Christmas Tree auction to benefit KARE

The Kids Advocacy Resource Effort (KARE) will hold its first Festival of Trees fundraising event at 6 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the Gateway Club in Waynesville.

Festivities begin with a dinner buffet followed by a live auction of uniquely decorated Christmas trees designed by local merchants Blue Ridge Books, Chocolate Bear, Connie Buchanan Plemmons-H.& R. Block, High Country Furniture, Jackson/Haywood Psychological Services, Main Street Artists Co-Op, Mast General Store, Smoky Mountain News, Vertigo and The Waynesville Kiwanis Club. In addition, pottery, jewelry and much more will be available from local artists.

Tickets are $75 per person and attire is festive.

KARE is a nonprofit whose mission is to provides services to victims of child abuse and to families in Haywood County.

For ticket information call 828.456.8995.

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