40th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions | December 5 – 15, 2013

Thank you to everyone who visited the 40th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions! Throughout the week over 155 custom made trees and wreaths were displayed in the galleries and over 50 local performers entertained and delighted. Special thanks to the contributors and entertainers for their time, materials and talent to help make this year’s Festival a success!

People’s Choice Award Winners

First Fur-ever Christmas

First Place
First Fur-Ever Christmas, Protectors of Animals, Inc.







CHristmas Glow

Second Place
Christmas Glow, The Windsor Women’s Club







FOTT Third 1

Third Place
Cruisin’ thru Christmas, Olender’s Body Shop, Inc.







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Watch a segment about this year’s Festival on Better Connecticut:

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The 40th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions is presented by the Women’s Committee and made possible in part by support from the Henkel CorporationSpecial Thanks to our Media Sponsor, West Hartford Magazine.

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From Our Collection

Neel, 1963 Hanson, 1971 Calder, 1965 LeDray, 1999-2000

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Hours & Admission

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

Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5