Festival of Trees comes to Laurens

LAURENS — The Laurens Festival of Trees opens today and will be open on weekends through the end of December.

It features decorated Christmas trees with themes like Iowa State Cyclones, Iowa Hawkeyes, gingerbread, Dr. Seuss, chocolate and many others. There will also be a display of mini nativity sets from all over the world.

The displays are located at the Laurens United Methodist Church.

In addition to today, the displays will be open Dec. 8-9, Dec. 15-16, Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 29-30. They will be open from noon to 7 p.m.

At 3 p.m. Dec. 15 Dickens Readers Theater will perform among the trees.

Freewill donations will be accepted.