1. Supper with Santa
Where/When: The Endicott Estate, 656 East St. in Dedham/ Friday, Dec. 7 at 1:30 p.m.
Why Go: There will be four time slots for parents & children to choose from (1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm and 7:30pm) to celebrate the day with Santa! Festivities will include arts & crafts, games, entertainment, tattoos, face painting, raffles, cookie decorating, tractor hayrides, model train display, food, beverages, Santa and more. 105.7 WROR will provide the Christmas music! Parents, make sure to bring cameras to take photos of children with Santa!
2. December Artist of the Month Opening
Where/When: Dedham Square Artists Guild, 553 High St. in Dedham./ Friday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.
Why Go: There will be an opening reception showcasing work from December Artists of the Month: Photographer Alice Donaldson and Jewelry Artists Monica Fairbairn and Barbara Trainer.
3. Damian Israel Shiner & The Displayers
Where/When: Paradise Cafe, 565 High St. in Dedham./ Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Benefit Concert to serve the Homeless -- please bring a new pair of warm socks or some travel size toiletries as a donation. All offerings will be given to greater Boston homeless shelters for their guests -- we are grateful for your generosity!
4. Knitted Holiday Gifts Series
Where/When: Sheep Skate Yarn & Craft, 549 High St. in Dedham./ Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Holiday Gift Series will be a fun and relaxing way to get your holiday gift ideas and the instruction you need to get them done.
5. DCH Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale
Where/When: The Dedham Community House, 671 High St. in Dedham./ Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.
Why Go: Bring the family on over and pick out that perfect Balsam Fir from Nova Scotia and a beautiful wreath and bow to help put the finishing touches on your holiday decorations! 6' - 10' trees are available. All proceeds from the sale go to DCH and its programs and facilities.