This year, get your (Decorated!) Christmas Tree from Arthurdale Heritage

This year, consider getting your Christmas tree at the Arthurdale Festival of Trees.  These fully decorated trees and wreaths will be available for auction Friday and Saturday.

Bid on a Space Tree, a Vintage 1940s Tree, a West Virginia Lottery Tree, a Cat Lover’s Tree, Fishing Wreath, and other numerous holiday trees and wreaths. Also the Arthurdale Heritage Craft Shop will be open and children can write Letters to Santa with the help of some elves.  On Sunday there will also be  family holiday photos and horse-drawn wagon rides around Eleanor’s Little (Christmas) Village.

Can’t Make it to Arthurdale? Bid online!

Available Trees

Space Tree – 4ft., white tinsel tree decorated with a space theme. Ornaments include several collectible Hallmark ornaments from Star Trek and Star Wars as well as planets and other fun decorations.
Donated by the Barnes-Marra family of Arthurdale.

Vintage 1940s Tree – A 6 ft. artificial evergreen tree decorated with antique ornaments from the 1940s.
Donated by Darlene Bolyard of Arthurdale.

Advent Calendar Box with Feather tree donated by Darlene Bolyard. Each drawer has a small ornament you put on the tree.

Snowman Feather tree donated by Darlene Bolyard.

WV Lottery Tree – A live tree decorated with $100 in WV lottery tickets donated by Rich Painter, Garden Creations.

Cat Lover’s Tree – a 6 ft., professionally decorated evergreen tree donated by P.U.R.R., a cat rescue and rehabilitation shelter in Taylor County. 50% of the profits from this tree will be donated to P.U.R.R.

Tree of Joy – A 6 ft. white tree with “mid-century” decorations.
Donated by Marilee Hall.

The Affordable Signs Unlimited tree is decorated with mini sign samples and includes a $20 gift certificate.

American Cancer Society Memorabilia tree donated by Lindsy Whittaker.

Other decorated Christmas trees will also be donated by MountainPath Properties, LLC, Missy Hartsell, Alisha Myers, Dee Hayes, and Kathryn Burton.

Christmas tree decoration donated by Lorraine Weaver.

Available Wreaths

Fishing Wreath – M & M Woodworks of Terra Alta is donating a wreath with a fishing theme for sportsmen. In the center of the wreath is a wooden scrollsawed silhouette picture of a fish jumping out of water and the slogan “Gone fishin'”. It can be removed for display on a wall. Eight handcrafted and handpainted wooden fishing lures are the ornaments on the wreath. They can be removed and used for fishing. While these lures have been made with quality product and are designed to catch The Big One, M & M Woodworks can assume no responsibility for the one that gets away. Decorated by David McCloud

Christmas Wreath – donated by Brown’s Mill LP

Festive Wreath – Valley Pharmacy is donating a wreath decorated with boxes of chocolate.

Wreath donated by Mane Tamer includes certificate for free hair cut.

Mountain Mamas Retreats Wreath, decorated by Cynthia McCloud & Shelley Miller

Other Christmas wreaths will be donated by Centra Bank, Louise Myers and Karen Tustin, Deb Miller, Your Most Valuable Bank (MVB), Janet Collin and Judy Harder..

Floral arrangement by Masontown Florist includes an Arthurdale Heritage crock.

  1. 2 Responses to “This year, get your (Decorated!) Christmas Tree from Arthurdale Heritage”

  2. Just a note on the Space tree ornaments:
    SciFi fans will really be interested in the Hallmark ornaments. They are very collectible and new sold for a minimum of $10-$20 each. Now that they are not available new, most of them have higher values.

    Star Trek Romulan Warbird (1995 value $30)
    Star Trek Scorpion (2003 value $40 – Mint with Box)
    Star Trek Locotus of Borg (2005 value $39)
    Star Trek Borg Cube (2000 value $39)
    Star Trek Deep Space Nine (2001 $49)
    Star Wars Rebel and Imperial AT-AT Walker (2006 value $39)

    Not yet pictured:
    Star Trek USS Voyager (1996 value $50 – Mint with Box)
    Star Trek USS Rio Grande (1999 value $38 – Mint with Box)
    Star Trek USS Defiant (1997 value: $25)
    Star Wars Death Star (2002 value $30)

    By Sarah Barnes on Nov 30, 2011

  3. The volunteers at Arthurdale Heritage are truly remarkable for all the work that they do. I am so proud of the Arthurdale community!

    By John Wilkins on Nov 30, 2011