Hickory – Due to the rain forecast for this past Saturday, April 24, the Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration and tree giveaway at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market has been postponed to Saturday, May 1.
In celebration of Arbor Day, the City of Hickory and the Community Appearance Commission (CAC) will distribute free potted trees at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Saturday, May 1.
Hickory’s Landscape Services Division planted 350 bare root seedlings and cared for the trees in preparation for the event. Several tree varieties will be available, including eastern redbud, sweetgum, scarlet oak, and Virginia pine.
Stop by the City of Hickory’s booth at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. under The Sails on the Square to pick up a potted tree.