2013 Festival of Trees
November 14 - December 7, 2013: Ninth Annual Festival of Trees
The Wednesday, November 13 Tree Kickoff is by invitation only
Exhibit opens to the public on November 14
Event sponsors are Carriage House Restaurant, Colonial Co-operative Bank, Heywood Hospital, Mack Family Funeral Homes, Mount Wachusett Community College, People's Fuel, Inc. and The Gardner News. This is an ongoing exhibit of various sized decorated artificial Christmas trees, each one with a special theme, along with wreaths, baskets and other items. Also, for raffle will be 3 dollhouses. The exhibit opens to the public on November 14 and culminates with a raffle on December 7, at 2 p.m.
There are limited hours on December 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Holiday Social will be held on November 20, with a visit November 30 from Santa Claus. Tree pickup is on December 8.
In addition to regular hours Wednesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m., the trees can be viewed during extended Museum hours on Friday from 1-7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Raffle tickets are $5, and include Museum admission for non-members.
Dollhouses to be Raffled