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Joni Cripe from North Manchester, owner of Animal-Grams, shows her reindeer Jingle Belle and Mistletoe in front of the Paramount as part of the Festival of Trees on Saturday.

The annual Festival of Trees offers festive holiday events beginning Nov. 24 and running through Dec. 2. All events are held at the Paramount Theatre, 1124 Meridian Plaza. A schedule for the festival is below.

General admission is $5; for children 5 and under, admission is $1. Some events require additional charges.

Funds raised during the festival benefit the operation and preservation of the historic Paramount Theatre.

Saturday, Nov. 24

  • Noon to 4 p.m., general admission includes a visit with Santa in the Courtyard.

Additional admission:

  • 9:30 a.m., Children’s Magical Christmas
  • 2 p.m., Bonnie & Sheri’s Dance and Gymnastics

Sunday, Nov. 25

  • Noon to 4 p.m., general admission includes visit with Santa in the Courtyard.

Additional admission:

  • 2:30 p.m., Anderson Ballet Folklorico

Monday, Nov. 26

No general admission hours

Tuesday, Nov. 27

  • 4 to 7 p.m., general admission

Additional admission:

  • 11:30 a.m., Grunenewald Historic House Style Show
  • 7 p.m., jazz bands perform in theatre

Wednesday, Nov. 28

  • 4 to 7 p.m., general admission

Additional admission:

  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chili Cook-off in Ballroom
  • 7 p.m., City Choirs perform in Theatre

Thursday, Nov. 29

  • 4 to 7 p.m., general admission

Additional admission:

  • 7 p.m., Madison County Choirs perform in Theatre

Friday, Nov. 30

  • 4 to 6 p.m., general admission

Saturday, Dec. 1

  • Noon to 3 p.m., general admission

Sunday, Dec. 2

  • Noon to 3 p.m., general admission

Additional admission:

  • 11 a.m., Festival Finale Luncheon
  • 3 p.m., Lapel Community Band performs in Theatre

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