Akron Children’s Hospital Holiday Tree Festival — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 and 24; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 and 25, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21, 2-6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. For a complete schedule and more information, go to www.akronchildrens.org/cms/holiday_tree_festival.
Bill Brauning presents A Fifties Holiday Memory — 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at Peninsula Library, 6105 Riverview Road. He will review television in the ’50s and ’60s during the holiday season. Free. Reservations requested, 330-657-2291.
Christmas Artisan Fair — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, 4687 Wyoga Lake Road, Cuyahoga Falls. $2, free ages 12 and under. 330-929-0575, ext. 318.
Country Christmas Bazaar — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Suffield United Church of Christ, 1115 State Route 43, Suffield. 330-628-4038.
Create Your Own Zentangle Christmas Cards — 2-4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Hudson Library and Historical Society, 96 Library St. Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method of creating images from repetitive patterns. Free. Registration is required, call 330-653-6656, ext. 1010, or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.
Hale Farm & Village Harvest Dinner — 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath Township. Event includes a meal prepared from locally grown food, costumed interpreters, Civil War-era music and interaction with an Abraham Lincoln impersonator. $40, $30 for WRHS members, $15 children. 330-666-3711, ext. 1720.
Holiday Fling Bazaar — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Ladies Auxiliary of Airport Post No. 8975, 1649 Krumroy Road, Akron. 330-256-8520 or 330-724-4538.
Hower House Favorite Holiday Memories — Through Dec. 30, Hower House, 60 Fir Hill, University of Akron. Self-guided tours featuring old-time holiday decorations. Santa Claus will greet visitors in the ballroom on Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 8 and 15. Hours are noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Guided and group tours by appointment. Closed Nov. 22 and Dec. 24-25-26 $8, $6 seniors, $2 students; www.uakron.edu/howerhse, 330-972-6909.
I-X Christmas Connection — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, , 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the I-X Center, 1 I-X Center Drive, Cleveland. Hundreds of exhibitors to help you shop for the holidays, play areas for the little ones. Holiday extravaganza has fun for everyone. $10.99, ages 12 and under free. For more information, go to www.ixchristmasconnection.com.
The John Trapani Big Band 24th Annual Big Band Christmas Show — 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at GlenOak High School Theater, 1801 Schneider St. NE, Canton. In advance: $17.50, $15 students; all tickets $20 at the door. www.johntrapanibigband.com.
Christmas at Malone Concert: All is Well — 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Malone University Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. $10, $7 seniors and free for Malone students.
Pomerene Hospital Auxiliary 3rd Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Festival — 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hotel Millersburg, 35 W. Jackson St., Millersburg. The festival will feature more than 60 decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and centerpieces. Information, call Rebecca Ragon at 330-674-1584, ext. 1763.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Deck the Halls — Nov. 23-25, 29-30, Dec. 1-2, 6-9, 13-23, and 26-30, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Theme is Sounds of the Season with decorations inspired by familiar Christmas music. Special guest will be Mr. Jingeling, who will take up residence in the Corbin Conservatory. Tickets for house and grounds tour are $17, $7 ages 6-17 and college students with ID. 330-315-3287 or www.stanhywet.org.
Peninsula Candlelight Walk — 5-9 p.m. Nov. 29. Celebrate the season with a candlelight walk through the village. Shopkeepers and organizations will open their doors for an evening of holiday cheer, goodwill and fellowship. www.explorepeninsula.com.
Voices of Canton Madrigal Dinner — 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Canton Woman’s Club, 822 Market Ave. N. Featuring a traditional meal fit for a king and singers in madrigal garb. $45. For reservations, call 330-352-4098 or go to www.voicesof canton.org.
Wayne Center Ballet’s Nutcracker — 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Wooster High School Performing Arts Center, 515 Oldman Road, Wooster. $17, $15 seniors, $13 children 12 and under. 330-264-2787.