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Festival Of Trees 2020

Festival of Trees Jacksonville IL Pathway Services Unlimited

Kick off the holiday season with the 2020 Festival of Trees online auction.

Due to COVID-19, we have moved our annual fundraiser to an online auction, Nov. 12-23.

You will have a chance to bid on some spectacular designer holiday trees, wreaths and centerpieces created by local artists.

Live auction bidding will begin Nov. 12

Auction Schedule
Centerpieces – Nov. 12-14
Wreaths – Nov. 15-17
Trees – Nov. 18-23

If you want to design a tree, centerpiece or wreath, click here for instructions and an entry form.

Registration deadline is Nov. 2.

Proceeds from the Festival of Trees will benefit the Pathway Partners. Pathway Partners provides financial assistance for unfunded needs, such as clothing, medical expenses and furniture, to individuals served by Pathway.

See The Festival of Trees 2019

Questions About The Festival of Trees?

Festival of Trees 2020Designer Instructions

We need your special creations (holiday trees, centerpieces and wreaths) for our online auction. There is no fee to enter and we will provide the artificial trees, wreaths and a place to decorate.

Here are the details you need to know:
The Festival of Trees will provide:
· 6’ 6” tree, pre-lit with 250 white lights or 4’ tree pre-lit with 100 white lights
· 30” wreath, unlit (bulbs may be added)
· Centerpiece (30” wreath not available for centerpiece)

Trees and wreaths will be available for pick up at Pathway weekdays, 8 a.m. -4 p.m., beginning Oct. 5.

Design opportunities:
· Nov. 9-10, 5-9 p.m., Community Room at Pathway
· Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Community Room at Pathway
· Nov. 14, 1-5 p.m., Community Room at Pathway

Please call us, 217-479-2300, to schedule your time. There is a 10-person limit and masks must be worn. You may also choose to decorate at your business or home. Trees decorated outside Pathway must have a metal screw (provided) at the tree sections for safety and stability. Lights and ornaments for all decorations must be securely attached. You must also provide skirting if you are decorating a tree. Upon completion of your creation, it will be photographed for the online auction.

The online auction begins Nov. 12 at and will follow this schedule:
Centerpieces – Bid Nov. 12-14
Wreaths – Bid Nov. 15-17
Trees – Bid Nov. 18-23

Registration forms must be submitted by Nov. 2. All proceeds from the Festival of Trees benefits Pathway Partners. Pathway Partners provides extras to make life more comfortable for individuals served by Pathway.