A tradition since the late forties, people from all over participate in creating wreaths out of greens they collect on a nearby family farm. They then bring back bags upon bags of green at the Holy Trinity Church in Hawkesbury and volunteers come in for a day to create hand-made wreaths which are then sold at the Christmas Tea gathering.
The community effort is coordinated by Mary Edwardes. “We used to make over 100 wreaths every year, but now we’re getting a little older so we’ll probably make about 50 this year,” says Edwardes.
The group welcomes everyone from the community to come and visit the the Holy Trinity Church on November 18 from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. The handmade wreaths will be on sale for 25$ each.
While you are here, we have a small ask.
More people are reading The Review than ever before — across our many platforms. So far, we have not put up a paywall to limit the stories you can read. We want to keep you in the news loop. But advertising revenues are increasingly going to the big two: you know who they are. If you value The Review’s independent, local community journalism, or you value the many ways we support dozens of community organizations in their endeavours, consider supporting our work. It takes time, effort and professional smarts to stay on top of community news and present well-researched, objective news articles on issues which matter to you.
If you read stories on this website, or you have come here from an Instant Article post on Facebook, think about subscribing. It would be a vote of confidence for the work that we do, and for the future well-being of your community.
Latest posts by Maxime Myre (see all)
- Collaboration brings new ideas and new ventures together - May 2, 2018
- Canada Carbon is appealing CPTAQ rejection of Miller mining project - February 13, 2018
- Charles Aznavour and Gilbert Bécaud together on stage this week-end - February 6, 2018