28th Annual Christmas Fantasy; Make your reservations now

Reservations are being taken now for the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation’s 28th  Annual Christmas Fantasy to be held Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, November 15, 16, 17 and 18 at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds Pavilion in Waukon. The theme will be “Through the Eyes of a Child.”

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 Saturday, November 16 at Noon, and again Monday, November 18 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.

The Saturday evening Wine, Cheese and Dessert event will be held from 7-9 p.m. Saturday evening, November 16. 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. Those reserving a table may decorate it and invite their own guests to enjoy this event. Make a reservation for this event by calling 563-568-4177.

This year’s 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, 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 November 15 from 5-8 p.m., and is sponsored by Four County Crop Service in Postville. This annual Friday night happy hour event will be hosted by B.E. Catered. This is a special opportunity to meet socially with friends and co-workers after work.

Many tables of hors d’oeuvres, plus desserts, candies and spirits will be served among the trees. Special holiday entertainment will also be provided. Tickets can be purchased now at Veterans Memorial Hospital or at local banks. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Christmas Fantasy will be open to the public Saturday, November 16 from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, November 17 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and again Monday, November 18 from 2-7 p.m. Sunday’s event will be sponsored by Thrivent Financial and will also offer photos with Santa from 11 a.m., to 1 p.m. by Katie Hennessy of Cote’Color Photography.

The “Through the Eyes of a Child” Christmas Fantasy 2019 is planned and sponsored by the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation. For more information, call VMH Health Care Foundation member Erin Berns at 563-568-3411.

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