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Festival of Trees set to begin Nov. 21

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21st annual event supports Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services

ROTHSCHILD, Wis. — The Aspirus Health Foundation will host the 21st Annual Festival of Trees at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center November 21 -26. The benefit for Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services marks the beginning of the holiday season and helps raise funds that help provide high quality end-of-life care for people in our community.

The Festival of Trees features three special events at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference –Center:

  • Opening Night Gala
    Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
    6 – 9 p.m.
    $50 per person before Nov. 19, $60 per person starting Nov. 19
  • Senior Stroll
    Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
    9 a.m. – Noon
    $4 per person
  • Teddy Bear Breakfast
    Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 and Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017
    9 – 10:30 a.m.
    Advance Tickets Required

Adults: $15, 12 and under: $10, two and under: $3

In addition to the special events, people can come to Stoney Creek during daily hours to stroll through a glittering forest of over 100 holiday trees, wreaths, mantels and specialty items decorated and donated by people in our community for the progressive silent auction.

Festival visitors can enjoy a cookie and beverage while a wide range of entertainment is performed by local musicians. Kids can visit with Santa during scheduled times as noted online. Tickets are available at the door. There is also a raffle and special holiday ornament for purchase. New this year, attendees can visit Live Reindeer on Nov. 24 from 1-4pm.

“This is the perfect kickoff to the holiday season,” said Kim Smerda, Fund Development Specialist for the Aspirus Health Foundation. “It brings the community together for a common cause to help people in our community. Every age is invited to attend.”

The Festival of Trees is the largest annual special event fundraiser for the Aspirus Health Foundation.

Smerda added, “At the Festival of Trees, our committed volunteers, organizations and businesses turn Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center into a winter wonderland. We appreciate the creativity and generosity of the individuals, families and businesses who participate.”

For more information and special event tickets, please visit wausaufestivaloftrees.org.

The 2017 Festival of Trees event is held at:
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center:
1100 Imperial Avenue, Rothschild, WI 54474

Ticket Prices: Adults $5, Juniors $3 (ages 3-12), Children (2 and under) Free

Tickets are available at the door.

Festival of Trees Schedule:

Wednesday, Nov. 22: Open Noon -5 p.m. (Senior Stroll 9 a.m.-Noon)

Thursday, Nov. 23: Thanksgiving Day – Open 1-5 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 24: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 25: Open Noon-5 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 26: Open Noon -2 p.m.

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