The 41st Annual CARTI Auxiliary Festival of Trees
November 15-18, 2017
Sugar Plum Ball
Presented by – Arkansas Life and Edward O. Moody, P.A.
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6-8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $50 each (limited) / $1,000 reserved table for 10 (limited)
Visions of sugar plums dance not only in the head, but also on the dance floor as each little princess and the Prince Charming of her choice steps into a storybook setting for an evening of dining, dancing, tiaras, party favors and ballet dancers while mixing and mingling with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as the newly-crowned Mrs. Arkansas. Ticket sales are limited, so be sure to plan ahead.
Photography by: Ocken Photography
Festival After Dark
Presented by: Larry Sturdivant
Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
Tickets: $60 each; reserved table (10), $1,000
Get your glow on at Festival After Dark! Holiday spirits will be merry and bright as the lights go down and the cool and casual meets the hip and happening. Dress in all black or all white and deck yourself out with on-site body marbling and face painting as you enjoy live entertainment and the tasty treats provided by 17 of Central Arkansas’ most glowing eateries.
Festival of Fashion
Presented by – Inviting Arkansas and Marriott Little Rock
Friday, Nov. 17, 5-7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $50 each; block seating (10), $500; VIP box (10), $1,000 (limited)
If you love the nightlife, get down and boogie till you just can’t boogie no more at Festival of Fashion. Enjoy the hustle and excitement of a professional runway show in the grand tradition of New York City’ Fashion Week as you get an up-close look at the colorful clothing and sensational styles of some of Central Arkansas’ most popular boutiques and join us as we honor Pam Cox as the 2017 CARTI Style Icon.
Barakat Bespoke, Barbara Jean Ltd., Beehive, Beige, Bell & Sward, E. Leigh’s, Feinstein’s, Indigo, Roberson’s Fine Jewelry,
Scarlet, Steamroller Blues and Vesta’s
Tux ‘n Trees
Presented by: Larry Sturdivant, Gene & Jerry Jones Family Charities, Dallas Cowboys, Little Rock Soiree, Acxiom and SmartStyle
Saturday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m.
Tickets: $250 each; table (10), $2,500
All the splendor of the season comes into view in a celebration of traditional holiday elegance at one of Central Arkansas’ premier holiday events. Live and silent auctions showcase an evening filled with fine dining and dancing to live entertainment by Dizzy 7 as the CARTI Auxiliary honors longtime CARTI advocate and cancer survivor Dennis Jungmeyer for his work on behalf of the cancer patients of Arkansas.
* We will once again be using mobile bidding so you can seamlessly bid from anywhere after you have checked in at your event.
For more information on Festival of Trees or to sponsor or volunteer, please contact: Michaela Johnson, 501.660.7616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the past 41 years, the CARTI Auxiliary has been putting on one of the most spectacular fund-raising events in the state. Festival of Trees, a four day festival held November 15-18, 2017 at the Statehouse Convention Center, features beautifully decorated trees and offers some of the most unique special events for children and adults, such as Sugar Plum Ball, Festival of Fashion, Festival After Dark and Tux ‘N Trees, our black-tie event. Each year more than 4,000 people attend these events, and this year we are expecting to top those numbers. Since its inception, Festival of Trees has raised in excess of $6.5 million to support the mission of CARTI and provide direct financial support to the patients it serves. Annually, Festival funds have assisted: