Tickets are now on sale for the 12th Annual Horses of Hope Country Christmas Dinner Theatre. This year the event will take place  Friday, December 4, Saturday, December 5, Friday, December 11, and Saturday 12, at the Horses of Hope indoor heated arena just south of Columbus.

This is the center’s largest annual fundraising event. This year’s Country Christmas Dinner Theatre will begin with a social hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ticket holders can enjoy homemade hot apple cider, homemade cookies and live music provided by the Duling Band from Girard, Kansas. In addition, there will be a silent auction with lots of gifts for all ages.

A traditional country holiday dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m., catered by some of the area’s best. Dinner and dessert will be followed by a live auction which will include a variety of great gift ideas.

This year’s production, “Fear Not Factor” will begin around 7:30 p.m. This charming musical features talented children and adults from throughout southeast Kansas who will help uncover the true meaning of Christmas. The musical is created by Dennis and Nan Allen.

Tickets for the fundraiser are $30 per person, children under age 5 are free. In addition, tables of eight can also be purchased for $195 each. To reserve your tickets or table, call (620) 674-3458. For more information call or send an e-mail to  Tickets can be purchased with cash, check, or a credit card (Visa & Master Card)

Horses of Hope is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit serving children and adults. Horses of Hope strives to physically improve, spiritually enhance, & emotionally empower the lives of individuals.