Festival of Trees
CALENDARS for November 27
and 28 for a terrific family holiday event.
(All proceeds benefit the Dove Center
Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving Day
at Garrett County Fairgrounds exhibit building
Best Value for Family Entertainment $5 per person
morning with BREAKFAST
WITH SANTA on either (or both!) Friday or Saturday at the 9
a.m. or 10 a. m. seating with your
Polar Express Golden
Ticket ($10 per person). The $5 per person General
Admission is included with a full
breakfast, a gift for children, and priority in line for a
professional photo with Santa in his sleigh.
Reservations are strongly recommended but not required.
For advance reservations,
301-746-8117 or email
You can also use Pay Pal on the website:
Deadline for reservations is November 23
-- and it is never too early to RSVP.
Even if you
skip the Breakfast, you can
pay $5 per person general
admission Friday to come back
FREE on Saturday with
MRS CLAUS' KITCHEN is open serving modestly priced foods and
beverages until 5 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by
. And you can
MAKE YOUR OWN SUNDAE with
Lakeside Creamery's homemade ice cream.
that includes SuGO interactive
Lego robotics demos Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
JESSICA'S DANCE CREATIONS on stage.
Enjoy the many local vendors with homemade crafted
items, and others, for special items you won't find in stores.
The SUNSHINE BAND
will be on stage Saturday at 4 p.m. when the vendors are
love Santa and his friends and Mrs. Santa, and this year
features The Polar Express!
You can take your own pictures with Santa in his sleigh
beginning around noon both days.
(Breakfast With Santa has priority.)
has free kids' activities and
BAKERY where they decorate their own cookies.
At ELFENHEIM MALL they can shop for only $1 per item for their friends
and family gifts.
Parents are amazed at the quality items donated for the
is Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday evening you are called if you win the bid.
Vendors donate one of their items as do our local
individuals and organizations.
RAFFLE a beautifully
decorated tree for a lucky winner to be announced Saturday
after 5 p.m.
about the joy and beauty of the creatively
designed trees, wreaths,
centerpieces and gingerbread houses!
All these are donated by our talented community
individuals and organizations to support the Dove Center,
County's domestic violence and sexual assault resource center.
The deadline for
designer entries is October 31st to be included
in our event program given to visitors.
Entry information on
Come see who
the judges award the
prize ribbons and don't miss the
at 6 p.m. begins the GRAND FINALE
Bidders will be treated to complimentary foods and there
will be a cash bar -- both sponsored by
Dutch's at Silver Tree at 5 p.m.
In addition to the trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses,
there will also be special items up for bidding that will make
great gifts for any reason and any season.
deliver your tree FREE to
your local home or business using a box truck sponsored by
Black Bear Tavern, when you make arrangements at the front desk as
It is with
the support of these wonderful sponsors that help make this
Crossroads Church, Sorrellee's Pizza Pub and Ice Cream Parlor,
Allegany Hearing and Balance, Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations
and Sales, Black Bear Tavern, Mt Top Tree Farm, Lakeside
Creamery, Little Mountain Promotions, Nu Way Cleaners, Computer
Consulting Services, Website Design and Management Team/David
Lantz and Robyn Billings, CLS Printing,
Dutch's at Silver Tree, Lakeside Creamery, Taylor-Made Deep
Creek Vacations and Sales, Deep Creek Marina, Spring Creek
Outfitters, West Central Equipment/John Deere, Master Craft
Printers, The Republican
benefit Dove Center,
It is the
that help make the Festival of Trees a fantastically fun FAMILY
EVENT! If you can
give two to four hours to set up on Wednesday before
Thanksgiving Day or take down the Sunday after, or at the event
itself on Friday or Saturday, you will much appreciated.
service learning hours
Volunteers who work 4 hours receive complimentary food
and drink. We
welcome help from both students and adults.
or go to www.fotgc.org
To be a cash or in-kind sponsor
To RSVP for Breakfast With Santa
or go to Pay Pal at
to volunteer hours see
To be a designer contact Kim
Brady (301) 616-4419 or
benefit Dove Center,