"Each year this event grows as more and more people hear just how fresh the trees are. The grower, located in Pennsylvania, literally cuts the trees a few days before delivery. This means the trees remain fresh and fragrant well through the holidays," explained committee member Norma Hamm. In addition to trees there will be beautifully decorated wreaths from a local grower and grave blankets.
The Devon Candy Committee is making fresh fudge for those who enjoy a taste of Devon in December. The Engraver, a longtime Devon vendor, will be selling their very popular line of small leather goods such as bracelets and belts. "This is one of our favorite sales as we see so many of our Devon customers. Last year the leather door handle bells were very popular so we will be sure to have those on hand along with other bells and leather bracelets," remarked The Engraver owner, Barbara Jacobson. Choosing the perfect tree can be hard work, so Tom Hewlett will rolling in his food truck serving his specialty hot sausages and cheese steaks along with hot chocolate and other goodies.
Adding to the the holiday fun, this year members of the Baldwin School middle school choir will be lending their voices to the festivities with caroling on Saturday, December 7th and December 14th from 2-3PM. "We are especially excited about having the Baldwin choir girls come to bring in the season to life with song. We're hoping that Santa will make an appearance as well," said committee chairman, Karin Maynard.
The Christmas Trees sale is open weekends beginning Friday, December 6th at 4 PM and runs through Sunday, December 15th. For more information, please visit www.DevonHorseShow.org.