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Governor's house to be open for holiday tours

Published November 24. 2012 4:00AM

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual open house and tour of the Governor's Residence, 990 Prospect Ave., Hartford. This year's open house will be held: Friday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 9, from noon to 4 p.m.

There is no admittance fee and tickets are not needed. The Governor's Residence is ADA accessible. Tours will be aided by about 30 volunteer docents. The residence will display four decorated Christmas trees and feature appearances from Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. Visitors are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy, which will be collected by members of the U.S. Marines for the Toys for Tots program.

Live entertainment will be performed, including by the U.S. Coast Guard Glee Club Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.

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