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Festival of Trees & Lights 2013
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Date/Time
Date(s) - November 27, 2013 - December 3, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines,

$5 per person

www.blankchildrens.org/festival-of-trees

During the festival, there are tons of activities throughout the celebration! Designers do a beautiful job making Festival a winter wonderland full of bright lights & unique ornaments. Don’t miss a single tree! Don’t miss a chance at one-of-a-kind gift items. Visit with the big guy – Santa will be available throughout Festival to take special requests. Bring along your camera & take photos. Whether you are eating a meal or looking for a special treat, our family-friendly menu is delicious. All profits go to Blank Children’s Hospital. Back again: Southridge Mall’s train. Don’t miss the chance to share a special activity with your child, including crafts, face painting & a one-of-a kind ornament. Don’t forget to buy raffle tickets – $1 each or 6 for $5. Choose a star to decorate & support the Advocacy & Outreach & Child Life Programs at Blank Children’s Hospital. Fun to look at, delightful to have! Put a bid on a tree in this area as a gift for yourself or a special someone this holiday. Trees have been decorated by area organizations & include their donated merchandise, tickets & services. You may bid on as many trees as you like. Bidding will close at 3 p.m. Sunday & winners will be notified at that time.

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