On December 11th, Dunes Center staff, volunteers, and members of the public will gather at the Dunes Center for our Trees of the Season Holiday Gala. There will be beverages, hors d’ oeuvres, and plenty of holiday spirit to go around. Attendees can purchase raffle tickets and enter them for a chance to win various decorated trees and wreaths all donated by our generous supporters. Doors open at 6:00 pm. See you there!
For more information about Trees of the Season, click here!
Here you can purchase your tickets online! For each ticket you purchase online we will put a corresponding ticket into the bucket of the tree you would like to win.
Raffle ticket prices:
$1 for 1 ticket
$5 for 6 tickets
Take in the Holidays with a nice glass of red wine. This tree features 21 bottles of wine and tasting certificates from Riverbench Winery, a wine bag, festive bottle stoppers, a case of 12 wine glasses, and a mini tree made out of corks.
Not a wine drinker? No problem. This tree comes with a Grey goose gift set with two glasses, a bottle of Botanical Brandy by Re:Find, a bottle of Martini Extra Dry vermouth, 6 jars of olives by Pasolivo, a tree and wreath made of abalone, a giant martini glass, glass martini picks, and a cocktail set by Libbey.
Be merry this Christmas and brew some beer! This tree features a case of beer glasses, a beer making kit, Half Yard Ale, a Cooking with Craft Beer book, and a basket of assorted beers.
Look your best for the new year. Donated by Diane Tortolano and Frances Romero, this tree features jewelry, makeup, a couple of DVD's, and beauty supplies.
Fore! This tree features golf-themed ornaments and a voucher for 4 rounds of golf at the Santa Maria Country Club. Donated by John and Rene Deacon.
Where does old Saint Nick spend the rest of the year? At the dunes of course! This beach ready tree comes with assorted candies, ice cream sundae ingredients, a statue of Santa on vacation, and chocolates converted into ornaments. Donated by Peter Zajac and Deborah Fialkowski.
Choose your side. Light or Dark. This tree features a Sith Light Saber, a Hot Wheels Star Wards set, a remote controlled droid, a toy X-Wing, Chewbacca plushie, a Darth Vader mask and cloak, and starship ornaments.
Try one of the Central Coast's best. This tree features 12 bottles of wine, 4 wine glasses, 4 tasting at cnagy winery, and 1 aromatic candle. Donated by cnagy Winery.
Beautifully decorated and lots of goodies! Features live poinsettias, a nativity wall decoration, Firestone Walker's Reserve porter beer, and a Santa Figurine. Donated by Altrusa International, Santa Maria.
The Fairy Christmas Wreaths are identical wreaths that feature fun ribbons and a Christmas fairy to bring you good luck and fortune in your journeys.
Spread the message of love and joy with this wreath. Donated by Merril Lynn.
Beautifully crafted, this wall mounted tree lights up and is made from real pine cones. A holiday decorative gem. Donated by Darlene and Dennis Krouse.
This tree changes things up a bit with shades of blue. Features assorted white poinsettias, 2 wicker reindeer, a wicker sleigh, and scented candles. Donated by Amy Boyd and 5500 Tax Group Inc.
AAAUUUUGGGHHHH! A timeless classic, Charlie Brown is the kid who's brought joy to all our lives. This tree features candy, hot cocoa and mugs, Peanuts plushies, musical ceramic Peanuts decorations, and Peanuts ornaments. Donated by Paul and Nancy Jenzen.
Science is awesome, and ol' Saint Nick wants you to know it! This tree comes with various educational toys, a kids microscope, sea monkeys, a build-a-volcano set, an animal book and diorama, an interactive T-Rex book with figurine, a remote controlled drone, "blizzard sand," and ant jar crafting set, and finally, a stuffed bear. WOW!
Peaceful, elegant, and ceremonious. This wreath is sure to bring holiday cheers to any front door. Donated by Adan and Stephanie Vega.
Our local businesses came up big this year! This tree features a wide variety of goodies donated from Apio, New Frontiers, The Luffa Farm, Trader Joe's, Cowboy Cookie, Klondike's Pizza, Subsea Tours, Miner's Ace Hardware, Mama Ganache Chocolates, Halter Ranch Winery, Claiborne and Churchill Winery, Monarch Grove Winery, and finally, Black Horse Espresso & Bakery. WOW!
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