Holiday gala at Maison Albion will benefit Community Action

Posted 10 November 2021 at 12:01 pm

Last year’s Fête de Nöel raised $5,000; this year’s goal $7,500

Provided photo: Maison Albion at 13800 West County House Rd. will be lavishly decorated for a gala on Dec. 11 to benefit Community Action. Ten Christmas trees will be decorated by local vendors which will display their products (i.e. fresh flowers, handmade goods/ornaments, garland etc.) on each tree and will be set up in each room at Maison Albion.

Press Release, Maison Albion and Community Action of Orleans and Genesee

ALBION – Maison Albion will host its annual Fête de Nöel gala on December 11th benefitting Community Action of Orleans and Genesee.

The black-tie event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. in the glamorous ballroom and all throughout the mansion at 13800 West County House Rd. Hilltop Catering will serve appetizers and desserts, along with live music, dancing, and entertainment for guests to enjoy. This event is designed to welcome the holiday season and raise money for a good cause.

“We are looking forward to Fête de Nöel as it continues to grow as a holiday gala event,” said Kerri Glover, co-owner of Maison Albion. “It’s the perfect way to welcome the holidays and give back to an organization that does so much for our community.”

Fête de Nöel, Dancing Under Diamonds: A Celestial Christmas, is a French-inspired gala for community members to celebrate the holiday season. Maison Albion will be transformed into a winter wonderland with ten over-the-top Christmas trees and celestial inspired gingerbread houses for guests to enjoy. Guests will dance the night away under the sparkling ballroom chandeliers while enjoying appetizers, refreshments, sweet treats and tours of the historic mansion.

All of the proceeds raised from the event go towards supporting Community Action of Orleans and Genesee. For over 40 years, Community Action has served low-income and disadvantaged individuals in Orleans and Genesee County. Each of the nine programs offered, as well as, family development and emergency food pantry services, are designed to empower individuals to become more self-sufficient.

Maison Albion’s raised $5,000 for Community Action of Orleans and Genesee last year. The goal is to raise $7,500 for Community Action this year. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online at

Maison Albion is encouraging community members to get into the holiday spirit by creating their own interpretation of Maison Albion. Participants will design their version of Maison Albion and share their edible masterpiece at Fête de Nöel. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite gingerbread house. The winner of the gingerbread house competition will receive a complimentary private party for up to ten guests and movie screening in the mansion’s movie theatre.

“Community Action is honored to be a part of Fête de Nöel for the second year in a row,” said Renne Hungerford, Executive Director of Community Action of Orleans and Genesee, “We are looking forward to a fun, fabulous event!”

Maison Albion is committed to the success of local nonprofit organizations and small businesses in the community. Maison Albion hosts ten complimentary nonprofit events each year to local nonprofit organizations in Western New York. To inquire about hosting a future nonprofit event at Maison Albion, please email