The People’s City Mission is proud to announce Lincoln Benefit Life will the presenting sponsor of the 1st annual Starry Nights Tree Festival and Gala. Held December 1st thru the 4th in the Lincoln Station Great Hall located in the Historic Haymarket. This brand new community event is hoped to become a new holiday tradition for Lincoln.

The Christmas Tree Festival is a community event open to the public and will be held on December 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Local businesses will be asked to sponsor a Christmas tree which will be professionally decorated by local designers, florists, and artists. The public will be invited to walk through this enchanted forest and participate in family friendly activities including a Santa Station, a Children’s Craft Workshop, a living nativity, and Christmas caroling by local musical groups.

The Starry Nights Gala held on December 4th and is a Christmas themed celebration. Guests will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, festive desserts, and live entertainment. The Starry Nights Christmas trees will be sold in a live auction with additional silent auction items available for bidding as well.

For more information to get involved with the Starry Nights Christmas Tree Festival & Gala, please contact Lisa McClung, the People’s City Mission’s Community Relations Manager at or at (402) 817-0958 or visit