Protecting and nurturing children and families since 1892.

The 8th Annual Festival of Trees

"I enjoy being in the Milestones’ Program because there are so many opportunities and services that are offered."

~ Family Services Parent

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November 17-20 2016

First Federated Church of Peoria's Life Together Center  
   3625 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria (Corner of Sheridan & War Memorial)


Open to the Public 

 FRIDAY ~ 10AM – 6PM



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More than 80 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday décor items will be on display to enjoy, as well as to bid on to pick up or have delivered to your home!  ther highlights include a Holiday Market Place, Snack Shop, all amidst a "Nutcracker" themed decor. Enjoy a Senior Day and Girl Scout Evening on Friday and a Family Fun Saturday starring Santa, live entertainers, crafts, and games. The silent auction concludes at 3:00pm on Sunday. 

 All proceeds benefit Crittenton Centers and their mission of protecting and nurturing the children and families 


Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 11am-6pm Sunday 11am-4pm

10am-3pm Senior Day 

11am-6pm Family Fun Day Live Entertainment 12 & 2pm 
3:30-6pm Girl Scout Evening Santa, Photos, Live entertainment Silent Auction closes at 3:00pm



Adults ~ $6
Seniors (60+) and Children (3 – 14) ~ $3
Children 2 and under ~ FREE

 Please enjoy our ticketed events including: Jingle & Mingle preview cocktail party, Brunch & Bubbly designer event, and Sugar Plum themed Sweet Sundae Tea. See below for more details.


2016 Jingle & Mingle. Must be 21 years of age.

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2016 Brunch & Bubbly. Must be 21 years of age

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2016 Sweet Sundae Tea. Adults and children (boys or girls ages 2-12) 

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Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors:





 State Bank of Speet


Kuhl Ins




OSF Logo 


 Sara E. Floral Stationery






 Sweet CeCe's





Interested in supporting this event or sponsoring a tree?  Click here to learn more.

For more information about this event or to become a sponsor or volunteer, please contact Sandy Garza, Development & Marketing Director, at 309-674-0105 x 202 or 

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