!