Sunday, Dec. 8
Tour a gallery of more than 30 beautifully decorated trees and wreaths donated by local organizations, families and businesses, all of which will be raffled off with their decorations, at the Tree Jubilee, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Marini Farm, 259 Linebrook Road., Ipswich. Admission is free, but there is a nominal fee for raffle tickets. All proceeds benefit the Ipswich Humane Group. Winners will get their festival prizes next weekend. For more information, visit www.ipswichhumanegroup.org/tree-jubilee.html.
Take a "Jolly Jaunt," a USATF-certified 5K and 1K Kids Fun Run that benefits Special Olympics of Massachusetts. Dress for the occasion, and stay after the race for a holiday party with music, prizes, raffles, refreshments and fun. The race starts at Beverly Hospital at Danvers, 480 Maple St., Danvers. Visit the Jolly Jaunt's website for more information and to register online.
Peabody Historical Society & Museum’s annual Christmas Open House features tours of the Fire Museum and Felton Jr. House, which is decorated by the Peabody Garden Club, and items by the Peabody Art Association available for purchase in the Smith Barn. This free event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Nathaniel Felton Jr. House on Felton Street in Peabody. For more information, call 978-531-0805 or 978-977-0514.