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"Let There Be Peace On Earth" Festival of Trees 2019

posted on Thursday, November 14, 2019

2019 Festival of Trees


For 31 years, the Cedar Valley has enjoyed the magic of the holidays at the Festival of Trees. This year’s festival takes place November 19-24 at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Hosted by MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, dedicated volunteers and designers bring the lobby and mezzanine to life with a forest of decorated trees.   
 

Festival Events

NOTE: Register early. Seating is limited and many events sell out quickly.

November 19
Festival at Night

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
5:00 - 7:30 pm
$20.00/person


November 20
Festival of Trees Holiday Brunch & Program 

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
9:30 - 11:30 am
$17.00/person
 

November 20
HoliDIY Craft Night

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
6:30 - 8:00 pm
$20.00 - $30.00/person
 

November 21
Celebrating Service: Veterans’ Holiday Breakfast & Program 

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
9:00 - 11:00 am
$5.00/person
 

2019 Festival of Trees


November 21
Games in the Trees 

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
12:30 - 4:30 pm
$50.00/table (reservations accepted as table of four)


November 22
“Let Your Light Shine” Fashion Show & Luncheon 

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
$40.00/person
 

November 23
Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen Bake Sale

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
FREE, no registration required


November 23
Santa’s Workshop

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Lobby
10:00 am – noon
FREE for children when accompanied by an adult and no registration is required
 

November 24
Teddy Bear Tea

University of Northern Iowa Commons Slife Ballroom
1:00 - 2:30 pm
$10.00/child under 8 and $15.00/adult
 

2018 Festival of Trees is November 13-18


Gallery of Trees 

Visit at no charge during the following hours:
Wednesday, November 20:  Noon - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 21:  11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 22:  9:00 - 11:00 am and 2:00 - 8:30 pm
Saturday, November 23:  9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 24:  11:00 am - 4:00 pm


The festival also hosts a gift shop, silent auction, live music, wine tree raffle and a general raffle.

Click HERE to read more about the events and HERE to register. The festival serves as a fundraising event to support MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center through it’s Auxiliary membership and provide the community with a beautiful holiday exhibit.
 

Visit Places to Stay and Places to Eat & Drink while you’re in Cedar Falls. And, if you’d like more ideas of things to do while you’re here, give us a call at 800-845-1955 or visit the Cedar Falls Visitor Center at 6510 Hudson Road.
 

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2019 Festival of Trees

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