Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Paramount Theatre presents annual benefit auction on stage, Festival of Trees, Saturday

Saturday, Dec. 3 at 5:15 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre will present its annual benefit auction, Festival of Trees, on Saturday, Dec. 3. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the auction, under the direction of auctioneer Bob Prozzo, will begin at 6:45 p.m.

This festive, high-octane party has become the area’s premiere not-for-profit benefit auction.  The 2016 Festival of Trees will include both a silent and a live auction featuring more than $100,000 in goods, services, vacation home getaways, gift certificates and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Admission is $10 and includes a variety of delectable hors d’oeuvres expertly prepared by Roots the Restaurant along with a sea of sweets and pastries from A Dozen Eggs Bake Shoppe. A cash bar will be available.

The Paramount Theatre, a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit, is currently in its 18th season of bringing live entertainment to central Vermont. More information is available at or 802-775-0903.


Photo by Michael O’Brien Photography

Auction items line the Paramount stage during the annual Festival of Trees event.

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