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Ann's Place Presents The 21st Annual Festival Of Trees

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    Fri, November 17, 2023 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
    Sat, November 18, 2023 to Sun, November 19, 2023 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

The Summit at Danbury
100 Reserve Road
Danbury, CT 06810
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Cost: $5-$10


Ann's Place Presents the 21st Annual Festival of Trees: "The Magic Continues…" - A Spectacular Holiday Event in Support of Local Cancer Patients and Survivors

[Danbury, CT], [August 12, 2023] - Ann's Place proudly presents the much-anticipated 21st Annual Festival of Trees: “The Magic Continues…” Marking the official start to the holiday season, this extraordinary event will take place from November 17-19, 2023, at The Summit in Danbury. Join in the fun as The Summit transforms into a magical winter wonderland filled with a forest of beautifully decorated trees, each representing a story of resilience and triumph over cancer. Lovingly created by local artisans, these extraordinary trees will ignite the holiday spirit in everyone while serving as a symbol of hope, reminding us of the strength and courage displayed by those affected by cancer. 

This year’s Festival of Trees includes a wide array of holiday activities for individuals of all ages. Live music and entertainment, raffles, shopping and children’s craft activities will be featured throughout the weekend. Get a jump on holiday shopping and enjoy delicious nibbles and a free drink at Sip, Stroll & Shop on Friday November 17 from 5pm-7pm, featuring live music from iconic Swing, Jazz and Bossa quartet Swingset. Delight in the many wonderful gifts including artisanal and handmade items, that can’t be found anywhere else. There is truly something for everyone!

Adults 21+ can also enjoy the all-new Tastings at the Lodge on Saturday, November 18th from 7-10pm. The event features live performances by renowned Country Blues favorite Blueseyland Band. Enjoy wine, spirits and beer tastings; a build-your-own mac & cheese station and much more. All attendees receive full access to the Festival of Trees wonderland, shopping and high-end raffle prizes. 

"The Festival of Trees is a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season while supporting a cause that is close to our hearts," says Shannon Cobb, Ann’s Place President & CEO. "We invite the community to join us in spreading holiday cheer, celebrating the resilience of those touched by cancer, and making a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals and families facing this disease."

Festival Days:

Friday Nov. 17, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 10 am – 5 pm. 

Ages 3 to 64, $10; Seniors, $5; kids under 3, free.

Special Events:

Sip, Stroll & Shop, Friday Nov 17, 5pm - 7pm; $15 admission

Tastings at the Lodge, Saturday Nov 18; 7-10pm; $65 admission; 21+ only

For more Festival information and tickets: http://www.annsplacefestivaloftrees.org/

or call (203)790-6568

For media inquiries, please contact: Susan Liebel, Press Lead, Festival of Trees | 203-300-8902 | susan@liebel.net

About Ann's Place:

Ann's Place is a leading cancer support organization dedicated to providing compassionate care, support, and resources to individuals and families facing cancer. Their comprehensive services include counseling, support groups, wellness programs, financial assistance, and educational workshops. Ann's Place is committed to creating a nurturing environment that empowers individuals to navigate their cancer journey with courage and dignity. All proceeds from the Festival of Trees benefit Ann’s Place, supporting vital programs and ensuring that individuals facing cancer can access the emotional, physical, and financial resources they need on their journey towards healing and recovery. The Festival of Trees is the largest annual fundraiser for Ann’s Place and has raised over $4 million since 2003. For more information, please visit https://www.annsplace.org/

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