CARTI Auxiliary Festival of Trees

Save the date and join us for the 38th annual CARTI Auxiliary Festival of Trees, benefiting CARTI cancer patients, held November 19-22, 2014 at the Statehouse Convention Center Ballroom.

Online ticket purchasing is over but you can purchase tickets to Festival of Fasion and Festival after Dark at the door. 
Sugar Plum Ball is sold out. 
Please call Jennifer McConser at 501-660-7612 to be

placed on the wating list.

Also, don’t miss out on the chance to win a brand new Dodge Dart! Raffle tickets are $100 and only 600 are being sold. You don’t have to be present to win and you can purchase as many tickets as you like.

If you are interested in only purchasing a ticket to the raffle,
call Michaela Johnson at 501-660-7616.

If you would like to volunteer for Festival of Trees, click here to download the form and find out what shifts are available.  We couldn’t do it without you!

Festival of Fashion – “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5-7:30pm
Tickets: $50 each, Box of 10 seats $500, VIP box of 10 seats $1,000

Ease on down the runway to the fifth annual Festival of Fashion. Bringing the flash and sass of a New York style runway show to Little Rock, Festival of Fashion is the “hottest ticket in town.” Sip champagne with hors d’oeuvres, and enjoy a first-class runway show featuring the far-out fashions from Central Arkansas’ most chic boutiques. Motown music from DJ G-Force will set the mood for a funky, fabulous, fashionable event as Kim Cook is honored as the 2014 CARTI Style Icon and a trip to New York City Fashion Week is auctioned.

Sugar Plum Ball – “Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch”
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6-8:30pm
Tickets: $40 each

Fairy tale fun and excitement awaits at the Sugar Plum Ball, where every little girl is crowned a princess, escorted by the Prince Charming of her choosing. Stepping into a storybook setting, guests will enjoy an enchanted evening of dining, dancing and entertainment, complete with party favors and special appearances by Santa, Mrs. Claus, Mrs. Arkansas and others. Turn visions of sugar plums into magical memories that will last a lifetime. (Ticket sales are limited.)

These adorable Sugar Plum Ball T-shirts will also be available to order when you purchase your tickets and are only $15 each.  These shirts are PRE ORDER only! Deadline is Nov. 5.  
Sizes available: Child XS – Adult XL. 







Stroll Through the Forest – “Dancin’ in the Trees”

Callin’ out around the Rock – are you ready for the brand new trees? Dozens of dazzling decorated trees create a festive forest of holiday delight. From evergreen elegance to wintery whimsy, traditional themes to funky dreams – a Stroll Through the Forest will ignite and inspire holiday cheer in the young and the young at heart.

Friday, Nov. 21, 1:30-4pm
Tickets: $5 Adults/ $3 Children 12 and under

Festival After Dark – “Twas the Funk Before Christmas!”
Friday, Nov. 21, 7pm
Tickets: $50 each or a table sponsorship (reserved seating for 10) $1,000

You’ll be dancin’ and singin’ and movin’ to the groovin’ at this merry, mellow holiday party for sophisticated singles and cosmopolitan couples. Get up off of that thing and dance to live entertainment by the Memphis Soul Revue, and get “A Taste of the Season” by sampling delicious dishes from Central Arkansas’ most happening restaurants.

Tux ‘n Trees – “Oh, What a Night”
Saturday, Nov. 22, 6pm
Tickets: $200 each, table of 10 available for $2,000

You don’t have to be a star to enjoy the soulful sophistication and elegance of Tux ‘n Trees, the Festival of Trees premier gala event since 1976. Enjoy fine dining and dancing with live music by the Rodney Block Band, along with live and silent auctions and keynote speaker Dr. Brad Baltz.

For more information on Festival of Trees or to sponsor or volunteer, please contact Michaela Johnson at 501-660-7616 or email hidden; JavaScript is required

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