Ann’s Place, the largest support organization for cancer survivors and their loved ones in the Greater Danbury region, has announced plans for its 2010 Festival of Trees, to be held November 19-21 at the Danbury Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury (exit 2, I-84).
This is the eight year for the popular fund-raising event, which features the raffle of a dazzling array of custom-decorated holiday trees sponsored by area businesses, groups and individuals. Sponsors may choose a theme for their tree and decorate it themselves or have the decorating done by expert volunteers.
“This is a wonderful holiday experience for the whole family,” commented Wilda Hayes, executive director of Ann’s Place. “From the moment you enter the ballroom and stroll through the spectacularly decorated trees, you can see the results of a community coming together to help those in need. Every tree, wreath and quilt at the festival represents another member of our caring community stepping forward to lend a helping hand. And, with all the activities planned this year, the festival is sure to create lasting memories for attendees of all ages.”
A Weekend of Events to Benefit Ann’s Place
PREVIEW PARTY * ALL NEW FORMAT on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 6:30 pm to 10 pm $100 per person. An exclusive opportunity to win a $5,000 Jewelry Designs shopping spree!
Opportunity to win a $1,000 Jewelry Designs shopping spree!
Saturday, November 11, 2010 from 10 am to 8 pm (extended hours) and Sunday, November 21 from 10 am to 5 pm
100 Decorated Trees, The Marketplace, Quilts, Apparel, Décor & Wreaths
$10 Adults, $5 Under 12 & Over 64, Kids Under 5 Free
(admission includes LEGO exhibit)
LEGO® ARTISTS CHALLENGE* & EXCLUSIVE LEGO EXHIBIT
Sat., 11/20, 10 am to 8 pm & Sun., 11/21, 10 am to 5 pm
LEGOMANIACS Grades K-12 compete for great prizes!
$15 per entry (includes Festival admission)
LEGO builder-extraordinaire, Bill Probert, will unveil his 2010 Master Work
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE HALF-HOUR
Sat., 11/20 & Sun., 11/21
It’s all about the sights & sounds of the season!
MY FRIEND & ME TEA*
Sat., 11/20, 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm & Sun., 11/21, 12 pm, 2 pm
Proper English Tea for children ages 3 & up
All seats $15 (includes Festival admission)