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Festival of Trees Luncheon

November 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Welcome to the 2018 Festival of Trees! The Museum of Arts & Sciences is so excited to be celebrating the 32nd Anniversary of this important annual fundraiser. With the generous support of the people and businesses of this community, we can continue our mission of providing dynamic cultural and educational opportunities here in Middle Georgia.

The luncheon begins the festival with a gourmet meal created by chefs Natalia Del Basso Orsini, Nancy Shurling, and Claire Smith. During the luncheon, visitors will be dazzled with a showing of the latest in holiday fashions and décor by Barney & Stella, Previews Interiors and Antiques, and Sorella. Attendees will also be able to preview and shop in the Sugar Plum Shop. This year’s Sugar Plum Shop will offer the gourmet goodies visitors have come to love, plus the Museum’s own “Museum Made” handmade gifts and decor. The day’s events will begin at 12 p.m.

The cost of admission is $75 per person, and reservations can be made by calling the museum at 478-477-3232.

The Festival of Trees exhibition and events would not be possible

without the support of the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Gold Sponsors:

Law Offices of Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, LLP

Silver Sponsors:

Butler Automotive Group • Five Star Automotive Group, LLC

Irving Consumer Products • OrthoGeorgia

Raymond James & Associates • Reynolds, Horne & Survant

Bronze Sponsors:

Ambrose Pediatric Dentistry • Blake & Pendleton, Inc • Bonefish Grill

Capital City Bank • Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP • Cortes Jewelers

El Sombrero Mexican Grill and Bar • Jason Chapman, M.D.

Macon Magazine • Macon Pediatric Dentistry • Middle Georgia Solutions

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.

Copper Sponsors:

Ace Entities, LLC • American Pride Bank • Anna Greer Interiors • B & D Industrial

Stephen N. Barnes, Jr., LLC • Bon Hommes Inc • Carlyle Place • Carol Roobin Bashuk Beltone Hearing Aid Center

Chambless, Higdon, Richardson, Katz & Griggs, LLP • Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Inc

Day & Ennis, LLC • Dellacona Law Firm • Dickey Farms • Edwards & Bullard Law

Georgia Forestry Foundation, INC • Georgia Land Company, LLC • Genghis Grill/Zaxby’s • GMFS Lending

Karats & Keepsakes • Lane Southern Orchards • Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC • Patton, Albertson and Miller Group, LLC

Powers Law Group  • Proforma Ascension Marketing Group • Sheridan, Solomon & Associates, LLC

Smith, Hawkins, Hollingsworth, & Reeves, LLP • Southern Forest Industries, INC • State Bank & Trust Company

Stone & Baxter • Suttles Flooring • Synovus Bank • Tidwell & Hilburn Insurance • Women’s Specialty Care

Individual Sponsors

Star Sponsors:

Candy and Malcolm Burgess

Santa Sponsors:

The Hon. and Mrs. R. Lanier Anderson, III • Georgia and Bob Hatcher • Mr. and Mrs. Gene Maddux

Dr. and Mrs. J. Terrell Pope • Tom and Courtney Swift • Tom B. Wight

Snowman Sponsors:

Brian and Sara Ballard • Cathy Cox and Mark Dehler • Dr. Ken Deaton and Dr. Stella Tsai • Mrs. Holly Ertel

Dr. Wayne and Mrs. Ashley Kelley • Bert and Mardi Maxwell • Lane and Tim Sheridan • Mr. and Mrs. J. Blake Sullivan

Mr. Daron and Dr. Champa Woodham

Reindeer Sponsors:

Dr. and Mrs. Bill Brooks • Mr. and Mrs. Matt Childers • Mr. and Mrs. George Franklin, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Grisamore • Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hardeman • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harper

Dr. and Mrs. Ken Harper • Mr. and Mrs. Elbert McQueen • Dr. and Mrs. Edward Hotchkiss Young

Festival of Trees Committee

Festival Chair: Sara Morris Ballard

Individual Sponsorships: Dixie Butler Clark

Corporate Sponsorships: Meghan Putnam Hollingsworth

Decorations: Tori Purvis Stewart

Tree Design: Lily Foote Robinson

Raffle: Kelli Pushman Hill

Luncheon: Natalia Del Basso Orsini • Nancy Shurling • Claire Smith

Sugar Plum Shop: Courtney Brooks Garner • Candi Newton Wilson

Museum Made: Blair Stowe Sumrall

Paula Berenguer Aguirre • Madison Hinson Argo • Emily Huckaby Arnold • Alice Rice Belko

Ember Bishop Bentley • Cassie Edwards Brannen • Rachel Cozart Braxton

Paige Prosperi Brooks • Mary Allison Shingler Buzzell • Elizabeth Broom Cleveland

Meredith Covert • Natalie Ford Cozart • Kristi Peake Davis

Paige Sforzo Davis • Amy Harlen Dunaway • Shannon Slocumb Ethridge

Megan Powers Flournoy • Elizabeth Lewis Ford • Lauren Hollman Fried

Hannah Gabriel • Katie Mathews Garvin • Sarah Moses Haddock • Elizabeth Wynne Hart

Olivia Nettles Hatcher • Jennifer Stone Heller • Liz Rosson Hill • Kelsey Smith Holland

Howell Souter Hollingsworth • Cassie Murman Jones • Keri Jones • Merritt Murphy Jones

Virginia Candace Josey • Darby Kellum Kilpatrick • Brantley Kreis King • Kate Reynolds Kirbo

Erin West Kovacs • Lauren Nations Lanter • Davi Buxton Levy • Haley Grissom Lilley

Evelyn Clark Lopater • Elizabeth Stewart McCain • Christen Patterson McCommon

Macie McJenkin • Meredith Moore McKenzie • Anne Prather McQueen • Abigail Mullins Moody

Margaret Graham Moore • Tiffany Davis Olson • Anna Blanche Young Pennington

Tarver Britton Perry • Nicole Prine • Kensey Adair Rabun • Renee Sherrin Rainey

Mary Margaret Woodroof Sandy • Elizabeth Solomon Schorr • Molly Rogers Sims

Sydney McRee Solomon • Holly Stalvey Taylor • Lea Anne Watson Walters

2018 logo design by Leigh Loyd.


November 7, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Museum of Arts and Sciences
4182 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA 31210 United States
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Museum of Arts and Sciences
478 477 3232