Festival of Trees and Crafts this Weekend in Middle Musquodoboit

Department of Natural Resources

November 30, 2016 1:18 PM

The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 2, and continues through the weekend.
        
Held at the Natural Resources Education Centre and the Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre complex, 12046 Highway 224, Middle Musquodoboit, the Festival of Trees starts Friday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 3, the festival and craft show both run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"This family-friendly festival is a place to enjoy a room full of beautiful, fully decorated Nova Scotia balsam fir trees, purchase homemade crafts, and meet friends as you begin your holiday preparations," said Natural Resources Minister Lloyd Hines.

The opening ceremony, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, will feature greetings by special guests, the tree lighting, and local musical entertainment.     
        
More than 30 Nova Scotian balsam fir trees, donated by the province and the Lunenburg County Christmas Tree Producers' Association, will be decorated by community groups and businesses.

Admission to the Festival of Trees is free. Admission to the craft show is $2. More than 100 crafters will display their wares.

For detailed directions go to gov.ns.ca/natr/education/NREC/how-to-get-here.asp.

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     The annual weekend Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts

starts Friday (December 2nd) in Middle Musquodoboit at the

Natural Resources Education Centre, 12046 Highway 224.

     There'll be local musical entertainment, the work of 100

crafters, and more than 30 decorated balsam fir trees on display.

     Opening ceremony for the Festival of Trees runs Friday,

December 2nd, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The festival and the craft

show run together on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on

Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     Admission to the festival is free. Admission to the craft

fair is two dollars.

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