Don’t Miss the 12th Annual Cashiers Designer Showhouse!

Posted by Jochen | Posted in Living in WNC, Silver Creek Real Estate Group, Things to Do | Posted on Monday, August 17, 2009

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Silver Creek Real Estate Group is a proud supporter of Cashiers’ Designer Showhouse 2009, sponsored by the dedicated folks at The Cashiers Historical Society (CHS) and the media sponsor, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine. This year’s Showhouse represents the twelfth year for this very special event – an annual fundraiser to benefit CHS – and will be hosted at Cashiers’ historic Nancy Hanks House. Nancy Hanks (1927-1983) – a prominent summertime Cashiers resident and former president of the American Council for the Arts – is perhaps best known for spearheading the federal government’s involvement in the arts. The Designer Showhouse will feature 28 rooms of stunning interior design through the hard work and artistic talent of both local designers and top Atlanta-based design firms. Showhouse Shops and on-site Merchant’s Green Market are sure to please visitors who wish to shop to their heart’s content. The Showhouse will be open to visitors from Saturday, August 22 through Sunday, September 6 during the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. General admission is $25, and tickets are available at the door or through The Cashiers Historical Society. A Customer Appreciation Day will be held on Wednesday, September 2 – and admission will be just $15 all day! The Nancy Hanks House is located at 1903 Highway 107 – approximately two miles south of the Crossroads in Cashiers, GA.

Other events surrounding the 2009 Designer Showhouse support an eco-friendly theme – “Green: Leaving a Legacy”. The event Preview Patron’s Party – “A Green Affair” – will be hosted the evening of August 21, with entertainment provided by ANITA and catering by Lee Epting of Athens, Georgia. Opening day – August 22 – the Church of the Good Shepherd will be the site of “Farm Fresh Foods: From Garden to Table” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This special event features guest speaker Chef Anne Quatrano of Bacchanalia Restaurant in Atlanta, and limited seats are available at $75. On Wednesday, August 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – the Church of the Good Shepherd will play host to two “green-friendly” lectures: “Always in Style: Everyday Green Living” presented by Laura Turner Seydel and “Wellness Within Your Walls ™: Eco Friendly and Healthy Interiors” by Jillian Pritchard Cooke. Tickets to this event are also $75. The Church of the Good Shepherd is located at 1448 Hwy 107 South in Cashiers.

Jochen Lucke – owner and senior broker of Silver Creek Real Estate Group – will be representing the Silver Creek team and their support of “green living” as he takes part in “Putting for the Green” on Sunday, August 30 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This fun community event will be hosted by the Chattooga Putting Club at The Nancy Hanks House. Tickets are $75 for participants, and $50 for spectators and fans.

Mark your calendars! You won’t want to miss the 12th annual Cashiers Designer Showhouse, a very special event in support of an excellent cause – preserving Cashiers colorful history (and our planet!) for future generations. Jochen Lucke and the rest of the team at Silver Creek hope to see you there! For more information or to purchase your advance tickets, call The Cashiers Historical Society at 828-743-7710 or via e-mail at zacharytolbert@aol.com.

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