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Carroll's Festival of Wreaths is moving up

Carroll's Festival of Wreaths is moving up

For its 16th year, Carroll County's Festival of Wreaths is shaking things up a little. Once held on the first floor of the Carroll Arts Center, the popular fundraiser is moving to the second floor, allowing the center to open its annual Gallery of Gifts earlier. This year, there will also be daily themed events, from Ornament Swap Day to Wine Wednesday and Ugly Sweater Friday. The festival runs from Nov. 30 through Dec. 8, when bidding closes at 4 p.m. "I feel it is really, really important to do something fresh every year," said Sandy Oxx, executive director of the Arts Center. "We did Ugly Sweater Night last year. It was a great hit. People definitely got it."...