When/Where: Dec. 1, 11 a.m. 4120 Merchant Plaza.
Why Go: Santa is bringing free gifts for visiting kids. Get them while supplies last.
When/Where: Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m. Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive.
Why Go: "Kids light up when Ryan Buckle and Zelda the Zookeeper perform a full-blown musical concert and exciting science demonstrations that teach kids about animal science, rockets and more."
When/Where: Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Woodbridge Senior High School, 3001 Old Bridge Road.
Why Go: "There will be concessions to buy and baskets of children's toys will be raffled."
When/Where: Dec. 1, 5 p.m. 17755 Main Street, Dumfries.
Why Go: "The Town of Dumfries invites you to join us in an evening of holiday fun decorating the Town tree, caroling, and merriment."
When/Where: Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Lake Ridge Parks and Recreation Association, 12350 Oakwood Drive.
Why Go: "Help us create a beautiful display made of lit reindeer, or other free standing holiday light decorations, provided by homeowners to be placed in honor of someone or in memory of a departed loved one."