The 2013 Festival of Trees to benefit Friends of Caroline Hospice will be held at the Shed in Port Royal from December 5 through 7. The Opening Gala will be Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m., and the public is invited to view the trees Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Opening Gala, a cocktail reception to kick off the three-day event, will feature a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants, music, beer and wine and a wealth of decorated trees from community members, businesses and organizations. Trees will be available for purchase. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online at www.fochospice.org/FOT.php or by calling 843-525-6257.
Also available for purchase prior to the event are fully cooked, vacuum sealed 6-8 lb Boston Butts for $30. Butts will be available for pickup on Saturday, Dec. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. To place an order, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-525-6257.
Tickets to view the trees on Friday and Saturday are $2 for children, $3 for active military and seniors over 65, and $5 for adults. Children under 2 are free.
The Festival of Trees Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Spanish Moss Trail on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8:30 a.m. Registration forms are at Palmetto Running Company. Or register online at www.fochospice.org/FOT.php or by calling 843-525-6257. Late registration will be Saturday, Dec. 7, at
Chairpersons for this year’s event are Drs. Gary and Patricia Thompson and Dr. Majd Chahin. For more information regarding the Festival of Trees, please email Fripp Langford at email@example.com or call