PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees

The six-event festival launched with the opening night gala and auction on Thursday, Nov. 14.The six-event festival launched with the opening night gala and auction on Thursday, Nov. 14.
This year’s Festival of Trees is hoping to raise $100,000 for a Centralized Cardiac Monitoring System.This year’s Festival of Trees is hoping to raise $100,000 for a Centralized Cardiac Monitoring System.
Paige Hinton sings during the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee Friday, Nov. 15. Photos by Emily Jaycox Paige Hinton sings during the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee Friday, Nov. 15. Photos by Emily Jaycox
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
It was a packed house for all the events during Ponoka’s 2019 Festival of Trees, including the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee. It was a packed house for all the events during Ponoka’s 2019 Festival of Trees, including the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
L-R: Susan Bussiere, Kerry Bonnett and Rose Butterfield work the raffle for a day at Altitude Spa, during the Little Black Dress Party Friday, Nov. 15, sponsored by The Co-operators.L-R: Susan Bussiere, Kerry Bonnett and Rose Butterfield work the raffle for a day at Altitude Spa, during the Little Black Dress Party Friday, Nov. 15, sponsored by The Co-operators.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
Volunteers Tammy Coates, left, and Jo Lawes work the photo booth Nov. 15.Volunteers Tammy Coates, left, and Jo Lawes work the photo booth Nov. 15.
The surroundings and ladies themselves were elegant at the Little Black Dress Party, and so was the food. The surroundings and ladies themselves were elegant at the Little Black Dress Party, and so was the food.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
The centre pieces were even more dazzling when lit up during evening events.The centre pieces were even more dazzling when lit up during evening events.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
Comedian Dar Germin gives her spin on life after divorce during her set Friday night at the Little Black Dress Party.                                 Taylor Warrawa, two, poses for a photo with Carrots the Unicorn (also known as OMG 24 Carrot Gold) from OMG farm. Holding the reins is owner Craig Cline.Comedian Dar Germin gives her spin on life after divorce during her set Friday night at the Little Black Dress Party. Taylor Warrawa, two, poses for a photo with Carrots the Unicorn (also known as OMG 24 Carrot Gold) from OMG farm. Holding the reins is owner Craig Cline.
The craft table where children got to make their own pine cone tree was popular during Snow Much Fun Day Saturday, Nov. 16.The craft table where children got to make their own pine cone tree was popular during Snow Much Fun Day Saturday, Nov. 16.
Miss Sundre Rodeo Mackenzie Skeels autographs photos for young fans Nov. 16. Miss Sundre Rodeo Mackenzie Skeels autographs photos for young fans Nov. 16.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
Elsa and Anna make an appearance Nov. 16. Elsa and Anna make an appearance Nov. 16.
The Church of the Open Bible provides music during Snow Much Fun Day Nov. 16.The Church of the Open Bible provides music during Snow Much Fun Day Nov. 16.
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
PHOTOS: 2019 Ponoka Festival of Trees
The first dancers of the night during Beef ‘n’ Beer Nov. 16. The first dancers of the night during Beef ‘n’ Beer Nov. 16.
The Two Bit Bandits from Calgary rocked the stage at the Stagecoach Saloon Saturday, Nov. 16, during the Beef ‘n’ Beer event. The Two Bit Bandits from Calgary rocked the stage at the Stagecoach Saloon Saturday, Nov. 16, during the Beef ‘n’ Beer event.

Paige Hinton sings during the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee Friday, Nov. 15. Photos by Emily Jaycox

It was a packed house for all the events during Ponoka’s 2019 Festival of Trees, including the Senior’s Candy Cane Coffee.

L-R: Susan Bussiere, Kerry Bonnett and Rose Butterfield work the raffle for a day at Altitude Spa, during the Little Black Dress Party Friday, Nov. 15, sponsored by The Co-operators.

Volunteers Tammy Coates, left, and Jo Lawes work the photo booth Nov. 15.

The surroundings and ladies themselves were elegant at the Little Black Dress Party, and so was the food.

The centre pieces were even more dazzling when lit up during evening events.

Comedian Dar Germin gives her spin on life after divorce during her set Friday night at the Little Black Dress Party.

Taylor Warrawa, two, poses for a photo with Carrots the Unicorn (also known as OMG 24 Carrot Gold) from OMG farm. Holding the reins is owner Craig Cline.

The craft table where children got to make their own pine cone tree was popular during Snow Much Fun Day Saturday, Nov. 16.

Miss Sundre Rodeo Mackenzie Skeels autographs photos for young fans Nov. 16.

The Church of the Open Bible provides music during Snow Much Fun Day Nov. 16.

Elsa and Anna make an appearance Nov. 16.

The Two Bit Bandits from Calgary rocked the stage at the Stagecoach Saloon Saturday, Nov. 16, during the Beef ‘n’ Beer event.

The first dancers of the night during Beef ‘n’ Beer Nov. 16.

The six-event festival launched with the opening night gala and auction on Thursday, Nov. 14.

This year’s Festival of Trees is hoping to raise $100,000 for a Centralized Cardiac Monitoring System.

By Emily Jaycox