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Trees sparkle with inspiration at the Holiday Tree Festival

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As you walk past the Angel’s Wings tree at the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, the first thing you notice is the large, carefully-crafted angel wings at the top. But, if you stop to take a closer look, you notice a framed picture of a bright-eyed, dimple-checked little boy who serves as the tree’s inspiration. […]

Holiday Tree Festival Special Raffle: A Jo-Ann Frozen Winter Wonderland

2014 Holiday Tree Festival

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store, a major underwriter of the Holiday Tree Festival, and its Inspiration Elves have been hard at work this year creating their own creative and icy version of a Frozen Winter Wonderland, which is a part of this year’s special raffle.

Hats off to volunteerism

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Abraham Lincoln, Indiana Jones and even Dr. Seuss tales were all known for their hats. And while you won’t find Mary Leuca’s hat in Hollywood or the history books, you can see her ever-changing volunteer ‘hat’ on display at Akron Children’s Hospital and the 2014 Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center. “I […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like the Holiday Tree Festival (Photo gallery)

2014 Holiday Tree Festival

From traditional glitter and gold to an out-of-this-world tree experience, the 2014 Holiday Tree Festival, sponsored by the volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital, has something for everyone. Check out the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, now through Nov. 30 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. Admission is free.

Holiday Tree Festival Tree Spotlight – Just B Hopeful

In the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, Just B Design and Abshire and Haylan’s, a jewelry store in Stow, Ohio, wanted to do something unique with their tree, which they named Just B Hopeful.

Tree Spotlight: Pennies from Heaven

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Rhonda Sloan and Colleen Morgan of Macy’s Department Store found the inspiration behind their Holiday Tree Festival tree design from the poem Pennies from Heaven. Their tree is one of many unique trees you can see at this year’s 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center through Nov. 30. Admission is free.