The 28th Annual Festival of Trees will feature 48 beautifully decorated trees this Friday, November 16. The opening night gala begins at 7:30PM at the Owatonna Holiday Inn and Suites. Tickets are $30 and on sale at the ADD office, Hy-Vee, Cashwise, Kottke Jeweler's and at the door.

The gala features a Cash Bar along with Hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Returning this year will be the Wall of Wine along with Craft Beer Wheel. The Silent Auction will feature items including the Husky Bean Bag board game and the log carving of Santa Claus. New this year will be a giving tree. You can pick out an ornament for the price listed..The money then goes to the Advocates for Developmental Disabilities. Also new this year will be improv comedy from Spontaneous Productions.
The trees will remain on display through Saturday, November 24. Check out the beautiful trees and support Advocates for Developmental Disabilities of Steele County. Those who attend, wish Lori Running the ADD head a Happy Birthday. She has one on November 21.