Festival of Trees kicks off Nov. 14 in Jamestown
Jamestown Parks and Recreation Foundation is working to raise funds for programs.
The first-ever Festival of Trees hosted by the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Foundation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the Bunker in Jamestown.
The Festival of Trees is a public display of up to 30 fully decorated 4-foot to 7-foot holiday trees. Organizations or businesses in the community that sponsor a tree can decorate at the Bunker between Nov. 21-23. Each tree will be part of an online silent auction from Nov. 28-Dec. 2 to raise funds for the Parks and Recreation Foundation.
The Festival of Trees event kicks off with open house viewings from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 28-30 at the Bunker. These will be freewill offering viewings for the public.
There will be a social event from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2; beverages and appetizers will be served along with the silent auction closing at 6:30 p.m. Individual tickets for the social are available for $20 per person or a table of six can be purchased for $120 starting on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Parks and Recreation Office located at 1002 2nd Ave. SE in Jamestown. This event is for individuals over 21 years of age.
The Bunker is located at 1530 3rd St. SE.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Foundation works to raise money to enhance the facilities and programming of recreational opportunities for the community of Jamestown. Current areas of focus for the foundation include a scholarship program, Sensory Garden, Jack Brown Stadium Renovation, Two Rivers Activity Center Endowment Fund and the McElroy Park Field Renovations.
Anyone interested in sponsoring a tree or purchasing a ticket to the social can reach out to the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1002 2nd Ave SE.