From seeing ol' St. Nick in person to helping out a good cause for the holidays, there's lots in West St. Louis County to do to celebrate the Christmas season this year.
Check this roundup of events shared with Patch in the area to find the best ones for you, your friends and family this weekend.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
St. Louis Green Holiday Light Recycling Drive: This ongoing drive allows you to drop off your used holiday lights at area Walmart locations and benefit Operation Food Search at the same time. The drop-off continues through Dec. 30.
Toys for Tots: Help out Toys for Tots by donating unwrapped toys at the All Star Dental office in Eureka.
Eureka Boy Scout Troop 322 Christmas Tree Lot: Still looking for that must-have tree? Stop by here for a selection through Dec. 18.
Manchester UMC Christmas Tree Lot: Another option to find your Christmas centerpiece this year. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Dec. 17.
Grab & Give with Whole Foods Market: Help Whole Foods give to Operation Food Search by donating at the register through Dec. 24.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
Wine Tasting: Looking for a wine to purchase for Christmas dinner or to give as a gift? The Naked Vine in Chesterfield hosts wine tastings every Saturday.
Family Holiday Fun at Whole Foods Market: Stop by the Whole Foods in Town and Country starting at noon for a visit with Santa and other family activities.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
The Voices of Christmas—St. Mark Cantata: The St. Mark Chancel Choir will be performing "The Voices of Christmas" at both services (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.) Sunday.
Christmas Musical "Joy Story" at Living Water Academy: Students from the Academy present a fun Christmas musical with a message at West County Community Church.