Thank you all for attending the 39th Festival of Trees & Traditions. It was an incredibly successful event and brought nearly 14,000 visitors to the museum! And, the winners of the People’s Choice Awards are:

First Place:
Fallen Heroes, Travelers Employee Club

Second Place:
Giving Tree, Atria Greenridge Place

Third Place:
Christmas Camouflage, Alicia Sceery and Lucy Sander Sceery

Designer Tree Category Winner:
Here Comes the Sun, Macy’s Westfarms

All of the Festival trees and decorations may be viewed here.

Thank you again to all of our generous contributors and volunteers who donated their time, materials, and creativity and thanks to all who voted – your participation is truly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you all next year at the 40th annual Festival of Trees & Traditions.

The 39th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions was co-chaired by Women’s Committee members, Sue Blair and Karin James and made possible in part by support from Bradley, Foster & Sargent, Inc., Henkel Corporation, Mahers’s Paint & Wallpaper, LLC, Macy’s Westfarms and WFSB. All profits go towards the museum’s exhibitions, education programs, and daily operations.

From Our Collection

Waite, 2004 Whittredge Lazzarini, 2000 Barbieri

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Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

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Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
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