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Festival of Trees Special Events

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Opening Night Celebration

Monday, November 25; 5:30-9pm

Tickets: $40

Sponsored by
Packard Transport


Festival of Trees, Opening Night Gala

Be the first to walk through the doors and view over sixty Christmas trees and wreaths designed by the area’s finest decorators. Enjoy an evening draped in beauty and holiday splendor as you savor hors d’oeuvres from the area’s finest restaurants and caterers. Business/Cocktail attire.

Featured Caterers & Restaurants

Autobahn Country Club Joliet
Barolo Restaurant
Bella Cucina Catering
Big Bash Catering
Cutting Edge Catering
Maries Catering
Polonia Catering
P. B. Mulligan’s Food & Spirits
The Red Goose Bakery & Cafe

The Renaissance Center

Festival of Trees Opening Night Celebration
Caterers Menu’s:

Autobahn Country Club
Bang Bang Shrimp
Braised Short Ribs on Polenta
Salted Carmel Bread Pudding

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Barolo Restaurant
Saffroa Rice Balls
Stuffed Shells
Prosciutto/ Ricotta Pastry

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Bella Cucina Catering
Death by chocolate

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Big Bash Catering
Salmon Lomi Lomi
The Gorgonzola
Soft Fontina Polenta with Portabella Mushrooms & White Truffle Oil

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Cutting Edge Catering
Mashed Matoni
Sweet Potato Bar with Toppings

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Maries Catering
A Late Harvest Roasted Corn Bisque
Holiday Risotto with Sundried Tomato, Asparagus & Parmesan

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Polonia Catering
Ice Cream Nitro Station

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P. B. Mulligan’s Food & Spirits
Texas BBQ Beef with Gold BBQ Sauce, Cheddar Jalapeno Buttermilk Biscuit & Pickled Red Onions
House made Hot Sweet Italian Sausage, Tri Colored Penne Pasta with Broccoli Raab, Caramelized Garlic & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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The Red Goose
Red Velvet Mini Cupcakes
Salted Carmel Mini Cupcakes
Butter Cookies

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The Renaissance Center
Vegetable Rollups
Chicken Breast Crostini with Grilled Vegetables & Pesto Sauce
 Bite Size Beef Crostini with Horseradish Mayo & Enoki Mushrooms

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Holiday Lunch Break

Tuesday, November 26; 11am-2pm

Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 day of event. Price includes admission, boxed lunch and a soft drink.

Sponsored by
Ms Gourmet Catering


Festival of Trees, Opening Night Gala

Gather your friends and family for a lunchtime treat and take a break from the hustle and bustle. Whether you’re working or off preparing for the holidays, this is a great opportunity to grab a tasty bite to eat in the warmth of the Festival of Trees. Price includes Festival of Tree admission, boxed lunch and a soft drink.

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Festival of the Vines Wine Tasting

Tuesday, November 26; 6-9pm

Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 day of event

In Partnership with Joliet Junior College Hospitality Management Program

Sponsored by
Rialto Square Foundation


Festival of Trees, Wine Tasting

Come sip the best of the vine as you sample many different styles of wine. Each tasting station will include a sommelier from the JJC hospitality management program. Unlimited tastings will be served. 21 or older event. The night will also include light appetizers and cash bar.

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Joliet Area Community Hospice Lights of Love

Wednesday, November 27 ; 5-7pm

Tickets: Complimentary through Hospice with purchase of memorial ornament

Festival of Trees, Wine Tasting

The Festival of Trees will be shining even brighter as the Joliet Area Community Hospice holds their annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony.

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Teddy Bear Tea

Friday, November 29; 9:30am & 12pm

Tickets: Adults $22.50, Children 12 & under $17.50

Sponsored by
Rialto Square Foundation


Festival of Trees, Wine Tasting

Create a memory that will last forever and enjoy a special holiday brunch complete with a special appearance from St. Nick himself. Children will be given a keepsake Teddy Bear to take home with them to remember this extraordinary day. Limited seating.

Your ticket to Teddy Bear Tea gains you re-entry into the movies showing later that evening.

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JIM BRICKMAN - The Magic of Christmas
Saturday, November 30; 8:00pm

AAA $100 (includes Meet & Greet);
AA $55; A $45; B $40; C $35

 

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To order your Special Event Festival tickets call the Rialto Square Theatre box office at: 815.726.6600

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Additional Special Events Included in General Admission Pricing

General Admission
2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday November 27
Barton Grand Theatre Pipe Organ Concerts
11:00 Am and 1:00 PM

Sponsored by

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Friday, November 29
Family Movies
3:00 PM – Movie
Arthur Christmas Rated PG

Sponsored by

CN

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Sunday, December 1
Festival Finale
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
4:00 -6:00 PM

Sponsored by

Citgo

Rialto Square Theatre
102 Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432

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Phone: (815) 726-7171
Box Office: (815) 726-6600
E-mail: information@rialtosquare.com

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Proceeds from the ComEd Festival of Trees will benefit the Rialto Square Theatre and our mission, “To lead a performing arts community partnership to enrich the quality of life by encouraging artistic and cultural development.” The Rialto Square Theatre Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.