Rogue Winterfest Calendar of Events

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: October 28, 2014

Regarding: Rogue Winterfest

Contact: Event Planner Sue Price, 541.890.5472, sue@roguewinterfest.org

Dates: December 4–8, 2014

Website: See roguewinterfest.org for details, tickets, and outlets.

Photos: Available at the Rogue Winterfest Photo Gallery. Email Melissa Michaels for high-res originals of specific images.

Feature Story Opportunities: Many of the tree designers and artists are well on their way to designing incredible holiday trees and one-of-a-kind art pieces. For a list of story ideas, please contact Gigi Ashley, Event Coordinator, gigi@roguewinterfest.org, 541.660.3430.

Location: Josephine County’s largest holiday festival is held at Evergreen Federal Bank’s Bear Hotel, 2101 NE Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, OR.

Proceeds: A fundraiser to help children, adults, and families with mental health needs at Kairos, Family Solutions, and Options for Southern Oregon.

12th Annual Rogue Winterfest

Description

Spectacular five-day festival featuring four incredible events—enjoy a mix of creative artistry; exceptional culinary offerings, including award-winning wine and beer tastings; family holiday activities; top entertainment; and silent and live auctions. This annual fundraiser helps children, adults, and families with mental health needs at KairosFamily Solutions, and Options for Southern Oregon.

Calendar of Events

12th Annual Rogue Winterfest

December 4–8, 2015

Gala and Grand Auction

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Exquisite tree and art auction; Oregon Bounty Dinner sponsored and prepared by Taprock Northwest Grill with food donated by local culinary establishments; local wines; and entertainment by Pat DeBellis Band.

Golden Social

Friday, December 5, 2014

A private event for guests over 55 years of age. Light appetizers and desserts sponsored by Highland House and Royale Gardens; entertainment; and holiday tree and art viewing.

Weekend Holiday Events

Saturday and Sunday, December 6 & 7, 2014

This is a holiday event for the whole family. The public is invited to view creatively decorated trees and locally produced art along with Evergreen Federal Bank’s legendary Christmas on Mars Exhibit. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus; engage in family activities and games; enjoy live entertainment; and vote on the People’s Choice Award. Activities include Fishing at the North Pole, coloring and letters to Santa, holiday building project with Home Depot, Fantasy Face Painting, and taking that perfect photo in the spectacular Christmas on Mars setting. Every 45 minutes, the entertainment on the big stage will rotate, ranging from bands to choirs to individual singers to classical performers during this live musical mash-up.

Culinary Christmas Classic and Silent Auction

Monday, December 8, 2014

Savor culinary tastings from Southern Oregon’s finest restaurants, caterers, wineries, and breweries. Enjoy creatively decorated trees, shake it up with live music by Ben Rice, and bid on unique Silent Auction items.

Tickets

Purchase tickets online or in person at Evergreen Federal Bank, 969 SE 6th Street, Grants Pass. Advance reservations required for Gala, Culinary, and Golden Social Events. Weekend holiday tickets sold only at the door.

Major Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Evergreen Federal Bank

Diamond Sponsors

Mid Rogue IPA / CareSource Health Plan

Taprock Northwest Grill

Gold Sponsors

Highland House

Royale Gardens

Three Rivers Asante Medical Center and Asante Foundation

More Details

For additional information about the 2014 Rogue Winterfest, please visit our website.