The Salvation Army Auxiliary will present the annual Christmas Luncheon and Festival of Tables at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the Great Hall of the First United Methodist Church at 200 W. Sixth Ave.


The doors to the luncheon and Festival of Tables will open at 11 a.m. Nonrefundable tickets are available for $20 each, and carry-outs will be available. No tickets will be sold at the door.


Guests will be seated at tables decorated by individuals, organizations and businesses from the community. Entertainment will be provided by the Jenkins Choir and a number of door prizes will be given.


The proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for summer camp for local youngsters, Christmas gifts for children, as well as fund other projects for the local Salvation Army.


In the case of inclement weather, the event will be canceled if schools in the Pine Bluff District are closed.


Tickets are available by calling Linda Eifling, event chairwoman, at 540-7448. Tickets can also be bought from any auxiliary member, at the Salvation Army office at 501 E. 12th Ave. or by calling Kim Edwards at the Salvation Army, 534-0504.