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Holiday Charity Auction Is Sunday

By Staff | Dec 2, 2010

Emmetsburg Retail Association will host a Christmas Tree Charity Auction this Sunday, Dec. 5. The auction begins at 3 p.m. There are 24 decorated four-foot lighted, artificial trees on the auction. -- Jane Whitmore photo

Emmetsburg Retail Association will host a Christmas Tree Charity Auction this Sunday, Dec. 5.

The trees are on display in the former Calico Cupboard building at the corner of Main and Broadway. The doors will open at 1 p.m. for viewing. Refreshments will be served.

Biblical Brass &?Beyond will perform at 2 p.m. This contemporary group of musicians is under the direction of Terry Sorensen. Biblical Brass will perform a variety of Christmas songs, featuring the tuba, baritone, French horn and trumpets.

The Christmas Tree Auction begins at 3 p.m. There are 24 decorated four-foot lighted, artificial trees on the auction. They are ready to take home or gift to someone. Dana Burdorf will be the guest auctioneer. Photos of the 24 trees are on pages 5 and 6 of The Democrat.

Proceeds from the auction will go to Upper Des Moines Heating Assistance and other local charities.

At the end of the afternoon, enjoy a free movie presentation of the Christmas classic “White Christmas” at the Emmetsburg Riviera Theatre. The movie begins at 4:30 p.m.