The Christmas Tree rush is on, from retailers to Silver Creek’s rural setting (10 cool yule photos).

The Christmas Tree rush is on, from retailers to Silver Creek’s rural setting (10 cool yule photos).

>Above: 10 photos from the Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm courtesy of Franklin Doss.

The first round of Christmas trees, cut and live, as well as other garnishes are heading into Northwest Georgians’ homes this weekend. From retailers such as Home Depot to Kroger, the displays are up. And then there are the holiday favorites, including the gorgeous photos above from the Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm.

What to know:

  • Christmas Tree City is in the parking lot immediately adjacent to State Mutual Stadium. This year’s hours: Monday-Friday ,11 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 12:30-8 p.m. Also available again this year: wreathes.
  • Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farmat 226 Spur 101. Normal hours will be Saturday 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and then  Monday through Friday, 3 until 6 p.m. Choose and cut trees are $8 to $10 per foot. Pre-cut Fraser firs start at approximately $70. Fresh made wreaths will be available Friday, Nov. 26. Hay rides are available only on weekends.
  • Icicle Mountain Christmas Trees on Shorter Avenue next to the recently opened Big Dan’s Car Wash.  Tree farmer Bradley Richie of Richie Farms in Ash County, North Carolina, says to look for something new this yar: “Carolina Iced,” a Frasier fir that’s preflocked. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday.  Facebook

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