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Festival Scholarship Applications Available

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship Program for 2019. A successful applicant for a Festival scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who is a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in a college program. The Festival offers a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships each year.

Festival of Trees Announces New Round of Preservation Grant Funding

The Methuen Festival of Trees, Inc. is looking for applicants for their 2019 Historic Preservation Grant Program (HPGP).  The deadline for applying is March 15, 2019.

The HPGP offers up to $10,000 for qualified historic preservation projects.  The program is restricted to the restoration of historic features of a building or other historic structure.  The grant is reimbursable to the applicant after the preservation work is completed.

Festival Announces 2018 Tree Winners

Lowell Family Wins $10,000 Raffle

The Methuen Festival of Trees is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 trees, mini-trees, and wreaths.  

High School Graduates Honored with Festival Scholarships

The Festival of Trees has awarded scholarships to four outstanding young people – Sean Patrick Bates, a graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School; Gregory E. Blomgren and Kailin Elizabeth Brandon, graduates of Presentation of Mary Academy; and Mildred Maria Reyes, a graduate of Methuen High School. Each honoree was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Brooks Properties and Dr. Joseph Kish Named ‘Special Friends of the Festival’

The Festival Board of Directors established its ‘Special Friend of the Festival’ Award in 2013 to recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed in significant ways to the success of the Festival of Trees. This year, the Festival was pleased to add Brooks Properties and Dr. Josef Kish to its list of distinguished honorees.

Festival of Trees Presents 2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award

The Festival of Trees presented its 2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award to the Bennett Public Library Association of Billerica, MA.

Festival Honored for Preservation Mission

On May 9th the Grand Ballroom of the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston was abuzz with inspiration and energy for the 30th Annual Tsongas Awards Dinner.   The Methuen Festival of Trees, Inc. was honored to receive a Paul and Niki Tsongas Award presented by Preservation Massachusetts – a statewide non-profit historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic and cultural heritage.

Festival Announces Annual Scholarship

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship Program for 2018. A successful applicant for a Festival scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who is a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in a college program. The Festival offers a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships each year.

Festival Announces 2017 Tree Winners

The Methuen Festival of Trees is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 trees, mini-trees, and wreaths.

2017 Conifer Awards Announced

The Festival of Trees’s annual Appreciation Night featured the presentation of the 2017 Conifer Awards.

Taste of the Festival features Chef Jen Royle

The Festival of Trees annual premier event, the Taste of the Festival, featured Celebrity Chef Jen Royle.

Festival Welcomes New Board Members

The Methuen Festival of Trees depends on hundreds of tree donors, volunteers, advertisers, and other generous supporters who collectively make the annual Festival a tremendous success each year. At the center of this enormous volunteer effort is a Board of Directors that works all year to produce the Festival and to manage the organization’s preservation program.

Preservation Awards and Special Friend of the Festival Recognized at 2017 Annual Meeting

Two Haverhill volunteer organizations and a well-known local business person were honored at the Festival of Trees’ 2017 Annual Meeting.  This year’s annual gathering, attended by nearly 150 Festival friends and supporters, was held at Methuen’s First Church Congregational – a long-time Festival Preservation Partner.

February 26, 2019 in Press Releases

Festival Scholarship Applications Available

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship Program for 2019. A successful applicant for a Festival scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who…
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February 7, 2019 in Press Releases

Festival of Trees Announces New Round of Preservation Grant Funding

The Methuen Festival of Trees, Inc. is looking for applicants for their 2019 Historic Preservation Grant Program (HPGP).  The deadline for applying is March 15, 2019. The HPGP offers up…
Read More
December 14, 2018 in Tree Awards

Festival Announces 2018 Tree Winners

Lowell Family Wins $10,000 Raffle December 10, 2018 The Methuen Festival of Trees is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 trees, mini-trees, and wreaths.  The winning tickets were…
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June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

High School Graduates Honored with Festival Scholarships

The Festival of Trees has awarded scholarships to four outstanding young people – Sean Patrick Bates, a graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School; Gregory E. Blomgren and Kailin Elizabeth Brandon,…
Read More
June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

Brooks Properties and Dr. Joseph Kish Named
‘Special Friends of the Festival’

The Festival Board of Directors established its ‘Special Friend of the Festival’ Award in 2013 to recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed in significant ways to the success of…
Read More
June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

Festival of Trees Presents
2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award

The Festival of Trees presented its 2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award to the Bennett Public Library Association of Billerica, MA. Built in 1881 by Mrs. Eleanor Bennett in memory…
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May 10, 2018 in Press Releases

Festival Honored for Preservation Mission

On May 9th the Grand Ballroom of the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston was abuzz with inspiration and energy for the 30th Annual Tsongas Awards Dinner.   The Methuen Festival…
Read More
March 12, 2018 in Press Releases

Festival Announces Annual Scholarship

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship Program for 2018. A successful applicant for a Festival scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who…
Read More
December 6, 2017 in Tree Awards

Festival Announces 2017 Tree Winners

The Methuen Festival of Trees is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 trees, mini-trees, and wreaths.  The winning tickets were chosen on Saturday evening and everyone was notified…
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November 20, 2017 in Tree Awards

2017 Conifer Awards Announced

The Festival of Trees's annual Appreciation Night featured the presentation of the 2017 Conifer Awards. Each year, the Festival presents first, second, and third place awards in 11 categories; including…
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November 18, 2017 in Press Releases

Taste of the Festival features Chef Jen Royle

The Festival of Trees annual premier event, the Taste of the Festival, featured Celebrity Chef Jen Royle. The Taste is the most exciting evening at the beginning of each year’s…
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July 17, 2017 in Press Releases

Festival Welcomes New Board Members

The Methuen Festival of Trees depends on hundreds of tree donors, volunteers, advertisers, and other generous supporters who collectively make the annual Festival a tremendous success each year. At the…
Read More