Whether you’re updating a bathroom or redesigning your living room, the 2013 Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association’s Designer Showhouse is full of inspiring designs to get you started. We went behind the scenes at High Acres, the former Rike estate, in Oakwood, to chat with designers about how to bring designer looks into your home without breaking the bank.
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HOW TO GO
What: The Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association 2013 Designer Showhouse: High Acres, the former Rike estate
Where: 2765 Ridgeway Road, Oakwood; parking available at the Old River Soccer Field lot on Old River Trail, free shuttle service provided
When: Opens to the public on Tuesday, April 30, and runs through May 18. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays.
Cost: Tickets are available for $20 at www.dpva.org, Dorothy Lane Market, the Little Exchange, Elder-Beerman, Joli’s Boutique, Ashley’s Bakery and Magnolias on Main or at the door for $25
Why: All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Dayton Philharmonic, the Dayton Youth Orchestra and area youth music education programs.
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