Northwest NEWS

November 5, 2001

Local News

Molbak's shows off its poinsettia pizzazz at annual festival

For many in the Pacific Northwest, a trip to Molbak's to view the rows upon rows of red, pink, purple, rose and white poinsettias in all their variety and splendor is an annual family tradition.
   This year, Molbak's Poinsettia Festival will run Nov. 10 through Dec. 23 at the Woodinville store.
   Visitors to Molbak's annual Poinsettia Festival will see over 60,000 poinsettias of 38 varieties ranging in size from tiny 2-inch plants to the grand topiary poinsettia trees.
   The Poinsettia Festival also features seminars for holiday decorating with topics including: Poinsettia 101, Fresh Holiday Greenery Decorations, Ornament Workshops, and more.
   Fifty decorated trees, light displays and ornaments are also featured.
   The Poinsettia Festival will have a photo display set up at the 10-foot poinsettia tree where families can shoot their holiday photos.
   In addition, visitors will be treated to complimentary coffee, tea, Danish pastry and holiday music to enjoy while strolling amidst the blooms.
   The 2001 Molbak's Poinsettia Festival is free to the public and is open seven days a week (except Thanksgiving). Hours are Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
   For more information about Molbak's annual Poinsettia Festival, contact the Woodinville store at (425) 483-5000 or visit the Web site at