Kevin M. Smith/For the Courier
Christmas trees decorated by businesses, organizations and individuals were on display and up for auction Nov. 19 as part of the Festival of Trees.

By Kevin M. Smith, for the Courier

Mountain area residents got into the holiday spirit on Saturday with the fifth annual Festival of Trees and Wine & Dine event at The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park.

“It’s my favorite event,” said Sharon Trilk, who helps coordinate the gala with the Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce.