2014 Festival of Trees Celebrates 30 Years
By Space Coast Daily // November 12, 2014
sponsored by Florida Tech
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Excitement is in the air for the Junior League of South Brevard’s 30 Annual Festival of Trees, hosted by the Foosaner Art Museum, sponsored by Florida Institute of Technology at their gorgeous museum spaces in downtown Eau Gallie.
This family friendly event is an annual community fundraiser that allows us to continue improving Brevard County through financial and volunteer commitments.
• Saturday, November 15, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Sunday, November 16, 2014 Noon to 4 p.m.
• Saturday and Sunday, five dollars per person, children 2 and under free
The Santa Experience
Children will be delighted to share time with Santa while he reads the favorite story, The Night Before Christmas. The room will be decorated with snowflakes made by the busy hands of children of Sabal Elementary.
To keep everyone warm in the snowflakes, cocoa and cookies will be served. The big surprise is that there special visit by Elsa the Snow Queen, which will delight all the children in the room.
Reservations are requested for each day’s event. The cost for this special date with Santa is $5.00 per person. The location is the Harris Auditorium located at the Foosaner Art Museum. There is an additional entrance fee to the Foosaner Art Museum and Educational Center to see and bid on the beautifully decorated trees and take chances in the raffles area of $5.00 per person. Children 2 and under are free in those areas. Tickets for the tree viewing may be purchased at the entrance.
It will be thrilling to see the decorated holiday trees from 2 to 9 feet tall decorated by local designers. Trees and holiday decorations will be in the Foosaner Art Museum and the Renee Foosaner Education Center on both sides of Highland Avenue.
Each tree will be bid upon until 4 p.m. on Sunday. The lucky highest bidder will be notified that evening. Many of the trees will be delivered by the kindness of Sorensen’s Moving and Storage.
Red Carpet Gala
In honor of their 30 Annual Festival of Trees, The Junior League of South Brevard, Inc. will be hosting an unprecedented Red Carpet Gala in celebration of the time honored community tradition held this year at The Foosaner Art Museum and Education Center.
The evening of Friday, November 14th, offers an night of elegance and exquisite details, boasting to fast become the most premiere formal fundraiser on the Space Coast. Invited guests will sip in style while enjoying live musical performances by Brevard Symphony Orchestra Ensemble, a luxury auto showcase by Presenting Sponsor Audi Melbourne, cigar and scotch pairings and more.
Notably, each guest will have the coveted opportunity to preview our beautifully designed Christmas Trees for auction and be the first to participate in the favored “buy it now” option.
All proceeds will benefit the Junior League of South Brevard, Inc.’s current community projects: Fueling Kids and Kids in the Kitchen, focusing on Improving the Health of Children through Nutrition and Physical Activity.
To receive an invitation to this premier event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or send a check for $150 per person payable to Junior League of South Brevard, Inc. 1501 Avocado Avenue, Suite 2, Melbourne, FL, 32925.