Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-11-30


Samford University’s Legacy League auxiliary will present its inaugural Christmas Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Four homes in Mountain Brook, Homewood and Vestavia Hills will be open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and again 5-8 p.m. Refreshments will be served at the home of Samford president Dr. Andrew Westmoreland and his wife, Legacy League executive director Dr. Jeanna Westmoreland.

The homes, which will display special touches of holiday décor for the tour, blend an array of antique furnishings with modern design techniques.

Tour tickets are $15 in advance through Dec. 6 or $20 at the first home on the tour.  Advance tickets are available online at

Proceeds benefit the Samford Legacy Scholarship.  For information, call (205) 726-2247 or email Sharon Smith at


Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.