Semester-end recital of dances by the Contemporary Dance Ensemble at Plymouth State University, 7 p.m. in the Hanaway Theater at the Silver Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and youth. For more information call 535-2787 or visit silver.plymouth.edu.
Sant Bani School holds an open house for parents of prospective students in grades K-8, 1 p.m. at the school located in Sanbornton. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, to schedule a tour, or to register for the open house call 934-4240 or visit santbani.org/admission.
Annual Craft Fair held at Gilford Middle and High School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food available in the middle school cafeteria. Raffle held during the day to benefit the senior class of 2015.
Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Program hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin along with the Franklin Lodge of Elks. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by the competition start at 10 a.m. at the St. Gabriel's Parish Center in Franklin. Open to kids ages 8-13. For more information call 410-5184.
Performance of the comedy sketch "A Thurber Carnival" by James Thurber presented by the Winnisquam Regional High School's drama club, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.
Carter Mountain Brass Band Christmas concert, 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Gilford. A donation of $8 is requested at the door.
6th annual Santa Land Program sponsored by the Gilford Parks and Recreation Department, 10 a.m. to noon in the Gilford Youth Center. For more information call 527-4722.
Performance of ' Yes, Virginia, the Musical" presented by Inter-Lakes Summer Theater, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Inter-Lakes Community Auditorium in Meredith. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids under 18. Seating is reserved and can be purchased in advance by calling 707-6035 or online at www.interlakestheatre.com, or at the door.
Christmas at Canterbury held from 3-8 p.m. at Canterbury Shaker Village. Tickets are $18 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-17; children under 5 are free. Member admission half off. For more information visit www.shakers.org.
American Red Cross Blood, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Meredith Community Center. All donors will receive a coupon for a free regular six-inch sub at any participating Subway restaurant. For more information about giving blood call 1-800-733-2767 or visit online at redcrossblood.org.
Homes For the Holiday's House Tour hosted by the Opechee Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Belknap Mill, Kitchen Cravings, Gilford and Laconia Libraries, and from members of the Opechee Garden Club. For more information call 1-978-502-4619 or visit www.opecheegardenclub.com.
"Famous Christmas Tea and Fair" hosted by the Gilmanton Community Church in Gilmanton Iron Works, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost for the Christmas luncheon is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, with children under 5 able to eat free. 12-inch double faced fresh wreaths available for $15. For more information call 267-6150 or visit www.facebook.com/gilmantoncommunitychurch
Custom Creations Workshop held as part of the December crafting and cooking workshops offered at Moulton Farm in Meredith. for more information visit moultonfarm.com/2014holidayworkshops/ or call 279-3915.
Annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast with Books, Baubles and Baked Goods Sale held at Sanbornton Congregational Church-UCC from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for breakfast and 8:30 a.m. to noon for holiday sale. For more information call 286-3018.
The Bristol United Church of Christ Women's Fellowship will hold its annual Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church located on South Main Street with the parking lot and entrance to Fellowship Hall on Church Street.
Meredith Altrusa Club holds its Festival of Trees event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor.
37th annual Christmas in the Village held by the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries in central New Hampshire, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center Sandwich Gallery.
Reception, silent auction, and book signing with Brendan Smith author of The Flatlander Chronicles and artist Kim Smith, 1-3 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.
Light Up Night events in downtown Alton, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
LEGO Club at Belmont Public Library, 10:30 a.m.
Carter Mountain Brass Band presents their Annual Christmas Concert: Majesty, Mystery and Merriment. 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Gilford. Donation of $8 requested at the door. For more information call 524-3289.
Al-Anon Meeting at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. 8 to 9:15 p.m. each Saturday in the first-floor conference room Al-Anon offers hope and help to families of alcoholics. No dues or fees. All are welcome. Call 645-9518.
All compulsive eaters are welcome to attend the Overeaters Anonymous meeting held each Saturday morning from 11 to 12 at the Franklin Hospital.
Narcotics Anonymous meeting. 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society (172 Pleasant Street) in Laconia.
The New Horizons Band of the Lakes Region meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Music Clinic on Rte 3 in Belmont. All musicians welcome. For more information call 528-6672 or 524-8570.
Free Sit and Sew program at The Quilted Frog in Laconia. 2-5 p.m.
Meat Bingo at the Laconia VFW. 1 to 3 p.m. Food for everyone, as well as prizes and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the Women's Auxiliary. Open to the public, all are welcome.
Alexis Suter Blues Band playing at Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia. 8 p.m. Admission is $25 at the door, Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
"Something Wonderful I Missed! Holiday Edition" at Winnipesaukee Playhouse. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A holiday-themed concert of showtunes performed by Not Your Mom's Musical Theater. For more information, call 279-0333 or visit winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.