BATAVIA – Those who participate in Sunday’s Batavia MainStreet House Walk will see an eclectic mix of homes.
The seventh annual walk will benefit the Batavia MainStreet organization and its efforts to revitalize downtown Batavia.
The walk raises between $8,000 and $10,000 a year for the nonprofit organization, said Joi Cuartero, executive director of Batavia MainStreet.
This year’s theme is “Making a House Your Home.” The walk will include a variety of homes, including a rebuilt home on Elm Street.
“It is a new rebuild, but they wanted it to look like the homes around them,” Cuartero said.
New this year, the walk also will feature a tour of Simonetti Studios at 30 Shumway Ave. in downtown Batavia, which is in the historical Old City Hall building.
“We wanted to try and highlight some of the historic buildings in Batavia,” Cuartero said.
The walk also will highlight a fine art and artisan market along with tea at Water Street Studios, which is at 160 S.
Water St. in downtown Batavia.
The self-guided walk will take be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, and presale tickets are $20, available online at www.downtownbatavia.com/housewalk, Sue’s Family Hair, K. Hollis Jewelers, Gibby’s Wine Den and the Batavia MainStreet office.
Tickets, if available, are $25 the day of the event.
If you go
Want to go to the Batavia MainStreet House Walk? Tickets and information are available at www.downtownbatavia.com.