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Syracuse, NY 13202

Festival of Trees & Light

Dec 4-19, 2021

Festival Schedule

This Week

at the Everson


More to See, More to Do, More to Buy

Your Week Three Guide to Festival of Trees & Light!

Wednesday 12/15

The Everson is for YOU!

🎥Watch to learn why the Everson is for you. As the end of 2021 approaches, we ask you to consider making a donation to the Everson. Your support makes access to the arts possible—so please make your end-of-year gift today and make 2022 our best year yet.

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Thursday 12/16

Chittenango High School String Orchestra

12:00pm, Hosmer Auditorium

Sentinel A Capella Ensemble

1:00pm, Sculpture Court Staircase

The Advent Brass

4:00-5:00pm, Sculpture Court

Holiday Spirits Tasting


Free with Festival admission

Join local producers Buried Acorn Brewing, Ryan William Vineyard, and Old Home Distillers for a special evening of spirits tasting! Learn about and sample spirits, brews, and wine while you check out the Festival of Trees & Light and shop the Holiday Marketplace. Light bites in the soon-to-be café space also available.


Friday 12/17

Camillus Middle School Band

12:00-1:00pm, Hosmer Auditorium

East Syracuse Minoa Choirs

12:00-12:30pm, Sculpture Court

Fayetteville-Manlius HS Chamber Groups

3:00-4:00pm, Sculpture Court

Candor International Singers

3:30-4:30pm, Hosmer Auditorium

Enjoy being serenaded by these talented groups while you enjoy the Festival!

Saturday 12/18

Winter Wonderland

A Kwanzaa Karamu

11:00am-2:00pm, Danial Education Center

Vanessa Johnson, griot and artist, invites families to celebrate Kwanzaa. During this interactive experience, children will create traditional rattles and hear animal stories from the African Continent. Together, they will bring stories to life in an original installation. All of this will contribute to the traditional Kwanzaa Ceremony.

Jeannine Abbott Strings Studio

11:00am-12:00pm, Sculpture Court

Friends in Low Places Cello Bass Quartet

1:00-2:00pm, Sculpture Court

Santa in Residence

11:00am-3:00pm, The Beadel Gallery

Come and snap fun family photos with Santa in our Santa's workshop themed photo booth in our quaint Beadel gallery.

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Sunday 12/19

Final day of Festival of Trees & Light!

Family Holiday Crafts

11:00am-2:00pm, Danial Education Center

All ages are welcome to drop in anytime to enjoy art-making and get creative with a variety of decorative materials and crafts provided in our Education Center. Create your own holiday/winter themed cards that you can send to family and friends!

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Thank you to this year's Festival of Trees & Light Sponsors!

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Everson Docents

Janet E. Moon

Jessica Danial

Kyle Mumpton

Louise Rosenfield

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Sandi DiBianco

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Thank you to this year's Festival of Trees & Light Contributors!

Anne Anthony

APEX Entertainment

ARISE Art Explorers Club

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

Carol Boyer

Mary Kae Brentlinger and Family

Judith Brown-Roenbeck

Candor International Singers

Central New York Art Guild

Patti Chappell

Steffi Chappell

Chittenango Garden Club

Cicero-North Syracuse HS

Cicero Senior Center

Clay Scapes Pottery

Martha Conan

DeRuyter Central School Advanced Art Class

Sandra DiBianco

Darlene Distler

Joan Dunbar

Empire State Lyme Disease Association

Everson Museum Docent Organization

Everson Museum Members’ Council

Everson Museum Staff

Evelyn Fiorenza

Tobey Fisher

Morgan Gaffney

Marybeth Gaffney

Judith Gagnon

Girl Scouts of the Syracuse Area Service Unit

Diana Godfrey

Terry Grabowski

Gail Harrington

Haylor, Freyer and Coon

Hendricks Chapel Quilters

Lizbeth Herrick and Family

Perri Hogan

Patricia Humpleby, DeWitt Real Estate

Independent Potters’ Association

The Kash Family

Sookie Kayne Pottery

Noel Keith

Rosemary Krupka

Patricia Lamb and Family

Ilene Layow, EYE Studio Arts

Master Gardeners of Onondaga County

Carolyn Murphy

Robert Niederhoff, Upcycling 4 A Cause

North Syracuse Junior High School Community Builders Club

Patti Pultorak

Roberta Ripberger

Marilyn Ringwood, Elsbeth Rose East Clothing Boutique

Florence Saleh

Melody Sanson

Kym Servello-Gardner, Party Princesses CNY and the Tinseled Tree

Terry Shenfield

Mary Pat Spiegel

Laurie Starr

Millie St. John

Syracuse Federation of Women’s Clubs

Syracuse Sounds of Music Association

Mary Tiedemann

The Varrenti Family

The Vaverchak Family

Mary Vertigan

Anna Warfield

Carol Watson Greenhouse and Landscape

Woodland Elementary School, ESM School District

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Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday : CLOSED

Wednesday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday: 11:00am – 8:00pm

Friday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm 

Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

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