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Festivals of Trees provide a forest of holiday fun

The Canyon County Festival of Trees will fill the Ford Idaho Center with dozens of decorated trees, wreaths and more to benefit the county’s Meals on Wheels program.
The Canyon County Festival of Trees will fill the Ford Idaho Center with dozens of decorated trees, wreaths and more to benefit the county’s Meals on Wheels program. Idaho Statesman file

The Ford Idaho Center will glitter with an array of creatively decorated trees and wreaths for the Canyon County Festival of Trees. You’ll find a holiday craft fair with gift and decor items, an entertainment stage, food vendors and more. Plus, kids can get their pictures with Santa (3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 25; noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 26; and noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 27). The event benefits the Canyon County’s Meals on Wheels program.

Dana Oland

1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Nov. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27; Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $4 general, $3 seniors, $2 children, $12 family. CanyonCountyFestivalOfTrees.com.

▪  The Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees is twinkling in Boise with 90 decorated trees, as well as wreaths and other decor items, a gift shop, Santa’s North Pole Village, interactive train and LEGO displays, Fables & Fantasies live characters, Balloonies and a stage full of entertainment.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 to Sunday, Nov. 27; Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $7 general, $5 military, $4 seniors and children 3-12, free for 2 and younger; $30 family pass for up to six people. 367-8733, SaintAlphonsus.org/festival.

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