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World’s Largest Origami Tree: “Tree of Hope” Lighting | Grace Cathedral

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Grace Cathedral | 1100 California Street. San Francisco, CA

World’s Largest Origami Tree “Tree of Hope” | Grace Cathedral

See the world’s most unique holiday tree at Grace Cathedral.

The Rainbow World Fund (RWF) World Tree of Hope is the largest origami holiday tree in the world, standing over 23 feet tall and decorated with over 17,000 origami cranes and stars, each hand folded and inscribed with wishes for the future of the world. The wishes come from people of all ages, all faiths and all walks of life. The cranes are not mere decorations in a holiday display; they are representations of hopes and dreams.

World Tree of Hope
On View: December 8, 2019 to January 11, 2020
Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., SF

If you’d like to help decorate the tree at Grace Cathedral, they welcome volunteers. You can sign up to volunteer, November 30 to December 8, 2019. They’ll have drinks and snacks for the volunteers.

Since 2006, Rainbow World Fund has presented the World Tree of Hope as a symbol of global unity and hope to promote peace, love, and humanitarian action. The tree is a project of Rainbow World Fund, a humanitarian aid organization based in the LGBTQ community, and given as a gift to the world annually to express the belief that we are all One Human Family.

Celebrate the holidays and see the world’s largest origami tree light up for the season. Rainbow World Fund invites you to the 14th Annual RWF World Tree Lighting Celebration.

14th Annual World Tree of Hope Celebration
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St, San Francisco

Join and gather wishes and hopes for the future of our global community and give them wings.

2019 Schedule:

  • 6:30 p.m. – Musical performances:
    • Grammy winning San Francisco Boys Chorus
    • 42nd St Moon Production of Scrooge In Love cast members Jon-David Randle, Andrea Dennison-Laufer and Miranda Long.
  • 7 p.m. – A Celebration of Hope with:
    • Emcee Honey Mahogany
    • Juanita MORE!
    • Consul General of Japan Tomochika Uyama and The Right Reverend Marc Andrus, Bishop of California will exchange peace cranes
    • Performances by Breanna Sinclairé, Connie Champagne, and Lambert Moss
    • Pianist Tammy Hall
    • Origami Artist Linda Mihara
    • RWF Founder Jeff Cotter
    • The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will bless the tree
    • Special guests TBA and much more
  • 7:45 p.m. – Tree is lit. Party to follow until 8:30 p.m.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, San Francisco, San FranFREEsco, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities
Address: 1100 California Street. San Francisco, CA

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