Memorial's Festival of Trees Gala
Be the first to view the new collection of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths during the Festival of Trees Gala. This black-tie fundraiser, featuring live entertainment and a silent auction, is held the weekend before the Festival opens to the public. Tickets are $100 and include hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, soft drinks and dessert. A cash bar is available.
Sponsors should arrive at 5 p.m. to make their selections. The event opens at 7 p.m. to designers and the general public.
Tickets go on sale Oct. 1 and can be purchased online (www.MemorialsFestivalofTrees.com), by calling Memorial Medical Center Foundation at 217-788-4700 or by visiting the Foundation at 1000 Churchill Road, Springfield.