• The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will hold its annual Wildlights event until Jan. 2. Wildlights can be viewed from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 2 to 9 and seniors over age 60.

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will hold its annual Wildlights event until Jan. 2. Wildlights can be viewed from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $12 for adults and $7 for children ages 2 to 9 and seniors over age 60. A tree lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at 62 W. Bridge St., with storytelling, refreshments and free photos with Santa to follow at the Dublin library, 75 N. High St. Performances of "A Christmas Carol" will be staged at 7 p.m. Dec. 3-4 and 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Abbey Theater inside the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Admission is $5. Dublin's annual chili cook off and gingerbread house silent auction will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 in Historic Dublin. Chili can be sampled for $5 at the Dublin Village Tavern, La Chatelaine and J. Liu's. Plain City will hold its Christmas Under the Clock celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5 on Main Street. The celebration includes entertainment, prize drawings, open houses and a holiday silent auction. The Christine Wilson Christmas Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland-Croy Road, with a reception to follow at Muirfield Village Golf Club, 5750 Memorial Drive. Tickets are $50 for adults and $20 for students. The Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club home tour will hold a reception from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Country Club at Muirfield Village, 8715 Muirfield Drive, and the tour from 1 to 5 p.m. Advanced tickets are $20, or $25 the day of the tour. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Washington Township hall, 6200 Eiterman Road, from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 for the Wacky Wednesday event. Admission is $1 per child.