Museum volunteers and staff, and professional designers will transform the largest gallery space in the museum into a holiday panorama with themed trees, seasonal decor, and a gingerbread village and model train station.
Festival admission includes access to museum exhibits. All event proceeds benefit the museum.
The custom-designed items will be available for sale through a silent auction during the run of the festival. Additional silent auction items on display will include seasonal decorations, gifts and gift baskets donated by businesses and individuals. Added attractions are live musical entertainment and visits by Santa at various times, and raffles.
Special events include the Party in the Pines Holiday Party, Deck the Halls holiday design luncheon, Senior Day and Teddy Bear Breakfast.
Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The festival and the museum will be closed Thanksgiving Day.
Festival admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 3-17 (under age 3 are free) and $3 for MMA members. All-Festival Pass: $10 per person.