From seeing ol' St. Nick in person to helping out a good cause for the holidays, there's lots in West County to do to celebrate the Christmas season this year.
Check this round-up 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.