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Festival of Trees, a Concert at the Library and More This Weekend in Wilmington

Five things to kick off your weekend in Wilmington on Dec. 6.

Wilmington Memorial Library. Photo Credit: Patch File Photo.
Wilmington Memorial Library. Photo Credit: Patch File Photo.

1. Your Local Weekend Forecast:
  • According to the National Weather Service, there will be a high of 52 Friday. There is an 80 percent chance of rain.
  • There will be a low of 31 Friday night with a north wind from 3 to 7 mph. There is a 100 percent chance of rain.
  • Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Expect a northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. There is a 30 percent chance of rain. 
  • Saturday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 23.
  • Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Sunday night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. There is a 40 percent chance of snow.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "I know a lot of people won't like these bans, and I know they are inconvenient for many people. However, the more I read about plastics and waste and the lack of big government and big business stepping up, the more I realize this has to also come from bottom up. Do you know about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? If not, google it. Bottom line, we need to do something about all our waste..I recycle diligently and reuse...but I am still a huge contributor to all this garbage. The more we do, the better things will be..I believe that," reader webmom commenting on the article, Are Local Bans on Plastic Bags, Styrofoam and Water Bottles Too Much?

3. Festival of Trees: The Women of Wilmington’s 3rd Annual Festival of Trees will kick off this Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and continue Sunday, Dec. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Villanova Hall, 126 Middlesex Ave. in Wilmington. Find out more here

4. Tree Lighting: The annual Wilmington tree lighting ceremonies from 4 p.m. through 6:30 p.m on Saturday, Dec. 7 on the town common.

5. ICYMI: In case you missed it, the Bad Mama Jamas, a four piece group featuring vocalist Susan Iacobellis, will play the sounds of Motown along with a few songs of the season at Wilmington Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine and dessert. Find out more here


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