What is the top requested day off of teachers and staff in the Lake Highlands Richardson ISD schools? This Friday, Dec. 2, which is the annual Lake Highlands Women’s League Holiday in the Highlands home tour and market. It always falls on the first Friday in December, and on this week’s podcast, home tour chairs Michelle Harris and Deah McCoy give us a preview of this year’s event.

Learn why one tour homeowner who has attended the tour every year will be skipping her own house this year, and hear about the scholarship recipients and neighborhood teachers who drive league members to pour so much time and effort into the event year after year. (In 41 years, the league has raised $1,611,587 for scholarships, neighborhood schools and organizations, and other improvement projects in Lake Highlands, which is why the tour and market was highlighted in our December cover story featuring gifts that give.)

Purchase Holiday in the Highlands home tour tickets in advance for $10 by contacting Diana Milan, 214.348.8718 or dianamilan@sbcglobal.net, or purchase them on tour day for $15 at any of the homes. A few tickets to the 11 a.m. luncheon are still available for $12; contact Milan for those, too. Admission to the market is free. The market will be open on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 1-4 p.m. and resumes on Friday from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The home tour begins on Friday at 9:30 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m.

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