The eighth annual Festival of Trees cocktail party to benefit the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington will be held Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Decorated trees will be sold and local pianists will provide entertainment at the library on Wykeham Road.

A variety of raffle prizes, including dinners at restaurants, theater and cinema tickets and gift certificates from local boutiques and businesses, will be available.

A one-of-a-kind ornament by local artists will be sold.

The suggested donation is $12 per person or $20 per couple.

The following day, on Dec. 5, no admission will be charged to view the trees from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information or to reserve tickets, call 860-868-7586.