— Spectacular Artisan Homes and NFL Alumni! —
See them in one amazing event!
An Exclusive Home Tour Event + Reception to Celebrate Super Bowl Weekend
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities-Housing First Minnesota, producer of the Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes, and the NFL Alumni Association have partnered together to present the NFL Alumni Artisan Home Tour. Spend Saturday morning of Super Bowl weekend riding in a luxury motor coach to tour four amazing high-end residences located in the western Twin Cities suburbs (see below). Then be transported to a special lunch and reception hosted by NFL Alumni at the historic Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach! Tickets are limited! Proceeds benefit the BATC Foundation and NFL Alumni.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.
Click on the above photos to see more pictures and details about these spectacular homes!
— Saturday, February 3, 2018 · 8:00 am–3:00 pm —
You'll be picked up at a designated location (in Minneapolis or Minnetonka/Minnetonka Beach). Then you'll be motor coached in comfort to four amazing high-end residences located in the western Twin Cities suburbs in Eden Prairie, Orono, Shorewood and Wayzata. These homes have been built by regular participants in the annual Artisan Home Tour. The homeowners and/or builders will be in attendance. Afterwards, you'll enjoy a special lunch/reception hosted by NFL Alumni at the historic Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach! Finally, you'll be transported back to your starting location. The NFL Alumni Artisan Home Tour will only happen once on Saturday, February 3.
8:15 AM or 8:30 AM (depends on pickup location) - MOTOR COACHES DEPART TO THE HOMES
8:30 AM–12:30 PM - TOUR OF FOUR OUTSTANDING HOMES
12:30–2:00 PM - LUNCH WITH NFL ALUMNI AT THE LAFAYETTE CLUB
3:00 PM (approx) - MOTOR COACHES ARRIVE AT PICK-UP LOCATIONS
motor coach pICK-UP LOCATIONS
MINNEAPOLIS: CAMBRIA GALLERY ON 7TH, 625 2nd Ave S, Mpls. (The Gallery will open at 7:45 am. Motor coach departs at 8:30 am SHARP)
MINNETONKA: SHERATON MINNEAPOLIS WEST HOTEL, 12201 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka (Motor coach departs at 8:15 am SHARP)
MINNETONKA BEACH: LAFAYETTE CLUB, 2800 Northview Rd, Minnetonka Beach (Motor coach departs at 8:30 am SHARP)
NFL ALUMNI PLAYERS APPEARING
Darrell Thompson played college football for the MN Golden Gophers, where he became the school's all-time leader in career rushing yards. He then played in the NFL for the Green Bay Packers, where he played in 60 games, gained 1,640 rushing, 330 yards receiving, and scored eight touchdowns.
Matt Blair was an outside linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings for all 12 seasons of his career from 1974 to 1985. Blair quickly established himself as one of the top and speediest linebackers in the NFL.
Kurt Knoff is a former football safety who played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos and Houston Oilers. A graduate of East Grand Forks High School in East Grand Forks, MN, Knoff was named the MN High School Athlete of the Year in 1972.