Kearney, Neb. – Eight homes have been selected for the 2018 Kearney Holiday Home Tour. The Holiday Home Tour will take place Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 throughout the Kearney area. Proceeds benefit the HelpCare Clinic.

The Kearney Holiday Home Tour is a city-wide tour event. Beautiful homes in the Kearney area are decorated for the holidays and opened for public touring. Six families have offered to decorate and show their homes both days of the tour – with another two homes shown only on Friday evening.

  • Jason and Gayle Combs (Friday evening only)
  • Glenn and Lana Dorn (Friday evening only)
  • Cindy and Jack Grady
  • Phyllis Markussen and Nirmal Mutunayagam
  • Martha Pettigrew
  • Ivan and Nini Rosenberg
  • Steve and Sharon Stelling
  • Shelly and Jon Whittaker

Families will decorate their homes with assistance from local shops and businesses.

These homes will be opened to the public for touring on Saturday, December 1, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be a reception for a limited number of guests on Friday, November 30, from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m., with a preview of the homes lasting until 9:30 p.m. The reception will be held at the Younes Pavilion.

Tickets for the 2018 Kearney Holiday Home Tour – $20 each – will be available for purchase on November 1. Tickets for the Friday evening showcase and preview will be available for $50 each. All event attendees will also be able to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a variety of prizes.

Contact Lisa Guthrie,, for more details regarding ticket purchasing this fall. Admission and raffle ticket proceeds benefit the HelpCare Clinic. As the event draws closer, more information can be found online at

The HelpCare Clinic is a free and charitable clinic serving Buffalo and Kearney Counties in Nebraska. The nonprofit clinic is designed to be a safety-net clinic where uninsured, impoverished individuals are cared for by paid and volunteer medical providers. Learn more about how the clinic is helping improve the health and wellbeing of the uninsured in our community by visiting