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BlogPhoto2Historic Newton’s 32nd Annual Newton House Tour is happening Sunday, May 18, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. The event offers the public a rare opportunity to tour eight beautiful private residences located in several of Newton’s historic villages. The tour showcases outstanding renovations, restorations, old and new architecture, interior design, and landscaping. This year’s homes include a Second-Empire “Painted Lady” lovingly restored with Victorian furnishings, a Craftsman-style house built for Fred Hayward of the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO), and a recently renovated 1925 Tudor-style home. Tickets start at $25. Buy tickets online at www.historicnewton.org or call 617-796-1450. Proceeds from the tour benefit Historic Newton and support programs and events at the Jackson Homestead and Museum, the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, and in the community. www.historicnewton.org