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The Groton Community School will host its ninth annual fund-raising Community Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 23. Doors open at the school at 9 a.m. for participants to pick up a guide to participating vendors and the event’s program. The tour offers an up-close look at some of the most distinctive private homes in the area, with styles ranging from historical to contemporary. Advance tickets are $25, or $35 with a boxed lunch; they may be ordered by mail or credit card online at www.grotoncommunityschool.org, and purchased by cash or check at the school, 110 Boston Road; at Kimball Farm, 400 Littleton Road, Westford; and at Lavender, 137 Main St. in Groton. Tickets will cost $30 on the day of the tour, and will be sold only at the school; no boxed lunches will be available.