Festival of Trees is Back at New Location in Cook Forest

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – November 8, 2017 – The long-running and highly-anticipated Festival of Trees, which was held for many years at St. Joseph Church in Lucinda, has found a new home at the Sawmill Center for the Arts in Cook Forest. On December 1st and 2nd, 2017, the event will feature local entertainers, a wide variety of crafters, and of course, dozens of beautifully-decorated Christmas trees.

The event will open on Friday, December 1 at 10 a.m. and run until 8 p.m. that evening. On Saturday, the hours will be 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The public is invited to stop in and enjoy local school and church choirs, as their music fills the facility with the sounds of the season. Then, attendees can peruse the dozens of vendors, selling homemade crafts and Christmas gifts.

Of course the Sawmill Center will be filled with live Christmas trees, beautifully decorated by local businesses and organizations. The trees will be for sale and may be taken, as is, at the end of the event. Prices will range from $100 to $300.

A Chinese auction will offer guests the chance to win prizes. Food will also be available throughout the event.

A $1 admission fee will be collected at the door. All proceeds from the event benefit the Sawmill Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

For more information, please call (814) 927-6655, or visit www.sawmill.org.

The Sawmill Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to instructing, preserving and honoring the arts. Located at 140 Theatre Lane in Cook Forest State Park, the center offers art classes, live theatre performances and a bountiful craft market, full of one-of-a-kind handcrafted items.