The Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Christmas Fantasy returns this year in its entirety. Reservations are being taken now for the Foundation’s 32nd annual Christmas Fantasy which will be held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 10, 11, 12, and 13, at the Allamakee Fairgrounds Pavilion. The theme is “Wishing You a Merry Grinchmas!”
Reservations are now being taken for the popular Saturday and Monday Noon luncheons and the Saturday evening Wine, Cheese and Dessert Event.
The luncheons are sponsored by the Allamakee County Cattlemen’s Association, and will be held on Saturday, November 11, at Noon, and again on Monday, November 13 at Noon. A full meal will be served plus entertainment will be provided at both events. All guests will have ample time to view all of the displays. Reservations can be made by calling (563) 568-6262. Cost for either of the luncheons is $20.00 per adult.
The Saturday evening Wine, Cheese and Dessert event will be held from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Saturday evening, November 11. This year the event will be sponsored by the Eagle’s Landing Winery of Marquette, the Empty Nest Winery of Waukon and Madigan’s Winery of Lansing. They will all be serving a variety of their finest wines and entertainment will be provided that evening. The cost for this event is $20 per person. You may decorate your own table and invite your own guests to enjoy this event with or make a reservation for this event by calling 568-4177.
This years’ Christmas Fantasy event will have a huge number of decorated trees on display. Many items will also be available on silent auction for a great Christmas shopping opportunity. These items will include centerpieces, a wide variety of gift baskets, beautiful wreaths, swags, chairs, quilts, toys, mini-trees, crafted items, wall hangings and other decorative items.
The Friday evening “Tingle ‘N Mingle” happy hour will be held on November 10, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This annual Friday night happy hour event is a special opportunity to meet socially with friends and co-workers after work. Many NEW HOT and hearty hors d’oeuvres will be added this year, plus desserts, candies, and spirits will be served among the trees. Each ticket includes all of the delicious food plus two drink tickets. The cost is $20.00 per person in advance or $25.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased now in advance at the main entrance of Veterans Memorial Hospital or at all local banks in Allamakee County. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Christmas Fantasy will be open to the public on Saturday, November 11, from 2:00-5:00 p.m., on Sunday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and again Monday, November 13, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday will also offer visits with Santa Claus throughout the day and a photo opportunity with Santa from 11 am-1 pm.
“Wishing You a Merry Grinchmas” Christmas Fantasy 2023 is planned and sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation.
For more information, please call Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation member Erin Berns at (563) 568-3411.