Porch Brunch and House Tour
2013 Proud Neighbors Porch Brunch & House Tour
Save the Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013! This event is rain or shine.
” Proud Neighbors’ signature event, the Porch Brunch and House Tour is always held on the Sunday after Mother's Day to commemorate National Preservation month - Collingswood style! Help spread the word that historic preservation and restoration projects not only protect the places that tell our nation’s story, but also create jobs and spur economic development in our Main Streets.
Seven homes and three gardens will be open for tour this year!
916 Collings Avenue (w)
426 Collings Avenue (w)
209 Park Avenue
15 East Knight Avenue
29 East Knight Avenue (w)
Knight Park House (w, h) Enter from W. Browning Rd.
500 Collings Avenue (h) (1pm – 5pm)
(w) Work in Progress (h) (Historic Homestead)
There's more to our town than what you can see from our tree-lined streets. Now see Collingswood's houses from the inside, on this year's Proud Neighbors of Collingswood Porch Brunch and House Tour. Come discover the history, the charm, and the style that lie behind the doors of Collingswood. See various architectural styles and enjoy homeowners' creative interior design. The tour houses and gardens are open from noon until 5:30 pm unless otherwise specified. The designs and décor featured in Proud Neighbors of Collingswood Tour will help you see why we are proud of our hometown. Take a leisurely stroll through our town (many shops are open Sunday afternoon) and step inside these private homes and gardens. For brunch reservations call 856-854-6129.
Brunch is served on private porches at two reserved seatings at 11 am or 1 pm. There is plenty of time to still tour homes after the 1pm brunch seating. Relax over brunch on a gracious front porch surrounded by lovely gardens. Proud Neighbors of Collingswood volunteers will serve a savory homemade brunch complimented with homemade muffins, desserts, coffee/tea and iced tea. Private Porch Brunch homes are NOT open for internal tour.
All proceeds from Proud Neighbors of Collingswood’s annual popular Porch Brunch and House Tour are donated back to our community to encourage historic preservation in our town, with the emphasis on maintaining the historic character of our Collingswood.
Throughout our nation’s communities there are significant places that have contributed to our American experience. Preservation projects have worked to preserve irreplaceable and tangible reminders of our roots. Saving our heritage isn’t someone else’s job. Ensure that our town’s treasures will be protected for future generations and spread the word this May by celebrating our community’s treasures and Hidden Gems!
Combination brunch and tour ticket prices for are $28 per person. Due to limited brunch seating, advance reservations are required. Brunch reservations are only accepted by calling 856-854-6129 in advance for your choice at either the 11am or 1pm brunch seating. The brunch is popular and always a sell-out. Don’t delay or you will miss getting a brunch seat.
Purchase Tickets in Advance: Discounted advance tour-only tickets are available for $15 at the following locations:
Bauhaus Hair Design Studio (788 Haddon Avenue), Borough Hall (678 Haddon Avenue), and Grooveground (647 Haddon Avenue). On day-of-tour, tour-only tickets for $18 will be sold at Grooveground (647 Haddon Avenue).
Combination brunch and tour ticket tickets are $28.
Tour-only tickets are $15 in advance; $18 on day of tour.
Tour houses are open from noon until 5:30 p.m.* The designs and décor featured in Proud Neighbors of Collingswood Tour will help you see why we are proud of our hometown. Take a leisurely stroll through our town (most shops are open Sunday afternoon) and step inside these private homes.
If you do not have a Proud Neighbors brunch reservation, please enjoy lunch at one of Collingswood’s many restaurants. We look forward to seeing you at the Proud Neighbors of Collingswood house tour!
Ride the free trolley, 12:30 to 5 p.m.
Trolley pick-up at tour homes.
Shopping & Dining
Visit the shops & restaurants along Haddon Avenue and on Powell Lane.
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