Joining the Festival of Trees

House of Hope is sponsoring a tree in the 8th Annual Tykes and Teens Festival of Trees, Nov. 16-21, 2015.

Festival of TreesThe Festival of Trees is open to the public from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily Nov. 16-21, with free admission at Flagler Place, 201 SW Flagler Ave., in downtown Stuart.

For the Festival of Trees, businesses and agencies decorate wreaths and trees that will be raffled off to benefit Tykes and Teens, a local agency that provides mental and emotional health care to children and their families.

House of Hope’s tree is themed “Frosted Sea,” featuring seashells and silver-and-blue decorations, courtesy of the agency’s Holiday Thrift Store. The 7.5-foot tree was donated by Lowe’s.

Following is a list of special events connected to the Festival of Trees. Please note that some events have an admission cost. To learn more, visit Tykes and Teens’ Festival of Trees web page.

Joy to the Girls, Ladies Night:
Monday, Nov. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $35

VIP Cocktail Party & Auction:
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $100
Select trees will be auctioned off at the VIP Cocktail Party.

Ladies Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show
By Gumbo Limbo Coastal Kidz
Entertainment by Lorianna Colozzo
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2-4 p.m., $35

Ho, Ho, Hoedown: Christmas Goes Country Family Night
Music by Raquel Renner
Friday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m., free admission

Breakfast and Free Photos with Santa
Saturday, Nov 21, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

About Tykes & Teens

Tykes & Teens is a 501c3 nonprofit providing mental health services to children and families. With offices in Palm City, Hobe Sound and 13 Martin County schools, Tykes & Teens has served more than 20,000 children since 1996, providing affordable and accessible counseling in general mental health, sexual abuse and domestic violence, out of school suspension, drug and alcohol abuse, suicide prevention, anger management, bullying, and more. No child or family is turned away due to inability to pay for services.  More information: