The Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council’s 32nd Annual Festival of Trees will be held on Thursday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m., at the Days Inn Altus, 2804 N. Main Street. This festive evening offers something for everyone with great food and desserts: as well as the silent and live auctions of unique Holiday gifts including decorated Christmas trees, garlands, and wreaths, original art work, home décor items, gift baskets and more. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with the dinner and dessert buffet and the silent auction. The live auction will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Altus Chamber of Commerce, 482-0210 or call the SAHC office at 477-1616. All proceeds from this event go to support the Council’s Chautauqua series and performing arts events at the area schools as well as other visual and performing arts and humanities events throughout the year.