Festival of Trees is Nov. 16-17 at PAC

This decorated sled was one item displayed at the 2017 Festival of Trees.

The 2018 Festival of Trees is almost here. Since this event began, more than $65,000 has been raised for local organizations. This year’s festival will celebrate its 10th year and will benefit the Prairie Arts Center and the North Platte Community Playhouse.

The event will again be at the Prairie Arts Center, 416 N. Jeffers St. Trees and wreaths will be displayed from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 16-17. On Nov. 17, there will be an auction and reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets for this evening event will be sold at the door for $10. Wine and beer, including a special brew for the occasion from Pals Brewing Co., will be available with assorted appetizers. The auction of items will begin at 8 p.m.

Also, Santa will be making his first appearances of the season for conversation and pictures. Pictures with Santa may be taken by parents or friends. Admission is free during the daytime hours.

For more information, contact Darrell Drullinger at 308-530-5503 or Holly Carlini at 308-534-5121.