Inspiration. This is the last weekend to check out the 2015 Holiday Tree Festival. The popular tradition features more than 200 decorated trees, 85,000 strings of lights and other holiday creations on display at the John S. Knight Center to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. The free display is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The convention center is at 77 E. Mill St. in Akron. Proceeds support patient care programs, education and research. For more information, call 330-543-8340 or go to www.akronchildrens.org/cms/holiday_tree_festival/index.html.

Crafts. So did you try making a turkey by tracing your hand on your Thanksgiving place mat? Check out some real artistry at the seventh annual Crafty Mart from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event is billed as the “Rubber City’s longest-running indie handmade market” and takes place at the Akron Art Museum, Summit Artspace and Musica. Admission to Crafty Mart is free and free parking is available on the street and in the Main Library Parking Deck. Food and drink is available in the iQcafe at the Akron Art Museum. Visitors can enjoy free admission to the Akron Art Museum galleries. This would make a perfect companion to a visit to the Holiday Tree Festival. For more information, visit http://www.craftymart.org.