Christmas comes alive at the Buckhorn Community Centre again this year! From November 21 to December 12, everyone is invited to attend the Festival of Trees, a true celebration of the season.
The Festival of Trees will be open, with no admission, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm and on Saturday, November 26 from 11am to 2pm. .
The event features beautifully decorated Christmas trees as well as festive home décor. There’s no charge to browse the hall, but visitors can purchase tickets for a chance to win items sponsored by local businesses and individuals. Ticket prices are only $5 for 5, $10 for 15 and $15 for 25.
In addition, there are some special events:
- Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm – Tea and Trees. Enjoy a hot beverage with a savoury treat plate for only $10. Reservations are appreciated.
- Friday, November 25 from 4pm to 8pm – Trees & Holiday Market. Enjoy a hot beverage, Christmas carols and do some gift shopping from local vendors. Baked goods, hand-made items, florals and much more! For a small donation to the BCC, you can also make your own mini decoration to take home.
- Sunday, November 27 from 2pm to 4pm – Wine & Trees. Enjoy cheese, crackers and some deli meats along with a glass of wine while you check out the Festival of Trees. By reservation only. The cost is only $18 per person. This is an age of majority event. Reserve by calling the BCC at 705-657-8833.
There will also be an online component, for those who wish to ‘visit’ the Festival from the comfort of their own home. You can purchase tickets and enter to win your favourite item through a link at http://www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com after November 21. The draw for winners will be Wednesday, December 14 at 1pm. If you’d like more information about the Festival of Trees, visit http://www.buckhorncommunitycentre.com or call at 705-657-8833.