Where: Tyrone Township Hall, 10408 Center Road, Fenton
When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3
Cost: Bring non-perishable food goods for people and pets; there's no charge to take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Why go: Help families in need during the holiday season; also, you may bring your camera to take the kids' pics with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Where: Hartland Insurance Agency, 2532 N Old US 23, Hartland (Howell mailing)
When: 3-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3
Cost: No admission fee
Why go: The sale offers unique, hand-crafted, fiber-based items at reasonable prices while helping to support local fiber artists.
Where: Hartland Educational Support Service Center, 9525 E Highland Road, Hartland (Howell mailing)
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3
Why go: The bazaar, which will feature more than 200 booths selling handmade, original items. It raises about $10,000 annually that the Hartland Women's Club donates to about 30 area causes that in the past has included Meals on Wheels and the Family Resource Center.
When: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (All Saints)/9 a.m.-noon (Hartland UMC)
Cost: $7 per box of cookies (All Saints); cookie prices vary at Hartland UMC sale
Why go: Get a variety of Christmas cookies for a reasonable price without making them yourself.
Where: The Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, Howell
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4
Why go: Enjoy choosing from local eggs, meat, fresh produce, baked goods, crafts, fine arts, jewelry, pottery and more in this historic architectural jewel.
- Hartland Players Perform Norma & Wanda at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Hartland Players theater in the historic Hartland Music Hall, 3619 Avon St., Hartland
- Piano Extravaganza Concert Features Holiday Favorites at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Milford High School Center for the Performing Arts, 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland
- The Nutcracker at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Brighton Center for the Performing Arts, 7878 Brighton Road, Brighton