Festival of Trees and Lights at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
Friday, December 7, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and Sunday, December 9, 2018, Noon - 4:00 pm, Festival of Trees and Lights at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Featuring Designer Trees, Holiday Displays, Mrs. Claus Gift Shop, Teddy Bear Hospital, Santa Photos, Live Entertainment, & Raffles.
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 5:30 - 11:30 pm, The Gala, South Lake Tahoe's premier holiday event is a black-tie, formal dinner and live auction that raises funds for the health of our community. This year proceeds from the Gala will help support the expansion of Barton Health's technology and equipment. A 5-course dinner, exclusive silent auction, and live auction make for a lively and entertaining philanthropic event. The night closes with a DJ and dancing. Reserve your seat or table early because this event sells out! Call (530) 543-5909 for reservations, or book online beginning early October. Reservations required, Black Tie optional.
Join the community in viewing a dozen decorated Christmas trees and wreaths and décor; enjoy local entertainment; visit Santa Claus and the Teddy Bear Hospital, and have the opportunity to bid on unique holiday items and décor in the silent auction. Trips, getaways, sports and entertainment items will also be raffled off — all for an amazing annual cause that supports our community’s health.
“The Festival of Trees & Lights provides a warm and family-friendly atmosphere to inspire people to get into the spirit of holiday giving,” says Kindle Craig, the director of the Barton Foundation. “All the money raised goes back into the community and supports health and wellness programs.”
Children and adults of all ages can support the cause and attend the Festival. Barton Foundation volunteers and staff transform MontBleu’s Convention Center into a holiday paradise with trees and wreaths decorated by local artists and schoolchildren. Attendees can enjoy the Teddy Bear Hospital, a kids’ craft area, a Santa photo session, a comprehensive raffle, and a full lineup of live entertainment.
In addition, special events are featured throughout the Festival. Seniors, ages 55 and over, can attend the Senior Stroll at no cost on Thursday from 2 p.m .to 4 p.m. Children and their families can attend the Teddy Bear Brunch on Sunday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Special events do sell out and it is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance.
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.