Marne Ruesch, left, helps Lynette Gurr with ribbon as Cathy Scarborough places ornaments on their tree at the Festival of Trees at the South Towne Exposition Center in Sandy on Monday. The annual festival opens Wednesday and will run through Saturday. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Every penny raised from the festival is used to give “A Gift of Love” to children at Primary Children’s Hospital. In addition to the uniquely decorated Christmas trees, the festival offers wreaths, playhouses, centerpieces and gingerbread houses. Shops are filled with dolls, handmade crafts and quilts, freshly baked cookies and candies, hot scones, and cinnamon rolls. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $4 for children 2 to 11. Tickets can be purchased online at intermountainhealthcare.org or at the door, 9575 S. State.
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