You are invited to visit historic Elsah next Saturday and take a tour of decorated homes, the village museum, churches and bed and breakfasts. A dozen houses and 8 other buildings are on the tour that runs from noon - 4pm on Saturday.

There is also an option to ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Blair Smith, Secretary of the Historic Elsah Foundation tells The Big Z the tour is a long-standing tradition.

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Lunch is available and will be served in Farley's Hall from 11:30am – 4pm for an additional charge. Advance tickets are $15 and are available at the Alton Visitor Center, My Just Desserts, the Elsah General Store, and at either Bed & Breakfast in Elsah. Day of event admission is $18, and tickets will be available at the Elsah Civic Center. For more information, call 314-308-0931.

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