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Tuesday, Dec. 3 to Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 - CHRISTMAS TREE ELEGANCE
Christmas Tree Elegance, which celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2012, is SSA’s largest fundraiser of the year. It is a raffle of 18 custom-decorated themed trees, with prizes which include gift certificates, items and cash. Each prize package includes the decorated tree and its gifts and is valued at approximately $5,000. each with cash and gifts worth up to $5,000, most donated by businesses and individuals in the community. Each prize package includes the decorated tree and its gifts and is valued at approximately $5,000. Raffle tickets are $1 each.
- Davenport Hotel – Daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- River Park Square – Daily from 10 a.m. to Mall closing
Tuesday, December 3
10 a.m. – Raffle ticket sales begin at The Davenport Hotel on the Mezzanine and at River Park Square at our ticket counter on the 2nd Floor Corridor; Raffle tickets $1 each; Registered bundles of 25 raffle tickets also available in both locations; tickets may be deposited in barrels at either location.
Remember if you purchase a book of 25 tickets you do not have to fill in your information – best deal of the event.
5:30 p.m. – Opening Ceremony in The Davenport Hotel Lobby
Thursday, December 5
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Christmas Tree Elegance Luncheon/Fashion Show in the Grand Pennington Ballroom. Runway; Emcee’d by Kjerstin Ramsing of KHQ. $50 per person; Attendance limited to 36 tables of 10 or 11 people. Reservations for the Christmas Tree Elegance Luncheon/Fashion Show will begin on Thursday, October 31.
3:30 to 5 p.m. – Mother Daughter Tea/Fashion Show in the Grand Pennington Ballroom. Runway and Emcee. Showing fashions for women, girls, men & boys. $35 per person; Attendance limited to 36 tables of 10 or 11 people. Reservations for the Afternoon Tea/Fashion Show will begin on Thursday, October 31.
Reservations for either show, call: 509-458-TREE (8733). If office is not open, leave a message and your call will be answered shortly.
Friday, December 6
11 a.m. - Holiday Luncheon, sponsored by the Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom. (Hats are fun but not required!) $25/person. Reservations for the Holiday Luncheon will begin on November 1st.
For reservations, call: 509-789-6819
Saturday, December 7
8:30 a.m. - Mobius Kids Santa Breakfast – Grand Pennington Ballroom.
For reservations: call 509-624-KIDS
Sunday, December 8
3 p.m. – Donor Appreciation Party in the Marie Antoinette Room. (Donors by invitation only). Meet Tree Teams and other Donors to celebrate what you have all helped to create! Desserts, coffee
Wednesday, December 11
6:30 p.m. – “An Evening with Eckart and Friends” – Isabella Ballroom. $15 general admission at the door. Join us for this very special one-hour concert! SSO Music Director and Symphony Conductor Eckart Preu plays the piano, accompanied by a quartet of SSO musicians. This annual CTE tradition is a favorite of many – come find out why!
Saturday, December 14
9:30 p.m. – Winning ticket drawings begin at approx. 9:30 p.m. in The Davenport Hotel Lobby – winners notified that evening; prizes must be picked up before noon on Sunday, December 15.
Sunday, December 15
4 p.m. – Winning ticket drawings begin at approx. 4 p.m. at River Park Square – winners notified that afternoon; prizes must be picked up on Monday, December 16 between 5 and 7 p.m.