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Tyngsborough Festival of Trees - 2021 - Holiday Boutique
12th Annual Tyngsborough Festival of TreesThursday, December 2 - Sunday, December 5, 2021Old Town Hall/216 Meeting House/Town Common10 Kendall Rd.& 216 Middlesex RdTyngsborough, MA 01879 Google Maps------- BE INVOLVED IN OUR EVENT -------Become a DONORDonate or sponsor a tree or wreathDonate a Raffle itemBe a volunteerBoutique Vendor (bottom of page registration portal)
Celebrate the season by visiting a country town whose energy and spirit captures the holidays with true New England charm. The Tyngsborough Festival of Trees is a community celebration featuring 2 spectacular floors of uniquely decorated holiday trees, and seasonable displays, set in Tyngsborough's historic "Old Town Hall", built in 1834. Open, free to the public, Thursday thru Sunday, December 2 - December 5, 2021, you will delight in the live holiday entertainment, workshops and events. Raffle tickets will be available for your chance to win any one of these beautiful trees plus, across the footbridge at "216 Meeting House", originally built in 1755, over 100 other raffle items generously donated by local businesses & families, and the Gift & Craft Boutique will be sure to complete your shopping list. Find your "happy place" this season at the Tyngsborough Festival of Trees!The “Ice House” is our heated holiday tent featuring a Saturday afternoon Elf Party, a family-friendly outdoor tented festival, including a children’s "elf challenge" with winter crafts, hot food selections, entertainment, and festive music. At dusk on Saturday, right next to the Ice House, thousands of lights will light up Tyngsborough Common as we welcome the grande arrival of the man in the red suit! Each evening, the Ice House After Dark kicks-in offering a 21+ holiday party in the common with different music on both Friday and Saturday nights, food, and cash bar. (Note: This is a cash-only event, no credit card processing.) Winslow Wonderland (Back by popular demand!)Passing under the twinkling archway and winding through the town common, the Winslow Wonderland walking path is a town favorite attraction. Prepare to see uniquely, and locally, decorated tree and snowman displays that will be sure to put a smile on your face. This path is self-guided and open daily in the center of Tyngsborough, MA starting December 3, 2021.Want to decorate a Tree or Snowman? It's easy to adopt one for the season! Businesses, organizations or families can sign up here to adopt your undecorated 4ft or 8ft wooden snowman and/or tree from the Tyngsborough Town Hall/Recreation Department (25 Bryant Lane). Use your crafty side and paint, decorate, embellish your snowman or tree into a work of art and return to Old Town Hall (10 Kendall Rd.) to be displayed for all to see! All snowmen/trees will be set-up on the common along Winslow Rd. by Sunday, November 28 by 5:30pm.Beginning at 5:00PM on December 3th, the community is invited to participate by going to “Winslow Wonderland” at your leisure, for strolling and picture taking. Our unique snowman and trees are perfect for pictures of the season! Please, Judge Us!Which do you think is the best display? Your vote will crown the winners! Voting will take place between December 3-18 on our Facebook page (@TyngsboroughRec). Highest number of “likes” for each snowman and tree picture receives, wins a category. Eight winners will be announced on December 19th and awarded $25 gift card prizes in the following categories:-Best Traditional tree or snowman-Most Creative tree or snowman-Best of Show tree or snowman-Most “Tyngsborough” tree or snowmanSign up hereHoliday Boutique Vendor Selling has never been so easy! If you're looking for a great event to get exposure for your business, look no further. The Tyngsborough Festival of Trees Boutique is a great way to grow your craft business. Get your wares in front of hundreds of people over our 4 day event to sell your product and grow your contact list.- Targeted audience for holiday vendors (Brochure Below)- No time requirementsIf you are a crafter or artists wishing to showcase and sell your work locally in the Merrimack Valley, as well as help a great cause, we are seeking vendors of all sizes and shapes to be part of this fantastic event. How it works:Submit an inventory and price list with your work. Festival Committee hand picks all work, if some of the work you bring in is not right for us at the time we will simply cross it off of your inventory list. We will do this with you present, and both parties will sign your inventory sheet noting changes. Scroll Down to submit your paperwork.
General Admission: Free (optional items are available for purchase throughout)Address/Directions: 10 Kendall Rd., Tyngsborough, MA 01879 or click: Google MapsParking: FreeHandicap Accessible: YesSocial Media Links (Pictures, Video, Updates and Memories):Tyngsborough Recreation and ParksTyngsboro Fesitval of TreesHours & Schedule of Events:2021 Event Schedule Updated Daily.Thursday: December 2nd (1PM-8PM)- 1PM-8PM (Old Town Hall): Public tree viewing with 2 floors of displays (Free admission)- 1PM-8PM (216 Meeting House): Gift and Craft Boutique plus Raffle Items- 3:30-4PM (216 Meeting House): Pianist Gabe Kourkoulakos- 4:45-5:30PM (216 Meeting House): Encore performance by Pianist Gabe Kourkoulakos- 5:30PM (216 Meeting House): Cellist Jennifer Perkins Sciolla- 6:30PM (216 Meeting House): Wooden Tree and Sign Workshop with Canvas Road Show Advance registration required. $ CLICK HERE
Friday: December 3rd (10AM-11PM)- 10AM-8PM (Old Town Hall): Public tree viewing with 2 floors of displays (Free admission)- 10AM-8PM (216 Meeting House): Gift and Craft Boutique plus Raffle Items- 1-2PM (216 Meeting House): Sip & See - Senior Citizen's Tea Advance registration required. CLICK HERE- 1PM (216 Meeting House): Innovation Academy Instrumental Ensemble and Chorus- 3-8PM (Old Town Hall, Lower Level): Keepsake photos with festive holiday animation by Photobooth Favors ($)- 4PM (216 Meeting House): Children's Cookie Decorating with Short & Sweet Bakery $7/child CLICK HERE to register $- 4:30-5:30PM (216 Meeting House): Pianist Gabe Kourkoulakos- 6-9PM+ (Town Common): Outside FOOD carts with a variety of freshly made-to-order choices and hot/cold beverages- 6PM (216 Meeting House): Lowell Youth Orchestra from UMass Lowell String Project- 7PM (216 Meeting House): Guitar and Vocals by Mary Rondelli - 6:30-11PM (Ice House Tent): Ice House After Dark! Part I This 21+ event, under our heated tent, will be rockin' with live music by The Casuals and a holiday cash bar with beer, wine, mixed creations, and other beverages. $5/person donation at door. Proper ID, required.Saturday: December 4th (10AM-11PM) - 10AM-8PM (Old Town Hall): Public tree viewing with 2 floors of displays (Free admission)- 10AM-8PM (216 Meeting House): Gift and Craft Boutique plus Raffle Items- 10-11:40AM (216 Meeting House): Cellist Jennifer Perkins- 12-12:30PM (216 Meeting House): Vocals by Suzanne Fairfield from UMass Boston- 1-2PM (216 Meeting House): Piano and Vocals by Tonya Callahan- 3-8PM (Old Town Hall, Lower Level): Keepsake photos with festive holiday animation by Photobooth Favors ($)- 3PM (216 Meeting House): Vocalist - Nicole Polansky- 3:15PM (216 Meeting House): Vocalist - Smaira Dhillon- 3:30PM (216 Meeting House): Piano by Vyom & Vinna Agarwal- 3:45PM (216 Meeting House): Violin by Rahul Francis- 4-4:30PM (216 Meeting House): O'Halloran Irish Step Dancers- 3-8PM+ (Town Common): Outside FOOD carts with a variety of freshly made-to-order choices, such as, sausage/pepper/onion, chicken fingers, french fries, fried dough, hot dogs, hot cocoa, and soft drinks.- 3-6PM (Ice House Tent/Town Common): Family Fun Festival (Free)** Elf Challenge **Do you have what it takes to be an Elf-on-duty? Take the challenges of the Ice House to see how you fair! Children's Activities - Holiday Crafts; Face Painting; "Letter-To-Santa" area, complete with express North Pole mailbox. Elf Party w/ DJ Steve from Metro Mass EntertainmentSanta’s Grande Arrival 6:00-ishPictures with Santa - inside Old Town HallWinslow Wonderland Stroll- 5PM (216 Meeting House): Tyngsborough Grades 7-12, Holiday Ensemble- 5:45PM (Town Common): Sounds of the Season by Tyngsborough Theater Carolers- 6:15PM (Town Common): Ho! Ho! Ho!- 6:30PM (Old Town Hall, Main Floor Stage): Pictures with Santa- 7:30PM (216 Meeting House): Tyngsborough Community Theatre- 7-11PM (Ice House Tent): Ice House After Dark! Part IILocated under our heated tent, this much anticipated 21+ party will be the hottest place-to-be with DJ Steve from Metro Mass Entertainment igniting the dance floor with the latest tracks and throwbacks; holiday cash bar warming your soul; and a wide variety of comfort foods for a perfect night out with neighbors and friends! $5/person donation at the door. Proper ID, required.
Sunday: December 5th (10AM-4:30PM)- 10AM-4:30PM (Old Town Hall): Public tree viewing with 2 floors of displays (Free admission)- 10AM-4:30PM (216 Meeting House): Gift and Craft Boutique plus Raffle Items- 11AM (216 Meeting House): Charcuterie Workshop with "The Mad Platter" Make and take workshop. Learn how to setup your presentation board in-style. Registration required $ Activity registration bottom of this page- 12:30PM (216 Meeting House): St. Mary Magdalen Family Music Group- 1PM (216 Meeting House): Aldersgate UMC Bell Ringers, Chelmsford, MA- 2PM (216 Meeting House): Music and Song by The Holy Road CollaborativeEvent Highlights- Raffle items generously donated by local business owners and families- 100+ Tree display viewing and raffle daily- Free general admittance- Holiday Boutique with local crafter wares available for purchase- Cookie decorating for children and Santa arrive to light the common on Saturday- Light refreshments available for purchase through out the event at Candy Cane Café.- Don't miss this magical holiday event for children of all ages- Multiple workshops to join throughout the weekend.- Daily entertainment at the historic 216 Meeting HouseTyngsborough's Festival of Trees is a benefit event which provides funding for the many youth programs supported by the Tyngsborough Recreation Committee.