by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
The Silver Dollar City Foundation and the Branson Area Festival of Lights will host "Building Community by Lighting the Hearts of Children," a holiday fund raiser for area families.
Participants can choose their level of support at the following events on Nov. 4:
?Ozark Mountain Christmas Illumination Watch Party and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Guests are invited to the watch party with hors d'oeuvres and dessert at Chef K's Gourmet Grille atop the Grand Ramada. There will be VIP seating at The Grand Palace for a dress rehearsal of the Radio City performance. Festivities begin at 5 p.m, and the cost is $25 per person.
?The Radio City Christmas Spectacular (dress rehearsal performance only) can be viewed beginning at 8 p.m. at $15 per ticket.
For more information, call 1-800-5-PALACE. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Share the Joy in both Stone and Taney counties.
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