Increase tree canopy and biodiversity in your yard by visiting TreeFest, inside Independence Mall in the JC Penney court. Choose any combination of trees or native grasses from the list, many of which are native to the area. The event will run 10am-5pm, or until trees run out. Limit of 5 trees per household. Plants are free with a suggested donation of $3. TreeFest is funded by the donations received during the event. For more information, contact (910) 798-7130.