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The Christmas season is upon us and there's plenty of ways to celebreat it today.

Holiday Events

Fantasy of Lights – Ends Dec. 31; 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; Franke Park; $5 per car, $10 passenger vans, $25 buses and trolleys, $35 horse and carriage rides available on weekends; for carriage reservations, call 260-691-3780.

“Art for the Holidays” – Featuring handmade ornaments and nativities; ends Dec. 31; Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312-A Covington Road; for hours, 436-0927 or www.theorchardgallery.com.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “High Style Holidays” garden exhibit, ends Jan. 4; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 for adults, $3 for ages 3 to 17, free to children 2 and younger; for hours, 427-6440 or www.botanical​conservatory.org. Works of Karen Starn, ends Dec. 31.

“Lights of Love” Memorial – 5 to 8 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; sponsored by Erin’s House for Grieving Children; 423-2466. Ends Wednesday.

Embassy Festival of Trees – Professionally decorated trees, music; noon to 8 p.m. today through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; for cost, 424-6287 or www.fwembassy​theatre.org.

Festival of Gingerbread – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Monday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; The History Center, 302 E. Berry St.; $6 ages 58 to 19, $4 for ages 59 and older and 18 to 3, free to ages 2 and younger; www.fw​history​center.com. “Create Your Own Ornament,” 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, $1 plus regular admission fee; “Holidays Around the World,” 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, $1 plus regular admission fee; free admission 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Pop-Up at the Pointe – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; gift wrapping, kids activities, prizes, holiday music; Jefferson Pointe, between Panera Bread and Game Stop; 260-409-9422. Also Dec. 19 to 21.

The Living Lights – 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Zanesville United Methodist Church, 11811 N. Wayne St., Zanesville; 260-638-4108; ends Jan. 1.

Ouabache Wonderland of Lights – Drive-through display; 6 to 9 p.m.; Ouabache State Park, 4930 Indiana 201 E., Bluffton; $6 park entry fee; 260-824-0926; ends Dec. 28.

“Light Up the Town” – Light display throughout downtown North Manchester; 260-901-6045 or www.​manchestermainstreet.org.

Festival of Lights – 4:30 to 11 p.m.; parade of lights, 6:30 p.m. today; drive-through display; Ruihley Park, Williams Street, Archbold, Ohio; 419-445-2222 or www.archbold​chamber.com. Ends Jan. 1.

“Holiday Show 2014” – Ends Jan. 6; Castle Gallery Fine Art, 1202 W. Wayne St.; hours, 426-6568 or www.castlegallery.com.

Wabash County Historical Museum – Decorated for the holidays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., also 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 36 E. Market St., Wabash; free admission; www.wabashmuseum.org. Ends Dec. 31.

“Best Christmas Pageant Ever” – 8 p.m. today, Saturday and Thursday; Pulse Opera House, Warren; $14 general admission, $5 ages 12 and younger; 260-375-7017 or www.pulseoperahouse.org. Ends Dec. 13.

Walk of Trees – 5 to 8 p.m.; Clugston Senior Apartments, 108 S. Chauncey St., Columbia City; free; www.whitleycrossings.org. Ends Dec. 13.

“Adopt, Not Shop” – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Animal Care and Control, 3020 Hillegas Road; $10 adoption fee for cats and dogs; 427-1244.

Tour DeBrand – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; DeBrand Fine Chocolates, 10105 Auburn Park Drive; $5 per person with a $5 rebate off a purchase of $10 or more; 260-969-8333 or www.debrand.com.

“ThanksGathering” – Music, food, drinks, games; sponsored by Bishop Dwenger Alumni; 8 to 11 p.m.; Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center, 1414 Northland Blvd.; 260-496-4775.

Santa’s Arrival – 5 to 9 p.m.; downtown Bryan, Ohio; 419-636-2247.

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