2017 People's Choice winner is:

Press Release from the Brookings Arts Council




2017 Festival of Trees Winner Announced


The Brookings Arts Council is pleased to announce the winner of the People’s Choice Tree for the 2017 event. The Festival of Trees Fundraiser was a resounding success and we’d like to thank everyone who participated and those that was our winner!


The People’s Choice Tree for 2017 is “XXXXXXe” decorated and created by xxxxx. xxxxx will receive a $25 check for their winning tree. Congratulations!!


The Dakota Prairie Woodcarvers donated their handcarved ornaments that were for sale. Our heartfelt thanks to their creativity and donated items and the Life Drawing group for the creation of the Brookings Coloring Book of many of the entities and landmarks of Brookings. We appreciate the many artists that contributed drawings to the creation of the book.


A special thank you to the following businesses and individual artisans for their contributions to the Brookings Arts Council’s Fundraiser; Joy Ranch, Riddles Jewelry, Carrot Seed, Brost's Fashions, Linda Hoffelt, Karen Kinder, Theresa Crawford, Gayle West, Jeff West, Jamison Lamp, Edward Hogan and Heather Kuhlman.  We appreciate your contributions and dedication to helping the BAC ‘make ART happen’ in Brookings.