4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 16, Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills
Inaugural fest will include a food drive, a candy cane hunt, a deck-the-deer display and visits from Santa. The candy cane hunt starts at 5 p.m. for children 5 and younger and 5:30 p.m. for children ages 6 to 10. Warm up inside Village Hall with hot chocolate and cookies while listening to holiday music and making family crafts. Hosted by the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department. Free. Information: 847-960-7460 or www.lith.org/parksrec/page/flurry-fest.