Debbie Blackaby, one of the organizers for the Festival of Trees, walks along the rows of decorated Christmas trees last week at the Clarion Inn in Ontario. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

Holiday decorations adorned dozens of Christmas trees at the Festival of Trees event. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

The Festival of Trees celebration in Ontario began 31 years ago and provides needed funds for two local organizations. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

Winnie the Pooh relaxes on the branches of a Christmas tree at the annual Festival of Trees celebration last week at the Clarion Inn. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

The annual event attracted a good-sized crowd last weekend. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

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