IPSWICH EVERGREEN. Saturday, Dec. 21, noon to 4 p.m., indoor and outdoor festivities at Hall Haskell House Gallery & Visitor Information Center, Town Green, Heard House, Ipswich Museum and Sally’s Pond in Ipswich. Planned activities include make-your-own evergreen decor; three stories for children presented by readers/performers; craft station with a project related to one of the stories; theater by and for children, the Actors Company presents “Stone Soup”; ice sculpture by Wolf Hollow; art show curated by Time & Tide Fine Art; performances by Essex Harmony and North Shore Ringers; a display of nonprofit organizations and their activities; candy cane hunt; and a Winter Get-up and Go Contest. A soup party and ice skating are tentatively planned. www.ipswichvisitorcenter.org/events/holiday-2012.
CHRISTMAS DINNER WITH FRIENDS. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 1 p.m., Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. All are welcome to the church’s traditional Christmas Dinner with all of the fixings. Free. Transportation available. 978-774-7582, www.nsuu.org.
HERITAGE FILMS. Thursday, Dec. 19, 7 p.m., Danvers Community Access Television, 87 Elm St., second floor, Danvers. Screening of “Early Settlers of New England” by Dan Tremblay of Heritage Films, followed by a discussion. Film was made at Pioneer Village and Rebecca Nurse Homestead. Free. 978-777-2711.
WINTER MARKET. Thursday, Dec. 19, 3 to 6 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Old Town Hall is adjacent to Derby Square. Includes produce from local farms, pasture-fed meat, spices, pickles, soup, baked goods, artisan soap, jewelry, wreaths, and more. Also, the Salem Arts Association on Artists’ Row will be open from 3 to 7 p.m., with paintings, photographs, fiber art, sculptures, pottery, art glass, mixed media creations, cards, wearable art, jewelry and more available for purchase. All items are grown or produced in New England. http://salemmainstreets.org/salem-winter-market/.
INDOOR FARMERS MARKET. Monday, Dec. 23, 3 to 7 p.m., Bell Market, 206 Cabot St., Beverly. The market features vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, soup, pie, honey, syrup, sweets, pottery, massage, marmalade, herbs, jewelry, artwork, gifts and music. For more information, visit beverlyfarmersmarket.org or www.facebook.com/beverlyfarmersmarket, or call 978-473-9891.