Festival of Trees How lovely are the branches

first_img o Festival of Trees: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Pearson Air Museum, 1115 E. Fifth St. The Vancouver Rotary Foundation Festival of Trees is free, but organizers suggest a donation of $5 per family.o Hot Buttered Run and Kids Kandy Kane Race: 8 a.m. Sunday, registration. 8:30 a.m., kids zone and gear check-in. 9:30 a.m., 12k run starts. 10 a.m., 5k walk/run starts. 11:45 a.m., kids races start. Noon, awards ceremony. All starting and finishing at Pearson Air Museum. Admission: $40 on race day for 12K and 5K. Kandy Kane Race is sold out.o Gala dinner and tree auction: 5:30 to 10 p.m. Dec. 1, Pearson Air Museum. Cost: $95 per person. Reservations required. Call 360-750-0409.A tree done in a Parisian theme, one inspired by the “The 12 Days of Christmas” and a whimsical one that — you’ve been warned — will talk to you if you stop to look.If your idea of a perfectly decorated Christmas tree involves nothing more than a few strands of lights, a sentimental mishmash of ornaments and a simple crowning star, you won’t find one at the Vancouver Rotary Foundation’s Festival of Trees, which will be open again today.The professionally decorated trees are considerably more imaginative.However, University of Washington football fans still stung by Friday’s loss to the Washington State Cougars in the Apple Cup may want to avoid lingering by “Crimson Chic,” an 8-foot-tall artificial tree bedecked in alternating rows of sparkling crimson and silver. Photos by Vivian Johnson/for The ColumbianCole Stokes, 8, left, and his sister Calista, 6, take in a Parisian-themed Christmas tree — with shining fleurs-de-lys and Eiffel Towers — during a Saturday visit to the Festival of Trees at Pearson Air Museum with their family.last_img

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