Shop for a Cause -- Holiday Shopping at the Josiah Smith Tavern
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Josiah Smith Tavern (358 Boston Post Road, Weston)
The Buzz: Christmas is just over two weeks away, whatever you haven't marked off your list ... better hop to it. Check out a wide array of items from vendors including TophDaddy Designs, Shamanuti and many more.
Wayland Center Community Celebration
When/Where: Sunday, various times. Locations throughout Wayland Center, including the Grout-Heard House, Wayland Public Library and First Parish, among others.
The Buzz: This annual event features something for everyone, from kids' crafts, to historic tours, to caroling, to shopping. This event is all but guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit.
Pancake Breakfast and Pictures with Santa
When/Where: Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wayland High School (264 Old Connecticut Path, Wayland)
The Buzz: St. Nick is in town and he's packing pancakes. OK, not really. But a trip to this fundraiser for the WHS Class of 2016 does involve breakfast foods and an email photo with Santa (pets are invited for Santa photos from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Price: $5 for children 12 and under; $7 all others.
When/Where: Friday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Sudbury Crossing (428 Boston Post Road, Sudbury)
The Buzz: Another chance to pick up a unique gift for the art lover in your life. Mixed media, pottery furniture and so much more will be displayed and for sale. Each piece is created by one of 25 artists with Sudbury Artisans.
Santa Visits The Happy Chocolatier
When/Where: Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. at The Happy Chocolatier (509 Nagog Park, Acton)
The Buzz: Well the buzz could be because of Santa or because of the chocolate fumes. Either way, it's probably worth heading out to this event.
Price: A donation in support of the Beacon Santa organization is appreciated.