Festival of Trees
November 13 - December 19 2021
Saturdays & Sundays (1pm - 4pm)
@The Collection (next to Lenscrafters)
Final Weekend of the Festival of Trees - this weekend!
Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dec 17 - 19) at the Collection at Forsyth (indoor event) from 1-4pm.
Come enjoy the beautifully decorated trees, support local nonprofits, shop the craft and specialty vendors, sip some hot choclate, listen to holiday music and live performances, play the piano from Pianos for Peace! Plan the afternoon at the Collection and check out Santa's Workshop and The Holiday Train too!
Adventure Bags serves displaced children offering them book bags filled with hygiene essentials and comfort items, They work with DFCS), domestic violence shelters, fire departments, law enforcement agencies, homeless shelters
Thank you Margaritaville at Lanier Islands for sponsoring their tree. (678) 425-0316
Bald Ridge Lodge
Bald Ridge Lodge provides a safe haven and counseling for boys who are in need of protection, direction and supervision. This is done in a manner that nurtures the child, strength-ens family relationships and allows the community to care for their own.
Thank you Dental Town for sponsoring their tree.
BMore Learning stands in the gap between education and the business world, encouraging parents and equipping students on their journey to independence and success in the real world.
Thank you Kiwanis Club of Forsyth County for sponsoring their tree.
Boys & Girls Clubs
Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier provides a fun, safe and positive environment for youth ages 6 - 18. Whether after school or during the summer, local kids develop the skills and relationships they need to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Thank you Crunch Fitness for sponsoring their tree. 770-532-8102
CASA (Court Appointed SpecialAdvocates) program screen, train, and support volunteers to provide individualized advocacy for children who are victims of neglect and abuse. CASA volunteers serve as the eyes & ears of the court and remain involved in the case until the child is placed in a safe, stable, and permanent home. Thank you Huntington Learning Center for sponsoring their tree.
Creative Enterprises Forsyth provides employment opportunities along with social and life skills training to individuals with disabilities through on and off-site work training, job placement assistance, educational programs and community involvement events. They help individuals maximize their potential and shine with their own unique creativity (770) 962-3908
Family Promise of Forsyth serves families
experiencing homelessness. In cooperation with community churches & volunteers, they provide a safe place to stay, meals, employment resources, childcare and transportation to help families gain or regain sustainable independence. Thank you Kiwanis Club of Cumming for sponsoring their tree.
Forsyth County 4-H provides experiences for young people to learn by doing. 4-H’ers complete hands-on projects in Agriculture and STEM, Healthy Living, and Civic Engagement. They receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.
Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats and Sadie’s Place, a no-kill shelter for rescued dogs. Their mission is to rescue homeless animals; provide them with the best medical care and nurturing environment; and find them a forever home. (678) 624-1003
The Place of Forsyth
The Place of Forsyth serves families with emergency basic needs in difficult times since 1975. Programs include a food pantry, community garden, workforce development initiative, and thrift store. Thank you South Forsyth High School Key Club for sponsoring their tree.
Jesse’s House is an emergency and long-term shelter for females ages 7-21 who have been removed from care due to abuse and neglect. Jesse’s House provides a nurturing environment to help them heal from past trauma. Thank you Dental Town for sponsoring their tree.
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful helps engage citizens in beautification, litter reduction, water quality, and recycling through education and community involvement.
Thank you Lanier Forsyth Rotary Club for sponsoring their tree.
Meals by Grace
Meals by Grace is a no cost, meal program focused to help feed children and their families. These families may have limited or unreliable transportation, experience frequent food insecurity or are working to overcome a major health or work loss event. Thank you Carrabba’s at The Collection for sponsoring their tree.
The Encouragement Project
The Encouragement Project strives to encourage and support those who are needy and alone with gifts of time, service and provision. They provide connections for individuals to be involved in the community through service projects. Thank you Providence Bank for sponsoring their tree