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Christmas tree farms abound in Eastern Iowa

Paul Sueppel (left, facing tree) of Iowa City, Iowa, leads members of his family in singing “Oh Christmas Tree” as they draw close around one of the trees chosen by the family at Handley’s Holiday Hillside tree farm in Solon, Iowa, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. The Sueppels have been singing the Christmas carol and dancing around their chosen trees for over 35 years. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Paul Sueppel (left, facing tree) of Iowa City, Iowa, leads members of his family in singing “Oh Christmas Tree” as they draw close around one of the trees chosen by the family at Handley’s Holiday Hillside tree farm in Solon, Iowa, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. The Sueppels have been singing the Christmas carol and dancing around their chosen trees for over 35 years. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Ready to trim the tree? Eastern Iowa has plenty of Christmas tree farms to help you and your family get in the spirit of the season.

Benton County

Kacena Family Tree Farm

Address: 2510 55th St. Vinton

Phone: (319) 210-2218, facebook.com/Kacenachristmastreefarm

Hours: 10 a.m. to dusk, Saturdays and Sundays

Black Hawk County

Kris Kringle’s Trees

Address: 5220 W. Bennington Road, Cedar Falls

Contact: (319) 277-8596, facebook.com/kriskringlecedarfalls

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and Nov. 23; 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 7 or sold out.

Bremer County

Wapsie Pines Christmas Tree Farm at Fairbank

Address: 2778 Whitetail Ave., Fairbank

Contact: (319) 638-7931, wapsiepinestreefarm.com

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and Nov. 23; 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 9.

Cedar County

Kelly Tree Farm

Address: 1045 Stone Mill Road, Tipton

Phone: (563) 452-0280, kellytreefarm.com/christmas-trees

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Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 to 25 and Nov. 30 to Dec. 2

Jackson County

Hainstock Christmas Trees

Address: 22700 First St., Delmar

Phone: (563) 320-7333, facebook.com/Hainstock-Christmas-Trees-1014524415235343

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment on weekdays, Nov. 24 until sold out

Johnson County

Barnes Tree Farm

Address: 4439 Dane Road SW, Iowa City

Phone: (319) 341-9351, aciha7.wixsite.com/barnestreefarm

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 23 to 25, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2. Call for availability after Dec. 2.

Handley’s Holiday Hillside Inc.

Address: 1731 White Oak Ave NE, Solon

Phone: (319) 624-3646, facebook.com/handleysholidayhillside

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays until trees are gone.

Jones County

A&A Christmas Tree Farm

Address: 14201 170th Ave., Monticello

Phone: (319) 481-7370, aachristmastree.com

Hours: Sunup to sundown weekends through Dec. 24.

Linn County

Cedar’s Edge Evergreen Market

Address: 2188 Ivanhoe Road, Ely

Phone: (319) 361-7967, cedarsedgemarket.com

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Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 and 24; 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 27 to 29 and Dec. 4 to 6; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 30 to Dec. 1

Hoffman Tree Farm

9409 C. Ave., Marion

Phone: (319) 377-0977, hoffmantreefarm.com

Hours: 3:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays starting Nov. 23; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays through Sundays

Wickiup Hill Tree Farm

Address: Wickiup Hill Road, Toddville

Phone: (319) 432-2837, wickiuphilltreefarm.com

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and Nov. 23; 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays

Louisa County

Honey Creek Timbers

Address: 1501 L Ave., Morning Sun

Phone: (319) 868-7647, honeycreektimbers.com

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 24.

Winneshiek County

Bappe’s Holiday Pines Tree Farm

Address: 1846 Whitetail Road, Decorah

Phone: (563) 382-2125, facebook.com/HolidayPinesTreeFarm

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 16.

Sources: Iowa Christmas Tree Growers Association and tree farm websites

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