1. TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: Fort Leavenworth will ring in the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting ceremony. There will be music, carriage rides and a visit from Santa.
WHEN: 4-6:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Zais Park, 621 Scott Ave., Fort Leavenworth
2. BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: This family-friendly event will feature pancakes, live performances, a holiday store and a silent auction as well as photos with Santa.
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday
WHERE: Lansing Elementary School, 450 W. Mary St.
COST: Prices vary
3. RED-NOSE RUN: Leavenworth Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Rudolph’s Red-Nose Run. The event features runs of 5K and 7.2 miles.
WHEN: Noon Saturday
WHERE: Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade St.
COST: $45 per person
4. HOLIDAY KIDS PARTY: Grinders High Noon will host a holiday party for children. There will be a movie, a holiday craft table and a visit from Santa.
WHEN: 2-5 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Grinders High Noon
COST: $5 for children, $8 for adults
5. HOMES TOUR: The 27th annual Leavenworth Vintage Homes Tour will feature tours through several homes and buildings in Leavenworth. The event is a fundraiser for the Leavenworth County Historical Society.
WHEN: 1-6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Several homes and buildings in Leavenworth