2015 Festival of Trees
festival of trees
showcase: november 21-22 10am-5pm
Step into a world of glittering Christmas trees as you experience the Vero Beach community’s welcome to the holidays, our 18th annual Festival of Trees. Shared Traditions, this year’s theme, will be reflected in each creative design, all depicting a favorite holiday tradition. Designer decorated trees, wreaths and a gingerbread village are highlights along with holiday shopping, children’s activities, a community songfest and café lunch. This family friendly event supports the education and outreach programs of Riverside Children’s Theatre.
2015 Platinum Presenting Sponsor:
George E. Warren Corporation
Bill & Mary Ann Becker
Dale Sorensen Real Estate
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
Dorothea Leonhardt Fund of the Community Foundation of Texas
Orchid Gourmet Catering
Gold Star Sponsors:
Chelsea's on Cardinal
Luther Family Foundation
Minotty Family Foundation
Norris and Company Real Estate
Ocean Grill Restaurant
The Ueltschi Family
Silver Star Sponsors:
Mary Lou and Frank Christy
Bill & Judy Munn
Robin Lloyd and Associates
Mercedes-Benz of Ft. Pierce
Page 2 Design
Rosato Plastic Surgery
Marta & Bob Schneider
Signs By Tomorrow
Stewart Evans Stewart & Emmons
The Crockett Insurance Group
Treasure Coast Dermatology
Treasure Coast Sotheby’s International Realty
Festival Showcase Entertainment Schedule
Community Songfest – sponsored by Crockett Insurance Group
Saturday on the Anne Morton Stage
10 am: Hand Bell Choir from the First United Methodist Church
10:30 am: RCT Student Performances
11 am: Atlantic Children’s Chorale & Atlantic Youth Chorus
11:30 am: RCT Student Performances
12:30 pm: Beachland School Shark Singers
1:30 pm: Piano Students of Suzy Reiser
3 pm: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach
Saturday at the Candy Cane Café from 11 am to 1:30 pm: Singer Jonathan Cummings
Sunday on the Anne Morton Stage
1 pm: First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach
2 pm: Saint Edward’s School Lower, Middle & Upper School Students
3 pm: Merry Christmas Carolers
Sunday at the Candy Cane Café from 12 pm to 1:30 pm: Singer Jonathan Cummings
Santa Hours – Santa sponsored by Page 2 Design
Saturday 11 am to 2 pm
Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm
Get into the seasonal spirit with a choice of two ladies- only preview events. New this year- we’ve added a workshop for kids –“Santa’s Elves Workshop” on Saturday, November 7 and “It’s a Wrap Mimosa Party” that closes out Festival weekend on Sunday afternoon.
Holiday Paint Party with Create at Studio MA
November 4 @ 6:30 pm • Tickets: $50 each
Sponsored By Southern Eagle
An evening out with friends, participants will paint their own holiday themed acrylic to take home. Workshop will be led by Martha Ann Sloan of Create. Light bites from Chelsea’s on Cardinal, wine and all supplies are included but bring your own apron.
Santa’s Elves Workshop
November 7 @ 10 am • Tickets: $15 each
Children ages 6 to 10 years become elves and get a head start with holiday gift giving by creating an art project. Led by Martha Ann Sloan and Jenn Lier, games, story time and a snack round out the morning at Santa’s Workshop.
Girls Night Out Gingerbread Decorating Workshop
November 12 @ 6:30 • Tickets: $50 each
Sponsored by Bank of America
A fun night out with friends, participants will have a choice of gingerbread house designs to decorate. Light bites from Chelsea’s on Cardinal, wine and all supplies are included. Bring your own plate to take home your creation.
Gala Preview Party
November 20 @ 6:30 pm
Gala Tickets: $175 per person or $100 junior ticket (35 and under in advance only).
The Gala Preview Party kicks off Festival of Trees weekend with a festive cocktail buffet by Orchid Gourmet Catering, a holiday sing a long and the opening of silent auction bidding.
Sponsored by The Shoemate Foundation and Windsor
It’s a Wrap Mimosa Party
November 22 @ 2:30-4:30 pm
Tickets: $30 each in advance; $35 at door
Wrap up and celebrate a successful Festival of Trees with light bites, a mimosa bar and special discounts in the Christmas Shoppe. Tickets are limited and available at the door or at these 3 businesses: Norris and Company Real Estate, Always in Bloom Florist and Chelsea’s on Cardinal.
Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Ft. Pierce
Breakfast with Santa
November 22 @ 8:30 am and 10:30 am
Tickets: Adults $16, Children $10.
Visits with Santa, entertainment and a full breakfast by Disney’s Vero Beach Resort offer family time at the Festival. Admission to the Festival of Trees showcase is included. Sponsored by Disney’s Vero Beach Resort.
Sponsored by Disney's Vero Beach Resort