Festival of Trees
The Farmington Rotary Club will be hosting its annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, December 8 at the North Dining Hall at the University of Maine at Farmington. A free public viewing of the decorated trees in all sizes, along with wreaths and kissing balls will take place from noon until 5 p.m. During this time participants can bid on silent auction items and purchase raffle tickets. Among the auction items is a Mitchell Chair, donated by W.A. Mitchell Fine Furniture. At 1 p.m. entertainment begins that will continue throughout the afternoon featuring Mt. Blue High School musical groups: the Jazz Band, Mt. Blue Voices, the Chamber Singers, and the Franklin County Fiddlers. There will also be fun activities for children and hot chocolate available. Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. preceding the auction at 6 p.m. Following the auction a buffet provided by UMF for $30 a person, will feature piano music by Joshua Hiltz. For advance dinner tickets contact Tom Sawyer at Franklin Savings Bank at 778-2900. Monies received from this event help the Farmington Rotary support both local and worldwide needs of children and families. For more information, contact Carolyn Eaton at 778-2584. The Farmington Rotary Club is an active breakfast club with more than 60 members. Rotary meets every Thursday at 7 a.m. for fellowship and community service at the North Dining Hall on the UMF campus.
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