Friends and Neighbors Holiday Fair, Northfield Green, Portland. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Sparkle Weekend, entertainment, horse and carriage rides, strolling carolers and more, Downtown, Freeport. www.FreeportUSA.com. Today.

Arts and Crafts Show, Ossipee Trail Arts Center, Limington. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Christmas by the Sea, annual tree-lighting event with hayrides, entertainment, parade, photos with Santa, caroling and more, various locations, Old Orchard Beach. 934-2500. Parade at 1 p.m., tree lighting at 3:30 p.m. today.

Festival of Trees, with a variety of associated activities, Saco Museum, Saco, free. 283-3861. Mrs. Claus’ Gingerbread Tea 1 and 2:30 p.m. (reservations required), noon to 5 p.m. today; noon to 5 p.m. Monday to Wednesday; noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; Gala ($30), 6 to 9 p.m., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 12.

Holiday Sale, with the Society of East End Arts, East End Community School, Portland. www.SEAportland.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Christmas Craft Fair, American Legion Hall, Gray. 657-3766. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Christmas Prelude, house tours, music, parades, walking tours, tree lighting and more, Various locations, Kennebunkport. www.christmasprelude.com. Today.

Christmas by the Sea, weekend celebration at various locations in the Rockport-Camden-Lincolnville area with many events including tree lighting, parade, singing and horse-drawn wagon rides, various locations, Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville. www.camdenme.org. Today.

Festival of Trees, silent auction, specialty items for sale; presented by the Boothbay Region Garden Club, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay Harbor, free. 633-7439. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Bradbury Mountain Arts, annual art and craft show and sale featuring works by local artists, Mallett Hall, Pownal. 688-4153. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show, with the United Maine Craftsmen, University of Southern Maine (Sullivan Gymnasium), Portland, $2. 621-2818. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Festival of Trees, decorated trees, activities, displays and entertainment; to benefit local organizations, Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, Westbrook, free. 854-9157. Teddy Bear Tea Party, 1 to 2 p.m.; Celebration Choir concert at 7 p.m., 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today; Celebration Choir concert at 6:30 p.m., 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday; Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, 1:30 to 3 p.m., 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; “The Dumpster Christmas” at 7:30 p.m., 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; Canal/Congin School Chorus at 7 p.m., 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Tips for Charity luncheon at 11:30 a.m., 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; Mystery Gift Tree at 10 a.m., 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Festival of Trees, co-sponsored by the Buxton Garden Club; donations accepted for the Buxton “Keep the Heat On” fund, Bar Mills Community Church, Buxton, free. 929-8283. Regional advent choir program at 4 p.m., 1 to 8 p.m. today; country bluegrass music at 7 p.m., 1 to 8 p.m. Monday; luncheon at noon ($5 donation suggested), 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; cookie decorating at 10 a.m.; music at 7 p.m., 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; floral design program at 7 p.m., 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday; theatrical program at 7 p.m., 1 to 8 p.m. Friday; Nutcracker tea at noon, 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Beth Israel Sisterhood?Hanukkah Marketplace and Craft Fair, Congregation Beth Israel, Bangor. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Sunsplash!, annual holiday arts and crafts show, Bowdoin College (Smith Union), Brunswick. 725-3375. begins at 10 a.m. Friday.

Christmas Craft Show, www.newenglandcraftfairs.com/maine-craft-fairs.html, Augusta Armory, Augusta. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 12.

Christmas Market at the Garden, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free. 633-4333. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, Lucid Stage, Portland. www.LucidStage.com. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 12.

Christmas Fair, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Wiscasset. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Christmas Magic Arts and Crafts Show, with the United Maine Craftsmen, University of Southern Maine (Sullivan Gymnasium), Portland, $2. 621-2818. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

PICNIC Holiday Sale, handmade items by local crafters, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. picnicportland.com. Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 12.

Bath Antiques Show, Bath Middle School, Bath, $4. 443-8983. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 12.