The late Dorothy Ives (left), widow of Burl Ives, brought special holiday decorations back to Anacortes to help the Chamber of Commerce and Island Hospital Foundation sponsor a new event during the 2007 holiday season: “The Celebration of Trees.” The late Burl Ives, balladeer, actor and voice behind this long-running favorite, spent the final years […]
It was Christmas 2006 when the Abominable Snowman joined some of his other Burl Ives cutout friends at a fundraiser called the Celebration of Trees. This colorful holiday event was sponsored by Island Hospital Foundation and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. Cutout characters including Frosty the Snowman were lent by the Burl Ives Family.
Visit the Port of Anacortes warehouse at 1st and Commercial today (Friday, Nov. 30) between 10 a.m.and 7 p.m. for a free viewing of the 2007 “Celebration of Trees: The Magic of Christmas.” The event is sponsored by Island Hospital Foundation and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. In addition to 13 beautifully decorated trees, the […]