Happy Wednesday… half way through the week! 9 days till Christmas day! The count down is on at Gateway to the Arts! On Friday our Christmas Tree Auction will go live at 9AM Friday December 18th and it will close at 5PM Saturday December 19th. The funds raised will go towards helping a few local families struggling with serious illness this holiday season. So far the tree includes:A fresh Blue Spruce Tree from Walker’s Tree FarmA 10-week session at North Bay Gymtrix (195.00 value)Four gift certificates from Lou Dawgs valued at 100.00A gift certificate and baking platter from Oak East Eatery A package of kids outer wear, stuffed toy and back pack from Jr. WorldA photographic print on metal from DLR Photography (200.00 value)Print by artist Melinda Shank (300.00 value) Mandala Painting by artist Karrie Emms (100.00 value)Crochet gifts by Shelby Watson (50.00 value) Gift from Acclaim Sound and Lighting (TBA)Dragonfly Welded Piece From Artist Mike Gardiner (25.00 value)Christmas Tree Art by Moe McGuinty (40.00 value)Chainmaille Jewellery set by Dreamweaver Jewellery (50.00 value)We are constantly adding to the tree and will continue to do so until the auction goes live if you would like to donate or your business would we would love to include you!I am so pleased to donate to this AWESOME cause! My print is from Lake Superior. It is 16 x 20 on metal.