There are six days until Christmas, and many more events than that will celebrate the holiday season in Auburn during that time. Here's what's going on:

❆ Fifth annual Festival of Trees

WHAT: Display of more than 100 trees big and small, lit and unlit, modern and old-fashioned.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends and 2 to 8 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 23

WHERE: Ward W. O'Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum and Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Educational Center, 6880 E. Lake Road, Owasco

COST: Free and open to the public

INFO: Call (315) 252-7644 or email tquill@cayugacounty.us

❆ 24th annual Dickens Christmas

WHAT: Street festival featuring Queen Victoria, Ebenezer Scrooge and other characters from Charles Dickens' time and works, as well as singalongs, scenes from "A Christmas Carol," horse-drawn wagon and carriage rides, comedy juggling shows, a snowman building contest, interaction with the characters and more.

WHEN: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, finale noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24

WHERE: Village of Skaneateles

COST: Admission and some refreshments free and open to the public

INFO: Visit skaneateles.com or call (315) 685-0552.

❆ Candlelight Tours

WHAT: Costumed guides will lead guests through the museum, decorated for a 19th century holiday, while telling stories about Seward Christmas traditions from the family's letters and diaries. Concludes with caroling around the 1872 Steinway piano.

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 21 through 23

WHERE: Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn

COST: Admission $15; RSVPs required

INFO: Call (315) 252-1283 or visit sewardhouse.org

❆ Holiday films at Track Cinema

WHAT/WHEN: "The Polar Express" at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 23-24

WHERE: Track Cinema, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius

INFO: Call (315) 255-1188 or visit fingerlakesmall.com

❆ Brig Juice Holiday Brass Ensemble

WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

WHERE: Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius

INFO: Call (315) 255-1188 or visit fingerlakesmall.com

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❆ Living Nativity

WHAT: Drive-thru scenes of the first Christmas with more than 50 live actors and singers, and live calves, horses, sheep, goats and alpacas. 

WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

WHERE: Auburn Alliance Church, 630 N. Seward Ave., Auburn

INFO: Call (315) 253-2650

❆ Christmas Cartoon Night

WHAT: "The Grinch That Stole Christmas," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," free drawing for a large Christmas stocking, free books and candy, a drawing for gift cards and more.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

WHERE: Second Baptist Church, 1 N. Herman Ave., Auburn

❆ Music by Str8 On and ugly sweater Christmas party

WHEN: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

WHERE: Tidal Wave Bar at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn

COST: No cover

INFO: Call (315) 252-9398

❆ Christmas breakfast and cantata, "O' Little Town of Bethlehem"

WHEN: 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24

WHERE: Harvest Field Baptist Church, Leader Road and Route 414, Seneca Falls

To include an event in The Citizen's holiday events guide, visit auburnpub.com/calendar and use the submission link at the top of the page, email citizencalendar@lee.net, or mail the information to David Wilcox, The Citizen, 25 Dill St., Auburn. All listings are free. For more information, call (315) 282-2245.