Smith Trahern Museum launched the annual Trees of Christmas display on Sunday with nearly 40 decorated trees visited by Santa himself. The event is expected to draw approximately 2,000 visitors to the museum.
This year’s theme is “C You on the Cumberland,” according to Extension Agent Martha Pile of the University of Tennessee. The Family and Community Education organization oversees the festival.
The trees a reflective of a variety of styles from the very formal using exotic flowers, acorns, berries and ribbon to the very traditional with handmade ornaments and vintage trimmings.
Trees of Christmas will remain on display at the Mansion Dec. 2-5 and 9-12 from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The event is free.