Festival of Trees at the Buttonwoods Today Features Gift Buying, Ladies and Educators Discounts

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The 2023 Festival of Trees at the Buttonwoods continues today with, among other activities, its Ladies and Educator Night.

Festival of Trees at the Buttonwoods is open today from noon-8 p.m. Ladies and educators receive a discounted admission of $5 from 3- 8 p.m. Local vendors and crafters also offer gift buying opportunities and Santa Claus returns for a visit.

On Thursday, from noon-8 p.m., there will be a Children’s Scavenger Hunt, while Friday, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., is Senior Day with $1 off the ticket price. There will be a Senior Tea Party from noon-2 p.m., featuring a performance by the Comedy Masque Review from noon-1 p.m. Old-time radio shows provide the sound backdrop to “Nostalgia Christmas at the Buttonwoods” with coffee, tea and pastries all day and a Candlelight Tour of the John Ward House from 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9, brings Family Day, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., with colonial cooking demonstrations from noon-5 p.m., and a holiday concert performed by Currier Square from 6-7:30 p.m.

Sunday is the finale, running from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with Holiday Artisan Fair with more music by Currier Square and light refreshments. There will also be Greater Haverhill Arts Association demonstrations with Michael Rossi from noon-2 p.m. and Susan Kneeland from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Raffle and silent auction winners will be notified by telephone after 6 p.m.

Daily admission is $7 each for adults, $5 for seniors 65 and up, $3 each for those ages 6 to 17 and free for those 5 and under. Group rates area also available.

There’s a full schedule at ButtonwoodsFOT.org.

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