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Festival of Trees

Friday and Saturday, November 23-24, 2018 
Friday: 4 pm – 8 pm / Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm

This annual, weekend-long event showcases Christmas trees of all sizes, gingerbread houses, and holiday wreaths, each decorated and donated by local businesses, organizations, and individuals. The trees, wreaths, and gingerbread houses are sold by silent auction with the funds benefitting Cancer LifeNet at the Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center. Special events and activities are featured for the entire family including boutiques, cafe, bake sale tables, entertainment and children’s crafts and activities.

Join your friends, family, and neighbors in celebration of the holiday season. Event features:

• Over 50 beautifully decorated everlasting trees and wreaths
• Gift boutique with an array of vendors’ unique holiday items
• Gingerbread houses decorated by local community groups
• Children’s crafts and activities
• Bake table and cafe on site
• Local entertainment


Festival of Trees

Here’s How:


 Interested in donating a Decorated Gingerbread House?

Similar to the opportunity to decorate a Tree, organizations, businesses, individuals and children are encouraged to decorate Gingerbread Houses to be showcased at this year’s event.

Please read through the attached details to learn about our donation guidelines and complete an application form.

Click here for Gingerbread House Decoration Guidelines and Application Form


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Join your neighbors, your friends, and this great community in support of The Kaufman Cancer Center at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) and Cancer LifeNet at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.

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