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New Milford CT Holiday Tree Lighting Festival of Lights

New Milford CT Holiday Tree Lighting Festival of Lights.

Holiday Tree Lighting New Milford CTSaturday, November 28, 2009 at 5:30 pm will be the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Festival of Lights in New Milford, CT. Come to the south end of the green by the gazebo and enjoy the fun! The Festival of Lights includes of course tree lighting, Santa will be there, singing and holiday readings.

Our picturesque Village Green in New Milford CT is certainly beautiful all year round but the holidays do dress it up quite a bit. This tradition dates back 43 years, to 1966. It involves a $700 mistake, an angry Walter Shutte and a plastic Christmas Tree.

Our beautiful Village Green has been the inspiration for many artists. Woldemar Neufeld gave us his Festival of Lights, David Merrils' rendition of the west side of our Village Green as it appeared in 1893, as well as the many others whom the beauty of our town inspired in their favorite medium! Painters, photographers, (myself included), have felt the call to preserve the beauty in an art form.

The New Milford CT Holiday Tree Lighting Festival of Lights is sponsored by the New Milford CT Chamber of Commerce, Village Center Organization, The Housatonic Times and the Greater New Milford Spectrum. A big thank you to everyone that makes this display and event a reality!


I am looking forward to taking photos of the trees when they are lit! And yes indeed our Village Green in New Milford is one of THE most beautiful New England Village Greens around! I hope you enjoyed my photos, more to follow after the Holiday Tree Lighting Festival of Lights!

Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

2017 President, Greater New Milford Board of Realtors

2017 Connecticut Magazine 5 Star Realtor

 

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Comment balloon 12 commentsAndrea Swiedler • November 22 2009 10:43AM

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Hi Andrea - Nice photos and it does look like a fun experience.  I look forward to seeing more of your photos.

Posted by Susan Neal, Fair Oaks CA & Sacramento Area Real Estate Broker (RE/MAX Gold, Fair Oaks) over 9 years ago

Andrea ---- I look forward to seeing your fantastic photos of the season in New Milford.
                                                                   

Posted by Liz Loadholt, Realtor--Broker-in-charge - Trainer--Relocation Director Covering SC (Liz Loadholt- AgentOwned Realty- Covering SC) over 9 years ago

It sounds like it is going to be a wonderful event Andrea. . .You are also becoming more and more techie with your wonderful photo presentations all the time. 

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 9 years ago

Andrea, those are some very nice photos. If we lived closer I'm sure Sue would be dragging the whole family over.

Posted by Michael Therriault, The name to remember when you want it done right. (Michael Therriault Contracting - M.T. Contracting) over 9 years ago

Andrea, this reminds me that I need to check and see when we are have our lighting of our tree on our Green here in Middletown.  It is always a good time, and lots of song and music.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 9 years ago

Andrea,

I am not ready for Christmas yet....  I need more time to adjust..;-)

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

Posted by Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) over 9 years ago

Susan, thank you! I am having too much fun with HDR! And the event is always a good one, I love when towns people come together to do things like this.

Liz, I am sure you will see many of them, LOL. Thank you!

Myrl, I am sure it will be wonderful. Thank you, indeed I am enjoying the HDR technique, as you can see, LOL.

Michael, thank you! I wish you were closer so Sue could drag the family over!

George, aren't these things lots of fun? I hope to get good photos of the green after.

Ann, I am never ready, LOL. Join the club!

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) over 9 years ago

Andrea, looks like it's going to be a fun time and a great night out. Our towncenter competition will be gearing up shortly.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 9 years ago

Your photos are a pleasure to view, Andrea! So pretty - I can't wait for the tree lit shots either!

Debi

Posted by Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours ( Real Estate Showcase Photography) over 9 years ago

The decorating they do there is beautiful.  The photos look great.  It is sooo early-I am not ready for Christmas yet! 


Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) over 9 years ago

It is amazing to see places that actually dress up for and look and feel like Christmas.  We can't even get close in Southern California.

Posted by Jane Peters, Los Angeles real estate concierge services (Home Jane Realty) over 9 years ago

Andrea,

Ready or not....the season is upon us! 

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

Posted by Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) over 9 years ago

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