5 Things To Know In Wilmington On Friday, December 4, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 5 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, December 4, 2020:

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

From We’re One Wilmington:

The 10th Annual Festival of Trees starts Tuesday, December 1 and runs through Friday, December 4! The 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) DEADLINE: Purchase A Wine Raffle Ticket To Support Wilmington Wildcats Cooperstown Team

The Wilmington Wildcats Cooperstown Team is holding a Wine Raffle. Tickets cost $20 each. First place winner will receive a 14-bottle basket. Second place winner will receive a 6-bottle basket. Third place winner will receive a 4-bottle basket. The winners will be announced in a Facebook Live drawing on December 4, 2020. Message their Facebook page to purchase a raffle ticket.

#3) Purchase Wilmington Holiday Greeting Cards To Support WCTV

Wilmington Community Television (WCTV) is holding a Wilmington Winter Wonderland Greeting Card Fundraiser.

Purchase a set of 5 cards created by local artists that depict Wilmington as a winter wonderland for $15. (10 cards cost $25 and 15 cards cost $32.) Cards can be pre-ordered online HERE and/or purchased in-person at WCTV studios (10 Waltham Street) via cash or check.

Participating local artists include Wilmington residents/natives Don Leard, Niki Jamieson, Kenneth Ward, and Jamie Boudreau, along with Ashley Nicole Martin.

All proceeds will benefit WCTV, which serves the Wilmington community throughout the year by providing video coverage of all things Wilmington. From government meetings to high school athletics & performing arts, we seek to broadcast the events that matter to you. Your support also helps us to continue providing opportunities for Wilmington Youth during our weekend and summer programs and to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Thank you for your support!

#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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