Festival of Trees ends Nov. 17 with auction, chili supper

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 The seventh annual Festival of Trees and silent auction, sponsored by the Hodgenville Woman’s Club, The Lincoln Museum and LaRue County Chamber of Commerce, will be Nov. 15-17.

The event is a fundraiser for non-profit groups. It features Christmas trees of all sizes, wreaths and other ornaments, decorated by these groups. It will be held in the Lincoln Museum Community Room. 

All items are available for bidding in silent auction. Minimum starting bids will be listed.

Viewing, voting for favorite tree and bids will be taken 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 15-16; and beginning at noon Nov. 17. 

The winner of the People’s Choice Award will receive $25.

A chili supper, which includes chili, sandwich and dessert, is 5-7 p.m. The cost is $5.

Silent auction bidding ends at 7:30 p.m.

All proceeds go directly to the participating organizations for their community projects. 

The entry fee is $10 per tree or $5 per wreath or garland. Only artificial trees, greenery and trimmings are permitted.

For more information about the event or submitting an item to the silent auction, contact Theresa Howard at the LaRue County Extension Office at 270-358-3401; Angel French at the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce at 358-3411; or Iris LaRue at The Lincoln Museum at 358-3163. 

Items must be registered no later than Nov. 6.






The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will hold a Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 1.

Further details are unavailable at this time.

The tour will be 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. A tasting party will be held at the clubhouse on Lincoln Square from 2 to 3:30 p.m.



Festivities and caroling on Lincoln Square in Hodgenville will begin about 5:30 p.m. Lighting up the Square and Creekfront Park will be about 6 p.m.



Santa will arrive at Hodgen­ville City Hall about 6 p.m. Dec. 1. He will visit with children for about an hour.



Area churches will present a live nativity at 7 p.m. at the Hodgenville Civic Center (City Hall).