PHOTO GALLERY: Stawell Christmas Tree Festival 2013

There was a record number of entries in this year's Stawell Christmas Tree Festival. Pictures: BEN KIMBER

There was a record number of entries in this year's Stawell Christmas Tree Festival. Pictures: BEN KIMBER

Alyssia and Kobe were judged the best in the children's tree category for this wonderful looking tree.

Alyssia and Kobe were judged the best in the children's tree category for this wonderful looking tree.

Alyssia and Kobe receive their prizes from Lois Nuske for winning the best child's tree category. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Alyssia and Kobe receive their prizes from Lois Nuske for winning the best child's tree category. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Amy Richies with her very popular small tree design.

Amy Richies with her very popular small tree design.

Amy Richies (right) received an award for the most popular small tree. Pictured here with Lois Nuske. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Amy Richies (right) received an award for the most popular small tree. Pictured here with Lois Nuske. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Karen Jenkins with her award winning mantlepiece.

Karen Jenkins with her award winning mantlepiece.

Betty Gross won first prize in the wreath section.

Betty Gross won first prize in the wreath section.

India and Sonny went to the effort of leaving presents by one of the trees.

India and Sonny went to the effort of leaving presents by one of the trees.

Lillie, Austin and Domenic enjoyed every moment of the Christmas Tree Festival.

Lillie, Austin and Domenic enjoyed every moment of the Christmas Tree Festival.

Sam is pictured beside his favourite tree, constructed from a ladder.

Sam is pictured beside his favourite tree, constructed from a ladder.

Brooke is pictured among the many trees that were on display.

Brooke is pictured among the many trees that were on display.

Jordan and Rahni are pictured in front of their creation.

Jordan and Rahni are pictured in front of their creation.

Jodie Young is pictured by a tree she admired.

Jodie Young is pictured by a tree she admired.

Tashnee enjoyed looking at all of the trees and filling out the form along the way.

Tashnee enjoyed looking at all of the trees and filling out the form along the way.

Marj Day and Marshall were very impressed by what they saw at the weekend.

Marj Day and Marshall were very impressed by what they saw at the weekend.

Lois Nuske presents Olivia Simpkin with her award for the most popular tree with a christian message. Photo: CONTRIBUTED.

Lois Nuske presents Olivia Simpkin with her award for the most popular tree with a christian message. Photo: CONTRIBUTED.

Eline Beelitz (left) receives an award for her mantlepiece. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Eline Beelitz (left) receives an award for her mantlepiece. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

The judges decided Lynn Pitcher's creation was best in the small tree category. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

The judges decided Lynn Pitcher's creation was best in the small tree category. Picture: OLIVIA SIMPKIN

Kristen Evans was responsible for handing out the lucky dips.

Kristen Evans was responsible for handing out the lucky dips.

Gwen Young at one of the many stalls that were also part of the very successful festival.

Gwen Young at one of the many stalls that were also part of the very successful festival.

Val Mansfield displayed a range of plants at the festival.

Val Mansfield displayed a range of plants at the festival.

The Pickers Market Christmas Tree creation took out first prize in the Novelty Christmas Tree section.

The Pickers Market Christmas Tree creation took out first prize in the Novelty Christmas Tree section.

The Christmas spirit was well and truly alive at this year's festival.

The Christmas spirit was well and truly alive at this year's festival.

Just one of the many colourful tree creations entered at this year's festival.

Just one of the many colourful tree creations entered at this year's festival.

The Stawell Entertainment Centre was filled to capacity with entries and interested residents.

The Stawell Entertainment Centre was filled to capacity with entries and interested residents.

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