Decatur’s Newest Festival “The Nalley Tree Festival” This Saturday

In year’s past, Decatur residents had to get through the entire winter without a festival.

But not anymore!  From a note, I received a few days back…

…we wanted to let you know about the 1st Annual Nalley Tree Festival being held at Decatur Square on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 12 – 3 p.m.

The event is being hosted by Nalley BMW, Nalley Infiniti and Nalley Nissan, as the kick-off to its environmental, year-round Nalley Tree Campaign initiative to plant 10,000 trees in the City of Decatur and DeKalb County. It is a local business/community initiative being led by these three Nalley dealerships at the 1600 block of Church Street in partnership with several green businesses and organizations, including City of Decatur, DeKalb County, Park Pride, Trees Atlanta and Keep DeKalb Beautiful.

The Nalley Tree Festival, welcoming Decatur families and residents, promises to offer attendees music, children’s activities, as well the opportunity to learn more about planting complimentary tree seedlings in recognition of Georgia’s Arbor Day on Feb. 18.

Decatur resident Neil Norton tells us that the seedlings available this weekend are Redbuds and White Oaks; 2 years old about 2-3 feet high.  Norton was also good enough to fill us in on how this newest Decatur festival came to be…

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