Holiday Decorators Sought For Annual Festival Of Trees

Tree Festival 2013

The 38th Festival of Trees is seeking individuals and groups to create holiday decorations for display at the Environmental Education Center in December. Photo: Somerset County Park Commission.

The 38th annual Festival of Trees is set for Dec. 4-27, and decorators are being sought to display their handiwork.

Individuals, local and civic groups, scout troops, businesses and others are invited to design, decorate and submit a tree for the event, which will be held at the Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd., Basking Ridge. The exhibit will be open daily – except Christmas Eve and Day – from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Somerset County Park Commission, the annual event draws amateur and professional designers and decorators alike.

Applications are due by Nov. 24 and can be obtained by email at mjuhasz@scparks.org. They can also be sent to the environmental education center.

For information, contact the environmental education center at (908) 766-2489.

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