Serving people with intellectual disabilities since 1971.

Festival of Trees: Events

Tinsel & Treasures - December 5, 2019 - 5:30 - 9:30 pm

Join us for a ladies-only evening filled with a lot of fun and socializing! You can treat yourself to a festive and entertaining evening accented with hor d’oeuvres, wine & beer, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and raffle baskets. Topeka gentlemen will be your wonderful servers for the evening. 

Tickets are $45 per person or $360 for a table of 8. Ticket price increases on November 27, 2019. Purchase tickets now!


Festival Auction Party – December 6, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Treat yourself to an evening of viewing the beautiful trees and wreaths with a sit-down dinner and open bar. The Festival Auction Party is the live auction of selected trees, wreaths, mantle and porch-scapes to decorate your home for the holidays. This is a reserved seating event with dress as semi-formal or casual. The lighted trees, wreaths and scapes are paraded down a runway where the crowd bids on their favorites.

Tree Viewing - 6:00 pm
Dinner Served - 6:45 pm
Live Auction - 7:30 pm

Auction Party tickets are $75 per person or $600 for a table of eight. Purchase tickets now!


Silent Auction - December 5 - December 7, 2019

You will want to stroll through the Silent Auction and bid on the numerous packaged items and gift certificates. The area is open from Thursday - Saturday and you can bid online and keep bidding if you are outbid by someone else. If it is an item you really want, you can bid the “Win It Now” price and take it home with you.

Bid on silent auction items here!


Pancake Feed - December 7, 2019

Visit the Festival on Saturday from 8 - 11 am to enjoy the Pancake Feed sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, plus a serving of eggs, sausage and drink for $5.50 per person.

All proceeds are donated back to SLI.


Photos with Santa - December 7, 2019

Visit Santa and have your photo taken with Santa on Saturday. Donations welcomed.
Santa will be visiting Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.


Holiday Market and Sweet Shoppe – December 5 - December 7, 2019

Enjoy a festive shopping experience at the Holiday Market and Sweet Shoppe. You will enjoy holiday items, home-made kitchen items, candles, decorative signs, clothing, jewelry, ornaments, quilts, and wood crafted items. The Sweet Shoppe is full of fresh baked goods made by SLI clients and local bakeries. You don’t want to miss the holiday breads, candies and desserts.

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