Feztival of Trees to begin Friday in Hannibal; proceeds to help pediatric speech therapy patients


| Photo courtesy of Hannibal Regional

HANNIBAL, Mo. — The O.C. Wilson Scottish Rite of Hannibal will host its third annual Feztival of Trees Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 9-11 at 110 N. Main. Proceeds from this event will assist in providing scholarships for pediatric speech therapy patients at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System.

The event will feature fully decorated trees, complete with gifts under each tree, which can be bid upon by using raffle tickets at a cost of $1 per ticket. One ticket will be drawn as a winner for each tree. That ticket will win the entire tree along with the prizes/gifts associated with it. Each tree will have a minimum value of $500. Winners will be drawn after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11. You do need not be present to win.

Hours of operation for the festival are:

  • Friday, Dec. 2: 4-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 3: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4: noon-6 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 9: 4-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 10: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 11: noon-6 p.m.

Admission to the event is $2 per person for ages 13 and above. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The following local people, businesses and organizations have donated trees for the feztival:

  • Colorz Hair and Tanning
  • Cutting Edge Lawn & Landscape
  • Mississippi Marketplace
  • Java Jive
  • Smith Funeral Home and Chapel
  • Sweetwater Distillery
  • Scottish Rite Valley of Columbia
  • HRH Foundation
  • Native American Trading Company
  • Dutch Country General Store
  • General Mills
  • Electronics Etc.
  • OC Wilson Scottish Rite.

To learn more about the Feztival of Trees, contact Jack Kairy at 573-248-6367.  To learn more about Hannibal Regional’s pediatric therapy services, call 573-406-5777.

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