The Wartburg Community Festival of Trees will brighten the halls of the Wartburg College Classroom Technology Center Dec. 2-17.

The holiday display, open 8 a.m.-7 p.m., combines the efforts of the college and Waverly community, with trees decorated by local businesses, community organizations and Wartburg College groups.

For those interested in decorating a tree, the deadline to sign up is Monday, Nov. 30. For more information and or to register a tree, visit

The festival attracts about 5,000 guests, including those visiting the community for events like Christmas with Wartburg, Waverly’s Christmas Greetings on Main, Wartburg’s December Commencement, the Wartburg Community Symphony Holiday Concert and the Wartburg Candlelight Vespers Service.

For more information, contact Eileen McGuine, Wartburg College Marketing and Communication Office, at 319-352-8648 or