November 23, 2020
CONTACT: Trevor Beemon
MARIETTA - For one weekend only, the c. 1845 William Root House in downtown Marietta will be transformed into an inspiring holiday showhouse featuring rooms decorated by leading area designers and florists. With the beautiful historic home and antique furnishings as the backdrop, each room will be uniquely styled for the holiday season. Designers will be given the challenge of creating spaces that embody the holiday spirit while honoring the simple yet elegant historic interiors of the house. Designers include: K Mike Whittle Designs, Inc.; Eric Baker & Associates; Wild Blossoms; Henri's Bakery; Dianthus & Co.; Designs By Jenny.
In order to maintain social distancing guidelines, staff will be limiting the number of guests permitted in the house at one time. Masks must be worn while inside the Root House facilities. Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased the day of the event or online at roothousemuseum.com/showhouse. All ticket sales benefit Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society.
WHAT: Holiday Showhouse
WHEN: December 5, 2020 10am - 8pm
December 6, 2020 12pm - 6pm
WHERE: William Root House
ABOUT THE WILLIAM ROOT HOUSE: Owned and operated by Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, the William Root House is one of the oldest homes in the Atlanta area. Interactive touchscreens and comprehensive exhibits tell visitors about life in antebellum Georgia. Home to the Root family from 1845 to 1886, the house and property have been meticulously restored to their c. 1860 appearance.