The Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington will host a variety of holiday events.

Children's programs will include a Thanksgiving craft tomorrow (Saturday), Nov. 20 at 1 p.m.; a gingerbread house-making session Dec. 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; a holiday sale for children only Dec. 9 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Dec. 10 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donations of good-as-new gift items, gift boxes and gift wrap are welcome for the sale.

The library will kick off its annual Festival of Trees Dec. 3 with a cocktail party from 5 to 7 p.m.

Decorated trees will be available to purchase the next day, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tickets to the cocktail party are $12 per person and $20 per couple.

For more information or to decorate a tree or wreath or fill a stocking, call 860-868-7586 or e-mail

The museum will hold a New Year's Eve party Jan. 2 from 1 to 3 p.m.

An exhibit of Christmas trees decorated by local designers, and old toys and memorabilia in festive settings will be on display at the museum next Friday, Nov. 26 through Jan. 16.

For more information about the events, call the Wykeham Road library at 860-868-7586 or the museum, located next to the library, at 860-868-7756.