The Rosebud Co., an Atlanta remodeling company, is among the sponsors of The Inaugural Decatur Old House Fair, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Decatur Conference Plaza, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur. Michael Purser of Rosebud Co. will also be available at an exhibit during the event. The Decatur Old House Fair is a day-long celebration featuring new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials and quality services for old-house owners interested in rehabilitating, furnishing and maintaining their older homes.
Tickets to the event are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. More information about the event, including a list of ticket locations, can be obtained by going to www.decaturoldhousefair.com.
Purser, who lives and has his office in the DeKalb County area of the city of Atlanta, is the owner of Rosebud Co., which since 1973 has provided many Atlanta homeowners and the managers of some of the nation’s historic properties the finest in wood floor refinishing, restoration and preservation. The owner of Rosebud Co., Purser grew up around the wood flooring business, as his father, William B. Purser of Charlotte, N.C., started in the business in 1946, and his two brothers, Howard and David, continue in the business in Charlotte. Michael Purser began Rosebud Co. in Atlanta in 1973, doing his first work in older inner city neighborhoods where restoration work was in progress. Previous restoration projects by Rosebud Co. have taken place at Montperlier, the mansion home of President James Madison and his wife Dolley in the Virginia countryside; the historic Patterson House in Washington, D. C.; The Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Fla..; Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens in Akron, Oh.; and Rhodes Hall, Wren’s Nest, and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta. More information about Rosebud Co. can be obtained at www.rosebudfloors.com.