FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For additional information:
Rhonda Welch, Special Events Coordinator
City of Greeley – Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department
SUBJECT: 2013 Festival of Trees
Celebrate the holidays in a winter wonderland of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths as the Union Colony Civic Center plays host to the twenty-seventh annual Festival of Trees scheduled for November 29 - December 7. While strolling through magnificent yuletide displays, you'll be serenaded by the joyous sounds of Christmas choirs and merry musicians.
Additional activities include:
• Visits from St. Nick & Mrs. Claus
• Kream of the Krop’s Jingle Bell Jam
• Horse & carriage rides
• Kid’s craft projects and scavenger hunts
• Door prize drawings
• Face painters
• A silent auction
In conjunction with the Festival of Trees, the following special events are planned. A limited number of tickets will be sold to the Whoville Holiday, Silver Bells Social, and the Teddy Bear Bash with an additional charge applied to each.
Saturday, November 30 from 9:00am - Noon
Sip & Shop Ladies Night Out
Tuesday, December 3 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Silver Bells Social (for seniors 55 and older; age exception for those assisting patrons)
Wednesday, December 4 from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Teddy Bear Bash (recommended ages 3 – 9)
Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 – 11:00am
Admission to the festival during public hours is $1 for children 1-12 years and seniors 60 and older and $2 for adults. Tickets can be purchased from the UCCC Ticket Office. Call (970) 356-5000 or visit ucstars.com for tickets and more information! For a complete schedule of public hours and activities, visit www.greeleyfestivaloftrees.com
or call (970) 350-9451. All proceeds benefit the Union Colony Civic Center and the Greeley Philharmonic Guild. Don't miss the opportunity to surround yourself with the sights and sounds of this wondrous time of year!