Festival of Trees: Events

SPECIAL FESTIVAL EVENTS

VIP Festival Preview Party

Exclusively for Festival of Trees Sponsors & Volunteers

Tuesday, November 19, 6:00 pm
Festival sponsors and volunteers are invited to this exclusive Festival of Trees preview reception. Call 231.720.2587 to volunteer or to donate auction items. Call 231.720.2573 for tree or event sponsorship information. Underwritten by Waddell & Reed Grand Shore Solutions Financial Advisors Sherry Albertie Becker, Bob Garretson, and Doug Heilman (grandshore.wradvisors.com).

First Day Food Drive

Wednesday, November 20, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Receive half-off Festival admission with your donation to Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry.

Deck Your Halls

Holiday Decorating Demo Event

Sunday, November 24, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Floral designers Deb Moon from Le Fleur Shoppe and Skeeter Parkhouse from Wasserman’s Flowers and Gifts will demo how to create unique holiday décor during this event. Items created during the demo will be raffled to the audience. Light snacks and coffee will be served from 1:00 to 1:30 pm. Space is limited. Advance Tickets: $35 per person/$30 MMA member. Call 231.720.2580 to purchase. Underwritten by Webb Chemical Service Corp.

Senior Day

Tuesday, November 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Discounted Festival admission for ages 65 and older. Enjoy free coffee and cookies, vendor giveaways and information, and register for door prizes. Call 231.720.2571 for group bookings. (Calling ahead to reserve an arrival time for your group will help us plan smooth traffic flow.) Underwritten by Agewell Services.

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28
Museum Closed

Family Day

Friday, November 29, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Santa will stop in for a visit from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and the fun will include a kids’ craft activity and scavenger hunt.Call 231.720.2571 for group bookings. Special Family Day half-off adult ticket price: $5. Underwritten by The Meijer Foundation.

Holiday Concert

Featuring Julia & the Greensides and Max & Ruth Bloomquist

Friday, November 29
6:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Hour | 7:00 pm Concert
Special holiday performance program. Cash bar.
On Facebook @juliagreensides
On Facebook @RuthAndMaxBloomquistMusic
Ticket includes Festival admission. $12 per person/$10 MMA Member.

Teddy Bear Breakfast

Saturday, November 30, 8:30 – 10:30 am
Mark your calendars and grab your teddy bears as we gear up for another teddy bear breakfast – especially fun for kids ages three to eight years old. Enjoy breakfast; visit with Santa; bring your teddy bear for a checkup (by a certified teddy bear nurse); and more fun at Festival of Trees! Tickets: Adults $15, Kids 12 and younger $10. Ticket prices include Festival of Trees admission. Ticket prices are limited, ticket reservation is high recommended. This event always sells out. Call 231-720-2580 to purchase tickets.

Cocktail Hour

Partnering with the Muskegon Civic Theatre

Saturday, November 30, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Join us for a festive cocktail hour at the MMA. Free admission for ticket holders of the Muskegon Civic Theatre “The Christmas Carol” Saturday performance. Present your MCT “Christmas Carol” ticket or pay $8 admission at the door. Cash bar.