Variety is the key at the 2018 NW Natural New Homes Tour

Chef, Hop & Vine kickoff event on May 30 offers a modern and stylish twist on the progressive dinner

CLARK COUNTY — The NW Natural New Homes Tour features 21 of the hottest new homes on the market. Attendees have the first two weekends in June (June 2-3 & 9-10) to visit a wide variety of home styles created by 14 different builders. Homes are priced from $349,000 to $815,000.

Aden Beck and Drew McKinney from NW Natural prepare their delicious bites for Chef, Hop & Vine foodies. Photo courtesy of BIA of Clark County
Aden Beck and Drew McKinney from NW Natural prepare their delicious bites for Chef, Hop & Vine foodies. Photo courtesy of BIA of Clark County

To participate in this free event attendees can visit www.TheNewHomesTour.com and print a map. For the best navigating experience attendees are encouraged to download the Parade Craze app which provides turn-by-turn directions to each stop on the tour (typical mapping programs do not provide accurate routing to new construction). Visitors can choose to start at any home on the tour. The homes are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day of the event.

Participating builders include:  2 Creeks Construction, Aho Construction, Cedars Construction, Creekside Homes, David Weekley Homes, Garrette Custom Homes, Generation Homes Northwest, Glavin Homes, Holt Homes, JB Homes, New Tradition Homes, Pacific Lifestyle Homes, Urban NW Homes, and Waverly Homes. View home photos and information at  www.TheNewHomesTour.com.

On Wed., May 30 the NW Natural Chef, Hop & Vine kicks off the BIA’s annual New Homes Tour. This event is a modern twist on the progressive dinner concept, with seven new homes to visit all in one night. At each home, attendees can enjoy local bites and sips of all kinds. The homes, food and drinks can be experienced from 5-9 p.m.

Deb Belden, owner of Farrar’s Bistro and Sixth Avenue Bistro, shares her sliders with Will Amorin. Photo courtesy of BIA of Clark County
Deb Belden, owner of Farrar’s Bistro and Sixth Avenue Bistro, shares her sliders with Will Amorin. Photo courtesy of BIA of Clark County

Tickets are limited to the first 350 people (21 & older) and must be purchased in advance by Thu., May 24 for early bird pricing ($50). Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheNewHomesTour.com. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the esteemed Parks Foundation. The mission of the Parks Foundation of Clark County is simple – to raise funds through public and private partnerships in support of the parks, trails, and recreational programs throughout Clark County and all its municipalities.

“The Chef Hop & Vine event is a fantastic opportunity to sample some of the best food and beverage options in our area while experiencing the elegance and fun of entertaining in these beautiful new homes,” states John Frankel, senior marketing manager, NW Natural.  “As a local company with employees and customers living, working and playing in Clark County we are very pleased that the Parks Foundation of Clark County will be the beneficiary of the funds raised at this year’s Chef, Hop & Vine event.”

Culinary and home pairings for this year’s NW Natural Chef, Hop & Vine:

  • Pacific Lifestyle Homes – NW Natural and Fortside Brewing
  • Cedars Construction LLC – Playmakers Sports Bar & Grill and VanArnam Vineyards
  • Holt Homes – Sixth Avenue Bistro and Heathen Brewing
  • Garrette Custom Homes – Bleu Door Bakery and Burnt Bridge Cellars
  • New Tradition Homes – Man Kakes and Pacific Perks
  • Generation Homes Northwest – Feast 316 and Heathen Winery
  • Glavin Homes – Chelatchie Crossing and Alameda Brewing Company

The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Clark County is a nonprofit trade association representing the interests of all businesses involved with real estate, land development, homebuilding and construction.

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