• Nov. 24-Dec. 30 – Trees of Christmas tours, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; last tour begins at 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Admission: Both houses – $10 for adults and $5 for students; one house – $9, adults; $4, senior citizens; and $3, students. Children 6 and under admitted free.
• Nov. 25 —Opening Reception-Sapphire Sunday, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Unveiling of exhibition, international refreshments, musical entertainment and festivities, holiday and historical tours. Admission: $10, adults; $9, senior citizens; and $5, students. Children 6 and under admitted free.
• Dec. 8 – Be Merre Champagne Jazz Brunch, from 10 a.m.-noon and from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Advance reservations required.
Group reservations offering group rates available by making arrangements in advance. For more information, contact Betty Lou Jones at email@example.com or (601) 917-4344 or Merrehope at 601) 483-8439 or visit the website www.merrehope.com