November 29: Holiday Art Workshops, 9 a.m. to noon OR 12:30-3:30 p.m., for ages 5-15, create art projects and holiday gifts, Thousand Cranes Art Studio, 505 Springfield St., Feeding Hills. Admission: $25/person (use link to register).
November 29: Yo Yo School, 4:30-5:30 p.m., all skill levels welcome, A2Z Science and Learning Store, 57 King St., Northampton, FREE.
November 30: Holiday Art Workshops, 9 a.m. to noon, for ages 5-15, create art projects and holiday gifts, Thousand Cranes Art Studio, 505 Springfield St., Feeding Hills. Admission: $25/person (use link to register).
November 29: Holiday Happenings, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Gingerbread House exhibit, meet the Grinch, live music, storytimes, games, more, Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., Springfield. Admission: $25/adult, $13/kid, FREE for kids under 3 and always FREE for Springfield residents.
November 29: Parade of the Big Balloons, 11 a.m., Main Street, Springfield, FREE.
November 29: Teddy Bear Picnic, noon - 3 p.m., family friendly folk music and arts series, Mill Park 180, 180 Pleasant St., Easthampton, FREE but donations appreciated.
November 29: Black Friday Disc Golf and Chili, noon - 2 p.m., play the course and enjoy some chili and hot cocoa, New England Disc Golf Center, John Mason Road, Southwick. Admission: $10/person.
November 29: Moonlight Magic, 4-9 p.m., holiday lights, light parade, street fair, Santa's Workshop, carolers, live performances, vendors, kids activities, more, Downtown Shelburne Falls, FREE admission.
November 29: Lighting of the Quad, 5-7 p.m., live music, meet the Grinch and Santa, kids activities, holiday lighting of the Quadrangle, Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., Springfield, FREE.
November 30: Home Depot Kids Build Workshop, 9 a.m. - noon, DIY stocking ornament, all Home Depot stores, FREE.
November 30: Santa Arrives, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., wagon rides, carolers, live entertainment, Santa arrives by helicopter at 10 a.m., Yankee Candle Village, 25 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield, FREE.
November 30: Touch a Truck, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., live music, face painting, snacks, character meet and greet, magic show, visit with Santa from noon - 2 p.m., sensory friendly hour from 11 a.m - noon, more, see link for details, Raymour & Flanigan, 895 Riverdale St., West Springfield, FREE but donations for Toys for Tots welcome.
November 30: Belchertown Winter Light Night, noon - 7 p.m., artisan fair, lights display, hot cocoa, face painting, kids craft table, singing, horse drawn carriage rides, more, see link for schedule, The Belchertown Common, Park Street, Belchertown, FREE admission.
November 30: Christmas Tree Lighting, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Santa arrives on fire truck, FREE food and drinks, visit with Santa, Market Square, Downtown Chicopee, FREE.
December 1: Easthampton Whobalation, 5-7:30 p.m., tree lighting, caroling, hot cocoa, toy collection, Millside Park, 2 Ferry St., Easthampton, FREE.
Through December 8: Melha Shriners Feztival of Trees, lighted tree display, bake sale, food, craft sale, photos with Santa, see link for hours, Clarion Hotel, 1080 Riverdale St. Admission: $2/adult, FREE for kids 12 and under.
Through December 15: Festival of Trees, daily, see link for schedule, lit tree display and raffle to benefit Springfield Boys & Girls Club, MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street, Springfield. Admission: $5/adults, FREE for kids 12 and under, FREE admission for military and their families. Tree raffle tickets 25/$10.
Through December 29: Winterfest & Tunnel of Lights, 5-9 p.m., weekends, trolley rides, holiday lights displays, model train setups, visit with Santa, Connecticut Trolley Museum, 58 North Road, East Windsor, CT. Admission: $15/adults, $11/children, $4/kids 3 and under.
Through January 1: Winter Wonderland Light Display, 4-9 p.m., drive through light display, Look Park, 300 N. Main St., Florence, FREE (donations gratefully accepted).