Festival of Trees opening reception set Nov. 27

Nov 7, 2021

An opening reception for the festival of trees will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27 at the Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center. 

Organizations, businesses, community groups and interested individuals may decorate or sponsor a tree for this year’s festival, which will run Nov. 27 to Dec. 11.

Five-foot, pre-lit trees will be made available to participants. Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win a decorated tree. Winners will be drawn at noon Friday, Dec. 10.

The opening reception will feature an artisan sale, music, refreshments and basket raffles.

For more information or to sponsor a tree or donate a raffle basket, call Karen Gregory at 508-748-3570. 

Deadline to register for tree sponsorship is Nov. 15. Baskets may be donated until 3 p.m. Nov. 23.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Marion Council on Aging to benefit the Parks Project at the community center.