Where: The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Family Lobby, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 22 – December 20, 2018
Cost: Some events are free. To purchase tickets to performances call 905.681.6000 or online at www.burlingtonpac.ca
Details: This holiday season The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s lobby will be lit up with a colourful and festive display of trees that is sure to spark some yuletide enthusiasm in anyone that visits. The 2nd Annual Festival of Trees is a joint community fundraising initiative by The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC) and the Arts & Culture Council of Burlington (ACCOB). The 25 6-foot, pre-lit artificial Christmas trees are all generously donated by Canadian Tire – Burlington Stores.
Each Christmas Tree is sponsored and decorated by a local business or organization within the Burlington community. Patrons and visitors to BPAC will have the opportunity to take one of these stunning trees home by purchasing raffle tickets for the Festival of Trees draw. All trees will be raffled off and winners announced during intermission on Thursday, December 20 at The Andy Kim Christmas show. Proceeds benefit the BPAC/ACCOB Community Studio Theatre Initiative, which provide’s greater access to BPAC for local community performing arts organizations. Raffle Tickets can be purchased in person in the BPAC Family Lobby – 1 ticket for $2, 3 tickets for $5, 7 tickets for $10.
Stop by BPAC to take a stroll through the Festival of Trees and light up your holidays! The 2nd Annual Festival of Trees will feature surprise performances and fun activities for the whole family. BPAC will be open daily from 12pm to 4pm, and prior to evening performances, throughout the Festival, with extended hours based on Lobby activity.
Holiday programming at BPAC includes: John McDermott Christmas with Special Guests Dala December 2, Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas December 5, National Ballet Theatre of Odessa’s The Nutcracker December 7 & 8, A Next Generation Leahy Christmas December 13, and The Andy Kim Christmas December 20. All BPAC Presents Holiday performances are generously sponsored by Cogeco.
More Info: www.burlingtonpac.ca for the full schedule.