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Annual Barton Foundation Festival of Trees and Lights

A holiday tradition on the South Shore for the past ten years returns to help children and adults of all ages ring in the holiday season. The Festival of Trees and Lights moves to a new home this year at Harrah's Lake Tahoe starting on Friday, December 6 and going through Sunday, December 8.

The seasonal celebration features events and entertainment including the Senior Stroll, Family Night, the Gala, and Teddy Bear Brunch.

Produced by the Barton Foundation to benefit community health, proceeds from this year's Festival support Barton’s Community Health Endowment and the Family Birthing Center at Barton Memorial Hospital.

Please visit the website for the many activities available.

Senior Stroll
Friday, December 6, 2pm to 4pm

All seniors (55+) are invited to attend the Festival for FREE and enjoy a host of special holiday activities in addition to fun raffles, and free pastries and coffee.

Family Night
Friday, December 6, 5pm to 9pm

Special late-night Festival public viewing hours at a family-friendly price! Featuring Designer Trees, Holiday Displays, Mrs. Claus Gift Shop, Teddy Bear Hospital, Santa Photos, Live Entertainment, & Raffles

The Gala
Saturday, December 7, 5pm to 11pm

South Lake Tahoe's premier event is a not-to-be-missed, black-tie dinner, live auction, and fundraiser. Complete with a 5-course meal, exclusive silent auction, champagne welcome, dancing, and so much more. The 2019 Gala will raise funds for Barton Health's Family Birthing Center. Reservations Required, Black Tie Optional. For tickets, or to purchase a table, call the Barton Foundation at (530) 543-5909.

New this year, a separate ticket is available for purchase to attend just the cocktail reception at the Gala from 5 – 7:00 p.m.

Teddy Bear Brunch
Sunday, December 8, 10am to Noon

Teddy Bear Brunch includes food and fun for the entire family. In addition to coloring books, crayons, and a goody bag for each child, kids will enjoy crafts, Teddy Bear Hospital, and a photo with Santa! Bring a favorite teddy bear from home, or from the Teddy Bear Hospital, to be pampered and dressed. Get your tickets early - this event sells out!

For more information or to purchase tickets, attendees can go to festivaloftreeslaketahoe.org or call 530.543.5909.

Barton Health is dedicated to delivering consistently exceptional care to community members and visitors. More than 50 years ago, philanthropy was the seed that inspired Barton Memorial Hospital, which grew to become Barton Health. The Barton Foundation and Barton Health sincerely appreciate the generosity displayed by local community members and visitors.

Please visit www.festivaloftreeslaketahoe.org for the schedule of events.

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