Monday, November 30, 2009

Happy Holidays, Laramie! and Festival of Trees

The 17th Annual Festival of Trees and Silent Auction will be held in conjunction with Happy Holidays, Laramie! at the UW Art Museum this Saturday, December 5 from 10:30 am - 4 pm. This community celebration features musical performances, including a grand finale by the Laramie Community Band, an exhibition of artwork by Albany County school children, art-making activities, refreshments, balloon animals, a Holiday Children's Store, and a visit with Santa Claus!

If you have signed up to decorate a tree, the decorating schedule is below:
Tuesday, December 1: 1-5 pm
Wednesday, December 2: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday, December 3: 10 am - 2 pm

The silent auction begins Thursday evening when you can place advance bids on the trees at the Lighting of the Trees ceremony from 6-8 pm. Bidding will close at 2:30 pm on Saturday during Happy Holidays, Laramie!

The Festival of Trees and Happy Holidays, Laramie! are sponsored by First Interstate Bank and funded in part by Donna Emery, Advantage Real Estate, Laramie Ford, UniWyo Federal Credit Union, First National Bank, Applebees, McDonalds, and Home Bakery. A special thanks to all of you for making this event possible!

The Albany County Student Art Exhibition opens on Thursday, December 3 and continues through Tuesday, December 23.

For more information about any of these activities, call the Art Museum at 307.766.6622.

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