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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 21:18

Here comes the Festival of Trees

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By Jessica Bullock

            The Festival of Trees returns for the 19th Christmas season to Kawartha Settlers’ Village (KSV) on Nov. 10-13. Visitors can stroll amongst the village to see the beautifully decorated sponsored trees, wreaths, garlands, and gifts in-kind.  

            Event highlights include: Santa’s Secret Shoppe, Twilight Auction, the Memorial Tree, Children’s Workshop, Toyland.

            Children can meet Santa on Friday from

6-8 pm, on Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and 6-8 pm, or Sunday, from noon to 2 pm.

            Tickets are also now on sale for the Festival Roast Beef Dinner on Friday, Nov. 11 at the Bobcaygeon Lawn Bowling Club. There will be two sittings—at 5 pm and 7 pm.

            Tickets are $17.50 (Festival admission not included) and can be purchased at My Favourite Things, The Bobcaygeon Chamber of Commerce, or at The KSV office.  

            Also, be sure to stop by the Pancake Breakfast also at the Lawn Bowling Club on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 am-10:30 am. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 per child (Festival admission not included).

            Admission is $10 weekend adult pass and free for children 12 years and younger. For more information, visit kawarthalakesfestivaloftrees.org.

            KSV also celebrated the Haunted Village on Oct. 15. Event highlights included: face painting, apple/marshmallow bobbing, children’s crafts, the fortune teller, the children’s haunted house in the Drive Shed, and the adult haunted house in the Carriage House.  

            The night was mad complete with the parading and burning of the Wicker Man. Thanks to all of our committee members, volunteers, and Tim Hortons for providing hot chocolate and coffee.

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