In the county
Carroll County Festival of Trees
Synopsis: The silent auction of lit trees features themes ranging from "Maryland, My Maryland" to "Doggy in the Window." Proceeds benefit The Shepherd's Staff.
When: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8. Exhibit opens Friday.
Where: TownMall of Westminster's Belk Court, 400 N. Center St., Westminster
Admission: Free admission. Trees go to the highest bidder at the end of the event.
Information: 410-857-5944 or http://www.shepstaff.org
15th annual Festival of Wreaths
Synopsis: The annual Carroll County Arts Council fundraiser features more than 220 decorated theme wreaths.
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday through Dec. 1
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster
Information: 410-848-7272 or http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org
Home for the Holidays
Synopsis: The Carroll Singers, directed by Beverly Mauck, present their annual holiday concert featuring several popular holiday carols.
When: 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
Where: Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Road, Westminster
Admission: $5-$10. Tickets available in advance at Stu's Music Shop, Coffey Music, Carroll County Arts Council and from Carroll Singers members