November 7, 2014 – Wenatchee, WA: The NUMERICA FESTIVAL OF TREES SILENT AUCTION kicks-off the Numerica PAC’s annual fundraiser on November 8. Christmas trees, wreaths, gift certificates, experiences, and more are included in the list of auction items that people can bid on at www.festivaloftrees2014.auction-bid.org.The 2014 Numerica Festival of Trees community kick-off to the holiday season will be held November 20-22. Back by popular demand will be a public silent auction of mini trees, wreaths, and other items. This year, the silent auction will take place entirely online from November 8-23, and, for the first time, two large, elaborately decorated trees will be included in the public auction: the Washington State University Tree and the University of Washington Tree. All other large trees will be auctioned at the Gala Live Auction on November 22.Along with items donated by local community members and businesses, the auction includes five exclusive items: a sailing experience on the America’s Cup “Stars & Stripes”, a weekend at the final rounds of the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course, a getaway to Fairmont Banff Springs Resort in Alberta, a VIP Insiders Tour of Napa Wine Country, and tickets to a regular season MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL or PGA event.All trees and wreaths are pictured on the online auction site now. They will be open for public viewing November 20-22, 11am-6pm in the Numerica PAC lobby. Public viewing hours will also feature a Festival Lane of local artisan booths.The Festival of Trees is a fundraiser for the Numerica Performing Arts Center, sponsored by Numerica Credit Union. For information, call 509-663-ARTS or visit www.wenatcheefestivaloftrees.org.