Celebration to fill Festival Hall with holiday sights and sounds The Festival of Trees

December 06, 1991

Festival Hall will be awash with green and aglow with holiday atmosphere Sunday when the second annual Festival of Trees gets under way at 10 a.m.

The eight-day event, which benefits the Kennedy-Krieger Institute for Handicapped Children, features more than 100 decorated 7-foot Christmas trees, a snow-filled village square, children's activity area and a lineup of live holiday entertainment by area marching bands, dance troupes, choirs and choruses, including the Handel Choir.

It will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Dec. 15. Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 for seniors and children younger than 12. For more information, call (410) 550-9487.

The Kennedy-Krieger Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of children with disorders of the brain through research, teaching and comprehensive patient care.

The entertainment schedule for the festival is as follows (* denotes special ticket requirement):


1 p.m.: Opening ceremony

2 p.m.: Towson State University dance department

2:30 p.m.: Kaleidoscope in Dance

4 p.m.: Heart of Maryland Chorus

5:15 p.m.: Mary Carter Smith

6 p.m.: U.S. Olympic Trial Tumblers

7 p.m.: Nordic Dancers


9:45 a.m.: McCormick and Co. laser show

10 a.m.: Woodland Middle School chorus

12:30 p.m.: Gilman Traveling Man

2 p.m.: Baltimore Vaudeville Theatre Co.

7 p.m.: Die Liedersaenger


9:45 a.m.: McCormick & Co. laser show

10 a.m.: Holabird Middle School chorus and handbell group

11 a.m.: John Carroll School band

Noon: Celebrity Lunch *

3 p.m.: New World Theatre Co.

6 p.m.: Disorderly Conduct

7 p.m.: Calliope


9:45 a.m.: McCormick and Co. laser show

11 a.m.: John Ekin-Abracadabra Entertainment

2 p.m.: Department of Recreation and Parks choir

3:30 p.m.: Regency

5:30 p.m.: Cahill Children's Choir

6 p.m.: Scout Night *


9:45 a.m.: McCormick and Co. laser show

10 a.m.: John Ekin-Abracadabra Entertainment

2 p.m.: Semi-quavers-Roland Park Country School Singing Group

3 p.m.: Teddy Bear Tea *

5 p.m.: Kennedy Institute Choir

6 p.m.: Archbishop Curley Jazz Ensemble

7 p.m.: Amhranai Na Gaeilge

DEC. 13

9:45 a.m.: McCormick and Co. laser show

10 a.m.: Kenwood High School band, strings and chorus

Noon: C. Milton Wright High School orchestra

1 p.m.: Lansdown Middle School

3:30 p.m.: Manheim Central High School band orchestra, chorus and band

5:30 p.m.: Baltimore Brass Band

7 p.m.: Calvert Hall dance band

DEC. 14

9:45 a.m.: McCormick and Co. laser show

10 a.m.: CeanannasMor Irish Dancer

11 a.m.: Second Hand Bells

Noon: Paddyfield's

2 p.m.: Sokol, Baltimore

3:30 p.m.: Denny School of Irish Dance

5 p.m.: Peabody Preparatory Dance

6 p.m.: U.S. Olympic Trial Tumblers

7 p.m.: DeVe's Christian School of Ballet and Tap

DEC. 15

10 a.m.: McCormick and Co. Laser Show

11 a.m.: Skandal

Noon: Keiki Wahini and Maria Broom Dance

1 p.m.: Clown Corps.

2 p.m.: Kindersingers

3:30 p.m.: Pikesville High School concert choir

5 p.m.: Paddyfield's

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