There will be a Milford Historic Homes Holiday Open House Tour, a fundraising/community event sponsored by the Milford Preservation Trust, Saturday, Dec. 12, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The snow date is Sunday, Dec. 13.

People can tour historic homes along the duck pond, as well as the John Downs house and the First Congregational Church.

People can park and begin the tour at the John Downs house, 139 North Street, or the First Congregational Church, 34 West Main Street.

Tickets, $15, or $25 for a couple, can be purchased at Canvas Patch at 5 River Street; Why Not, 8 Broad Street, or online at milfordpreservationtrust.org. Tickets also will be sold at the door at both starting locations.

For additional information contact: Milford Preservation Trust milfordpreservationtrust.org, milfordpreservationtrust@gmail.com, Michele Kramer at michelechesson@msn.com, or Elsie-Marie Clark at timclark1639@hotmail.com.