Celebrate The Holiday Season with Festival of Trees at Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center | News
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa., November 25, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Franklin County’s Visitors Bureau (FCVB) is spreading the Christmas spirit with the Festival of Trees 2021 3rd of December. Decorated trees, wreaths and swags are on display in the lobby and in the Great Hall on the second floor of the 11/30 Visitor Center, the former National Bank from 1865 Chambersburg. Visitors can vote for their favorite tree, wreath or booty and take part in the silent auction. Follow the vote here. All proceeds from the vote and auction will benefit the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Decorators 2021 include: the Store, Cumberland Valley School of Music, Mr. Phab Photos, Renfrew Museum & Park, Yoga with Melissa, Martin’s Potato Rolls, Conococheague Institute, Chambersburg Frontier Girls # 576, Penn State Mont Alto Student Government Association, Coyle Free Library, Council for the Arts, Rotary Club of Chambersburg, OSI, totem pole playhouse, Middletown Valley Bank, Carly Patla – Iron Valley Real Estate, ReMax Prestige Shippensburg and Carlisle, Certified Franklin County Tourism Ambassador, Chambersburg Hearing, Shafer Equipment Co., Chambersburg Quilt Guild, Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Club of Chambersburg and Shippensburg, Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, Willian F. Sellers Funeral Home, The Pet Store, YMCA of Chambersburg, Conococheague Audubon, F&M Trust, Dile Family, Marco and Twin Bridge Campground.
In addition to the festively decorated trees, wreaths and swags, the Festival of Trees offers:
- Vacation train display courtesy of the Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club
- Old fashioned Christmas program in the video vault.
- Painting competition for children with a first prize of $ 50 and three honorable mentions for $ 20.
- Wreath decoration with button to take away
- Letter to Santa Claus followed by a reply from Santa Claus
- Book signing with C. Lee Ryder, Author of Black Clover, A Local Family Struggle to Uncover a Family Tragedy.
- Christmas quiz competition on 3rd of December @ 6 p.m. with a $ 100 Cash prize for the winner.
The Festival of Trees is from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except Thanksgiving Day and November 26th. Small business hours Saturday November 27th are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Sunday hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. The last day of the festival of trees 3rd of December, is candle night in the city center Chambersburg. The streets are lined with luminaries and the sounds and smells of the Christmas season.
Entry to the tree festival is free. To see the Festival of Trees outside of the regular opening times, please contact the FCVB at 717.552.2977 or 866.646.8060 to make an appointment.
The Franklin County Visitor’s Office invites everyone to explore history, art and architecture, recreation, natural beauty, fresh food, and the warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Grünburg, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Franklin County PA is north of the Mason Dixon Line and is just a short drive from Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. For more information, visit ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com regularly or contact the Franklin County Visitors Bureau at 866.646.8060 for information on visitor center activities on November 30th.
Janet Pollard, Franklin County Visitors Bureau, Inc., 7175522977, [email protected]
SOURCE Franklin County Visitors Bureau, Inc.