NOV. 1-JAN. 8 -- DICKENS VICTORIAN VILLAGE, Wheeling Ave., Cambridge. Victorian era life-like figures. 8 am to 9 pm. (

NOV. 11-JAN. 8 -- GUERNSEY COUNTY COURTHOUSE HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW, Wheeling Ave., Cambridge. Courthouse aglow with 15,000 lights. 5:30 pm-9 pm.

NOV. 21-DEC. 31-- HOLIDAYS AT THE MANSION, Victorian House Museum, 484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg. (330-674-0022.

NOV. 26-DEC. 12 -- HOMETOWN HOLIDAY WEEKENDS, Front & Putnam sts., Marietta. Christmas tree lighting, carriage rides, gingerbread house exhibit, more. Fri. 10 am-9 pm; Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. noon-5 pm. (800-288-2577,

NOV. 27 -- HOLIDAY PARADE in downtown Cambridge. Candlelighting ceremony, lighting of courthouse, parade. Starts 5 pm-8 pm. Following the parade, Cambridge City Band Holiday Concert 8-10 pm on Wheeling Ave. (

NOV. 27-DEC. 19 -- SANTA TRAINS, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal St., Nelsonville. Sat. & Sun. train rides with Santa 11-1 pm and 2-4 pm. (740-753-9531,

NOV. 28 -- MOUNT VERNON CHRISTMAS WALK & PARADE, Main St., Mount Vernon. "Candy Canes & Christmas Carols!" parade will feature hundreds of decorated entries. Walk 1-5 pm, parade 2:30 pm. (740-393-1481,

DEC. 3-5 -- WINTERFAIR, Ohio Expo Center, Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. Craftsmen showcase fine contemporary and traditional crafts. Fri. & Sat. 11-8; Sun. noon-5. $7 adults, children 12 & under free. (

DEC. 3-19 -- "THE TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE" presented by Cambridge Performing Arts Center, 642 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge. Fri. & Sat. 7-10 pm, Sun. 3-6 pm. (740-432-7958,

DEC. 4 - CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE OF WEST LAFAYETTE. Events include: Lions Club pancake breakfast at United Methodist Church 7:30 am-10 am; Club Aries craft show at Ridgewood High School 9 am-2 pm; Santa Parade, sponsored by West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, 1 pm (Santa will travel to Burt Park bandstand for visits with everyone after the parade!)

DEC. 4-5 -- TRI-STATE GUN SHOW, Allen Co. Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima. Hunting equipment/collectibles, guns, knives. Sat. 8:30 am-4 pm, Sun. 8:30 am-3 pm. (419-647-0067,

DEC. 4, 11 & 18 -- CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHTING IN ROSCOE VILLAGE, Coshocton. 6 pm each evening. Traditional lighting of the tree as each with his/her own candle joins in singing "Silent Night." Free admission & parking. (