5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Tuesday, December 1, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Tuesday, December 1, 2020:

#1) We’re One Wilmington’s VIRTUAL Festival Of Trees Begins TODAY

he 10th Annual Festival of Trees starts Tuesday, December 1 and runs through Friday, December 4! Our raffle is online this year – which means more days to browse! The nearly 100 raffle prizes will not disappoint! You don’t want to miss our online auction for a week’s stay in Fort Lauderdale, the annual Sole Sisters Running Club donation which comes with $1,000 Amazon gift card, and tons of gift card donations and prizes for everyone in the family!

Winners will be announced on Friday evening after 9pm. Calls to winners will start promptly at 9am Saturday morning. Prizes must be picked up Saturday, December 5th. Additional details can be found at http://onewilmington.org.

Festival of Trees Dinner Special

Wilmington House of Pizza will be running a “Festival of Trees Dinner” special for the duration of the Festival ($20 for a large cheese pizza, mozzarella sticks, and french fries). $10 of each order will go back to We’re One Wilmington. Be sure to mention the special when ordering. https://www.wilmington-houseofpizza.com.

Online Scavenger Hunt

We may be virtual but many of the Festival’s most popular activities are still a go! We’ll be holding our annual scavenger hunt for the kids online. Each night we will be raffling surprise gift cards based on scavenger hunt submissions. Visit our web site at http://onewilmington.org to access submission forms.

Online Angel Giving Tree

Our annual Angel Giving Tree will be symbolically set up in the hall, but the signups are online. If you are interested in buying a gift for a family in need, please visit our online forms at http://onewilmington.org/volunteer/.

Live from the Festival

Tune in throughout the week for pop-up live video and a special broadcast from WCTV on Wednesday evening at 7pm. We’ll have a narrated tour of the trees, live holiday music, and even the holiday classic “Twas the Night Before Christmas” read by Mrs. Claus.

Stay Informed 

To stay up to date on the latest information and access links to the raffle and auction, visit our website at http://onewilmington.org.

We’ll also be posting a ton of content on our social media accounts, so be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Any questions about this event can be directed to Becky McGrath at mcgrathbecky@gmail.com.

#2) Watch Wilmington Board Of Health Meeting

The Wilmington Board of Health meets at 5:30pm via Zoom. Read the agenda HERE.

#3) Library Event: Virtual Preschool Storytime

The Wilmington Memorial Library is holding a virtual preschool storytime at 10am. This storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, and music. Ages 3-5. Zoom Meeting Room invitations will be emailed to registered attendees at least one hour before the event. Register HERE.

#4) Wilmington Boy Scouts Selling Christmas Trees 

Boy Scout Troop 56 of Wilmington is selling Christmas trees in the Colonial Plaza (35 Lowell Street) on the weekends from 10am to 8pm and on the weekdays from 4:30pm to 8:30pm.

Troop 56 Christmas Trees

#5) Wilmington Methodist Church Selling Christmas Trees

Wilmington United Methodist Church (87 Church Street) is selling Christmas trees this holiday season as follows: Thursdays & Fridays: 4pm to 8pm, Saturdays: 10am to 8pm, Sundays: 10am to 6pm. Proceeds will allow the church’s Outreach Committee to support many causes.

WUMC Christmas Trees

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