Festival of Trees in Sparta, North Carolina

The Festival of Trees begins this weekend in Sparta.   There will be 25 beautifully decorated

trees on display at 60 South Main Street from November 29th – December 28th.  The display

is free to the public and is beautiful with lovely quilts surrounding the trees.  The building

is open from Thursday through Saturday from 11:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. and 3:00 – 6:00 P.M.

This is a picture of one of the trees on display last year during the event.  Come out and



Fall at Glade Valley

My cactus seems to be blooming very early this year.  Usually it blooms between Thanksgiving and Christmas but this year it is in full bloom for Halloween.  Hope it isn’t a sign of an early winter here in Glade Valley.  The fall colors have been beautiful this year.