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Tewksbury Library’s Annual Festival of Trees Begins Dec. 4

Nov 23, 2015 01:17PM ● By Robert Hayes

The Granite State Ringers, New Hampshire’s premier handbell choir, will be performing a free Christmas Concert at the Tewksbury Public Library’s Festival of Trees Opening Night Gala on Friday, December 4, from 6pm to 8:30pm. The concert begins at 7:45pm.

The Tewksbury Public Library is proud to announce the return of its annual Festival of Trees, a popular community celebration of the holidays.  

The public is invited to visit the library from December 5 to January 4, during regular library hours, to view 40-50 Christmas trees decorated by local businesses, community organizations, schools, churches and families.

This year’s Festival of Trees begins with an Opening Night Gala on Friday, December 4, from 6pm to 8:30pm.  This free event will feature fun for the entire family:

Kids Concert with Johnny The K (6:15pm-7pm)

Handbell Concert with the Granite State Ringers (7:45pm-8:30pm)

First look at 40-50 uniquely decorated Christmas trees 

Activities for kids, including letters to Santa and a scavenger hunt

Activities for teens, including ornament decorating and bingo

Cookies and cider provided by the Friends of the Library

The library encourages residents to also attend the town’s annual Holiday and Christmas Tree Lighting Event, from 6pm to 7:30pm, at the Town Common, and the annual Pie Social, from 6pm to 9pm, at the Tewksbury Congregational Church.  Try to plan your evening so you can enjoy the library’s gala and these two other wonderful events!

The Festival of Trees is sponsored by library staff and the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library, with support from a grant from the Tewksbury Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 

The Tewksbury Public Library is located at 300 Chandler Street, on the corner Chandler Street and Main Street (Route 38), less than a mile from the Town Common.

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