REMINDER: WOW’s Festival of Trees Begins TODAY (12/5)

WILMINGTON, MA — We’re One Wilmington (WOW) is thrilled for the 5th Annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, December 5th from 9AM to 9PM and Sunday, December 6th from 9AM to 3PM at Villanova Hall (126 Middlesex Avenue).

This free, family-friendly event will feature a raffle of spectacular holiday trees, wreaths and baskets.  Ribbons will be awarded for donations in the following categories: Best Use of Theme, Best Mini/Tabletop Tree, Best Wreath, Most Creative/Unique Tree and Best in Show.  WOW will make monetary donations to the Wilmington non-profit of choice in the names of the donors of the winning trees.

We have a terrific schedule of entertainment and vendors lined up, in addition to appearances from Mrs. Claus throughout the weekend.

Saturday, December 5, 2015
All Day Yentile Farms Recreational Facility Development Fundraiser, Friends of 9 Cross St.
Opportunities include donations and naming rights for the turf field, pavilion, basketball courts, park benches, trees and engraved bricks!
All Day Wilmington Substance Abuse Drive Drop Box
9am-7pm Poinsettia and Homemade Ornament Sale, Eagle Scout Fundraiser, Troop 56
Proceeds will be used to revamp two meeting rooms at St. Thomas Church
9am-3pm Annual Wilmington Ornament Fundraiser
Proceeds benefit Wilmington Community Fund
10:30-11am Elisabeth Hayduk (West, Grade 5) and Oksana Gorokhovskiy – Violin
11:30-12:30pm Laine Stockman (North, Grade 5) – Piano
1-9pm Holiday Wreath Sale, Boy Scouts Pack 361
1-2pm Fun Singers, Buzzell Senior Center A Capella Group
2-3pm Ben Packer (WHS) – Piano
4-4:45pm Strings Attached Ensemble (WHS)
5-6:30pm David and Elena Raucci (Creative Arts, Reading) – Viola & Guitar
Fundraising jar to benefit Toys for Tots
Sunday, December 6, 2015
All Day Yentile Farms Recreational Facility Development Fundraiser, Friends of 9 Cross St.
Opportunities include donations and naming rights for the turf field, pavilion, basketball courts, park benches, trees and engraved bricks!
All Day Wilmington Substance Abuse Drive Drop Box
All Day Holiday Wreath Sale, Boy Scouts Pack 361
All Day Annual Wilmington Ornament Fundraiser
Proceeds benefit Wilmington Community Fund
12-1pm WHS Woodwind Ensemble
1:30-2:00pm WHS A Capella Groups
SoundScape (co-ed a cappella group)
Cadence (all-female a cappella group)

Also new this year – a scavenger hunt for the kids!  Each completed sheet will be entered into a raffle. Names will be drawn and prizes awarded throughout the weekend!

There also will be baked goods, popcorn and refreshments for sale.

Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase holiday gifts for local families in need and to help fund the WOW high school scholarship program.

Visit our website http://www.onewilmington.org/ for additional event details.

(NOTE: The above press release is from We’re One Wilmington.)

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