Christmas Tree Festival Gala 2016

A charity event for Hospice of the Foothills 

The 13th Annual Christmas Tree Festival holds its Gala & Tree Action at the Club at Keowee Key. This year’s black tie event was being held on Friday, December 2nd beginning at 6:00 pm. The event benefits GHS Hospice of the Foothills.

This year featured over 50 total auction items including 6 large trees, 6 small trees, 8 centerpieces, 7 wreaths with matching garlands, 8 single wreaths, 8 table decorations, 2 wall mounts and 7 excursions.

These were auctioned off during a splendid dinner prepared by Executive Chef Shane White.
The Gala held at the Club at Keowee Key was part of a three-day festival from November 28th – December 2nd, to include receptions, luncheons, a fashion show, a choral presentation, arts and crafts sale, cookie walk, bazaar, and Santa’s surprises. Events are coordinated with St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Premier Corporate Sponsors for the Festival were Oconee Federal Charitable Foundation, Itron, and the Journal.

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Additional Keowee Key Events


Man hitting ball on golf court
Keowee Key in Salem, SC hosts over 15 major tournaments per year for men and women golfers including 4 league championships.  Over 600 resident golfers play in 9 and 18-hole leagues through the year.
9 - KKMGA18 Team Points Event
with Quarterly Meeting Cocktails and Dinner
6 to 10- Golf 101 & Golf 102 Instructional Clinics
16 - Mizuno Demo Day 12 PM - 4 PM
20 to 24 - Golf 101 & Golf 102 Instructional Clinics
22 - KKMGA9 Opening Day Beat the Pro
30 - KKMGA18 Opening Day Beat the Pro


Women Playing tennis at Keowee Key
Generous facilities include 8 clay courts, 4 synthetic grass courts and 2 US Open hard courts. Resident teams have claimed 27 USTA League titles, seven State titles, and a National Championship.
Normal USTA League Tournaments Ongoing


People playing pickleball
Keowee Key residents play Pickleball on four lighted state of the art courts. Pickleball is a very social sport that has caught on with over 300 enthusiastic residents.


The Club at Keowee Key

Keowee Key Clubhouse entrance

Choose from casual to formal dining, a bistro or our sports bar -- The Club has it all. With a stunning view of the golf course, facilities are available to support resident events such as wedding parties, birthdays and graduations.
4 - Happy Hour Social
5 - Super Bowl Party
8 - Italian Cuisine Buffet
10 - Garden Club Luncheon
11 - All Things Bubbly, Tasting
12 - Keowee Key Dance Club
14 - Valentine's Day Dinner
16 - Wine Appreciation Club
19 - Trivia Night
26 - Jazz Brunch

10 - Garden Club Luncheon
11 - Bourbon Tasting
12 - Keowee Key Dance Club
16 - Wine Appreciation Club
17 - Irish Cuisine Buffet
22 - Trivia Night
26 - Jazz Brunch
27 - Cosmopolitan Ladies Lunch