Last year hundreds of people attended special events hosted by Honest Abe Log Homes. During the company’s 40th Anniversary year in 2019 there’s even more to offer log and timber frame home enthusiasts.
The 2019 calendar of free events kicks off on Feb. 2 with the first of five Log Raisings at Honest Abe’s National Headquarters in Moss, Tennessee. Log Raisings are family-friendly events held in the company’s climate-controlled events building. Honest Abe staff members build a small cabin during the three-hour experience, which begins at 9 a.m. with coffee and snacks and ends at noon with lunch and a tour of the manufacturing facility.
In the afternoon Log Raising attendees are invited to an optional tour of nearby Southern Grace Farmhouse, an award-winning new custom designed 10” round log home that features timber frame elements and many innovations in design, construction and décor.
Honest Abe’s in-house design, sales and construction teams are available throughout the day to answer questions. Additional information is provided for those exploring financing and insurance options for their new wood home. Honest Abe’s design consultant, Molly Cooper, will be on hand to discuss interior design options.
Log Raisings are free, but space is limited. Registration is required and may be made by arrangement with a company sales representative, an independent dealer or by calling 800-231-3695.
Additional log raising dates are April 6, June 1, Aug. 3 and Oct. 19. The June and October dates are held in conjunction with A Southern Marketplace Barn Sale, a two-day event with dozens of vendors, music, farm tours and more adjacent to Southern Grace Farmhouse.
For a very personal look at building a log or timber home, plan to attend one or all of the free home tours hosted by each of Honest Abe’s four Model Homes and Sales Centers. The Spring Log Home Tour is set for March 23 and begins at Honest Abe Moss. Summer is celebrated with a tour hosted by Honest Abe Murfreesboro on June 15. Honest Abe Cookeville hosts the Fall Tour on Aug. 24, and Honest Abe Crossville celebrates with a holiday tour on Dec. 7.
Each tour includes refreshments at the hosting model, where a map and directions are presented to registered participants beginning at 9 a.m. The self-guided tour includes stops at several finished homes as well as a construction site, with homeowners welcoming guests between 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Honest Abe’s model homes are open to guests year-round Monday-Saturday excluding major holidays. The manufacturing facility, which includes the mill and kilns, at Honest Abe’s National Headquarters may be toured by prior arrangement at any time.
Honest Abe’s owners and staff are pleased to offer opportunities that educate and inspire. It’s not too early to plan to attend an event or make a visit in 2019.
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