Festival of Trees

Family-Events

 

Mrs. Claus' Kitchen Bake Sale
 
A holiday tradition continues this year at the Sartori Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 24th Annual Festival of Trees. Bringing you tasty temptations, the Sartori Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s tables are spread with the best in baked goods, fresh from the oven! Scheduled for Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the GBPAC. Cookies, cakes and confections from around the city! The gallery is filled with baked goods fresh from the ovens and hearts of the Sartori Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Traditional homemade favorites include fudge, spritz cookies, cut out sugar cookies, thumb print cookies and Christmas mice cookies. Grab a quick snack as you shop or take home enough to feed the family. Come early for the best selection. 
 
 Santa's Work Shop
 
Santa’s Workshop is a free event for children ages 3 to 10 while accompanied by an adult. Set for Saturday, November 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Girls and boys enjoy an afternoon of creativity and excitement featuring holiday crafts, stories and special Christmas cookies. Even a special visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus – what more could a child want for the holidays?
 
 
Teddy Bear Time
 
Festive fun is in store for children who attend the Teddy Bear Time event. At the Teddy Bear Time children will be entertained by a performance by UNI's Orchesis Dance Company with a chance to join in the fun. Children will also enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, November 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of Northern Iowa's Commons Ballroom. Refreshments and a special teddy bear will be provided for all children. The morning will be sure to leave your little boys and girls with visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads! Advanced registration is required for the Teddy Bear Time. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 8 years old. Reservation forms are available at the Sartori Health Care Foundation at 515 College Street in Cedar Falls or visit www.WheatonIowa.org/festival. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras.