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Upcoming Event at Whitman County Library
Festival of Trees & Art, Colfax Center
Colfax Branch Library
Wednesday, Dec. 20

   The Festival of Trees & Art is on exhibit at The Center throughout the month of December with a collection of traditional and eclectic trees decorated by community members and groups. The trees are voted upon through December 20th with winners being announced during Art Among the Trees on Weds, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m.  Raffle tickets for the beautiful holiday tree sponsored by Pioneer Title Company will be on sale throughout this time as well with the winning ticket also being drawn at that same event.
    Throughout the month, artists exhibiting and selling their work Among the Trees will be: Vicki Broeckel, Ken Carper, Greg Kessler, Bob Krikac, Nancy Rothwell, Rob Smith, Henry Stinson, and Carrie Vielle. All sales will go toward a new roof at The Center.
    “Art Among the Trees,” an open house event featuring the work of  these along with community viewing of The Festival of Trees comes to the Center at Colfax Library on Wednesday, December 20 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. All tree winners will be announced at 7 p.m.
    Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be served at the event while a no-host bar featuring the popular bartending duo Sheri and Gary Miller will serve beer and wine with proceeds also going toward The Center's new roof.
    “Art Among the Trees” is sponsored by the Friends of Whitman County Library, Colfax Chamber and Colfax Downtown Association. Proceeds from all art sales will benefit The Center. For more information, contact Kristie Kirkpatrick at 509-397-4366.