2021 Festival of Trees
"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"

Join the "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" Festival of Trees in the community!  From Wednesday, Nov 24th to Wednesday, Dec 8th, you will have the opportunity to view and bid on the beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and accent pieces on display at Frontier Centre & Territorial Place Mall.  There is also Family Day, Christmas High Tea & "Gala Getaway" events to take part in and gather with your family and friends.  Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season and raise funds for healthcare!


Opening Day

Festival of Trees officially kicks-off on Wednesday, Nov 24th as the Big Tree is lit up at Rotary Plaza at the CUplex and the beautiful Christmas vignettes at Frontier Centre & Territorial Place Mall open.  Join us in supporting healthcare by stopping by to view and bid on the beautiful, seasonal items that will be a perfect addition to your Christmas decor. 

Bidding will begin on Wednesday, Nov 24th and close on Wednesday, Dec 8th.  It will be avilable online HERE or by calling 306-441-4381.  


Family Day

Festival 2020 Family Day 

Join us as we hand out "Rudolph Fun Packs" to enjoy with your family at home!  These are activity boxes for children ages 4 - 12 years and are filled with some great Christmas activities and treats. 

There is no cost for the Rudolph Fun Packs; limited number available each week; sign up is first come first serve and must be done each week.

To Sign Up:  Call or text, 306-441-4381 on Wednesday, Nov 24th for pick-up on Monday, Nov 29th & call or text on Wednesday, Dec 1st for pick-up on Monday, Dec 6th.  Pick-up will be at Third Avenue United Church (1301 - 102nd Street, North Battleford) from 3:00pm - 6:00pm.

Special Guests!!!  Battlefords North Stars will be helping to hand out the Fun Packs each week and watch for Olaf to make an appearance on the 29th & Santa himself on Dec 6th!


Kids' Contests!

Week 1) Cookie decorating!  Show us your best Christmas cookie decorating before you eat it all up!  Post your picture on social media #christmascookiesfot and enter to win a prize.  If you aren't on social media, email your pictures to Shauna McGifford to enter.  Entries must be received by Sunday, Dec 5th.

(Week 1 Rudolph Fun Pack will have everything needed to enter this contest.  If you do not receive a Rudolph Fun Pack, you may still enter by submitting your own decorated Christmas cookie)

Week 2) Colouring Page!  We are back with a very special colouring page for the 2021 Festival of Trees.  Get out your favourite crayons, pencil crayons, markers, whatever you like to use and show us your creativity!  Post your picture on social media & #colouringpagefot.  If you aren't on social media, email your pictures to Shauna McGifford to enter.  Entries must be received by Sunday, Dec 12th.

(Week 2 Rudolph Fun Pack will include the 2021 Festival of Trees Colouring Page.  If you do not receive a Rudolph Fun pack, you may still enter as the Colouring Page will be posted here on Monday, Dec 6th.)

 

*NEW* The Cup Cafe & Bakery Festival Cupcake Fundraiser 

 From Wednesday – Friday, Nov 24th – 26th order your Festival of Trees cupcakes from The Cup Café & Bakery and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Festival of Trees!  These festive cupcakes are available individually or in group orders and will only be available for a limited time.  Order early!  Ph. 306-445-1030 (The Cup Café & Bakery is located at 1481 – 100th Street, North Battleford)

 

*NEW* McDonald's Festival Breakfast Fundraiser 

Stop by either McDonald's locations in North Battleford on
Saturday, Nov 27th for McDonald's Festival of Trees Breakfast!

$1.00 from the sale of every Egg McMuffin, Bacon & Egg McMuffin and Sausage & Egg McMuffin sold between 7am - 11am will be donated to Festival of Trees and enrich healthcare!

 

 Christmas High Tea 

 

 Pre-order your Christmas High Tea boxes for delivery (in The Battlefords) or pick-up on
Friday, Dec 3rd.
ORDER HERE or call 306-441-4381.
Deadline to order is Wednesday, Dec 1st, 4:30pm.

 Christmas High Tea has become a wonderful tradition at Festival of Trees and the delicious scones, handmade clotted cream, jams, finger sandwiches, petite fours and tea will be boxed for your enjoyment.

We encourage you to invite your friends, don your fascinators and put the kettle on as Christmas High Tea is coming to your home!

Christmas High Tea comes prepared for two ~ $50/box
Delivery is available within The Battlefords or boxes may be picked up at 3:00pm and later at Blend Restaurant & Bar (1602 - 100th Street).

 

 "Gala Getaway" & Cooking with Co-op ~ Festival of Trees Edition 

Who is ready for a getaway!  We are excited to host this tropical vacation themed event on Saturday, Dec 4th, 6:30pm, as we partner with Cooking with Co-op and their host, Tracy Voigt to present a special Festival of Trees Edition!

Cooking with Co-op is an interactive virtual event where you will cook, eat and drink along with host and Co-op Member, Tracy Voigt.  It's like watching a cooking show and actually being able to make and eat what they are cooking!

Purchasing a ticket for "Gala Getaway" & Cooking with Co-op ~ Festival of Trees Edition will provide you with the cooking kit and everything you need for the meal, along with a tropical themed vacation package and a chance to win a real life getaway!

Tickets are $220 and will provide a Cooking Kit
& Tropical Vacation Themed Package for 2.

Deadline to register is Monday, Nov 29th, 4:30pm.  ORDER TICKETS HERE or call 306-441-4381.

 

"Wonders of Christmas" Trees by Children 

Formerly "School Trees" the "Wonders of Christmas" Trees by Children will involve creatively decorated and wonderful handmade Christmas decorations by various children's groups throughout The Battlefords.  These will be delivered to Senior Homes in our community where a tree will be decorated and enjoyed for the Christmas season.  Each home will have a little bit of Festival of Trees to enjoy.

Thank you to the children's groups for being a part of Festival of Trees and providing these wonderful decorations and trees, and for the Senior Homes for opening their homes to us.

 

 Memorial Tree

Festival 2020 Memorial Bells

"Every time a bell..." Honour a loved one this Christmas by donating towards a Memorial Bell on the Memorial Tree.  Donations may be made online, by calling 306-441-4381 or by mail (Box 1358, North Battleford, SK  S9A 3L8).

Donations have been made in memory of the following loved ones this Christmas season.

Stan Charabin                     Rita Kuntz                                 Blanche Pruden                Charles Crocker
Huguette MacGregor          Wayne "Chico" Pruden              Lawerene Mason             Walter Harrison
Laura Johnson                    Elizabeth Daniel                        Liam Kemp                        Alvin Cook
Bert & Phyllis Cook             Tom & Edna Donahue               Ethel May "Nana"             Merven Stepko
Hazel "Betty" Johnson        Weldon Kolberg                         Betty Keller                       Adam Keller
Trevor Strueby                    Peter & Annie Polischuk            Pearl Wintonyk                 Alex Wintonyk
John Bain                            Bert Brost                                   Wilf & Sylvia Watson       Gilbert & Carlos
Dorothy & Arjun                   Pat Hoey                                   Murial Moar                      Ernie Krawetz
Hazel Asmussen                 Brandon Curiston                      Joe & Paula Sander          Art & Josie Hannah
Quinn Campbell                  Percy & Madelyn Speed            Ted Foster                        Susan Jane Mercer

 

 

                                                          Memorial Tree

 

*NEW* Remembering our Four Footed Forever Family Tree

"The Heart Never Forgets..." Remember your beloved pet this Christmas by donating towards a Remembering Heart on the Remembering our Four Footed Forever Family Tree.  Donations may be made online, by calling 306-441-4381 or by mail (Box 1358, North Battleford, SK  S9A 3L8).

Donations have been made in memory of:

Doodle                             Max Mitchell                   Dexter Ziolkowski               Dexter
Meow Meow                    Meekah Mitchell             Brady                                  Benjamin Alexander
Melo                                Kola                                 TJ                                       Raffi
Beeper                             Max K.                            Hunny                                 Duke
Kalvin

 

"Deck the Halls" Raffle Tickets

 Purchase your tickets to enter to win the "Deck the Halls" Raffle packages!  Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25.  View raffle packages here, here & here. There are lots of great prize packages to be won, donated by lots of great businesses and individuals in The Battlefords!  Proceeds from "Deck the Halls" Raffle sales will support the purchase of new equipment for Women's Health & Birthing Centre at BUH.

Purchase your tickets by Wednesday, Dec 8th at 5:59pm.  Draws will be made on Wednesday, Dec 8th at 6:00pm at Battlefords Union Hospital.  Winners will be called the following day.

Max 1,000 tickets sold.  RR21-0402.
Licensed By: Battlefords Union Hospital Foundation Inc.
Total prize value - $4,758.00
See detailed prize packages here.  No cash alternatives.

Tickets on sale Wednesday, Nov 24th.  Order online HERE or by calling 306-446-6652.

 

 "Trim the Tree" 50/50 Tickets

  Purchase your tickets to enter to win the "Trim the Tree" 50/50!  Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25.  Proceeds from "Trim the Tree" 50/50 sales will support the purchase of new equipment for Women's Health & Birthing Centre at BUH.

 Purchase your tickets by Wednesday, Dec 8th at 5:59pm.  Draws will be made on Wednesday, Dec 8th at 6:00pm.  Winner will be notified.

Max prize value $2,500.  SR21-1155.

Tickets on sale Wednesday, Nov 24th.  Order online HERE or by calling 306-446-6652

 

 

 

 

 For questions or further details, please call BUH Foundation office at 306-446-6652.

 

   
   
   

 

 
   

 

 

     

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