19th Annual Festival of Trees
The Pacific Communities Health District Foundation presents the 19th Annual Festival of Trees from Dec.10 to 14 at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn in Newport. Beautifully decorated trees, entertainment, visits with Santa, and special events all create a festive environment.
This year, the festival theme is “A Season of Gratitude.” Together, we will raise funds for equipment that will enhance women’s health care in the Samaritan Pacific Health Services (SPHS) Surgical Department.
Plan to attend one or more events to set the tone for this holiday season. Special events include:
Open House – Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 2 to 8 p.m. Enjoy carolers and refreshments as you meander among a forest of beautifully decorated trees. Suggested donation is $2 for children, $5 for adults, and $10 for a family. No one is turned away. Special thanks to our sponsors OSU Federal Credit Union and the Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital Auxiliary.
Newport Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours for members and their guests – Thursday, Dec. 11, 5:15 to 7 p.m. Special thanks to our sponsor Samaritan Pacific Health Services.
Gala and Auction – Saturday, Dec. 13, 5:30 to 10 p.m. By reservation only. Savor the champagne social as you peruse the silent auction table to the music of the Bringetto Jazz Orchestra. Delight in a scrumptious buffet featuring prime rib, roasted salmon, and potato gnocchi before bidding on trees, experiences, and art during the live auction. $95 per person on or before Dec. 1/$115 after Dec. 1. Special thanks to our sponsors Columbia Bank and Big Foot Beverages/Pepsi. Wine and champagne sponsored by Advantage Real Estate.
Family Fun Day and visit from Santa – Sunday, Dec. 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s play time. Create at craft tables, enjoy student performances, visit Santa, and be merry at an event that is all about the kids. Suggested donation is $2 for children, $5 for adults, and $10 for a family. No one is turned away. Special thanks to our sponsors Grove Veterinary Clinic and the SPHS Medical Staff.
For information about the Festival or to register for the Gala and Auction, call 541-574-1810. To register click here.