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2022 Christmas Tree Auction & Gala

Fri, December 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM EST

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Annual Christmas Tree Auction & Gala

Join us for our 2022 Christmas tree auction to benefit the Hippodrome/Colony Historical Theatre Association. This event helps support the HCHTA’s preservation of our historic theatre and its continued mission to bring the performing arts and interactive arts education experiences to our community.

Special thanks to Ullman Auctions and Appraisals.

Trees and other auction donations will be displayed for public viewing inside Peoples Bank Theatre and The Stage Door during business hours beginning Monday, November 21.


  • 6:00 pm – Auction preview & refreshments
  • 7:00 pm – Auction
  • Music will be provided by Scott Kitchen and company from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm and after the auction


Peoples Bank Theatre and the Hippodrome/Colony Historical Theatre Association are grateful to the many organizations, businesses, and individuals who have contributed to this year’s fundraising efforts.

Auction Item Donations Include:

  • A one-hour flight around Marietta, courtesy of Steve Peters
  • $300 in gift cards to Tiber Way, Boathouse BBQ, and the River Town Prime Steakhouse & Grill, courtesy of Steve Peters
  • A 30-minute flight around Marietta, courtesy of Brad Smith
  • A gift certificate for one night’s stay at the Hackett Hotel, courtesy of John Lehman, John Walsh, and the Galley
  • A Marietta College gift basket with tickets and MC swag, courtesy of Tara Meagle and Paula Lewis
  • A movie night for 50 guests at Peoples Bank Theatre
  • A collection of signed posters from past events at Peoples Bank Theatre
  • A $3,000-value show sponsorship package at an upcoming Peoples Bank Theatre event
  • Becky Thatcher print by Michael Dickinson, with framing by Red Bird Art n Framing
  • Two-hour drawing workshop featuring a live model plus hours d’oeuvres and wine, courtesy of Beth Nash
  • Framed floral still-life acrylic-on-canvas painting (16×20 inches), courtesy of Beth Nash
  • Two tickets to Disney’s Frozen, presented by PNC Broadway and CAPA at the Ohio Theatre – Columbus, on Saturday, July 29, courtesy of Shelly Windeler
  • Pet gift basket, courtesy of Peoples Bank Theatre volunteers
  • Diamond necklace, courtesy of Baker and Baker Jewelers

Christmas Trees & Wreaths

  • Elvis Presley Blue Christmas tree, courtesy of Lou and Rita Stephan
  • 12 Days of Christmas tree, courtesy of Rita and Andy Molvie
  • Peppermint Dream tree, courtesy of Rita and Andy Molvie
  • JustAJar Design Press ornament tree, courtesy of Bobby and Sara Rosenstock
  • Wood Troll tree, courtesy of Hunt, Sandra, and Trevor Brawley
  • Decorated tree, courtesy of Dwight and Vickie Ullman
  • Passiflora tree, courtesy of Caroline Eells
  • Black & White tree, courtesy of Sarah Rose Drake
  • Student-designed tree, courtesy of the Ely Chapman Education Center
  • Decorated tree, courtesy of the Mayor’s Office
  • Lottery ticket wreath courtesy of Dr. John Frye and Marietta Dental Works


Enjoy all of our upcoming performances on our new Byrider Stage!