Nearly forty displays filled the three floors of The Lockkeeper's House in New Bremen during the holiday season for the historic association's annual Christmas Tree Festival. Displays included a variety of creativity such as a full size lit tree made of PVC pipe, handmade recycled ornaments and everything in between.
The displays were judged by a panel of 3 judges and prizes were awarded as follows:
OVERALL AWARD WINNER: Gagel Plumbing & Heating
Individuals - Adult: Diane Hartwig & Karen Eckert
Individuals - Youth: Colten, Rogan and MariAna Muether, Taylor & Rianna Paul
Organizations - Adult: New Bremen Historic Association
Organizations - Youth: New Bremen Cub Scouts
Service Businesses - Capabilities Country Club
Businesses - New Bremen Coffee Company & Books
Church/School Groups - New Bremen Third Grade Class
Christmas Decor/Collections - Vintage display in memory of Paul & Viola Headapohl
Door prize attendance winners: Julia Haehn, Ross Brown, Janice Flaute, Jan Fiser, Ashton Miller, Tara Kremer and Libby Wilker
The New Bremen Historic Association members thank ALL participants who helped make the festival possible and local businesses for donating prizes for the event.