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>>> the museum opens friday.
Anthony is live.
He's helping put the finishing touches.
Are they making you put the star on top of the tree?
>> anthony: we are going to try to do that.
Lots of trees, wreaths, and good stuff.
It gets going friday.
The trout museum of art in downtown appleton.
That's where you need to come down in the month of november.
Get going this friday with a light up night.
That's a new thing.
This is the third year of the festival of trees.
Molly frederick, marketing manager, tell us about it to this friday evening.
>> guest: we are kicking off the holidays this friday with light up night at 4:30 p.m.
At houdini plaza.
It's our first time doing this event.
As the first annual light up night.
It will be fun family activities, live performances, food, and so much fun.
>> anthony: the festival of trees runs for a few weeks.
You guys are open.
There's things to bid on.
>> guest: starting friday, our third annual festival of trees kicks off.
Our gallery is full of beautiful decorated with wreaths and trees and available for silent bidding donated by local artist organizations and anyone willing to donate pieces.
>> anthony: i'm learning a new word, swag.
What is that?
>> guest: an alternative to a wreath.
It's a way to change it up in your home.
>> anthony: let's get into a few of these trees that you can bid on.
This is interesting here.
We are calling this dinner for six.
Tell us what that is.
Apparently there's a dinner that can come to your home.
>> guest: this is call monet's peace.
It's dinner for six in your home.
Heirloom kitchen will prepare a seven course meal with wine pairings.we think is going to be a really popular one.
>> anthony: you by that piece and you get a local chef to come to your house to give you dinner.>> guest: you and five of your friends or family.
>> anthony: let's go to this one.
We are calling this noel.
It's christmas time.
>> guest: this is a nontraditional take on a tree.
Kind of a woman's christmas.
It's a piece created by local artist.
A different spin on the holidays.
>> anthony: that's another item you can bid on at the festival of trees.
Let's shift gears this way and go to the home school tree.
Kids working on that one.
>> guest: this is called the greatest story ever told.
It's created by unleashed.
That's a homeschool group.
Students created the ornaments.
It's a cool touch and unique and was very generous of them to create those.
>> anthony: these are homeschooled students.
This is another interesting one.
Multiple paintings formed and what appears to be a christmas tree.
>> guest: this is an artful christmas this was a painting party hosted by richardson school of art and galleries.
>> anthony: each piece can be bid on.
There's an overall effect.
If someone wants to bid on the whole deal, they can do that.
>> guest: absolutely.
If you have a big wall you're looking to fill with unique artwork, or business or organization with wall space, that would be a perfect peace.
>> anthony: let's wrap up with the light up night.
Give us a few more details about that.>> guest: we have great live performances.
We have appleton rock school and so many different live performances happening at houdini plaza as well as in our gallery and along college avenue.
Art activities for kids.
We can write letters to santa appeared lots of fun, delicious food.
We are going to have timorous cakes and delicious grapes.
Something for everyone.
Warm up with free hot chocolate.
Be part of the lighting ceremony with free glow necklaces.
It will be so much fun.
>> anthony: molly frederick is marketing manager at trout museum of art.