Covid 19

Trees & Trimmings COVID-19 Safety Protocols

for All Patrons and Volunteers*

Although Trees & Trimmings Christmas Market will look a lot different this year, we are still able to provide an outdoor event on December 5th.* In accordance with school, state and the local COVID-19 requirements, it is imperative we all work together to create a safe environment.

An Appointment is REQUIRED for Trees & Trimmings to comply with our guidelines regarding capacity, social distancing, and contact tracing. 

To help reduce the risks associated with this outdoor event: 

  • Practice good hygiene and wash your hands before and after the event.

  • Mask and gloves must be worn at all times.

  • Everyone will be encouraged to stay 6 ft. apart where possible.

  • Children are not allowed onsite unless to purchase a tree with their family during a scheduled appointment.

  • No public access is allowed to the school or church buildings, including bathrooms.

  • Please limit the number of people you bring to the event.

  • Please complete your shopping within 30 minutes so that others may be able to enter the parking lot.

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM is reserved for Seniors and others at high risk only.

  • 9:00AM -1:30 PM APPOINTMENT ONLY.  You must have an appointment to come onsite

  • No walk-ins please 

We ask that if you have any of the following, please do not come or volunteer for the event: 

  • Traveled to a high-risk area or have been with anyone who has traveled to/from a high-risk area.

  • If you are showing any symptoms or have been exposed to anyone with symptoms of COVID-19.

  • If you or someone you know is sick in any way.

  • If you have been with multiple people (Thanksgiving) outside of your own household and are unsure of where family members or friends have traveled to/from.

  • If, after the event, you become aware that you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please contact the school immediately.

To ensure an orderly flow of traffic, reduce parking issues and the number of customers in the lot, please adhere to the following instructions regarding entering and exiting the parking lot:

  • Entrance is on Columbia St., off of Ledyard Street. The exit is on Ledyard and Washington St.

  • Please Park in the numbered spots, as designated by the parking attendant, against the Parish Center.

  • No Volunteer Parking in the School lot, please.

  • Please do not park on Ledyard or Columbia St. while waiting to get in.

  • Please check in with the parking volunteer at the Columbia St. entrance.

  • If you do not have an appointment, you will be asked to come back at the end of the event (around 1:30PM) or to make an appointment.

  • Please take note of the diagram below for traffic flow and point of entry

Please Note:

There is Only One Point of Entry into Trees & Trimmings 

2020 TT Onsite Set-Up.Traffic Flow revis

For additional safety guidance, please visit the CDC website for holiday gathering, COVID-19 symptoms and the MA travel order information:

* The safety requirements around COVID-19 are continually evolving. Please visit this site for the most up-to-date information.

Covid 19