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Muskegon Festival Of Trees

Posted at 9:19 AM, Nov 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-16 09:19:00-05

MUSKEGON, Mich.- The Muskegon Museum Of Art is hosting its 9th annual Festival of Trees event this winter. The festival runs from November 21st through December 1st.

The museum’s galleries will be turned into a festive display of trees and there will be special events to celebrate the “Candy Town” theme. Visitors to the museum will get to bid on trees, decor and donated gift baskets in the ongoing silent auction.

The festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except on Sundays when it is noon to 5 p.m. It is closed on Thanksgiving day. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for kids from 3-17 or you can get an all festival pass for $14.

Special attractions and events include:
• Teddy Bear Breakfast: Saturday, November 30, 8:30-10:00 am

Mark your calendars and grab your teddy bears as we gear up for the annual Teddy Bear Breakfast—especially fun for kids 3-8 years old. Enjoy breakfast and fun activities throughout the morning. Tickets: $10 per adult/ $7 per child 3-17 yrs. Sell-out event! Purchase tickets early.

• Party in the Pines: Friday, November 22, 6:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season right at the Festival opening party! Features live music Vincent Hayes Project, hors d’oeuvres, and cash bar. Call 231.720.2580 to order tickets.

Tickets: $30 per person/$25 MMA member/$35 at the door

• Senior Day:

Tuesday, November 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Enjoy special entertainment and free coffee and cookies during a Festival day planned especially for senior citizens. Call 231.720.2571 to book group reservations for six or more.

• Family Day:  Wednesday, November 27, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kids ages 17 and under get in free of charge on Family Day! Visitors can participate in a holiday scavenger hunt and win a prize at the end.

• Toys for Tots drop-off location: Drop off an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots donation and receive $2 off one adult admission!

• Deck the Halls décor show:  Sunday, December 1, 2:00-4:00 pm

Holiday Décor for Your Home with J. Schwanke
Join us as nationally known floral designer and TV personality J. Schwanke of ubloom.com demonstrates easy ways to add personalized and unique custom touches to your holiday home décor. Festive refreshments will be provided. Tickets: $20 per person/$15 MMA member/ $25 at the door

Seating is limited. Advance tickets are recommended.