The fourth annual Festival of Trees and a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” will take place Dec. 6-10.
The event is in support of the Mission Christmas Bureau.
The festival is held at All Saints Anglican Church Hall, at the corner of 2nd Avenue and James Street, Mission. Admission is by cash donation.
Businesses, groups, organizations and even families are invited to register and decorate a themed Christmas tree (no live trees; themes are listed on the registration form) and have it on display at the festival.
The offers public exposure while also supporting the Mission Christmas Bureau. After the event, all the decorated trees will be given to the Mission Christmas Bureau to be distributed to families and seniors in Mission.
Trees may be brought decorated, or can be decorated on site.
The early bird registration is $20; after Nov. 15 it will be $25.
Registration forms and information sheets are available from Joy Cox or Margaret Peake at JMJmission@telus.net, or from All Saints Church office, Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to noon.
The decorated Christmas trees will be voted on by all visitors to the Festival of Trees. Recognition awards and a people’s choice award will be announced on Saturday Dec. 10.
Festival of Trees runs Tuesday-Friday (Dec. 6-9) from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday (Dec. 10) from 2 to 4 p.m.