Contact: Denise Bouillerce
Pleasanton, CA -- For three magical days - November 15, 16, 17 - the Palm Event Center, 1184 Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton, is transformed into a Christmas wonderland where dazzling decorated Christmas trees, exquisite silent auction gift baskets, gourmet fare, Holiday Boutiques and a visit with Santa ignite the Christmas spirit. ValleyCare's signature fundraiser Christmas Tree Lane 2012 – Christmas in the City - offers delightful events for the entire family.
Thursday evening, November 15, 5-8pm, bring the entire family to the Wonderland Family Stroll. Enjoy a holiday treat, while kids shop for their parents in "Santa's Secret Shop." Photos with Santa will be available. Adult tickets are $15 each, children are $10.
The Tinsel Teas are Friday, November 16, at 10am and 2pm. Here you can enjoy “high” tea, purchase your chance-drawing tickets for the trees and spectacular china table setting, and get a jump start on your shopping at the Holiday Gift Boutiques. Tea tickets are $45 per person.
Friday evening, November 16, at 6:30pm is the Silent Night Soiree, featuring a silent auction of exquisite gift baskets, sit-down dinner, no-host cocktails and dancing to a DJ for $90 per person. Chance tickets for the ValleyCare Charitable Foundation money tree will be drawn Friday evening.
The three-day fundraiser is capped off with the Silver Bells Luncheon on Saturday, November 17 with tickets at $100 each. Doors open at 10:30am for guests to enjoy the glittering wonderland of lights and colors; visit the "Merry Gentlemen" to purchase chance drawing tickets for the trees; enjoy gourmet fare and entertainment with friends, and place bids on beautiful silent auction gift baskets. The highlight of this event is the chance drawing for the 18 lavishly decorated Christmas trees and the exquisite china table setting.
Holiday Gift Boutiques with holiday and home décor items will be open at all events. Chance drawing tickets for the trees and the Christmas china table setting will also be sold at all events.
All proceeds benefit ValleyCare’s Breast Cancer Program and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. To purchase tickets, donate auction items or become a sponsor, please call the ValleyCare Charitable Foundation at 925-373-4560, or visit www.valleycare.com/charitablefoundation.