DIXON – The annual Rock River Hospice & Home Festival of Trees Gala is Nov. 16 at Brandywine Banquets. The fundraiser will start at 6 p.m., with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction followed by a sit-down dinner. Tickets are $50 each or $400 for a table of eight; all proceeds will benefit the hospice’s patients and their families. Registration is due by Oct. 28. Go to hospicerockriver.org or call 815-625-3858.